Global mobile phone sales increased slightly in the first quarter of the year, with Asia-Pac the only region to show real sales growth. But Samsung is still dominating the vendor leaderboard according to Gartner.
The Cloud-based ERP vendor goes after manufacturing, a sector CEO Zach Nelson calls “the last industry that hasn’t moved to the cloud” with new functionality in its flagship business management suite.
Core Security is bulking its vulnerability assessment flagship with a spate of new high-end tools that include security analytics, penetration testing and threat simulation, among other things. For the channel, that means a new springboard from which to launch unique combinations of high margin services.
The cloud-based ERP vendor has been working with the channel for more than a decade, but the full shift to the cloud has yet to be felt, the company’s channel chief says.
A new survey by networking and communications vendor Enterasys finds that one-quarter of solution providers have fired a technology supplier in the last 12 months over lead generation, profitability and channel conflict. In reality, the problem and consequences are probably much worse.
Hewlett-Packard Co. this week is taking aim at the growing storage needs of cash-strapped smaller businesses with a new SMB-focused storage system and an updated channel program to help resellers get the wares into the hands of their clients.
Security firm Triumfant is immersing itself further into a growing advanced threat market with the launch of a new monitored service, a release that will likely give solution providers a few more high-margin service opportunities as advanced threat trends continue to accelerate.
Kaspersky Lab is filling in some crucial channel leadership gaps with the appointment of Bill Cunninghmam, vice president, enterprise sales, North America, a necessary move that will be fundamental to its upmarket ambitions.
HP stamps on a Times article alleging the two chief executives had discussed a sale.
Dell seeks damages as it claims it paid over the odds for optical disk drives from Samsung, Sony, Hitachi and others.