The new version of AVG’s RMM platform reworks the platform around the MSPs business processes, greatly reducing installation time and building customizable customer service plans right into the RMM solution.
Gigamon enhances the security platform at the core of their growing security business, while continuing to increase and develop the security-focused part of their channel. They will also be implementing a Gigamon Professional Services program in Q2.
VMware’s decision to stop OEMing the Artisan’s Neverfail technology for VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat has led Artisan to provide such capabilities in its core product, including application protection for vCloud Server Virtual Machines.
Veeam is emphasizing that partners not in the cloud need to develop a cloud option for their customers, and opened their VeeamON event by announcing a simple-to-use portal to help partners develop a service provider practice.
Having exited the consumer market in Canada, Toshiba is beefing up their B2B offerings, and has partnered with Brampton managed services provider IT Weapons to provide what will be a growing package of services and support.
The virtualized performance management solutions startup has made unsuccessful channel initiatives before, but now armed with personnel and resources to execute, they are looking to enlist Citrix and VMware partners with professional services practices – and for the first time, MSPs.
Paessler is seeing a significant increase in its North American channel business, and this year plans to improved MSP support, enhance their channel program, and make a deeper push into the Canadian channel.