Dell also emphasized that many customers, especially in the 500 employee and under category, who need AI and HPC but don’t want to manage them, are showing increasing interest in consuming them as a service.
The new cloud-native solution is built on the WekaFS file system, and integrated into unified storage solutions though reference architectures with object storage Technology Alliance partner vendors like AWS, Cloudian, Hitachi Vantara, IBM, Seagate, Quantum, and Scality.
By coincidence, TIBCO’s latest acquisition takes place as they are in the process of integrating the channel programs from previous acquisitions into a new and more diverse one, which should expedite the integration of the Information Builders partners.
WekaIO’s high performance file system has primarily sold to universities and very large enterprises with AI initiatives, but they see the new plug-in as helping address AI initiatives more broadly in the Fortune 2000.
Knowledge Now, the free global threat intelligence tool, is designed to provide actionable intelligence, while Attack Surface Intelligence provides a hacker’s view of the customer’s environment, and indicating problem areas and how to fix them.
The new resources include two net new Alliance Director positions, which are being filled by Nisa Spyker, who comes from Cisco and Matt Biehler, who has had partner management roles at Bluecore and Datadog.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing trends towards automation, but now that much of the work of responding to the new work situations is created has been done, Automation Anywhere looked to future issues around workplace resiliency at their virtualized customer event.
The new RUCKUS Analytics service, which supports on-prem as well as public and private clouds, adds new capabilities around prioritizing incidents, troubleshooting and health monitoring, compared to what was offered before.
WekaIO, which today is also announcing a first-place finish for performance in the IO-500 Challenge, is looking to its new program’s enablement resources to drive partner expansion in specific verticals.