Posts Tagged ‘channel’

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

HP Touts ‘New Style of IT’ as an Opportunity

At Hewlett-Packard’s Discover event in Las Vegas this week, it’s hard to miss the recurring theme of “New Style of IT.” Enterprise Group channel chief Sue Barsamian says this movement is an opportunity for solution providers to lead the conversation with customers on next-generation IT.

2112, Virgo Publishing Partner to Expand Channel Research

Virgo Publishing, publishers of Channel Partners magazine, will resell research and consultation services of The 2112 Group, expanding the availability of market intelligence to the IT vendor and reseller community.

Microsoft Surface 3: Hurry Up and Wait

Microsoft released Surface 3 hybrid PC/tablet to much fanfare, but is keeping would-be business and consumer buyers waiting for weeks to get the new device.

Microsoft Launches Surface Pro 3 Without Channel Strategy Change

Microsoft today unveiled Surface Pro 3, a larger tablet it calls a “notebook replacement,” signaling it’s going after the PC market instead of tablet rivals Apple and Samsung. It’s also going to market without most of its reseller partners.

Symantec Turnaround Remains in the Offing

In the first quarterly report since ousting its CEO, Symantec posted 7 percent decline in earnings and issued a forecast for sluggish growth. Positive signs exist, but recovery is still a long-term proposition.

Symantec Pulls Out Old Tricks to Stimulate Channel

Embattled security and storage vendor Symantec is pulling out some old tricks, including the use of “technology competencies” and margin enhancements to stimulate its channel while it resolves its own management and operational issues.

Samsung Steps Up Channel Activity with New Program

Samsung unveiled its new “Samsung Team of Empowered Partners” — or STEP — to consolidate channel resources and serve as a launch pad for expanding its reseller network.