Tag Archive for Servers

Nutanix expands customer choice in server platforms, validating its software on Cisco UCS

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The interesting thing here is that Nutanix has expanded the Cisco support on its own, without Cisco being involved in the validation process. That supports the two companies’ earlier stated position that no partnership where Nutanix would be sold on UCS was in the works. This move may, however, indicate that Nutanix is trying to create momentum towards it.

Xinuos launches modernization of SCO OpenServer with OpenServer 10

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Xinuos, which purchased SCO’s UNIX server products, is now releasing an entirely new version of the OS, hoping that leveraging market conditions and fond memories of the legacy SCO product will lead non-legacy customers and partners to look past damage to the brand done by SCO’s management in its later years.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise stresses SMB, channel commitment with new releases

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For partners, the most interesting thing here may be the Small Business Marketplace e-commerce platform, an explicitly channel-focused online site, rather than a direct-to-customer site that competes with partners. It’s in pilot now in the U.S., but when it will be in Canada is not yet clear.

Podcast: Avnet’s security, storage and networking business, and Auvik Networks

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Avnet’s Cheryl Neal and Auvik Networks’ Alex Hoff on this edition of the ChannelBuzz.ca Podcast.