Compared to the spring’s 10.5 release, and the upcoming 10.7 next year, this version of the Macola ERP software is less dramatic, but it still has some nice enhancements, including adding more APIs and making them easier to use.
Safetica introduced a branded DLP offering to the North American market last year, an enterprise solution simplified for SMBs. Now with a new partner program focused on training MSPs how to offer a proof-of-concept to customers, they are looking to grow the partner base from dozens to thousands.
Square, which built its business on simple point-of-sale solutions for microbusinesses, is moving upmarket, and partnerships like their new integration with SAP are putting them in touch with an integrator channel for the first time.
The Cost Estimator, which addresses the problem that Azure itself makes it difficult for MSPs to easily estimate costs because it is consumption-based, joins white-labelling as recent enhancements to the Nerdio offering.
The BlackBerry channel back in its mobile device heyday was mainly telcos. Now, as they move broadly into security software they are expanding their channel, but also trying to focus it squarely on BlackBerry’s vision of the future.
Trustwave is aggressively trying to build out partner skillsets as they move to more of an MSSP model, and try to build up their percentage of channel sales. A new online training system and partner portal are two tools in this effort.
At the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York City, CEO John Chen used his kickoff keynote to stress that expansion of the company’s partner network is the company’s key to continuing their strong recent growth and climbing back to the top in mobile security..
Dell EMC has announced its thresholds and tiers for 2018, and while there are some changes from the previous system, the biggest, by far, is the emphasis on services for tier eligibility, not just for rebates.
While Trailhead was created in 2014 specifically to teach Salesforce skills in a gamified manner, myTrailhead, scheduled to be available in 2018, is envisioned as becoming a tool to impart all corporate learning.