Posts Tagged ‘Big Data’
RSA says that the future of identity and access management solutions will be contingent on its ability to adapt to shifting technological tides and advanced threats. That means that with the infusion of analytics and security intelligence, the IAM market is far from stagnant.
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 latest move by China-based Huawei to remediate its image as a security threat to governments and enterprises comes straight from the top.
Chief executive Paul Maritz says the EMC’s Big Data-focused spinoff will roll out its own channel program once its cloud platform debuts later this year, will target enterprise SIs and ISVs.
Huawei, the controversial Chinese hardware vendor accused representing a national security threat to the U.S., is looking to win friends and influence the industry with ICT Nation, a collaborative community of IT vendors, solution providers and CIOs.
EMC and RSA believe the pressure Big Data puts on security could be good news for partners.
IBM is looking to shed underperforming business units and products, trim jobs and cut expenses to reach its earnings goals. In the process, Big Blue will likely turn to channel partners for more support in selling and supporting cloud computing, Big Data and data protection products.
Hewlett-Packard is investing in a unified partner-ordering and communications system designed to break down barriers between vendors’ internal divisions, better facilitate horizontal system-ordering and provide easier access to product information.
It’s easy to imagine a list of words Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman might have used to describe Autonomy, the U.K. software firm HP claims it was duped into paying several billion dollars too much for in 2011, but would “magical” have come to mind?
HP’s release party for their hyperscale Moonshot servers was filled with references to HP’s desire to help save the planet. The real question for partners is whether Moonshot can help save the struggling vendor.