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IBM

IBM throws arms around ILOG

IBM is buying French software maker ILOG for €215m ($340m). The tech giant said today the deal is part of IBM’s strategy to beef up business process management and service-oriented architecture technologies. The offer price represents a premium of about 56 per cent compared with ILOG’s one month average closing share price …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Jul 2008
channel

Microsoft urges resellers to play it straight, beef up revs

Microsoft has claimed that each dollar it “loses” to software piracy equals $5.50 in “lost opportunities” to the firm’s channel partners. A Microsoft-sponsored white paper (pdf) released by IT analyst house IDC yesterday highlights the effects of copyright infringement on the software ecosystem across the tech industry. The …
Kelly Fiveash, 10 Jul 2008
channel

Greene washed out of VMWare as revs undershoot

VMWare co-founder Diane Greene left the company today as it announced it would undershoot its full year revenue targets. VMWare chairman Joe Tucci said in a statement that former Microsoft exec Paul Maritz would take the helm of the firm. Tucci also thanked Greene for her contributions and wished her “every success in the …
Joe Fay, 8 Jul 2008
channel

Circuit City reports Q1 loss as US shoppers unplug

Ailing US electronics retailer Circuit City yesterday posted a first quarter loss and another slide in revenues. The Richmond, Virginia-based firm reported that net loss widened to $164.8m, or $1 a share, for the period ended 31 May 2008, compared to $54.6m, or 33 cents, a year earlier. Sales at Circuit City dropped a painful …
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Jun 2008
channel

Dell guns for more European channel love

Dell yesterday launched its top tier Certified Partner program in the hope of picking up much-needed sales from the indirect SME, server and storage market. The computer giant’s EMEA channel veep Josh Claman said that 10,000 registered partners in Europe can help prop up flagging revs and profits at the firm by cosying up to …
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Jun 2008
HP

HP retains server revs and shipments crown

The boom in demand for big, fat data centres built to churn out web-based apps helped plump up worldwide server revenue to more than $13bn in the first quarter of 2008. Companies have been throwing plenty of cash at x86-based server beasts to help flesh out their web data centres, according to a report yesterday from IT …
Kelly Fiveash, 23 May 2008
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Lenovo undershoots Wall St as US disappoints

Lenovo today posted fourth quarter results that fell short of analyst forecasts, despite doubling its earnings and seeing strong sales in China and Europe. The Beijing-based firm, which is the world’s fourth biggest PC maker, was hampered by disappointing notebook sales in the economically gloomy US. Total revenues at the …
Kelly Fiveash, 22 May 2008

Opera adds bookmarks sync, revs Mac browser

Web browser pioneer Opera has seen its innovations ripped off so many times it can be excused for borrowing some ideas itself. Today the company took the wraps off a feature with a distinctly familiar feel to it: synchronized bookmarks. Users will be able to sync the bookmarks saved in Opera Mini with the "Speed Dial" in the …
Andrew Orlowski, 25 Oct 2007

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