Channelnomics' top five stories of the week - 22 May 2015

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week


Microsoft's Nadella was 'reluctant' to pay price of Salesforce - report

Report claims vendors were in serious talks early spring


Editor's voice: the week's channel chatter - 22 May 2015

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?


SaaS adding to CRM growth - Gartner

Research firm ranks top CRM vendors


Datacenter changes bringing 'unprecedented' security threats - partner

Reseller says solution providers will have to adjust


Oracle bottom of the class in software vendor survey

Vendor bottoms out in every category, Citrix hits better note


Cisco's Chambers in final datacenter bid with VMware 'adversary' Nutanix - analyst

Analyst predicts pricey move to assist in market competition


Microsoft evaluating Salesforce bid - report

Second week running of Salesforce speculation


Editor's voice: the week's channel chatter - 1 May 2015

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?


Oracle: Salesforce acquisition would be 'helpful'

CEO Safra Catz talks acquisition rumors

Broken Links

Survey: Disconnects in MSP Selling Approach

LogicNow says managed service providers and IT departments aren't aligned on priorities, resulting in lost sales opportunities. The prescription, however, could prove problematic in the short term


Flash Forward: A Solid Case for SSDs

A new solid state drive from SanDisk underscores the benefits of SSDs over HDDs for businesses

Good to Great

Greatness may be just a few percentage points away

Forget 80/20; there’s a new rule in town, and following this one can mean the difference between just getting by and creating real value


Vendor Q&A Series: Bob Gault, Extreme Networks

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is Extreme Network's EVP of worldwide sales, services and channels