The Dell EMC Z9264F-ON is the new version of the company’s core and aggregation switch, replacing the Z9100, and has twice the number of ports of its predecessor.
The SD-WAN space has lately attracted the focus of big players like Cisco and VMware. Martello, which has been in business for years, is about to go public through a reverse takeover, and believes that their differentiated solution gives them something that they can take to market successfully through the channel against the big boys.
New features in Pulse Policy Secure include the improvement of Pulse Profiler, the addition of MacOS device support and improved vulnerability assessment capabilities, but from a channel point of view, the most important thing like is likely the deepening of integrations with the major firewall vendors.
The existing strong technical integration between Gigamon and FireEye has been extended to make the joint solution much more turnkey for partners. More enablement and sales tools are being provided, along with new incentives for selling the joint solutions, and new joint integrations for partners are also coming.
Extreme Networks believes that the addition of AI and simplicity to the edge, the unification of campus and distributed architectures, and the choice that customers now have between an appliance and as-a-service, will make it easier for partners to have conversations with customers about business problems rather than networking challenges.