VMware (VMW) has approved operational and technology solutions providers WaterStreet Company as the latest member of the vCloud Air Network, meaning the company’s services are compatible with VMware’s virtualization platform.
At the behest of its global partners, energy management and automation solution provider Schneider Electric announced several fundamental changes to its channel partner program, including an increased focus on profitability, enablement and support.
Happy Independence Day, Distribution Watchers! We hope you have an awesome weekend of celebrating our great country and watching fireworks to look forward to as you close out the work week. But before you go, make sure to check out the latest news from our friends at Ingram Micro (IM) and Arrow Electronics (ARW).
This week in Meet the Chiefs we got to know Rob Rae, vice president of Business Development at Datto, a Connecticut-based backup and disaster recovery vendor. Although he isn't a channel chief in name, Rae manages many of Datto's different programs, including its community, events, partner programs, vendor management and partner advisory board. His main goal is to help Datto's partners go to market.
Networking vendor Netgear (NTGR) announced the launch of its Netgear Solution Partner Program, a new global channel reseller program designed to help partners turn a greater profit by selling the company’s enterprise solutions.
Lenovo is looking to make the deal registration and customer acquisition process easier for its partners with the launch of LenovoLeads, a dedicated portal to help partners log and receive credit for their sales opportunities.
Flash storage platform vendor Violin Memory has achieved VMware Ready Status for its Violin 7300 Flash Storage Platform, meaning the platform has been deemed compatible with VMware’s (VMW) solutions portfolio.
Performance management solution provider Xangati rolled out its new global Solution Partner Program this week, with the aim of providing resellers, MSPs and system integrators with the ability to create subscription-based revenue opportunities by selling its cloud intelligence platform.