Cloud

CloudJumper strengthens integration with Microsoft on multiple fronts

CloudJumper announces that their Cloud Workspace Management Suite in now available on the Azure Marketplace. They also spotlighted their integration with Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop at the IT Nation Connect event, and created a new position of VP Strategic Alliances, where the management of the Microsoft relationship is a critical element.

Dell Boomi seeks to spur more strategic partner solutions with enhanced Technology Partner Program

Boomi has revamped their program for ISVs, integrators and other developers, to encourage them to build more solutions on top of and connecting to Boomi, and to validate it on third party software. They also want partners to work with the whole Boomi stack, not just its original integration functionality.

Office 365 protection enhancements, new blockchain-based service highlight Acronis Data Cloud 7.8 update

Acronis has also added improved their ransomware protection and added runbooks to their disaster recovery orchestration, democratizing the process so it can be done without professional services. Previously announced Azure and Google Cloud integrations are also part of this release.

Nutanix announces Beam SaaS service integration into Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

The Beam service that Nutanix announced at their spring customer event was designed for the public cloud. The integration into the Nutanix private cloud, available by the end of the calendar year will allow customers to determine whether the private cloud or a specific public cloud makes the most sense for a given workload.

Address scary change with fearless, optimistic change: Dell Technologies

Pivotal executive and proud tech geek Chad Sakac gave the keynote at the Dell Technologies Forum in Toronto on Tuesday, deconstructing the present process of technological change, and counselling customers on a strategy of how to address scary change that transcended the Dell companies, which involves embracing change in their companies and providing ways to encourage it from the bottom up.

Naveego sees joint work on customer deployment with BI vendor Sisense as portent of more vendor collaborations

Data quality vendor Naveego has announced a collaboration with Sisense around one customer, and while this is not even a formal partnership, they believe that their synergies with BI vendors and ability to work easily with their platforms make such strategic partnerships an important part of their future.