• February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Optanix to sell IT operations management services via channel partners

    Optanix's new go-to-market strategy entails selling its IT operations management platform through three channels; more news from the week.

  • February 05, 2016 05 Feb'16

    Cisco buys Jasper to add cellular connectivity to IoT portfolio

    Cisco has bolstered its wireless IoT portfolio with the acquisition of Jasper Technologies, a Silicon Valley startup that works closely with cellular carriers.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    New U.S. Channels Group exec at Xerox

    Darren Cassidy has been named president of the U.S. Channels Group at Xerox, which recently announced plans to split into two companies.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Green data center partners with VARs, MSPs

    Green House Data, which offers green data centers in seven regional locations, has unveiled a partner program targeting value-added resellers and managed service providers.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    IT industry outlook: Comp models, competitor lineup evolve

    CompTIA has released its IT Industry Outlook 2016 report, which discusses a number of channel trends, including the need for vendors to rethink their partner compensation models.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Former NSA director: U.S. is more secure with encryption

    Former CIA and NSA director General Michael Hayden came out in favor of strong encryption but representatives in Congress and the Senate are continuing to pursue encryption backdoor legislation.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Global Office targets multinational companies

    RingCentral, a cloud-based telephony provider, targets multinational businesses by expanding services to include Global Office cloud PBX packages in foreign markets.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Druva expands Phoenix backup into DRaaS

    Druva launches disaster recovery as a service for its Phoenix backup. The software pushes data images to AWS cloud so instances can be spun up when there is business interruption.

  • February 04, 2016 04 Feb'16

    Microsoft becoming SDN rival to Cisco, VMware

    Microsoft is preparing to release a Windows Server SDN stack that could make the company a rival to Cisco and VMware in software-defined networking.

  • February 03, 2016 03 Feb'16

    Arcserve UDP widens platform support

    The new version of Arcserve UDP provides 'near-zero' RTOs and RPOs. The upgrade also supports snapshots and extends the product's advanced Windows protection abilities to Linux.

  • February 03, 2016 03 Feb'16

    Safe Harbor replacement approved by U.S., EU

    The EU and U.S. agree on Privacy Shield as the replacement for the Safe Harbor framework for transatlantic data flows, though questions remain over privacy protection details.

  • February 03, 2016 03 Feb'16

    Federal EINSTEIN security system needs work

    A new report on the EINSTEIN government cybersecurity system concluded that it is only "partially meeting its stated system objectives" and needs some major changes.

  • February 02, 2016 02 Feb'16

    Dell One Identity password management targets channel

    Password management appears to be gaining momentum, as Dell launches an offering the company said is designed for the IT channel, with security partners a particular focus.

  • February 02, 2016 02 Feb'16

    Panzura's new interface manages Global File System storage

    Panzura builds a new console that centralizes maintenance for its controllers and Global File System. The Google Maps-based monitoring and reporting tool manages cloud storage.

  • February 02, 2016 02 Feb'16

    Cisco ships 32-gig ‘beast,’ MDS 9718 FC director

    Cisco launches its largest FC director, the MDS 9718, which will be upgradeable to 32-gig FC when it is widely supported; targets include flash storage and DevOps.