Ziff Davis Internet
News & Resources for the IT Reseller
NewsReviewsTech AnalysisCommentarySecurityLinux/Unix
My Account |  
ADVERTISEMENT

4.5.2006
Avnet develops an SMB Linux stack with support from IBM and Novell to introduce the open-source OS into SMBs' Windows environments.

3.31.2006
The company is offering resellers $20 per seat to encourage customers to migrate e-mail systems from Microsoft Exchange to Lotus Notes and Domino on Linux.

1.24.2006
Priced at $60,000 and designed to streamline the process, Lakeview's MIMX line of recovery and availability software and Avnet Managed Service built for it, are packaged for the SMB.

10.13.2005
The performance-based test is the first to focus on enterprise Linux server security, the software company said.

10.5.2005
For the first time, a major Linux desktop vendor has partnered with one of the big distributors, Ingram Micro.

9.23.2005
Despite advantages in price (it's hard to beat free) and, often, greater capabilities, many companies are still reluctant to use anything but commercial anti-spam software.

9.15.2005
IBM and Red Hat will bring additional resources and product access to solution providers in emerging markets to accellerate the growth of "open standards" technology.

8.11.2005
New approach will be designed to drive sales of broader range of products and reward midmarket sales.

7.27.2005
IBM shifts contract for staffing to Analysts International after Keane leaves the picture, as study shows HR is the fastest-growing BPO segment. Meanwhile, Wipro joins Empower in an effort to sell Linux devices.

Microsoft places the long-awaited first beta for the Windows "Longhorn" client into the hands of beta testers, who will rigorously put Vista through its paces.

7.21.2005
Officially, there's no word yet, but insiders say that the group will be ready to make major announcements by LinuxWorld in early August.

7.18.2005
Linux might thrive on dispersed development, but Intel has centralized its push to support the operating system in an effort to see where it should go next.

7.14.2005
Review: The channel has largely declined to pitch thin-client computing to customers because the technology and the margins were too weak. But Sun's new effort at a thin-client platform, Sun Ray, may change some minds.

7.5.2005
Open source isn't just about better software, says Berkeley political scientist Steven Weber. It's about fostering creativity and challenging the status quo.

6.23.2005
News Analysis: While the company's channel partners weren't screaming for IP protection, they say the announcement puts them much more at ease.

Opinion: Microsoft offering indemnification to its partners shows that its encouragement of IP lawsuits, like SCO's, has come back to bite it.

The company undertakes to protect its OEM and ISV Royalty partners from the legal costs of IP-violation lawsuits.

5.17.2005
SCO expands its focus beyond litigation to product sales, with agreements that will supply preconfigured, customized white boxes to resellers.

5.10.2005
Small, but well-regarded, MEPIS Linux is expanding beyond its enthusiast market to the business market with a business desktop, server, and a new channel and support partner.

5.9.2005
Tools and services are available that can help administrators maintain Linux's software management strengths without completely sacrificing flexibility. But each distribution contains or is compatible with different tools. stray from your Linux distribution without getting lost.

   more >>
MICROSOFT RESOURCE CENTER
Help boost your sales with BONUS PACKS.
Let BONUS PACKS help you sell more PCs—with up to $1,200 in valuable products and services. Visit
Buy Local Partner site >>

Join the Microsoft Empower program for ISVs.
A relationship with Microsoft allows you to compete with the big dogs. Learn more about resources, tools and training. Get the documentation >>

Piracy hurts your bottom line.
But it's going to hurt pirates even more—eight new piracy lawsuits were filed in March. See who's on the list. >>
Free Hands-On Training Lab
Find out how key features of SBS 2003 can help you open up a new line of revenue. Register now >>


SBS 2003 Sales Reference Card
This handy reference card contains features at a glance, sales objection handling, pricing guidelines & more. Get it now >>


Microsoft Empower for ISVs rewards your big idea with big benefits and support.
Access key development tools at a low cost to help you develop that idea into an innovative application. Learn more >>



ATTN: SOLUTION PROVIDERS
Autotask makes your IT business run. Better!
  • Manage your entire business from a single integrated system accessed over the web
  • Track and control service tickets, and efficiently dispatch field service techs
  • Monitor and analyze project profitability by project, customer and type
  • Bill by fixed price, time & materials, block hours or retainers
  • Set up workflow rules and automated notifications
  • Nothing to install. Easy to use. Affordable.
Click here ONLY if you want a personalized demo via the web
(North America only, please)


Attention Microsoft Solution Providers!



Want to gain a competitive edge? Try Microsoft Watch – FREE!



Each week you receive:
  • Microsoft News and Insider Information
  • Expert Analysis
  • Code Names of Upcoming MS Products
  • Year-Ahead Calendar, updated monthly



    Click Here to sign up now for your FREE 14 Day Trial to Microsoft Watch.

  • POPULAR TOPICS
    SPECIAL REPORTS
    White Boxes
    MS vs. IBM
    Linux in the Channel
    Network
    CHANNEL RSS FEED
    Stay in the Zone
    Put The Channel Insider on your desktop.
    FREE NEWSLETTERS
    Subscribe to The Channel Insider: Channel News, Reviews, Resources and more.

    Make your selections below:


    Contract Watch

    The Channel Insider Update

    Preferred e-mail format:

    Enter your e-mail:


    view all newsletters >>
    Channel Insider Quick Links
    Ziff Davis Footer Logo