Veritas new Integrated Classification Engine, designed to address broad regulatory legislation like the GDPR, will be available quickly on two governance solutions, and over time will be extended to all their products.
Connolly acknowledges he will need to work hard to assure Dell EMC Canada customers, partners and staff that a guy coming from the EMC side of the house gets the commercial business, which is mainly legacy Dell.
Object storage vendor Cloudian has close strategic partnerships with several other vendors who touch different parts of the storage space, and their channel partners tend to be ones who work with those vendors.
The second stage of the NetApp transformation strategy emphasizes expanding their market to buyers beyond traditional storage and infrastructure decision makers, and they think FlexPod SF will help them there.
In addition to a three tier program for service providers, Pure Storage is adjusting how its internal sales people are compensated to remove what service providers believed was a tendency to favor working with traditional partners over ones selling Pure as a service.