- 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.
- October 26, 2011
It's not enough to mitigate security risks. Providers must be transparent with customers about how they confront cloud computing security issues, says Savvis CTO Bryan Doerr.
- August 03, 2011
GreenPages teams with CA, BMC on management-as-a-service for end user devices.
- July 15, 2011
At WPC 2011, Microsoft revealed how channel partners can cash in on cloud security problems with Redmond’s new modules and value-added services.
- April 29, 2011
A recent CompTIA study shows potential shifts in the cloud channel partner role. Analysts and channel partners weigh in on the research findings and future predictions.
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- 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.
- March 01, 2011
InMage Systems launched its recovery-as-a-service MSP platform, combining a cloud recovery engine, automated virtual machine (VM) provisioning and portal in one suite.
- 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.
- October 25, 2010
Managed and cloud services got a boost from the recession, and managed service providers (MSPs) and vendors need to have the right strategies in place to build a revenue-generating services business, so ACG Research launched a new practice to help ...
- June 14, 2010
The channel can benefit from cloud computing if solution providers can turn virtual technologies into physical profits.
- April 01, 2010
Carriers have the opportunity to tap into what's expected to be a lucrative commercial and consumer market for wireless M2M applications embedded into nontraditional devices.
- March 30, 2010
While some question whether Novell's involvement with the Cloud Security Alliance's new security certification will taint the initiative or limit its scope, most believe it's superior to a SAS 70 audit.
- November 18, 2009
Professional services automation (PSA) software can take the headache out of running an IT services shop, and using it in a cloud computing platform can be kinder to your budget.
- September 09, 2009
The cost, space and energy savings MSPs might gain by hosting services in the cloud rather than in their own data center are tempered with concerns about network visibility, security and management of multiple applications.
- August 24, 2009
URL filtering has long been an IT security staple, but that market is barely recognizable now, having given way to Web gateway security, a new generation of tools and services focusing on antimalware, near real-time evaluation of site content and ...