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Channel News Briefs: Week of July 6

3 weeks ago | by Gina Roos

This week's briefs cover CommVault's enhanced channel partner program, Tech Data's agreement to offer Cisco Meraki cloud and managed services, and more news Read More »



  • 10 Important Facts About Apple in the Enterprise
    Most Apple products find their way into the enterprise with help from solution providers in the channel. With so many Apple products now in use, a significant opportunity to provide IT management services for Apple devices has emerged. A recent...
  • Channel News Briefs: Week of June 8
    This week's briefs cover Core Security's partnership with Axxum, two recent Tech Data distribution agreements, Arrow's deal with SoftLayer, and more news.
  • Channel News Briefs: Week of June 1, 2014
    This week's briefs include Tech Data's data protection offering for SMBs, Affinity Live and GFI Max's partnership, and more news.
  • VARs Make a Big Play for Telecom
    Value-added resellers see telecom services as a competitive play and a way to differentiate their brands, according to a new study by CompTIA and Channel Partners. These are key reasons they are expanding or planning to expand their...
  • Everything as a Service Goes Mainstream
    In order to transform their operations and become a digital business, a growing array of organizations is embracing an everything-as-a-service approach.
  • Tech Shortfalls Limit Vendor Incentive Programs
    Far too many vendors remain "stuck in time" when it comes to deploying tech tools to boost their channel incentive programs, according to a recent report from Parago, a channel-engagement company. The report, "Cut Through the Complexity: Smarter...
  • Channel Customers Are Ripe for Disaster Exposure
    A clear majority of IT professionals say that even when their customers have a disaster-recovery plan, they may not be sufficiently prepared for an outage, according to a recent survey from BUMI, a managed service provider specializing in backup and...
  • 10 Reasons Companies May Need to Hire or Switch MSPs
    IT executives are aware of IT downtime's drawbacks, including lower productivity and lower profitability, but managed service provider Converged Technology Group says some hidden costs to IT uptime can be as damaging to a company's profitability....
  • Cloud VARs Seek Better Ways to Share Feedback
    The cloud is not your father's channel vehicle. Vendors need to know that cloud-based VARs require different approaches to offering their feedback. The majority aren't satisfied with the way their vendors receive and respond to their input,...
  • CompTIA Opens Access to Channel Resources
    CompTIA launches a free open-access membership model to encourage growth in the IT channel and to give members access to industry research, news and tools.

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