Week of 06 Nov 2017 Salesforce Lightning Bolt strikes Appirio as vertical plan (10 Nov 2017)
Appirio, a cloud consulting firm, has launched three vertical offerings and one horizontal solution built on Salesforce's Lightning Bolt framework; other news from the week.
Week of 30 Oct 2017 Datto-Autotask deal: Partners cite benefits, vendor issues (30 Oct 2017)
Channel partners see potential for product line synergy, as well as third-party vendor issues, in the coming merger of data protection vendor Datto and Autotask.
Cisco Partner Summit 2017: Vendor highlights Google pact (01 Nov 2017)
Cisco and Google Cloud executives took the stage at Cisco Partner Summit to talk about the companies' collaboration on hybrid clouds, containers and Kubernetes.
At Cisco Partner Summit 2017, the networking vendor unveiled steps to simplify its channel program, while also rolling out a new industry expertise recognition effort.
Week of 23 Oct 2017 HCI technology: Pivot3 taps Arrow for distribution (27 Oct 2017)
HCI technology vendor Pivot3 has entered a partnership with Arrow Electronics that covers distribution, marketing, channel development and contract manufacturing; other news.
Channel firms benefit from Docker MTA strategy (24 Oct 2017)
The Modernize Traditional Applications program, unveiled at DockerCon 2017, is seeing traction among customers interested in adopting container technology, Docker partners said.
Week of 09 Oct 2017 Security in public cloud settings: Palo Alto courts partners (13 Oct 2017)
Palo Alto Networks' partners can expect to see the company reach out to cloud-focused channel companies and a new public cloud specialization; other news from the week.
Week of 25 Sep 2017 Facebook partner program firms invest in Workplace (29 Sep 2017)
Channel partner companies are boosting their efforts to support Facebook Workplace, which is making headway among enterprise customers, such as Walmart.
Week of 18 Sep 2017 Sophos' partner program targets cloud security providers (22 Sep 2017)
Security vendor Sophos has updated its channel program to support Cloud Security Providers, a new Sophos partner designation; other channel news from the week.
Aruba security fabric signals new partner strategy (18 Sep 2017)
Through Aruba 360 Secure Fabric, partners can tap into the network security capabilities of the vendor's portfolio, which features IntroSpect UEBA and ClearPass technology.
Week of 04 Sep 2017 HPE Pointnext grows with Cloud Technology Partners acquisition (08 Sep 2017)
Cloud Technology Partners, a Boston-based cloud consultancy, will become central to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's cloud practice, according to the vendor; other news from the week.
Week of 28 Aug 2017 AWS management tools: Partners gain visibility with buyers (01 Sep 2017)
Consulting partners focusing on cloud management tools can increase their visibility with potential customers through AWS' Service Delivery Program; other news from the week.
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