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Google offers up its own Googlers in cloud channel chumship trawl

Google has expanded its cloud reseller program as the web giant tries to enlist the channel to help it diversify its business away from search. The updates to the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program were announced by the company on Thursday and sees it split its partners into three tiers: Registered Company, Authorized Partner …
Jack Clark, 06 Mar 2014
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Dell ups revenue threshold for top table resellers

Dell is trying to make its Premier club for resellers more exclusive by upping the enterprise revenue requirement to maintain the accreditation. But the move has caused some concern among the firm's channel fraternity, who are worried that the top tier will become the preserve of the largest resellers. The Texan tech titan …
Paul Kunert, 06 Jun 2012

Dutch tech services outfit Imtech takes €100m write-down

IT technical and managed services provider Imtech is warning of a financial writedown of at least €100m due to "possible irregularities" at its Polish sub. The Netherlands-based group, which also has electrical and mechanical service units in addition to its ICT arm, said it had "ordered a forensic investigation" of the …
Paul Kunert, 04 Feb 2013
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Dell global channel boss talks up dealer training

Dell is talking up the importance of training to resellers despite upping the revenue requirement for those wanting to cling onto the Premier Partner badge. The Texan-tech titan, which put resellers through 34,250 training courses in Q1, claims certified partners have been growing at a 40 point premium to non-accredited dealers …
Paul Kunert, 13 Jun 2012
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AT&T to lead Windows Phone 7's US touchdown

Microsoft is teaming up with premier partner AT&T for Windows Phone 7's US coming-out party next Monday. Chief executive Steve Ballmer will host the press event at its New York City technology center along with AT&T mobility and consumer markets CEO Ralph de la Vega, where they will preview Windows Phone 7 devices from different …
Gavin Clarke, 04 Oct 2010
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Red Hat steps up channel reach against Novell and Microsoft

It takes money to make money, and commercial Linux distributor Red Hat knows this. Red Hat has made no secret of the fact that it wants to get more of its sales through indirect channels. This is not just a matter of shifting the burden of sales to resellers, as is the case with most server makers, but is also a means of keeping …
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Logicalis buys TBC

Logicalis has bolstered its UK business with the acquisition of TBC, an IBM premier partner based in Croydon. Terms were undisclosed. With TBC's annual revenues of c.£30m under its belt, Logicalis will have UK revenues of around £125m per annum. Logicalis, part of South African-owned Datatec Limited, has bought two other UK mid …
Team Register, 19 Sep 2005
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Lawson lures Peoplesoft punters

Lawson Software is looking to lure Peoplesoft and JD Edwards customers away from Oracle with an improved migration programme. The move to Lawson products would take 12 months, and the company promises discounts on Peoplesoft and OneWorld maintenance support during that time. Aimed at IBM iSeries users, the scheme includes …
John Oates, 18 Jan 2005
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Early Visual Studio 2008 to bolster Vista?

It's been a long time coming - but the much-anticipated proper release of Microsoft's Visual Studio 2008 could make it to market before the end of the year. Officially the Visual Studio 2008 is slated to be part of a massive Microsoft product launch at the end of February 2008. But there has been talk that it will arrive earlier …
Phil Manchester, 17 Oct 2007
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Visual Studio Shell (not Visual Studio's hell)

Pop along to Sourceforge and you’ll find many different programmers’ editors, many of which have been abandoned long before they’re ready for use. There’s not really any point developing an editor, when toolkits like Scite exist. The same is true of IDEs, when there’s the extensible Eclipse IDE to use. As a result it’s been …
Simon Bisson, 09 Jun 2007
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Dude, you've got selective amnesia!

Michael Dell is no fool, which makes his remarks in an interview with InfoWorld published this week a puzzling read. Dell is asked about one of the great mysteries of our time: why the No.1 PC company made strategic investments in Linux on the consumer desktop, only to axe them rather dramatically, after only a few weeks. All …
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Jan 2003