NetApp asked its partners to place bets this year on the cloud, on HCI and on all-flash, with the first two acknowledged as being a significant ask for some partners. Almost two quarters in, the company said that results so far have been good.
NetApp is touting the new Azure NetApp Files as a huge extension of their Microsoft relationship, which gives them a level of integration with their Azure cloud that Microsoft has not done before with anyone. Other announcements include the General Availability of NetApp Cloud Insights, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, and new ONTAP support for NetApp HCI.
Commvault is making several extremely significant strategic partnership announcements at their GO event. The one with HPE extends an existing relationship, so in terms of new business, may not be as significant in terms of new revenues, but it is still important as clear statement of their go-to-market strategy.
This morning, at their Transform 2.0 event in New York City, Lenovo announced a series of new products, partnerships and solutions around the company’s ongoing Intelligent Transformation strategy. For the channel, the centrepiece was a multi-billion dollar global strategic partnership between the Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) and NetApp. With ten new storage products, it…