Dell is encouraging partners to take these souped up models to their customers, even if their existing firewalls are not that old, because both threats and Dell’s response have ramped up massively, and older machines may not be able to keep up.
BlackBerry continues its strong rebound from what was widely seen as a deathwatch not that long ago by acquiring WatchDox, which will also form the basis of a new security-focused BlackBerry R&D center in Israel.
GhangorCloud’s security solutions have a higher degree of policy automation, which helps reduce their cost, especially on the OPEX side. They also use real time identity management for more stringent access control by individuals to specific data.
The changes include increased revenue requirements for all tiers, which break up what had become a top-heavy distribution of partners in a program where advancement was too easy, and permit proper incents of Barracuda’s most valuable partners.
The deal will expand Cirius’s global presence further, and will be of significant importance in the Canadian market, where the Vancouver-based company has not been as strong, relatively, as it has been outside Canada.
iboss is well known in the education space, where it has a strong presence, but new SVP of Worldwide Sales Frank McLallen is looking to take advantage of their solutions’ scalability, and expand much more deeply into other markets.