Cloud ecosystem for cloud service providers
- September 16, 2015
Accenture's pending purchase of Cloud Sherpas could be a harbinger of additional buyouts as large integrators seek to grow cloud revenue.
- March 09, 2015
Ingram Micro is rolling out a number of cloud-related enhancements, including more granular options around Office 365 and service delivery help; it's also adding a 24/7/365 Level 1 support desk for the entire IT environment.
- September 18, 2013
Cloud broker services have evolved into three different roles: the cloud aggregator, the cloud broker enabler and the cloud customizer.
- September 11, 2013
Cloud certification and training tools offered by cloud providers are becoming valuable to customers who are lacking cloud-related expertise.
- July 03, 2013
This week, German stock exchange operator Deutsche Börse builds a cloud marketplace, and MIT researchers aim to solve an encryption loophole.
- April 12, 2013
Comcast launches Upware, a cloud marketplace that offers providers the opportunity to reach new customers.
- December 18, 2012
As part of our Q&A series with cloud providers, Michael Cohn, co-founder of Cloud Sherpas, says 2013 will be all about going 'deeper' into the cloud.
- August 01, 2012
Customers look to cloud disaster recovery services for business continuity. Providers must offer reliable backup, stronger service-level agreements.
- July 02, 2012
The role of the cloud service broker is changing. Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also differentiating their services to appeal to customers.
- February 23, 2012
Wholesalers and software vendors are building cloud ecosystems with smaller cloud providers and MSPs that are hungry for customers but starved for resources.
- January 19, 2012
Fred Rodi, president of colocation provider DRFortress, will resell cloud storage from Nirvanix to expand his footprint to eight more data centers using just one appliance.
- January 12, 2012
The rise of the cloud service broker is a clear indication of how cloud computing is changing the channel, but what's in store for 2012? Appirio's CTO gives us his take.
- December 01, 2011
Imagine a world with iPads but no App Store. That's the state of the cloud ecosystem, says CA Technologies, which opened a new cloud marketplace for providers and IT buyers.
- March 02, 2011
Cisco laid out its cloud strategy here at the Cisco Partner Summit this week, with one very clear message: The company will not be the next Microsoft selling its own hosted applications through armies of resellers.
- February 28, 2011
Can channel partners make money with Cisco cloud services? At the Cisco Partner Summit this week, the vendor's executives will tell partners how they can stay relevant in the new cloud era. VARs say they will need a lot of convincing.