Field Nation, which recently introduced a new platform that handles all aspects of workforce management, makes software that connects businesses with the temporary IT labour force. MSPs needing IT techs are a part of their market, which they are looking to expand.
The new product has been rebranded as SolarWinds ARM, which may confuse some who think SolarWinds has gone into chip-making, but the company is emphasizing that in addition to being a simple tool to manage internal user access, it is also extremely inexpensive compared to the market. It will be sold through SolarWinds MSP as well.
ConnectWise stressed two main themes at their IT Nation Event in Orlando – the need to further empower MSPs, and the need for MSPs to develop their security capabilities. Those two themes were closely intertwined, as ConnectWise is rolling out multiple tools and programs to enhance both, with more to come.
CloudJumper announces that their Cloud Workspace Management Suite in now available on the Azure Marketplace. They also spotlighted their integration with Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop at the IT Nation Connect event, and created a new position of VP Strategic Alliances, where the management of the Microsoft relationship is a critical element.
Lexmark has unveiled three new Lexmark Cloud Services on a new purpose-built cloud platform, with more services to come. While one service, Lexmark Cloud Print Management, is direct, the other two are channel, provided free for partners to offer, and where they fully control the contracting with the customer.