AWS’ Global Partner Summit was chock full of news, including a redo of the partner program, new competencies in machine learning and networking, with more on the way, and major changes to AWS Marketplace.
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.
One Identity Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence is SaaS based and designed for simplicity, so that the solution can be deployed much more broadly than risk analysis solutions have been in the past.
SAP turned some heads with their presence at the CompTIA channel event this week, a presence motivated by an increased new emphasis on recruiting the right type of partner covering SMB customers, in order to double their cloud business by 2020.
Toronto-based SaaS CPM vendor Vena used its first ever user event to extend its support to Office 365, and establish their Vena Exchange, a vetted library for customers to share Excel best practices templates.
Orion combines its Enterprise Voice Platform with its wearable Onyx smart walkie-talkie to give easy and efficient voice service, and have brought in an experienced channel hand to oversee the go-to-market strategy.
The addition of cloud visibility into the Managed Detection and Response service responds to the user vulnerability to issues like phishing and data exfiltration, and presents a strong new opportunity for partners.