- July 24, 2015
Aliyun, Alibaba's cloud services unit, plans to expand its partner base as it grows in international markets, including the U.S.
- July 13, 2015
E.N. Bisso has migrated most of its IT assets to cloud partner Venyu's environment, a transition that includes running NAS in the cloud.
- May 26, 2015
EMC's pending acquisition of Virtustream would create a new cloud service business and opportunities for consultants, integrators and service providers
- May 19, 2015
A PartnerPath study says vendors can boost cloud channel partner management if they focus on metrics, channel program structure and field sales incentives.
- March 27, 2015
Mark Cavaliero of Carolinas IT explains how he built a successful cloud services business by spinning out hosted private cloud services.
Sponsored by Dell - Converged infrastructures provide enterprises with an opportunity to be more flexible and cost effective in supporting the disaster recovery and business continuity needs of remote and branch offices (ROBOs). They also provide a unique way for small businesses to leverage highly virtualized infrastructures to similarly improve availability and mitigate the potential impact of natural disasters or man-made threats such as cyberattacks. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Midsize organizations have an enormous opportunity to leverage cloud computing to drive innovation and improve their competitive position. Cloud computing—whether private, hybrid or public—enables organizations to be far more agile while reducing IT costs and operational expenses. In addition, cloud models enable organizations to embrace the digital transformation necessary to remain competitive in the future. See More
Sponsored by Dell - The release of any new Microsoft server operating system is always an important milestone for the entire computer industry. Windows Server 2016 is no exception. For many organizations, upgrading to Windows Server 2016 will be a trigger event that defines how they deploy infrastructure today and in the future, ranging from data centers to remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and to the cloud. See More
Sponsored by IBM - Public cloud services have become so simple to purchase and deploy that many organizations are failing to do basic due diligence on how much these services really cost and whether they can deliver the performance required for key workloads. This can be a big mistake, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan’s Stratecast practice, negatively affecting budgets and business operations. See More
- 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.
- January 21, 2015
To keep pace with their customers' increasingly complicated, hybridized environments, service providers employ a range of new and developing tools.
- December 23, 2014
IBM has created a standard two-page contract for customers using its cloud computing services to replace long and complex contracts and negotiations.
- December 23, 2014
At Oracle CloudWorld in Boston, Oracle exec Shawn Price and consultant R "Ray" Wang discussed cloud computing trends that the vendor is looking to capitalize on as user adoption grows.
- December 01, 2014
CompTIA's annual cloud computing survey reveals the cloud is the top catalyst for business transformation among solution providers.
- November 06, 2014
Partners must develop a balanced portfolio between on-premises and cloud-based offerings and endure the recurring revenue model's cash flow trough, says Tintri's Americas channel chief.
- October 03, 2014
Microsoft says its new Office 365 Business delivers on partners' requests for core Office applications that are compellingly priced, easy to sell, have an easier onramp and improved upselling possibilities.
- September 29, 2014
Cisco promises $1B in financing to help partners build cloud infrastructure; expands Intercloud partner ecosystem and adds new technology bundles.
- September 25, 2014
Microsoft fleshes out details of its Cloud Solution Provider program, adding two tiers that partners can choose from, one that requires they provide 24-7 support and one that is supported by distributors.
- August 22, 2014
In this news roundup, a Citrix study finds almost 90% of service providers predict DaaS growth in the next year; Hostway debuts Cloud Connex, a hosted cloud reseller and partner platform; and Tech Data features Unitrends DRaaS in the Solution Store.