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July 23, 2014
In this Q&A with NetApp's vice president for the Americas channel, Regina Kunkle talks about the vendor's Unified Partner Program and her focus on growing the storage technology company through its channel partners.
July 03, 2014
This week, Ingram Micro expanded its professional services offerings with its acquisition of IT services company Rollouts; American Megatrends introduced its enhanced StorTrends partner program; and more news.
June 06, 2014
Flash storage vendor Violin Memory said it's introducing a global partner program; CounterTack unveils a global partner program; more news.
May 07, 2014
At Global Partner Summit 2014, EMC channel chief Gregg Ambulos discussed the company's new Business Partner Program, distributors' role and more.
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