SwiftStack expands the one-way cloud replication it introduced last year, as part of its strategy in expanding from what was initially an on-prem solution, to one capable of managing a multi-cloud hybrid cloud.
Panzura’s family of three offerings offer progressively more functionality, and all are geared to let customers leverage cloud storage while still having all the performance and features of local storage.
The Dell EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud has previously been available on VxBlock, but it will soon be available on VxRail appliances, broadening its presence down market and greatly increasing the channel opportunity.
Fine also acknowledged some VMware partner concern over the company’s new relationship with Dell, which does much more of its business direct than VMware has historically, and indicated her commitment to standing behind the partner community.
Mark Bregman, NetApp’s CTO, sits down for a detailed talk about NetApp’s technology strategy going forward, and why the company is convinced it has made the difficult transition from a vendor of yesterday to a vendor of tomorrow.
ZeroStack has sold its software has to date on SuperMicro white box hardware, but requests from both partners and customers have led ZeroStack to broaden it out to Dell and HPE, with select other vendors likely on the way.
Data protection vendor Acronis announces a Backup Cloud Extension for Azure, as well as the future availability of a Backup Cloud Extension for Microsoft Azure Stack – which will be available when Microsoft releases Azure Stack.
Microsoft’s announcement of its Canadian IMPACT award winners was a key part of the innovation theme at the regional Canadian keynote on the first day of the 2016 Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto.
The turnkey solutions are expected to build up Equinix’s base of MSP and VAR partners, something that has been a focus for the company this year. Equinix is especially interested in partners with strong Microsoft practices.