The Sumo Logic expansion of their GCP capabilities brings their GCP support up to the same level as their support for AWS and Azure, making it easier for partners to effectively provide a full multi-cloud strategy.
The OpenText CEO kicked off his company’s flagship event by situating their corporate vision and strategy within the context of the massive changes in the industry that have taken place over the last year, and situating OpenText’s major announcement at the event within the context of that strategy.
HPE will be driving their Memory-Driven Computing model much more broadly to customers, partners and ISVs, by making a sandbox version available, particularly to expose it to developers, and also by bringing it to market selectively through their Pointnext flexible consumption model services.
AtScale allows organizations to use their familiar BI tools like Tableau and Excel to process Big Data at extreme speeds. The new cloud marketplace initiative is aimed mainly at departments of enterprises.
Insights for infrastructure is aimed at the sub-$500 million segment, and while not an exclusive channel play, the channel will be an important part of the go-to-market strategy. It will also be available to MSPs, albeit in the single-tenant version that is standard for Splunk.
Splunk Industrial Asset Intelligence [IAI] makes monitoring and diagnosis of equipment and operational issues in industrial IoT environments much easier, and while initially a limited group of SI partners will take part, Splunk sees it as having broader channel applicability down the line.
Last year’s refocus on the channel saw Splunk more than double the size of their partner base. This year they are looking to drive further by enhancing the existing partner tracks and formalizing two new ones.