Norwegian-based Neat, available exclusively through D&H in North America, has some interesting capabilities that stand out, and also has relatively fewer partners here, meaning that partners can make larger margins.
Twelve new GreenLake services were introduced, eight of which are modular channel-friendly services from HPE Aruba, two of which are brand new GreenLake services, and the final two are upgrades of services announced last year.
Okta has not worked through distribution in Canada at all before, and the new relationship with Ingram should expand the Canadian partner base significantly, although Ingram, like Okta itself, will be choosy in bringing new partners on board
SentryBay already has a good presence in North America, but it is almost all in the U.S. and mainly among very large enterprises like banks, so they have signed their first North American disti deal to expand somewhat downmarket, and in Canada.
Axcient x360Recover has exceeded all the company’s sales expectations since its introduction a year ago, but its technology is relatively new, and the company believes a cloud distribution specialist like Pax8 will be best able to articulate ts value proposition to MSPs with reservations.
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The expanded deal will see PTC’s full portfolio made available to Ingram partners, up from the half to which they had access before. Ingram is also supporting the new relationship through multiple initiatives designed to simplify the technology for partners.
ESET has had an exclusive relationship with Ingram Micro in Canada since 2017, and has extended that with the availability of solutions in Ingram’s Cloud Marketplace, particularly of their PROTECT bundled offerings which were introduced in 2020.
The GM role, which has not been filled since Greg Tobin’s retirement, gives more authority than the VP of Sales role which has been held by the last two Canadian heads, and is part of a broader effort to drive D&H’s Canadian business.
NightDragon’s portfolio companies are all late stage startups, but their channel awareness ranges from excellent, through flawed to poor, and the companies think Ingram will bring particular value to these less skilled channel companies.
The joint solution combines McAfee Enterprise’s MVISION Device-to-Cloud Platform and IBM Security’s QRadar SIEM offering, in what is the first multi-vendor solution available through the TD SYNNEX Cyber Range program.
Pliops, which makes a differentiated hardware and software accelerator that is also a media enhancer, started selling direct to hyperscalers, but now is expanding into the enterprise, and looking to work with partners with established connections in this market.