Channelnomics

Backup/Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Article Archive:

Is an Activist Investor Pushing EMC to Spin Out VMware?

Report claims Elliott Management Corp has upped investment and wants EMC to splinter off virtualisation vendor

Stratus Goes All In on Revamped Channel Program

The new three-tiered program includes the traditional complement of incentives, certifications, sales and marketing tools and pricing discounts to boost margins.

Carbonite Expands Channel With Product, Resources

Cloud-based backup service provider Carbonite is expanding its channel presence with a partner program that provides resources and support to solution providers.

Arcserve Opens Up on Post-CA Channel Plans

Data-protection firm claims life will be easier for partners following the split

Amazon Takes Aim at File-Sharing Services

Amazon Web Services is launching Zocalo, a secure file-sharing service designed for businesses. The new initiative takes aim at services such as Box and Dropbox, as well as opens a new front in the cloud battle with Microsoft and Google.

Box Raises More Money, Cloud Questions

Cloud storage and content management provider Box raised another $150 million in investment funding as it inches toward IPO. The company’s high cash-burn rate raises questions about the viability of future cloud ventures and how much marketing matters.

CA Sells Arcserve Data Protection Unit

CA Technologies is selling its Arcserve data protection unit to Marlin Equity Partners. The deal is part of a plan to divest of ‘non-core’ assets, and focus on cloud management and enablement technologies.

Hadoop Market to hit $50 Billion by 2020

Sales of Hadoop-related software, hardware and services are forecast to tip $50.2B by 2020 worldwide, according to Allied Market Research (AMR).