Tags : Cloud

Axcient, Cloud-based Data Backup Provider to SMBs, Adds Three New Execs

[May 14, 2012]

Vendor hires new CFO, VP Operations and VP customer satisfaction.


Tags: Cloud , SMB , backup , recovery , Axcient

Avnet Adds Services in Healthcare, MIddeware, Cloud Social Business

[May 14, 2012]

New offerings gleaned from distributor’s recent Ascendant acquisition.


Tags: middleware , Cloud , services , healthcare , Avnet , Avnet Technology Solutions , social business , ATS

Microsoft Redirects Certification Program at the Cloud

[April 26, 2012]

Vendor offers new certification framework with three skill levels based on cloud proficiency, knowledge.


Tags: cloud computing , Cloud , Microsoft , certification , IT professionals , MCSA , MCSE , MCSD , MCSM

New HP Converged Cloud Spans Public, Private, Managed Services

[April 17, 2012]

Businesses can mix and match cloud services within existing IT environment to meet changing needs, vendor says.


Tags: Cloud , HP , Cloudsystem , HP converged cloud , HP cloud services

Cisco, EMC, VMware to Offer, Joint Training, Certification for Cloud, Data Center Technologies

[April 10, 2012]

Course bundles gleaned from vendors’ existing training folder and structured as learning paths.


Tags: Cloud , EMC , certification , data center , Cisco , VMware , training , channel partners

Cloud Provider 6fusion Reworks Channel Program

[April 10, 2012]

Vendor aims to pump up cloud revenue for VARs, MSPs and IT service providers.


Tags: Cloud , VAR , channel program , MSP , IT service provider , 6fusion

Dell Adds Cloud Services, Solutions Certification for Channel Partners

[April 10, 2012]

Badge enables partners to combine Dell’s technology with their own cloud services in customer deployments.


Tags: Cloud , cloud services , certification , Dell , channel partner , PartnerDirect

HP Certifies First Two Netherlands Partners for Enterprise Cloud Sales

[March 19, 2012]

Centric and Eshgro both upgraded business models with vendor’s CloudAgile program.


Tags: Cloud , HP , Enterprise , channel partner , Cloudsystem , CloudAgile , Centric , Eshgro , Netherlands

HP Ups Support Services for Enterprise Customers

[March 19, 2012]

Vendor’s new proactive, predictive service model gains customers a single point of contact for multi-vendor, converged and cloud environments


Tags: Cloud , HP , Enterprise , technology services , Always On Support , ProLiant Gen8 server , proactive , converged architecture , break fix

IBM Offers New Services, Learning, Tools for Cloud Channel Partners

[March 07, 2012]

Offerings aimed at helping channel partners to create new applications and build cloud computing skills.


Tags: Cloud , IBM , channel partners , social business , SmartCloud

Ingram Adds Siemens OpenScape to Cloud Portfolio

[March 07, 2012]

Channel partners offered unified communications pay-as-you-go cloud service aimed at SMBs.


Tags: Cloud , services , SMB , unified communications , Ingram , Ingram Micro , MSP , Siemens Enterprise Communications , OpenScape

Dell Buys AppAssure, Backup Software Maker

[March 06, 2012]

Acquisition bolsters company’s storage lineup and gains it a lever into enterprise accounts.


Tags: Cloud , software , Dell , Enterprise , backup , Storage , AppAssure

Savid Technologies, MSP and IT Security Vendor, Bought by Investment Group

[February 18, 2012]

Technology Capital Investors (TCI) expands MSP lineup, plans to offer new suite of managed security and compliance services in Q1 2012.


Tags: security , Cloud , acquisition , MSP , managed service providers (MSP) , Technology Capital Investors , Savid Technologies

VMware Shifts Ingram to Global Service Provider Program Aggregator

[February 17, 2012]

Distributor to offer VMware’s pay-as-you go licensing cloud solutions worldwide.


Tags: Cloud , VMware , distributor , Ingram Micro , licensing , service provider , aggregator

Tech Data Opens StreamOne Solutions Store for Channel Partners Selling Software

[January 25, 2012]

Distributor offers Web-based platform to handle software sales, provisioning and billing to help VARs sell software to customers.


Tags: Cloud , software , SaaS , distributor , Tech Data , licensing , software-as-a-service , StreamOne

Cisco Further Defines Cloud Strategy With New Framework

[December 23, 2011]

CloudVerse combines unified data center, networking, applications and services. Vendor says platform already adopted by enterprises, service providers, and governments as basis for cloud strategies.


Tags: Cloud , data center , applications , Cisco , network , CloudVerse

Cisco Report Forecasts 12-Fold Growth in Cloud Traffic by 2015

[December 23, 2011]

Vendor projects more than half of data center workloads will be cloud-based by 2014.


Tags: Cloud , data center , Cisco , Global Cloud Index

Cisco Taps Neutral Tandem to Offer First White-Label Hosted Collaboration Service for the Channel

[November 08, 2011]

New service will enable VARs and Integrators to provide turn-key, cloud-based, hosted UC solutions in growing $8 billion hosted collaboration market.


Tags: Cloud , collaboration , Cisco , unified communications , VAR , channel partner , SI , Hosted Collaboration Solution , Neutral Tandem , Nexus IS

Ingram Micro Adds Kaseya, Symantec, Trend Micro to Cloud Lineup

[November 03, 2011]

Distributor to carry Kaseya remote monitoring and management platform, Symantec cloud-based backup and Trend Micro cloud server security.


Tags: security , Cloud , Symantec , Trend Micro , distributor , Ingram Micro , Kaseya

Tech Data TDCloud Academy Adds Microsoft as First Vendor

[August 25, 2011] Distributor’s cloud education program now includes Microsoft Office 365 and Intune channel partners. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , Microsoft , Tech Data , TDCloud , TDCloud Academy

IDC: Cloud Server Revenue to Reach $9.4 Billion by 2015

[July 18, 2011] Public cloud server revenue projected at $3.6 billion, private cloud at $5.8 billion worldwide by 2015, researcher says. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , server , IDC , revenue

TechData Adds Platform for ISVs, Cloud Providers to Sell Software, Services to Channel Partners

[July 18, 2011] New StreamOne Solutions Store hooks developers to channel partners for cloud services, software. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , SaaS , Tech Data , ISV , StreamOne

Avnet Offers Cloud Computing Training for VARs and ISVs

[June 30, 2011] Two-day sales and technical training aims to up partners’ skill to build cloud practice. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , VAR , training , Avnet , ISV

Aryaka Lands $15 Million in Funding, Launches Channel Program

[June 18, 2011] Aryaka Lands $15 Million in Funding, Launches Channel Program Read More...

Tags: Cloud , software , optimization , service , WAN , Aryaka

Cisco, Xerox Ally to Offer New Mobile Printing Solutions Through Channel Partners

[May 15, 2011] Deal combines Xerox managed print and cloud IT outsourcing services over Cisco’s network. Solutions delivered through channel partners, seen as opportunity to build cloud practice. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , mobile , Cisco , Xerox , managed print services

New IBM SaaS Pricing and Channel Financing Options Aimed at Builders of Cloud Applications and Infrastructures

[April 29, 2011] Vendor offers new monthly rental pricing for ISVs delivering SaaS applications with IBM middleware, and new financing programs for channel partners building cloud computing technical environments. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , IBM , SaaS , financing , channel

Ingram Micro Teams With IBM, Intermedia for New Cloud Services to Channel Partners

[April 12, 2011] Distributor offers cloud-based compute-on-demand, managed backup for desktops and servers, and VoiP solutions. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , services , IBM , Intermedia , Ingram Micro

SunGard Adds Enterprise Cloud Services to Channel Program

[April 09, 2011] IT services provider offers IaaS platform customizable to end user requirements. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , services , Enterprise , channel , SunGard

Rackspace Renovates Channel Program into New, Tiered Structure

[March 14, 2011] Vendor condenses previous four channel programs into one global umbrella, adds benefits, rewards and a centralized portal. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , services , partner , Rackspace , channel

Microsoft, athenahealth to Supply Cloud-based Info Sharing Services for Healthcare Providers

[February 26, 2011] Strategic alliance aims to improve information exchange, communication and access in various delivery settings. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , services , Microsoft , healthcare , athenahealth

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