The OpenText CEO kicked off his company’s flagship event by situating their corporate vision and strategy within the context of the massive changes in the industry that have taken place over the last year, and situating OpenText’s major announcement at the event within the context of that strategy.
ITernity has many ISV integrations, and a 100 per cent channel strategy, but its participation in the HPE Complete program to drive business through HPE and their channel is critical to their strategy.
Commvault is positioning both their Office 365 integration and their new Sensitive Data Governance offering as logical solutions to the issues created by the growing intersection of data protection and compliance.
Hitachi Data Instance Director, which had been around Hitachi Data Services since 2008, gets an updating from integration with Hitachi Content Platform and analytics technologies which came in the formation of Hitachi Vantara.
The Asigra Cloud Backup Evolved platform targets ransomware Attack Loops, which corrupt backup data in order to prevent successful restores and force organizations to pay ransoms. It also adds a new management interface, GDPR compliance certification, and container support.
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.
The Qualys data will strengthen the microsegmentation capabilities of the Illumio platform, which maps out the relationships between applications, and programs security enforcement to defend against threats which breach the perimeter.
It’s only six weeks until the GDPR is scheduled to become operative, and Absolute has found that so many organizations are still so unprepared that even at this late date, it behooves them to introduce new readiness assessments – which their partners will be able to leverage.
Rubrik Polaris is a separate SaaS platform that provides a new turnkey offering that partners can offer to their existing install base, and which should itself generate new sales of entire Rubrik systems among compliance-minded customers.