Cisco is emphasizing to their networking partners that they need to rethink security, intertwining it fundamentally with networking, and driving automation, which can only truly come with a common architecture rather than a myriad of point products.
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.
ScoutShield uses technology from LookingGlass’s 2015 acquisitions of CloudShield and Cyveillance to create a Threat Intelligence Gateway that integrates with the LookingGlass ScoutVison threat intelligence platform.
SIEM-at-the-Edge, which combines SIEM and managed detection and response, and Breach Detection Service, which is just the SIEM, are seen as ideal channel offerings as Netsurion looks to build up its partner ecosystem.
relayr offers both an edge connectivity platform and vertically-focused services packages that Avnet thinks will be of interest to both deeply-focused IoT players as well as resellers who have been working in adjacent practice areas.
Paul Bay kicked off the Ingram Micro One event not by unveiling any new programs or initiatives, but by emphasizing the distributor’s commitment to be on the vanguard of change in a rapidly transforming IT world.