June 11, 2010
Death of the PC? Really?
The VAR Guy
Dave Courbanou offers his take on what he thinks will happen to the use of traditional PCs in the next decade.
“So is the death of the traditional PC as we know it coming soon? Maybe it’s not around the corner, but in the next 10 years I think it’ll be unlikely that ‘home base’ will exist on a hard drive in a home office and more likely it will exist on a cloud.”
Symantec Archiving and eDiscovery Specialization
Dave Courbanou writes about Symantec’s new Archiving and eDiscovery specialization for channel partners.
“Here’s a high-level overview of the Symantec strategy. Qualified partners in this new specialization program will have access to sale sand technical resources, financial incentives, tools for increasing revenue, and differentiation because of the Archiving and eDiscovery label. The specialization is currently available to Symantec Channel Platinum, Platinum Corporate, Gold, Silver and plain-old registered partner.”
HP’s PC supply chain by the numbers
Larry Dignan shares some stats from strategic brand and marketing consutancy company,Prophet, about HP’s supply chain.
“$60 billion: Sum of purchases for what Prophet calls ‘the world’s largest IT’ supply chain. That tally includes components, logistics, transportation, warehousing and services associated with the supply chain.”