Ken Hoang, best known as the founder and CEO of Siperian, becomes Alation’s first VP of Strategy and Alliances, and is developing a strategy to broaden the Alation go-to-market through a partner ecosystem.
AWS made such a flurry of announcements at last week’s re:Invent event that it was sometimes difficult to keep track. Canadian partners and customers at the event did, however, have pretty clear ideas about what they liked.
Joyce Mullen comes over from the OEM side, but brings her old responsibilities with her. She also indicates that no serves in the Dell EMC partner policy established under John Byrne should be anticipated.
The new AWS services include a service to get started in IoT, one to manage fleets of devices, ones for security and analytics, one for small devices without CPUs, and one to run machine learning at the edge.
This extension of the Avaya-Salesforce relationship provides a complete omni-channel integration between the customer engagement and CRM platforms. The companies plan to develop the relationship further, into areas like the Internet of Things.
Comodo had an extensive hoster and MSP channel before being acquired, and the new leadership team brought in by Francisco Partners will be expanding the channel, especially among enterprise resellers with vertical focus, and into the Internet of Things.
While Canadian customers have a generally accurate reputation for being late technology adopters, Dell EMC execs at last week’s Toronto forum said that they are seeing movement towards newer Dell Technologies offerings.
The program, which Tech Data sees as a differentiator for them in the market, is designed to provide a repeatable cloud data migration and integration framework that will provide a proof of value in under 30 days.