Zerto Data Protection leverages new cloud and feature capabilities from their Zerto 8.5 release, also being announced today, to go after the backup providers who Zerto customers have been using for their non-mission critical applications.
IGEL has over 90 integration partners already, but this has been managed through an ad hoc system where IGEL developers did almost all the integration work. The new program will allow strategic partners to be more involved in this, allowing IGEL to have many more partners, and ensuring the integrations stay current.
The gist of VMware’s new partner program has been public knowledge for many months, with the company emphasizing the depth of the program’s rethinking. While multiple programs have been harmonized into one, the Carbon Black, VeloCloud and Pivotal ones remain outside, but are not far off on the road map.