Sophos also launched a new Hot Line to provide competitive intelligence, made changes to their post-sales technical skills certification and should have a new Cloud Security Provider program by the fall.
Salesforce highlighted that Einstein, featured at last fall’s Dreamforce, is part of the new spring release, and is in the hands of customers. They also announced a new partnership with IBM that unites IBM’s Watson with Einstein.
Zerto has introduced some new compensation features, and is also consolidating its programs, bringing its cloud program into the main program now, with vendor technology partners slated to follow early next year.
Part manufacturers’ rep, and part angel investor, Temprano will work with a limited number of European software companies to bring them to North America and successfully build up their businesses here.
The SAP PartnerEdge Cloud Choice, profit option – with the emphasis on option – has the partner doing most of what they did before, and keeping control of the customer. SAP, however, now handles the contracting, invoicing and collections.
Monday is the kickoff for both the launch in Canada of the full StreamOne e-business platform in Canada and the internal realignment of Tech Data Canada’s sales division along the same lines as the AIS in the U.S.