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MapR Unveils Free Big Data Training Program for Hadoop

1 hour 22 min ago

Another major open source company has launched a set of training programs, and in this case, they're all free. Today, big data vendor MapR announced web-based Hadoop training courses, as well as a certification program.

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Know Thy Selfie

1 hour 52 min ago
Welcome to 2015! I hope that you took the time to recharge your battery and rev up for the new year. Having said that, unfortunately, the new year brings on the dreaded ritual of over-promising to yourself and then hoping that you (and others) forget those promises by March 1. This year will be different.

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Migration Madness: Dell, Microsoft Talk End of Service 2003 Announcement

2 hours 22 min ago

Dell and Microsoft (MSFT) recently teamed to talk about the upcoming Server 2003 End of Service date and how channel partners can migrate their infrastructures to a more modern platform before the July 14 deadline.

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Migration Madness: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End of Service

2 hours 30 min ago
Content Source:  The VAR Guy

July 14, 2015, is the day Microsoft officially ends its support for Windows Server 2003. As IT departments scramble to begin their migration—or not—to later Windows Server version or even non-Microsoft alternatives, solution providers are in the best position to help (and even make some money).

Here we've pulled together the most relevant information, news and advice to help solution providers help their customers make the switch. And keep checking back for more as we get closer to the official cutoff date.

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IBM Layoffs: Are the Numbers Real?

2 hours 31 min ago

On the heels of 11 straight quarters of declining revenue, IBM Is rumored to be prepping massive layoffs—as much as 27 percent of its workforce, according to one source. IBM has publicly pooh-poohed the rumors, but that hasn't slowed the speculation. Do you think IBM is ready to trim its workforce significantly?

 

Yes, and I think it's going to be massive. Yes, but I don't believe it will be as much as rumored. No, but IBM should. No — IBM is on the right path for success without layoffs. I don't subscribe to rumors.
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Lenovo Announces Service Provider Program for Cloud, MSPs

2 hours 52 min ago

Lenovo is finally throwing its hat into the cloud and managed services arena with the North American launch of its Service Provider Program, the company’s first partner program designed for cloud vendors and MSPs. The hardware giant expects the program to provide partners with a more manageable engagement process and exclusive benefits to help them grow their businesses and increase their overall margins.

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SpiceWorks: 2015 IT Spending Driven by Aging Hardware, Server 2003 EOS

2 hours 52 min ago

A majority of IT professionals in North America and EMEA will upgrade their hardware, software and services to modernize their enterprise and prepare for the impending Microsoft Server 2003 End of Service date in July, according to a new survey from Spiceworks.

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Google Chromebooks Now Run Linux Slightly More Easily

2 hours 52 min ago

Chromebooks, the lightweight, web-focused laptops from Google (GOOG) that ship with the mostly open source ChromeOS, have ironically not tended to play overly nicely with other Linux distributions. But now that's changed, thanks to updates from Google that make it easier to boot and install any open source Linux operating system on the devices.

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IBM Calls Massive Pink Slip Reports 'Ridiculous'

Mon, 2015-01-26 15:00
IBM officially dismissed a spate of reports it will layoff up to 26 percent of its worldwide workforce, or more than 100,000 workers, starting this week, calling the rumors “ridiculous” and “baseless.” Content Classification:  Curated

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Polycom Rolls Out New Collaboration Solutions, Software

Mon, 2015-01-26 12:30

Video communications vendor Polycom is expanding its portfolio with the addition of a new device and free desktop and mobile software to help users improve their enterprise conferencing experiences both in the office and on the go.

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Zovy Expands OEM Agreement with HP

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:30

Data governance solution provider Zovy LLC has expanded and extended its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), giving the company access to the latest versions of HP’s Consolidated Archive solutions portfolio.

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How To Take Your IT Expertise to the Next Level

Mon, 2015-01-26 09:00
Did you know? IP video surveillance is a fast-growing industry, set to quickly grow into a $23 billion industry from a $12 billion industry in 2012, according to IHS CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment- World-2013 Survey.

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CompTIA Launches Future Leaders Community, Legal Services Program

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:00

CompTIA announced the simultaneous launch of two new service programs aimed at helping partners develop new relationships and protect their investments.

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hopTo Unveils Mobile@Work Global Partner Program

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:00

Mobile productivity platform provider hopTo (HPTO) launched its Mobile@Work global partner program to give partners access to its hopTo Work platform.

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Top 10 Android Productivity Apps for Mobile Workers

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:00

We've scoured the Internet to bring you the top 10 productivity apps for Android users to help you get the most out of your mobile devices and become the ultimate mobile worker.

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Intel's Education Content Access Point for Schools Runs Ubuntu

Sun, 2015-01-25 20:30

It's been a long time since Canonical's Ubuntu Linux has made big headlines in the education market.

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Intel's Education Content Access Point for Schools Runs Ubuntu

Sun, 2015-01-25 20:30

It's been a long time since Canonical's Ubuntu Linux has made big headlines in the education market.

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Report: IBM Employees Bracing for Massive Layoff Starting Next Week

Fri, 2015-01-23 21:24
IBM is set to begin laying off what could amount to 26 percent of its global workforce next week, according to one report on the rumored firings. Content Classification:  Curated

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Report: IBM Employees Bracing for Massive Layoff Starting Next Week

Fri, 2015-01-23 21:24
IBM is set to begin laying off what could amount to 26 percent of its global workforce next week, according to one report on the rumored firings. Content Classification:  Curated

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Box Shares Surge 66 Percent in First Trading Day

Fri, 2015-01-23 21:14
Box got off to a roaring start in its first day of public trading, with shares opening at $14 but surging 66 percent to close at $23.23, spiking the company’s valuation from a modest $1.67 billion post-IPO to $2.7 billion. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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