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Apple Nearly Worth More Than Microsoft, HP And Dell

Plus, a look at Apple's data centre vs. Facebook's and whether Intermedia is still committed to the channel

June 13, 2011

Apple Nearly Worth More Than Microsoft, HP And Dell … Combined

TechCrunch

Robin Wauters reports on the behemoth company’s success.

“Market cap is of course just one metric – and arguably not even the best one – to make comparisons between companies when it comes to size or value. It is, nevertheless, a most excellent trend barometer and an oft-determining factor in stock valuation.”

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Tale of two data centre strategies: Apple vs. Facebook

ZDNet

Larry Dignan compares the two giants’ methods.

“Apple’s upcoming iCloud service revolves around a data centre in Maiden N.C. and specifics about the innards of this computing powerhouse are few and far between. But the details that are emerging about Apple’s data centre look vastly different than those build-your-own creations from the likes of Google and Facebook.”

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Intermedia: Still Committed to MSPs and Channel Partners?

MSPmentor

Joe Panettieri looks at the goings-on within Intermedia.

“Looking ahead, it sounds like Intermedia is hiring more channel managers to assist partners. Carrelli says the strategy is to focus intensely on hosted Exchange – “it sits at our core,” he said – while continuing to add services such as hosted PBX/unified communications services. Intermedia has also been adding storage and encryption services to its channel-centric portfolio.”

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