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October 25, 2019
Teridion, an internet routing platform provider, has extended its global SD-WAN offering to mainland China, filling a gap for partners that target multinational customers. Enterprise customers ...
August 23, 2019
Fresh off of its purchase of Aerohive Networks, Extreme Networks revealed it will double-down investments in the channel. The Aerohive acquisition, which closed Aug. 9, expanded Extreme's portfolio ...
July 30, 2019
A Cisco marketing program is getting a new look as the vendor refreshes its partner marketing training and rolls out a new comarketing service focused on digital campaigns.
July 24, 2019
Microsoft Teams governance, training and other services are emerging as business opportunities for channel partners working with Microsoft's collaboration platform.
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