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May 11, 2018
Lenovo partners will see the vendor increase focus on SMB customers, which Lenovo said can present business problems just as complex as those belonging to larger organizations.
May 04, 2018
Safe-T, an Israeli company that offers technology based on software-defined perimeter architecture, has launched a channel program and is looking for partners in the U.S.; more news from the week.
April 13, 2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise said its acquisition of RedPixie will round out its purchase of Cloud Technology Partners last year; other news from the week.
March 28, 2018
After a bold transformation, many small and medium-sized businesses have yet to wrap their heads around what IBM offers today. The IBM marketing strategy will soon address that.
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