Posts Tagged ‘virtualization’
Kaspersky Lab is once again revving to move further into virtualization markets with the launch of its Kaspersky Security for Virtualization-Light Agent geared for Citrix XenServer and XenDesktop, a move that, among other things, opens doors for the firm’s upmarket ambitions.
Avnet is hoping to capture the imagination of its channel partners with its VSPEX-based offering, which promises a converged architecture to work in harsh environments.
UTM firm WatchGuard launched support for Microsoft Hyper-V customers, who will have access to the firm’s spate of network security functions in virtual environments. It’s a move that also gives WatchGuard a bigger foot in the door when targeting enterprise markets.
For the better part of the last decade, Citrix Systems’ channel program was a well-working yet highly subjective affair. That’s changing with two initiatives that formalize processes, increase certification requirements and impose objectivity. The goal: Provide partners with transparency, consistency and predictability in their Citrix practices.
The OpenDaylight Project, founded by the non-profit Linux Foundation, aims to overcome the disjointed and increasingly stagnant development of SDN with the tried and true method of developing a community-led meritocracy around an open-source framework backed by the resources on the deepest pockets in the industry.
Cloud backup and disaster recovery firm Acronis launched its Small Office: Cloud Server Backup product, aimed squarely at the smallest of the small SMBs — the home office worker. It’s a release that signals a mental channel shift around security and data protection as the number of remote workers continues to grow.
DataCore Software, a specialist in storage virtualization solutions, is revamping its Americas channel program to engage with select partners focused on building value-oriented practices.
Anticipating is building that the lunch of the fourth-generation Galaxy 4S smartphone will put Samsung on par with mobility rival Apple. Surging Samsung smartphone sales is lifting the company’s brand preference and marketability, making it easier for solution providers to sell its other products.
Ovum’s Enterprise 2020 report claims that in the next seven years, the technology landscape will change more than it has done in the past 30 years, and said businesses must act now to adapt, or risk being left behind by their own employees and markets.
With virtualization sales slowing and competition increasing, VMware and its partner, EMC, are placing growth hopes on Pivotal, a plan to spinoff strategic assets to form a new company focused on cloud computing and Big Data. These plans will go on display today as VMware executives meet with analysts in New York.