The born-in-the-cloud distributor’s new intiatives include a new endpoint solution with Symantec, as that vendor enhances its cloud portfolio. The company also has a unique dual platform strategy to help redefine cloud distribution.
802.11ac Wave 2 is still in early adopter phase, but more medium and large sized customers are asking about it, so Xirrus has unveiled two new dense solutions aimed at use cases like conference centres which have large numbers of Wi-Fi users.
Nutanix sees the drone as an extension of its core webscale philosophy of using software on commodity hardware to make it much more extensible. Down the line, they see this as having application to use cases which will interest channel partners.
The online survey indicated some apparent limitations in Canadian companies’ mobility strategies, such as not seeing mobility and remote working as the same thing. Citrix Canada chief Michael Murphy is, however, rather more positive about where Canadian companies are here, and where they are going.
BlackBerry leverages the WatchDox security technology it acquired last year into three related offerings, BlackBerry Email Protector, BlackBerry for Salesforce, and an enhanced Outlook plug-in for version management in collaboration.
PowWow’s platform for turning legacy apps into native Mobile ones with relative ease has just been upgraded, and the company is looking to increase its channel business through a select partner channel.
Key elements include Azure becoming Citrix’s preferred cloud platform, and Microsoft Skype for Business now being optimized for the Citrix VDI environment, the only one to receive this preferred treatment.
Citrix’s Canadian country manager Michael Murphy talks about the company’s turnaround, what customers in Canada are looking for, and the new opportunities he sees emerging in Canada for the company and its channel partners.
Accellion joins the Microsoft Cloud Storage Partner Program, allowing its kiteworks platform to allow users to create or access Office 365 files from any device without having to save or upload the file back to the original content source.
The distributor is expanding its presence in the unlocked smartphone market, to give solution providers more options, and to keep them well positioned in the event of a shift away from major carrier solidarity on the subsidy model and its phone plans.