Improvements to user interfaces in a cloud world, better automation and orchestration to deal with Big Data, increased openness and new software-defined data services highlight what Commvault is calling a very significant series of announcements.
Dell established its IoT partner program earlier this year, taking on ISV partners. Now it has expanded the program, adding systems integrators, which includes smaller and boutique ones as well as large.
Stantive, which had a long relationship with Salesforce as a customer before becoming a business partner during the past decade, is now building out its own channel for its CMS solution and seeing strong results.
Salesforce has implemented new programmatic initiatives for partners, including the final architect solutions and Salesforce DX. The big change, updating the company’s infrastructure to effectively serve its growing army of partners, is underway, but is a long term project.
Mark Bregman, NetApp’s CTO, sits down for a detailed talk about NetApp’s technology strategy going forward, and why the company is convinced it has made the difficult transition from a vendor of yesterday to a vendor of tomorrow.
Zerto has introduced some new compensation features, and is also consolidating its programs, bringing its cloud program into the main program now, with vendor technology partners slated to follow early next year.
Eric Martorano has moved from Microsoft’s general manager of US channel sales to Intermedia, one of their large partners, as Intermedia’s new SVP of worldwide sales. He talked with ChannelBuzz about what he is looking to do in his new role.