Oracle Had Plenty Of Time To Prepare For Hurd's Absence, Partners And Insiders Say

4 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The co-CEOs illness has been an open secret for months, and Oracle's senior leadership, including close friend Larry Ellison, almost certainly have prepared a transition plan that must focus on big-picture guidance of a massive sales organization


Microsoft Extends Azure ExpressRoute Service with Satellite Partners

5 days ago

Microsoft is working with satellite partner companies to extend Azure ExpressRoute's private Internet connections to organizations with operations in isolated regions. 09/10/2019


HashiCorp Looks To ‘Flip Its Channel On Its Side’, Redirect Enterprise Accounts To Partners

6 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko New channel chief Michelle Graff told CRN and attendees of the HashiConf Partner Summit that a major revamp of the startups channel program shifts focus from volume to specialization as the DevOps pioneer sets a timetable for becoming a channel-led sales organization


AWS Partners Get New Containers Navigate Track

a month ago

by Donna Goodison 'We are living in the world of containers in todays technological terms, and choosing the right container technology and scheduler that are managing workloads can be critical for business,' says Oleksandr Zadorozhnyi, technical director and cloud and transformation lead at Pythian. 'Tailoring technology to customers business needs is exactly what AWS is mapping out through the launch of this new program'


Microsoft Partners, Responding To Competitors’ Complaints Of New License Transfer Policy, Say All's Fair In Cloud Wars

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Amazon and Google execs have derided an updated policy closing a loophole for transferring on-prem Microsoft Windows and SQL licenses to cloud providers. Microsoft partners see hypocrisy in their complaints and encourage the software giant to continue leveraging its competitive advantage


AWS Unveils End User Computing Competency For Advanced, Premier Consulting Partners

a month ago

by Donna Goodison 'End-user access to company data is facing increased security threats and compliance requirements, accompanied by a growing workforce of mobile and contingent workers,' says Renata Melnyk, an AWS senior partner program manager.


AWS To Launch New Database Certification Program For Partners

a month ago

by Donna Goodison 'We have over 200,000 certified individuals across the globe now, and that number is growing rapidly,' says Maureen Lonergan, AWS' director of worldwide training and certification, citing a newly public AWS statistic. 'We think it's been wildly successful in terms of just the number of people that are interested in it and the growth in the program.'