Canonical believes that bringing Trilio directly into Ubuntu will have a profound impact on OpenStack enterprise adoption, making OpenStack much more attractive to the private cloud market and allowing its cost advantages over Vmware to have more resonance.
Hitachi Data Instance Director, which had been around Hitachi Data Services since 2008, gets an updating from integration with Hitachi Content Platform and analytics technologies which came in the formation of Hitachi Vantara.
The overall Veeam message at this year’s VeeamON event was change, with their hyper-availability vision, but for their channel partners, the messaging revolved around consistency of programs and assured consistency of support.
The major announcement was Veam DataLabs, which is an upgraded version of the old Veeam Virtual Labs repositioned to serve broader use cases. In that sense, this product announcement also fits into the articulation of the broader vision which is what this year’s VeeamON was all about.
N2WS makes a sexy announcement expanding NoSQL support around Amazon DynamoDB, a solid announcement expanding support for Amazon Aurora databases, and a RESTful API announcement that will be of particular interest to channel partners.
The main Veeam announcement at this year’s VeeamON event is advancing their core branding, to keep up with customer expectations by providing fully automated data management as part of an availability strategy.
INFINIDAT and Veeam come originally from different segments of the market, but have partnered around an enterprise play, and INFINIDAT is looking to enlist some of Veeam’s top solution providers to increase their own ranks of ‘go-to’ partners.
The Asigra Cloud Backup Evolved platform targets ransomware Attack Loops, which corrupt backup data in order to prevent successful restores and force organizations to pay ransoms. It also adds a new management interface, GDPR compliance certification, and container support.
Veritas wants their mutual partners with Nutanix to ramp up their joint business, including Nutanix’s cloud offerings, and they are considering making channel program changes as one way to accomplish this.
HYCU strengthens its case to be perceived as a one-stop shop for data protection within Nutanix environments, by adding an integration with VMware VADP that enhances HYCU’s protection of VMware data in those environments.
At their Global Partner Summit kicking off their Dell Technologies World, Dell EMC delineated their channel strategy for the year ahead, and a lengthy list of program offerings designed to help execute it.