The big news here is likely adding patent-pending technology – Mirror Gateway – to the CloudSoc CASB solution, but the Symantec Secure Access Cloud, Web Security Service and Email Security.cloud also get enhancements.
The new BitTitan platform begins with six complex new services around Microsoft Office 365 and Azure, which provide a new revenue opportunity in themselves and will let partners sell professional services on top.
The new IntelliFlash OS 3.10 scales up performance by doubling performance and density, while the new N5100 NVMe all flash array adds an entry level model to the high end series, to expand the market downward.
In addition to the solution provider changes, improvements to distributor benefits were also announced. Changes to the other two tracks, service providers, and Global System Integrator and alliance partners, will be announced later this year.
Both Barracuda Cloud Security Guardian for Microsoft Azure and new support for the Office 365 control plane through the Barracuda Cloud Generation Firewall have significant implications for channel partners.
OpenText provided partners with a lot of guidance at Partner Summit in advance of their OpenText Enterprise World event in Toronto about how they can best leverage today’s opportunities. ChannelBuzz has the details.
What effectively is a relaunch for the company, and is timed with the new release of their software, delivers on the vision and strategy that has been put in place by the new management team that came in last year.