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.
Week of 19 Jun 2017 Demisto launches formal channel program, targets MSSPs, SIs (23 Jun 2017)
Demisto, a vendor in the security automation and orchestration space, has unveiled a channel program, as it sets its sights on large enterprise customers; other news from the week.
Week of 12 Jun 2017 Altaro unveils MSP backup offering, aims to grow North American channel (16 Jun 2017)
Altaro released a version of its VM backup product for managed services providers; other channel news from the week.
Week of 05 Jun 2017 Channel execs: Westcon-Comstor deal creates technology synergies (09 Jun 2017)
Synnex's $800 million agreement to purchase distributor Westcon-Comstor could help unify product sets in communications and cybersecurity, while avoiding significant overlap.
Week of 29 May 2017 Salesforce integration partners fund offers $50 million boost (02 Jun 2017)
Salesforce has unveiled a fund that will provide capital to young consulting and integration firms looking to scale their businesses; other news from the week.
Dell EMC said partners can offer flexible consumption models, which aim to reduce financial risks for customers with changing infrastructure requirements.
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Cisco buys hyperconvergence software supplier ComputerWeekly.com | 22 Aug 2017
Cisco’s transformation into a software-led networking business continues with the purchase of Springpath, a developer of hyperconvergence software