Posts Tagged ‘networking’
Finland-based Nokia is reportedly looking to buy Juniper Networks, which could represent a shift in the balance of power in the highly contested networking and telecommunications equipment segment.
HP is continuing to build out its Just Right IT family of pre-configured solutions for SMBs, giving channel partners some new tools to reach high-impact opportunities with their small business customers.
Juniper Networks believes it has the right technology and products, but acknowledges a lack of awareness among the new class of non-tech buyers. It’s pivoting its strategy to become more appealing to business-oriented consumers and partners that want to deliver services.
Juniper Network remains a major player in the security market, but its market share numbers continue to decline. The goal: Stop the descent and return to growth with the help of partners by focusing on data center and campus security opportunities.
Solution providers serving the booming financial services vertical could be in for a banner year as clients prepare to upgrade technology systems, edge closer to the cloud, and focus on managed services to drive business growth and manage market challenges.
Cisco Systems says its growth will slow in the coming year as demand for its core networking products slows and sales in emerging markets cool. The good news: The U.S. tech market is rebounding.
Huawei Technologies CEO Ren Zhengfei says his company is no longer interested in the U.S. market and has effectively withdrawn to stay out of tense Sino-American political relations. His statement isn’t exactly clear, though, as there’s still plenty of Huawei activity in the U.S. market.
Channel and sales veteran John DiLullo is taking over as global head of sales and channels at Aruba Networks. His charge: lead the growth of next-generation wireless networking.
Riverbed is rolling out a number of partner program changes aimed at simplifying training and certification tracks and helping resellers crack new markets.
UK partner Phoenix looks to split orphaned Cisco customers between multiple providers, according to channel rumor mill.