New CEO Arvind Krishna Needs To Revitalize IBM’s Channel Strategy: Partners

2 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko IBM Business Partners are looking for Krishna to breathe new life into practice areas that languished as outgoing CEO Virginia Ginni Rometty strove to modernize the company during her eight-year tenure.


5 Partners On The Biggest Opportunities With Microsoft In 2020

a month ago

by Kyle Alspach Expanding work with Office 365, Azure Active Directory, security and Windows Virtual Desktop are among the key growth areas this year, solution providers told CRN.


Shipping is so insecure we could have driven off in an oil rig, says Pen Test Partners

2 months ago

Not many stranger things happen at sea


Veeam gets back together with sold-off subsidiary as it's revealed: Insight Partners owns both

3 months ago

Yep, same private equity cats snaffled N2WS and its former parent firm


The eyeopening multi-billion-dollar merry-go-round of Insight Partners, Veeam – and their one-time beau N2WS

3 months ago

Plenty of cash flying around ahead of that $5bn biz gobble


Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible

3 months ago

A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates […]


Veeam Software acquired by Insight Partners for $5 billion in hybrid cloud market push

3 months ago

The equity firm says the deal will ensure Veeam’s billion-dollar business reaches the global stage.


Never break the (supply) chain: Intel pitches 'full lifecycle' chip-tracking programme to partners

4 months ago

Listen to the wind blow, watch the sun rise


Rackspace partners with NetApp to deliver storage on VMware Cloud on AWS

5 months ago

The aim is to help customers with storage heavy workloads.


Channel Partners Get Green Light To Sell Google Anthos

5 months ago

by Donna Goodison Partners have been 'clamoring' to resell Anthos, says Carolee Gearhart, Googles global channel chief and vice president of worldwide channel sales.


One Partner's Experience Using AI To Measure Customer Satisfaction

6 months ago

by Gina Narcisi MSPs can harness AI technologies to gain deeper insights into positive and negative feedback from their customers, according to system integrator Cloudbakers.


Veeam Says Its Flexible Approach To Data Protection Empowers Partners

6 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The disaster recovery and backup vendor is encouraging its burgeoning channel to seize the opportunity to offer services around coming integrations with Microsoft Azure, AWS, Nutanix and other storage solutions, the company says at The Channel Companys NexGen Cloud conference.


Drybar’s Rise To Success With NetSuite Has A Hidden Message For Partners

6 months ago

by Diana Blass We were like 5-year-olds playing soccer. Everyone was kicking the ball, says Drybar founder Alli Webb at SuiteConnect, where she credited Oracle NetSuite for providing her company a system to grow.


New AWS IQ Service Highlights Partners With Project-Based Cloud Expertise

6 months ago

by Donna Goodison We built AWS IQ to serve as a bridge between our customers and experts, enabling them to get to work on new projects faster and easier, and removing many of the hassles and roadblocks that both groups usually encounter when dealing with project-based work, says AWS Vice President Swami Sivasubramanian.


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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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

8 months 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.