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.
3CLogic is partnered deeply with a very select number of vendors, one of which is ServiceNow. The new integration lets ServiceNow reps handle all the interaction with 3CLogic phone support through the ServiceNow interface.
Nutanix’s Canadian country manager Robert Yelenich talked with ChannelBuzz at .NEXT and provided an update on the company’s Canadian business, and the progress of their channel in selling and deploying Nutanix’s cloud offerings beyond the HCI foundation.
Nutanix Beam – Nutanix’s first SaaS offering – uses technology from their Minjar acquisition to help customers predict and control cloud costs, as well as better track resources and adhere to compliance regulations.
The SaaS option will strengthen go-to-market options for Virtustream and their strategic partners and channels. Virtustream also recently made an executive alignment to give a higher priority to the indirect channel.
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.
A surge in ransomware attacks in Q1 re-emphasizes the value proposition of the SonicWall integrated portfolio of solutions, which now combines the Capture Cloud Platform working in concert with other devices in the data centre.
Infocyte, which brought in ex-Dell Security GM Curtis Hutcheson as CEO early this year, and which offers a variant of traditional threat hunting based on USAF cybersecurity techniques, is adding new services that complement their core value proposition.
ECi, to which Macola reports after their acquisition by ECI’s Apax Partners, told Macola customers and partners at their EVOLVE event what the new ownership will mean for them, and how Macola fits into ECI’s strategy for its manufacturing division.
The latest venture from serial entrepreneur Etay Bogner, Meta Networks is a next-gen VPN replacement targeted at the 250-1000 seat market. They are just beginning to develop a channel of resellers and MSSPs.
The new SAP initiative provides partners with packaged cloud solutions, with the partner adding their own IP. It also contains go-to-market and marketing initiatives to help the partners sell the packages.