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Dell is shedding its IaaS vCloud Datacenter service and trying its hand at its own IaaS offerings delivered by its channel, a move that aligns with its stated strategy to leverage partners as the catalyst to drive its stated software and service 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.
The ‘billion-dollar business in the making,’ which is focused on addressing Big Data challenges, will be opened up to the channel.
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.
The storage vendor says new overarching EMC Business Partner brand will allow all of its partners more closely with the EMC brand, hints at new partner portal and a program from spinout Pivotal.
After quietly making a name for itself in the fledgling Software-Defined Security (SDS) space over the past few years, Catbird Networks is taking its show on the road, announcing this week it is scouting for its first partners in the U.K.
Few can deny the area of governance, risk and compliance has experienced a revival over the last year, indicated by a dearth of new start-ups and legacy players touting innovative offerings. One of the biggest catalysts driving GRCs growth is the cloud.
Virtual backup firm PHD Virtual just bolstered its capabilities with the acquisition of VirtualSharp Software, which now adds virtualized disaster recovery to channel portfolios as a relevant differentiator in a market experiencing explosive growth.
Both EMC and IBM are said to covet entree into the white-hot cloud hosting market, though neither company is anxious to build out their own, homegrown offerings.
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.