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TreeHouse Interactive, a provider of on-demand partner relationship management (PRM) and marketing automation solutions, has announced the release of its Reseller View PRM system for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The new integrated offering puts enterprise-class partner management capabilities in the hands of Microsoft Dynamics CRM users for the first time. Reseller View is the most complete PRM solution available, offering a password protected enterprise-class web portal that can be customized to include any navigation desired and match any corporate branding guidelines including a company-branded URL. Its unmatched feature set automates partner on-boarding and enables partner information to flow seamlessly between Dynamics CRM and Reseller View. Once in the system, partners can register opportunities or receive leads directly from Microsoft Dynamics CRM while logged in... (more)

SANpulse Publishes 10-Step Guide to a Successful Data Migration

Paving the path to the next generation data center through people, process and technology, SANpulse Technologies, Inc. today announced the publication of a free white paper that provides best practices for successfully transitioning data to new storage platforms. While upgrading and/or expanding storage can deliver a number of benefits, it can also result in stalled applications, lost data, business disruptions, and immobilized end users. Understanding the challenges in advance can ensure a smooth migration process for better performance, utilization & cost-savings. The white pa... (more)

Leading Sharepoint Authorities Provide Organizations with Key Insight

Metalogix Software, the leading provider in enterprise content lifecycle management (ECLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange, and legacy environments, announced today a series of webinars with leading SharePoint authorities. The webinars explore best practices and provide testimonials on SharePoint migration, SharePoint Blob management, SharePoint governance strategies and upgrading to SharePoint 2010. Upcoming webinars include: February 8 at 11:30 a.m. EST -- Migrating EndUserSharePoint.com to SharePoint 2010 This webinar, featuring Mark Miller, founder and editor ... (more)

Data Integration Study Compares ETL with Next Generation Technologies

While ETL continues to be the predominant data integration technology in use today, the sheer size and complexity of today's information and application systems require new levels of innovation that lower costs, deliver rapid time to value, and put more control into the hands of business users. A new study by IdealNet, a professional business expertise and technical services company, takes a look at the data integration technology curve, from the 1980s to present day, examining first, second and third generation solutions. It also compares first generation tools such as convention... (more)

Bare Metal Restore in the Cloud: A How-to-Guide

They all automatically combine disaster recovery with backup, since the backups are stored offsite at the cloud provider’s data center. The better cloud backup options completely automate both backup and restore, removing what historically has been a complex, order-and process-intensive, manual task. The very best-in-class solutions will automatically create rich version histories, and also provide you with a secured, online replica copy of your data, that you can access from anywhere using just an Internet browser. However, these solutions, no matter how robust, cannot circumvent ... (more)