N2WS makes a sexy announcement expanding NoSQL support around Amazon DynamoDB, a solid announcement expanding support for Amazon Aurora databases, and a RESTful API announcement that will be of particular interest to channel partners.
Insights for infrastructure is aimed at the sub-$500 million segment, and while not an exclusive channel play, the channel will be an important part of the go-to-market strategy. It will also be available to MSPs, albeit in the single-tenant version that is standard for Splunk.
Liquidware also thinks that the capability to save directly to the AWS, Microsoft and Google object storage clouds, which is a first in this space, will also appeal to customers with a hybrid desktop computing strategy, who are not yet ready for a full move to DaaS.
DataStax, which was the driver in building Apache Cassandra, makes major changes to the platform for the first time in their commercial product, to make it more enterprise-friendly by dramatically upgrading performance and removing manual work.
N2WS, which Veeam has just bought, is a focused AWS cloud backup vendor. While they have gone to market through the AWS Exchange so far, they consider the product very channel-friendly for both resellers and MSPs.
Liquidware sells entirely through channel partners, and uses a relatively small value channel because of their enterprise focus. Their solution works in any desktop environment, however, so they are on the lookout for potential new partners at Microsoft events.