Netsurion is looking to an integrated solution set of SD-WAN with SIEM and firewall security to significantly expand their TAM into new verticals, and is seeking to significantly expand their partner base to strengthen them in these new markets.
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.
The deal goes beyond the technology integration and makes Pulse Secure and Fortinet strategic partners. The go-to-market element will see the two companies proactively identify a cadre of strong mutual partners, and use them to drive the solution to market.
The SonicWall Capture Cloud Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection was added as a fourth Capture Cloud engine some months back, and is now being made public because of its ability to block the Meltdown exploit.
Palo Alto Networks Canadian country manager Rob Lunney emphasizes that both the opportunities and dangers of the cloud for the channel are greater than ever, and partners need to be proactive in adjusting their business models to the future.
The solution will be easy for partners to put together, and is available broadly through distribution, without requiring certification. It is available now for the Azure cloud, with further cloud support on the horizon.
Chad Sakac, president of Dell EMC’s converged platforms division laid out the company’s digital transformation strategy, why it’s often still hard for customers to grasp, and the role the channel can play in assisting with that.
Flink, best-known in the channel for his long tenure running the Citrix partner ecosystem, talks with ChannelBuzz about his priorities with Forcepoint and what needs to be done to make their channel even stronger.
A new study that looks at managed services business by the channel generally – not just self identified MSPs – finds quite low rates of adoption. A significant number to plan to move into security however.