Michael Cusanelli

Associate Editor,
The VAR Guy
Partners Can Succeed as Members of Carbonite's Channel Partner Program

In this Fastchat video, Vice President of Global Channel Sales David Maffei sits down with Penton Technology Director of Content Charlene O'Hanlon to discuss how the backup and security solution provider helps channel partners succeed through its channel partner program.

Meet the Chiefs: Bob Skelley, Infinio

This week in Meet the Chiefs, we met up with Bob Skelley, the vice president of Global Channel at Infinio, a storage acceleration and I/O optimization software provider.

Distribution Watch: Avnet, Tech Data, Ingram Micro, Synnex

It’s Distribution Watch time! This week we gathered up the latest stories from Avnet (AVT), Tech Data (TECD), Ingram Micro (IM) and Synnex (SNX) for your reading enjoyment. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Heard Around the Web: OpenStack Summit 2015

This week thousands of open source enthusiasts gathered in Vancouver for OpenStack Summit 2015, a worldwide conference for developers, partners and customers to hear about the latest innovations in the OpenStack world.

Mirantis Showcases New Partner Program

OpenStack provider Mirantis announced the launch of its new partner program this week, as the company looks to help solution providers expand their OpenStack ecosystems.

Channel Partner Program Roundup: Marble Security, AlienVault, SentryBay

Howdy folks, it’s mighty fine to see you back for another edition of Channel Partner Program Roundup. This week we’ve got the latest and greatest stories from our friends over at Marble Security, AlienVault and SentryBay to keep you up to date on everything there is to know about the channel. Let’s get to it.

The Millennial Report: To Multitask, or Not to Multitask?

Earlier today, while I was simultaneously monitoring my email, checking my phone for updates, writing an article and catching up with an old college friend, it suddenly hit me: Millennials excel at multitasking.

M&A News: Tech-Led Investment Group Snaps Up Drobo

Storage array vendor Drobo has been acquired by an investment group comprised of technology executives for an undisclosed sum, effectively separating the company from parent organization Connected Data.

Cryptosoft Taps Ex-AppSense Boss Darron Antill as CEO

IT industry veteran and former AppSense leader Darron Antill has been appointed CEO of Cryptosoft, a policy-driven authentication and encryption services provider for IoT and M2M devices based in the United Kingdom.

NexGen Storage Launches Priority Partner Network Channel Program

Hybrid flash array provider NexGen Storage is looking to provide channel partners with increased sales opportunities and margin growth with the launch of its Priority Partner Network channel program.

Reader Poll: Physical Security Underutilized by Customers

When it comes to protecting enterprise data, there is no shortage of different methods to secure sensitive assets from malicious attacks. But unlike more popular options such as next-generation firewalls and malware protection, many businesses fail to protect the most critical data of all: their physical assets.

Tech Data Signs U.S. Agreement with Barracuda Networks

Tech Data (TECD) has entered into a new agreement with Barracuda Networks (CUDA) to provide the company’s portfolio of security and storage solutions to channel partners in the United States.

CompTIA Appoints 20 Partners to 2015-16 Advisory Council

CompTIA announced its 2015-2016 Partner Advisory Council, which includes 20 IT executives from companies across the country.

Report: SDS Adoption Growing Amid Virtualization Hiccups

Although software-defined storage initiatives can prove challenging for many enterprises who grew up with traditional spinning disk technology, several drivers continue to push businesses to implement the new tech as companies look to eliminate downtime and lower total costs within their storage infrastructures.

Quick Heal Technologies Launches SME Channel Program in North America

IT security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies announced the launch of its North American Quick Heal Authorized Solution Provider Program this week as the company looks to bring its small-to-midsize enterprise-centric solutions to the United States and Canada.

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Mellanox SX1012 Ethernet Switches for Scalable Networks

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