Rumors of Yahoo's management shakeup turned out to be on target, but some of the execs coming and going are a bit of a shocker.Shocker: Yahoo chief operating officer Dan Rosensweig is leaving at the end of March.
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The battle over performance per watt continues to be waged by the x86ers AMD and Intel, as well as the systems providers such as Dell, IBM, HP and Sun. Dell just launched new servers based on 2.
Wenda Harris Millard, chief sales officer at Yahoo, found the reaction to Brad Garlinghouse's "Peanut Butter manifesto" annoying. Speaking at a UBS media and telecommunications conference in New York Millard said: "The reality is you could take Yahoo's name off that memo and put on the name of any company you've worked for on it.
David Berlind breaks out the video camera for some must see Dave TV, part of his new Testbed blog. This video looks at competition in the content management space.
Sister publication Silicon.com just launched atlarge.
One of the big takeaways from the SAP analyst meeting was the company's effort to woo small- to mid-size enterprise customers. The effort is there, but technology executives at these smaller enterprises are a tough nut to crack for large software vendors.
CIO Insight's annual vendor value survey has a few surprises. Notably CDW is the vendor that CIOs say provides the most value.
David Berlind bemoans Dell's lack of supporting documentation for the vendor's claims that it can save enterprises $200 per server a year with more energy efficient servers. Berlind isn't the only one with gripes.
I'm heading back from SAP's analyst summit in Las Vegas. Several Enterprise Irregulars have weighed in (Jeff Nolan, Dennis Howlett, Jason Wood)on revelations, mostly reaffirmations of previous statements about the company's roadmap and aspirations, from the event.
A look at the headlines of the day...The wife and children of CNET editor James Kim are safe and in good condition.