New channel chief Eddie DeWolfe said that while Fidelis has not been consistent on channel policy in the past, the company’s new CEO and executive team is now firmly committed to being channel focused.
The MDR services Sophos acquired with Rook Security on Monday will be integrated with the DarkBytes platform acquired earlier, and Sophos’ own EDR offerings, and made available for MSPs without deep security experience and SOCs to resell.
Prisma is basically a ‘Branding Plus’ exercise, where the big news is the rebranding of existing products into a new suite, but the products receive some enhancements – with more to come – to make them work more smoothly together.
Both the new StorSecure Encryption and Key Management capability, which removes the need for third party key management products, and the KVM support significantly lower the total cost of a StorMagic deployment, an important consideration considering most of their deployments are small ones.
Monday, Kaseya announced the acquisition of ID Agent, and consolidated all their security solutions in that business. Tuesday, they are rebooting their turnkey Powered Services offerings – with some major conceptual additions from ID Agent.
The theme for the Sophos partner kickoff this year was Evolve, and a key element of this will be how partners can best evolve themselves, with Sophos’ support, to meet evolving cybersecurity challenges.
The Dell Technologies Unified Workspace is a new client solution launched collaboratively with VMware, Dell Client Services and Secureworks, which brings multiple components together into what is effectively a single SKU for customers.
With Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response, Red Cloak becomes a brand for software delivered without a managed service component. The channel partner play out of the gate is limited, but is likely to develop somewhat over time.