Adam Drew, who recently was named Box country VP for Canada, has reworked Box’s internal sales teams to improve vertical focus, and is looking to add high-value partners to further the company’s enterprise strategy.
VisibilityOne provides a cloud-based videoconferencing service, designed to support multi-vendor environments, and be very simple to install and use. It is slated for general release in early summer, and will be sold through UCC-focused partners.
Plantronics sees the HP Elite Slice G2 Audio-Ready as providing formidable conference room advantages, including the elimination of cable clutter from tables, and is transitioning from the Polycom MSR series to these Polycom + HP SRS Bundles for Microsoft room systems.
CounterPath has added a VAR channel in the last couple years, although the new service will initially launch only through service provider and retail channels, in case any issues need to be worked out.
Information Builders has enhanced the analytics capabilities in their platform, but the big news with this release is the UI changes, designed to make it much easier for a broader range of users to work with.
Wildix is strong in Europe, but just began to expand into the U.S. a year and a half ago, and have a small presence in Canada today. They are looking to build on that by attending the ASCII event in Toronto.
The new CTERA appliances triple the speed, double the capacity and quadruple the number of users supported over CTERA’s previous edge offerings, allowing them to position them as a full NAS replacement.
This third-party partnership will leverage Tech Data manufacturing and solution provider partners, as well as their internal resources, to collaborate with the MEV around digital transformation initiatives, especially for SMBs.
ViewSonic also announced two new commercial displays, the The ViewSonic CDE8600, a large 86-inch 4K digital signage display, and ViewSonic CDX5562, a 55-inch model with narrow bezels designed to be part of a large video wall.
Lenovo continues their strategy designed to make them a major Smart Office player, with the announcement of their second ThinkSmart offering for the Smart Office, following up their first, which just was released to General Availability.