Larry Walsh

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Aug 28th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Worldwide server sales fell 6.1 percent in the second quarter, with IBM and Hewlett-Packard posting the steepest declines. This is the second consecutive quarter of declining server sales, following the PC trend but for different reasons. The post Server Sales Slip in Q2, Follow PC Decline appeared first on Channelnomics. Read […]...
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Hewlett-Packard reported a 10 percent decline in year-over-year revenues as the continued PC slump and decline in enterprise sales hurt its earnings and profits. Meanwhile, Lenovo is seeing sales increase as it expands into servers, storage and smartphones. The performance difference is a matter of market conditions, products and channel app...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Cloud computing is dependent upon connectivity and persistent uptime. In the last week, three major Web outages have drawn attention to the fragility and frustration that come when a site or service is unavailable. The reality: Get used to it. The post No Reason to Panic Over Periodic Cloud Outages appeared […]...
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Aug 15th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Cisco beat earnings estimates and improved profits by 18 percent, but is still slashing 4,000 jobs because of economic inconsistency. If Cisco is a tech bell weather, is it also indicative of another tech bubble in the making? The post Cisco Earnings Reflecting Another Tech Bubble appeared first on Channelnomics. Read […]...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Dell’s discontinuation of PacketTrap RMM and PSA tools, along with the recent consolidation among the remote monitoring and management vendors, says a lot about the realities of managed services economics: the model benefits MSPs, but not the vendors. The post The Economic Reality of Managed Services: Good for MSPs, Limited for […]...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Microsoft Office 365 is the future of productivity applications, at least that’s how the software giant sees it. Microsoft is giving its partners another reason to sell the cloud-based suite: Some of the highest uptimes in the business. The post Microsoft Office 365 Uptime Steady at 99.97% appeared first on Channelnomics. […]...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics As Dell unveils plans to pump up its software division’s presence in the channel, it’s suddenly discontinuing PacketTrap managed services products. It’s the latest in a series of changes rocking the managed services segment. The post Dell Shutters PacketTrap RMM and PSA Apps appeared first on Channelnomics. Read More...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Cloud backup vendor Carbonite is taking another step away from its core consumer business by entering into a distribution relationship with Tech Data’s TDCloud. The teaming will expose Carbonite to more resellers serving the SMB segment. The post Carbonite Teams with Tech Data on Backup appeared first on Channelnomics. Read More...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics While Dell (the corporation) awaits the outcome of the drawn out privatization buyout drama, the Dell channel teams remains committed to improving relationships and productivity with partners. Focus, says channel chief Greg Davis, is the top priority. The post Dell Channel Unflappable Amid Buyout Drama appeared first on Channelnomics. Read M...
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Aug 6th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics CompTIA is discontinuing its Green IT certification program that provided training to IT professionals on building and maintaining energy efficient infrastructures. Is it mission accomplished or a fad that ran its course? The post CompTIA Brownouts Green IT Certification appeared first on Channelnomics. Read More...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics The poor-selling Microsoft Surface Pro is getting a price haircut of $100 through the end of August. The big question: Is this a prelude to a new version coming out or a fire sale to burn off unsold inventory. The post Microsoft Surface Pro Fire Sale Begins appeared first on Channelnomics. […]...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics An India court is allowing a petition by creditors to move forward that would compel Zenith Infotech to liquidate its assets to pay back its $85 million in defaulted foreign currency bonds. The post Zenith Infotech a Step Closer to Liquidation appeared first on Channelnomics. Read More...
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Jul 26th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Storage giant meets Wall Street expectations bang on, helped along by booming virtualization and cloud computing arm, VMware. The post EMC sales boosted by VMware in Q2 appeared first on Channelnomics. Read More...
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Jul 26th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics According to published reports, Cuong Cao Dang is facing several counts of conspiracy and fraud charges after being arrested for orchestrating a scheme to buy stolen Cisco gear from employees of the networking company and reselling it through his business, Network Genesis. The post VAR Charged with Selling $37m in Stolen […]...
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Jul 23rd, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics An India appellate board has overturned an injunction that prevented the Zenith Infotech management from trading stock and ordered the posting of substantial securities against existing debt claims. The court relief doesn’t end the cloud services company’s legal or financial woes. The post Zenith Infotech Trading Injunction Overturned appear...
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Jul 19th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Microsoft missed profit expectations in its earnings, due mostly to the slowdown in PC sales and an unexpected $900 million write off on unsold Surface RT inventory. The biggest earnings miss in a decade reveals just how badly Microsoft has botched the Surface rollout and missed the mobility revolution. The post […]...
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Jul 18th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Market-leading chipmaker Intel reported its fourth consecutive quarterly revenue decline as the ongoing PC slump continues to cut into its chip and component sales. Intel is shifting strategies, and it could have some interesting consequences for the channel. The post Intel Earnings Decline Confirms PC Slump appeared first on Channelnomics. ...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Lenovo last quarter toppled Hewlett-Packard to become the top PC manufacturer in the world. It’s expanding its partnership with EMC and VMware in servers, and potentially buying IBM’s entry-level server business. Will Lenovo soon take on HP in another arena? The post Lenovo Aiming for King of Servers, Too? appeared first […]...
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Jul 16th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Analyst firm Forrester Research says IT spending will grow 2.3 percent this year, with the biggest chunk going to software and apps. However, the numbers do paint a surprisingly rosy picture for the channel, as most business technology investments are going toward lucrative services delivered primarily by solution providers. The post [&helli...
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Jul 11th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Lenovo overtook Hewlett-Packard, again, in quarterly PC shipments, becoming the largest personal computer manufacturer in the world. That’s the good news. The bad news is the PC kingdom continues to shrink. While some expect a PC renaissance, the outlook for these utility devices remains low. The post Hail Lenovo: The New […]...