Taimur Rashid, who joins Redis from Microsoft, talks with ChannelBuzz about his plans to expand the company’s business in the AI space, which he said is still very small compared to its total potential.
2020 was an uneven year for the Automated Customer Experience startup, thanks to COVID in the spring but momentum quickly mounted during the year, which included increased interest from channel partners.
The program involves seven Supermicro partners, two in Europe and five in North America, but Supermicro sees this kind of AI-focused work is something that will become widely used, so represents a key partner opportunity.
The Intelligent SOC offering, which is fully available to NetEnrich partners, both lets customers pick and choose the specific security services they want, while also driving higher levels of automation to minimize noise and reduce mundane workloads.
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.