Proofpoint has elevated Americas Theater VP Blake Sallé to its worldwide sales lead. He stressed that while he sees no big issues with the company’s go-to-market strategy, improving channel productivity is one of his top priorities.
Equinix names company veteran Meyers, most recently their President of Strategy, Services and Innovation, as President and CEO. He talks with ChannelBuzz about the opportunities he sees in the market, and how the company can best leverage them, including how their channel fits in.
Optiv’s new Enemy Perspectives services offering is designed to help organizations understand the specific kinds of attacks likely to impact them, so that they can better prepare for them, and improve the speed and efficiency of responses to an incident.
The beginning of the new Dell EMC fiscal year in February is always the time for the most significant changes to their partner program, although the company acknowledged the changes this year are more about fine-tuning.
New Avaya CEO Jim Chirico acknowledged the old Avaya was the equivalent of a team that loses football games by playing a prevent defense, and told the company’s customers and partners that now they have a fundamentally different gameplan.
The Tintri collaboration provides a packaged replication service for higher tier disaster recovery needs. It will be available through Neverfail partners, and will likely be able to be sold by Tintri partners too.
Dell EMC’s VP of North American Distribution emphasized why partners need to sell more through distis at the Dell EMC Canada Partner Summit, and while it had the something of the air of preaching to the converted, there was a clear theme being stressed.
TSANet has successfully facilitated IT vendor interoperability for almost a quarter-century. Getting channel partners to join has been a challenge, however. The new initiative is designed to encourage their vendor members to bring their channel partners in.