VMware Canada’s Peter Near discusses the company’s upcoming acquisitions of Pivotal and Carbon Black, its Tanzu strategy for embracing Kubernetes, and the cloud opportunity in Canada in this edition of the podcast.
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.
Ed Rodriguez talks at length with ChannelBuzz about his perception of his new assignment, how he hopes to increase channel business in Canada, and some major changes, which add new resources, that have been implemented to help make this happen.
NETSCOUT has received what amounts to a renewal of its Citrix Ready certification, but this is coincidentally timed with changes in how their Arbor Networks security division goes to market, which will have channel implications.
Madden talks with ChannelBuzz about the elements of VMware end-user computing technology that made him decide to work for the company, and how the company has fundamentally altered its strategy to deal with today’s market opportunities.
While undergoing the hiring process for a new head of sales that landed Rance Poehler, Pivot3 found they also liked the skillset of Dan Flood, so they made an additional hire, and created the position of VP of U.S. sales for him, as part of a more aggressive strategy to expand in the enterprise.
The joint solution, available to IGEL OS customers now as a custom partition, delivers LogIn VSI’s ability to proactively test VDI application impact with a virtual user through IGEL’s lower-cost Linux-based devices.