Kaseya formally announces its new exchange for the sharing of scripts and other automation tools. Up since the end of June, the exchange has over 700 content items so far, with most of them being free to download.
The born-in-the-cloud distributor’s new intiatives include a new endpoint solution with Symantec, as that vendor enhances its cloud portfolio. The company also has a unique dual platform strategy to help redefine cloud distribution.
Project Horizon officially comes to market as EMC LEAP, next-gen cloud-native content apps sold on a SaaS model. While available free through a Loyalty Program to existing Documentum customers, the intent here is to greatly expand the customer base downmarket, with the aid of an expanded channel.
The companies anticipate that the BlackBerry BES12 enterprise mobility management platform being tested and certified for Azure and available in Azure Marketplace will significantly increase its exposure and sales.
For partners, the most interesting thing here may be the Small Business Marketplace e-commerce platform, an explicitly channel-focused online site, rather than a direct-to-customer site that competes with partners. It’s in pilot now in the U.S., but when it will be in Canada is not yet clear.