Linksys believes that the Linksys Cloud Manager, aimed at the sub-100 market, will be highly disruptive in the small business space. The cloud launch is also being accompanied by a channel push in Canada, which will see product authorized for the first time.
OneLogin, which has been focused more on cloud identity management for SMBs, has gotten more aggressive in the enterprise with the differentiating hybrid capabilities from its introduction of OneLogic Access earlier this year.
HPE has announced an exciting extension of their Pointnext Services with HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud. Channel partners will have to wait a while to get their hands on the new offering however, since HPE wants to establish a smooth motion for the service itself before opening it up to the channel.
Traps has also been better integrated with the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework, something that is likely to please channel partners. So will the increased channel enablement around this Traps release.
Morpheus Data, which sells entirely through channel partners, focuses on cloud cost optimization, cloud management, and DevOps automation, and is seeing strong momentum, including an uptick in seven-figure deals.
OnApp, which has a larger global share of the service provider market, enters the enterprise HCI market with their software in Intel hardware, and a channel-only model with a master reseller/distributor in each geo.
Much of the new technology SonicWALL is previewing on their roadmap at PEAK16 is under media embargo. One element that is not though, is a major one. SonicWALL is announcing a technology preview of its Cloud GMS, which is scheduled for availability in Q4.
SkyKick offers a three-pronged cloud management solution which facilitates migration, backup and management, using a 100 per cent channel model. They recently extended the platform by adding the capacity for partners to offer a white-labelled syndicated version from their own websites.