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WPC 2015: HP, Tech Data, Nintex expand channel offerings

Lots of vendors issued press releases at Microsoft’s WPC 2015 this week; here are a few more for SearchITChannel readers:


HP ServiceOne partners have several new offerings that target Microsoft platforms to offer their customers following an announcement HP made this week.

The new consulting services include: HP Database Migration Assessment Services for Microsoft SQL Server; HP Database Migration Service for SQL Server; HP Consulting and Integration Services for Microsoft Azure; and the HP Readiness Workshop for Office 365.

According to HP, Azure consulting services and Office 365 services are very much in demand.

From an organizational perspective, each company has unique workload requirements and applications that require delivery models specific to that company’s business needs at the right price point.

There are also many customers looking for partners to help them evaluate and adopt Office 365 that are the target audience for the new HP Readiness Workshop for Office 365.

According to HP, these new service options provide new revenue generating opportunities for ServiceOne partners.

Tech Data

This week, Tech Data made a number of announcements around its StreamOne platform that include new product additions to the TDCloud portfolio and the ability to provide a white-label option.

Later this year, resellers and managed service providers will be able to white label the distributor’s StreamOne platform, which offers end-to-end provisioning and billing as well as a marketing engine.

The distributor also signed agreements with SkyKick, MessageOps, Insightly, and CloudGenera.

TDCloud will now offer SkyKick’s entire portfolio of products that are designed to simplify Office 365 migrations. MessageOps’  Office 365 Adoption offering, a managed service, enables partners to provide end users solutions to accelerate adoption, active usage and consumption of Office 365. Customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Insightly, an online CRM system for small businesses, will also be available in TDCloud. The CRM offering integrates with Microsoft Office 365/Outlook 2013.

Finally, CloudGenera’s suite of cloud adoption assessment tools is a cloud analytics platform that helps partners determine an application environment’s best cloud delivery model and provider, including cost, application purpose, infrastructure, performance, availability, reliability, scalability, security and compliance, according to the vendor.

TDCloud also announced the global expansion of its agreement with BitTitan, a cloud enablement provider that markets end-to-end offerings for migration and on boarding. The solution has been offered in the U.S., Canada and Latin America since 2013.


Nintex, a workflow automation provider, enhanced its global partner program for both its Solution and Technology partners by adding a tier structure (Premier, Certified and Registered); self-service training and certification; and new marketing material.

Partners will now have a new Nintex Partner Portal where they can find CRM integration as well as marketing, product and learning centers.