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.
Week of 14 Aug 2017 Dell EMC partners urged to pursue $14B midrange storage market (18 Aug 2017)
Dell EMC rolled out new SPIFs and support for partners that chase down midrange storage deals -- a top priority for the vendor going forward; other channel news from the week.
Week of 07 Aug 2017 AppDynamics partners get new two-tier channel program (11 Aug 2017)
AppDynamics, a Cisco business unit that makes application performance monitoring software, has rolled out a new partner program; more news from the week.
Big data integration tool targets Hadoop skills gap (10 Aug 2017)
Information Builders has released a free developer version of its big data integration platform, which could potentially help channel companies take on Hadoop projects.
Week of 10 Jul 2017 Splunk Partner Portal evolves to boost channel partner experience (14 Jul 2017)
Splunk continues to invest in the channel with a revised partner portal, which provides visibility into the deal registration process, educational materials and other new features.
Kaseya said its Powered Services offerings can help MSPs quickly expand their portfolios to include security and network management services; other news from the week.
Microsoft is looking to make things easier for its partners through newly introduced incentives for its internal sellers, among other initiatives.
With its sights set on digital transformation, Microsoft will establish new incentives and compensation strategies in an effort to better align field sales and channel partners.
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Birmingham SMEs to get help from London Digital Security Centre ComputerWeekly.com | 23 Oct 2017
SMEs in Birmingham are to get the opportunity to learn how to protect themselves from cyber attacks at a free event on 25 October 2017