Pure is announcing both the doubling of FlashBlade to 150 blades, an expansion of AIRI with the AI Data Hub, aimed at end-to-end use cases beyond simply training AI, and AIRI-as-a-Service, which will be delivered by Pure partner Core Scientific.
The second day of AppDIrect’s digital economy summit in Montréal sees AppDirect go from selling Google apps to a deep integration with the Google Cloud Platform that significantly expands partner opportunities.
End user computing vendor IGEL is back at VMworld this year, showing off joint IGEL-VMware solutions and customers, and emphasizing that Microsoft’s support of Windows Virtual Desktop, as well as their new collaboration with VMware, are creating massive new opportunities for IGEL and their channel.
Probax, which sells entirely to MSPs, and has built beyond its original base in Australia to develop a good presence in the U.S. and Canada, is already seeing strong interest in the solution, which is the first of its type that Dropbox has certified.
UiPath has strong relationships with most of the global system integrators, and will be announcing more extensions of these partnerships going forward, but the Deloitte one involves so many joint customers that it is being announced now.
The new joint solution, provides an industrial monitoring solution for proactive maintenance that is much more scalable than what ABB had been using before, and ABB sees its ability to be sold on a consumption model as opening up new use cases.
The follow-up to last year’s original ThinkSmart Hub 500, which was for Skype for Business, continues Lenovo’s strategy of building out their Smart Office portfolio, and in the teams space in particular.
CIRA has now deployed an API for its D-Zone DNS Firewall, and integrated it with Ottawa-based Field Effect Software’s monitoring and analysis platform, in what CIRA hopes will be the first of many such partnerships.