Wireless mesh network vendor Firetide scored a coup in the corner office this week, naming veteran Cisco executive John McCool as its new CEO. The move is part of Firetide’s push into high-growth government, commercial and industrial applications with its high-bandwidth mesh software and hardware technology.
With its acquisition of Zenprise behind it, the software company is looking to build a partner community for its new MDM product lines, starting with a mobility boot camps for 48 partners at its Citrix Summit conference this week.
Like many of its industry peers, security software firm Websense is headed toward private status after inking an almost $1 billion deal to be acquired by equity firm Vista Equity Partners.
Sourcefire is upping the stakes in the advanced threat security race with the launch of an appliance that touts file and device trajectory capabilities, additions that give partners new paths for high-margin forensic services.
Recent data from CompTIA shows 66 percent of companies are allowing or mandating the BYOD trend in their organizations — but IT departments and solution providers are finding the devices are only the beginning.
E-discovery and cyber-forensics vendor AccessData is injecting $6M into its channel this year as it ramps up its indirect business.
Channel partners are wondering if they should care about the Tumblr acquisition. In fact, there’s a few good reasons for solution providers to acquaint themselves with with the blogging and social media platform and keep tabs on its progress should it fall under Yahoo’s control.
The analyst’s research shows 15 of the top 19 business processes that need upgrading can be addressed with business intelligence.
Despite marketplace challenges and shifting business models, solution providers remain exceedingly profitable, as services fill their wallets with cash. The 2112 Group’s ‘Profitability in the Channel’ report reveals key trends about solution provider profitability. Here are five things you need to know.
Barracuda debuts a Web application firewall that defends against DDoS attacks, taking the firm further in its upmarket journey. And it’s hoping the security and storage channel will recognize its enterprise efforts.