Pax8 has introduced new Professional Services at partner request, both to perform services for MSPs who lack the necessary skills at a relatively low cost, and also to teach the MSPs how to repeat the service without assistance later.
Quest on Demand Migration has been sold since the end of March, but is being officially announced at Microsoft Inspire. All of the deals which have closed in the quarter plus since it has been available have gone through partners.
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.
The major announcement was Veam DataLabs, which is an upgraded version of the old Veeam Virtual Labs repositioned to serve broader use cases. In that sense, this product announcement also fits into the articulation of the broader vision which is what this year’s VeeamON was all about.
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.
The Canadian acquisition is the first step in an AppRiver strategy to expand its presence further beyond the U.S, but it’s not purely about acquiring customers, as some of Roaring Penguin’s anti-spam technology will be integrated into AppRiver’s own offering.
BlackBerry is also deepening partner opportunities around what they call the Enterprise of Things, with their recent SHIELD Advisor accreditation, and an upcoming Secure Applications Integration Consultant capability.