Netsurion thinks a good part of the SMB and SME market is ripe for EDR security protection, and that their offering, designed for SMBs, will make their MSP partners managed security experts in the eyes of their customers.
Bennett, who had been the Chief Revenue Officer at Webroot, talks with ChannelBuzz about his coming to Axcient, the ideas that will guide his strategy, and how he plans to take the MSP-focused data protection vendor to new heights.
Lenovo is a relative newcomer to a market that rival OEMs Dell Technologies and HPE have been in for multiple years, but Lenovo thinks they have something to offer customers – and partners – that their competitors do not.
Barracuda will also resell Avast’s anti-virus solutions to their MSPs, which is a major extension of Avast’s go-to-market, and one they are looking to replicate with other RMMs. They are also planning a major solution announcement around RSA a month from now.
Avaya’s Canadian country manager Dave Robertson provides an update on Avaya’s business and channel in Canada, including why they are confident that legacy Nortel customers will modernize with them and not with competitors.
RocketCyber is recruiting SMB-focused MSPs with a cybersecurity platform that offers 15 separate services that can be offered to customers, with more being developed. The new threat map provides SOC-like identification of threats that impact each MSP’s specific customers.
Bob VanKirk becomes CRO, which will strengthen SonicWall’s push to become a more significant enterprise player, but the company is emphasizing this won’t impact their commitment to the SMB market and their partners who serve that space.
Malwarebytes announces a new partnership with Bask Technology, which both highlights their endpoint protection product, and is part of the company’s plan to significantly expand their presence in the SMB space going forward.
Avaya believes its solution provider channel will also have some interest in the store, which offers Avaya’s UC and CC as-a-service options. They also confirmed that this online store is not a direct play.
The surprise announcement comes before an announcement where Cardenuto had been scheduled to speak. No successor has been immediately named, and SAP says no changes to channel policies should be anticipated, as Cardenuto’s channel leadership team remains in place.
HYCU extends the market reach for their backup solution designed specifically for Nutanix environments with this new reseller agreement, which will let Lenovo sell HYCU with their Nutanix solutions in a single sale.
HPE made a big play in 2018 around servers in the SMB space, followed up by solutions related to hybrid cloud. While those will continue in 2019, the company is also looking to roll out similar initiatives around simplification around storage and hyper-converged solutions for SMBs.
RocketCyber’s founders have a track record of two successful startups behind them, and are looking to provide MSPs who don’t offer a full portfolio of services with a set of such offerings. The platform is scheduled for availability in early December.