WAN optimization and performance management provider Riverbed Technology (RVBD) has appointed Keith Hoskison, a 25-year IT industry veteran with executive stints at Aruba Networks (ARUN), BMC, Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Enterasys as its new channel chief.
Distributor Westcon Group has dipped into the B2B and logistics services industry to appoint Dolph Westerbos to its chief executive slot effective Jan. 1, 2014, succeeding Dean Douglas, who’s leaving the company after nearly a five-year stint at the helm....More
WAN optimization and performance management provider Riverbed Technology (RVBD) has appointed Keith Hoskison, a 25-year IT industry veteran with executive stints at Aruba Networks (ARUN), BMC, Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Enterasys as its new channel chief....More
Happy Thursday, and welcome to the Channel Partner Program Roundup, our weekly foray into what’s happening in the channel partner space. This week we’ve got news from Avaya, Lancope and Gravitant, so if you’re ready, let’s ride....More
Microsoft (MSFT) chairman Bill Gates told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on November 19 that he and the board’s search committee are “pleased with the progress” of interviewing both internal and external candidates for chief executive Steve Ballmer’s job....More
It didn’t take Dell long after closing its $24.8 billion private equity buyout to shake things up. On Nov. 18, the vendor appointed a new global channel chief, restructured its sales operation and named a new head of its North American organization....More
CA (CA) has promoted Adam Famularo, formerly a top executive in its cloud computing business, to head its North America partner sales, a move it believes will strengthen its channel network’s delivery of cloud-centric IT management solutions....More
HP Senior VP Sue Barsamian describes Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) top channel and technology priorities for fiscal year 2014, which starts today. Converged infrastructure, Moonshot servers, SDN and plenty more are on her radar. But partner program simplicity is the top priority....More