The joint offering with EMC, available through EMC and its channel, is designed to provide a secure Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service offering that is less expensive and less complex to deploy than existing DR solutions.
R8 sees the release of a new generation of the AuthAnvil product acquired with B.C.’s Scorpion Software, in which the Single Sign On, Two-Factor Authentication and Password Server have all been updated with new capabilities.
While both Lenovo and IBM used some different distributors, under Lenovo all distributors formerly used by both companies will remain, and each distributor will be able to sell any server Lenovo sells. All partners will also be able to sell all Lenovo servers.
HP also announced a new HP ProLiant Moonshot ARM-64 Developer Program, which includes a production-ready platform that lets software developers develop, test and port applications to the 64- bit ARM-based server.
While Janam sells mainly MIcrosoft OS, and still sells some Palm systems, the XT1 with Android 4.2 OS represents their first effort in what they are calling a ‘device coexistence’ phase in the commercial market.
Blue Data says their technology makes it possible to build 100 node Hadoop and Spark clusters in less than ten minutes, and get the same kind of on-premise Big Data as the huge cloud companies at a fraction of the cost.
A3Cube uses enhanced PCIe architecture to provide in-memory direct acceleration to existing applications, is compatible with the big storage OEMs rather than competitive with them. and goes to market entirely through channel partners.
The Margin Rewards program gives an additional discount when the partner does business with new logos, to reward them for bringing in new business. It goes into a discount pool that the partners can use to buy software, which they can pass on to a new end user, or use themselves.
Dell is leveraging its software portfolio in its hardware products here, something we will likely see more of from them, as they have assembled and consolidated their software offerings to the point where they are now ready for a more aggressive push.