Week of 18 Jul 2016 Container technologies: NetEnrich study reveals channel opportunity (22 Jul 2016)
Research from NetEnrich highlighted how service providers can play a role in container technologies; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 11 Jul 2016 Why VMware partner program chief Frank Rauch chose Cohesity (15 Jul 2016)
VMware partner program executive Frank Rauch said he will lend his expertise to secondary storage vendor Cohesity as it reshapes its channel strategy.
Microsoft plans to engage channel partners on a number of shared priorities, including accelerated cloud adoption, digital transformation and Windows 10 Enterprise deployment.
Azure partners cite platform's maturity at WPC 16 (12 Jul 2016)
Channel partners at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference suggested Azure is moving into a more mature phase in which it is seeing more interest among customers.
Week of 04 Jul 2016 Concur Solution Provider program marks new push into the SMB space (08 Jul 2016)
Concur's new Solution Provider program looks to drive growth in the SMB space, the fastest-growing market segment for the company; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 27 Jun 2016 ThousandEyes taps IT channel to sell network intelligence (01 Jul 2016)
Network intelligence company ThousandEyes has opened up its technology to the channel through a new partner program; more IT channel news from the week.
The pending split between the United Kingdom and the European Union could dampen business prospects for channel companies doing business in the U.K. and complicate regulations.
Week of 20 Jun 2016 Big data market: MapR formalizes Converge Partner program (24 Jun 2016)
MapR Technologies is looking to build partnerships around its Converged Data Platform technology; more IT channel news from the week.
IT security alert for MSPs: Beware of stupid (23 Jun 2016)
MSP companies must keep an eye on the role of human error and mistakes -- as well as targeted attacks -- as they formulate their security strategies.
LabTech and ConnectWise set forth a product strategy that places an emphasis on ease of use and tighter integration of MSP tools, such as RMM software.
Datto partners will see a refreshed backup and disaster recovery product line from the vendor, which has updated its flagship SIRIS offering and added an all-flash BDR appliance.
Week of 13 Jun 2016 Cisco channel partners see multiple uses for vendor's analytics tool (15 Jun 2016)
Channel companies cited application dependency mapping and IT security among the top applications for a new data center analytics tool from Cisco.
Week of 06 Jun 2016 BitTitan investing in MSPComplete platform (10 Jun 2016)
Cloud service enablement provider BitTitan said it will aggressively develop its MSPComplete platform and bolster its international sales team; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 23 May 2016 LightCyber pursues interoperability, publishes APIs (27 May 2016)
LightCyber said its push toward interoperability with a broad ecosystem of security technologies will benefit partners; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 16 May 2016 StrataCloud helps VARs with converged infrastructure installation (20 May 2016)
StrataCloud launched SDI Install for VARs to speed up deployment processes for converged infrastructure technology; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 09 May 2016 SD-WAN market: Silver Peak reports a milestone (13 May 2016)
SD-WAN and hybrid WAN vendor Silver Peak said it has made strides in its initiative to capture the young SD-WAN market; more IT channel news from the week.
Lenovo's North American channel chief points to premium PCs, hyper-converged technology and services as some of the key opportunities for the company's channel partners.
Week of 02 May 2016 Unify partner program reduces certification demands (06 May 2016)
In an effort to simplify its channel partner program, UC vendor Unify has cut back certification requirements across its portfolio; more IT channel news from the week.
Partners to play 'significant role' in Dell Technologies (03 May 2016)
Gregg Ambulos, EMC's senior vice president of global channel operations, said channel partners will be an important part of Dell Technologies' go-to-market strategy.
Week of 25 Apr 2016 Intelligent automation systems spark Accenture-Splunk pact (28 Apr 2016)
Accenture, a global professional services firm, has entered a formal alliance with Splunk to tap the company's operational intelligence products and services.
Week of 18 Apr 2016 Partner opportunity: Midmarket email migrations to cloud (22 Apr 2016)
A report by Intermedia revealed slow uptake of cloud-based email in the midmarket -- and an untapped opportunity for partners; more IT channel news from the week.
Week of 11 Apr 2016 Microsoft: Channel companies to see revised competencies (12 Apr 2016)
Microsoft said partners have 18 months to move toward its revised competencies, which aim to help customers select the appropriate cloud technology partner.
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