Channel Business Article Archive:

VeloCloud Invites Partners to Sell WAN Solution

Given the growing market for WAN networking, more solution providers might want to jump on the bandwagon. According to Gartner, the worldwide market for WAN equipment, excluding services, is expected to exceed $16 billion by year’s end. Thanks to VeloCloud, channel players will be able to do just that. The vendor just made a twofold […]

On Point: IBM HPC, Fortinet Firewalls, and Moving Away From Windows Server 2003

Welcome to On Point, our weekly digest of product and services news for July 21-25.

MDS Brings Enterprise-Level Security to Small Business, MSPs

My Digital Shield announced general availability of its cloud-based security solution for small businesses.

Despite Profit Drop, CA Chief Gives Channel Nod for Passable Q1

Direct sales and named accounts may still play a strong role in CA Technologies overall strategy, but partners got at least part of the credit for the enterprise software vendors first quarter numbers.

BlackBerry Opens Up BES10 to Hosting Partners

Smartphone vendor has announced that its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) will be managed by selected partners rather than in-house

EMC Brushes Off Rumors of VMware Spin-Off

CEO Tucci insists he has never even met with activist investor keen to drive an EMC-VMware divorce

Deal Secures More McAfee Biz for Tech Data VARs

The high demand for secure networking, email communications, and Web surfing has proved fertile ground yet again—this time for McAfee, Tech Data, and the distributor’s channel partners.

Chromebook Sales Continue to Surge

Google’s Chromebook platform continues to skyrocket in sales. While still insignificant in raw market share, the Web-based notebook computer is showing signs that it could severely disrupt Microsoft’s desktop dominance.