Avnet Cloud Marketplace Makes Its DebutBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Avnet's news, this week's briefs cover Veeam's Managed Backup Portal for Service Providers, Metalogix's training program, and more.
Enmotus, Ingram Micro Sign Distribution Agreement
Enmotus inked a distribution deal with Ingram Micro to distribute Enmotus' FuzeDrive Server software. The distribution agreement targets resellers and system integrators in the United States. A 30-day trial version of FuzeDrive Server for Windows and Linux is available on the Enmotus Website.
VeloCloud and MetTel Forge Partnership
MetTel, a communications solutions provider for enterprises, and VeloCloud Networks, announced a partnership that adds VeloCloud SD-WAN capabilities to MetTel's managed communications offerings. The joint offering provides enterprise-grade performance, security and reliability as part of the MetTel managed SD-WAN and bonded Internet solution, said the companies.
FPX and ECENTA Ink Partnership Agreement
FPX, an independent software vendor, signed a partnership agreement with ECENTA, an SAP partner and consulting firm specializing in SAP's Customer Engagement and Commerce application suite. Under the agreement, ECENTA is certified to resell and implement FPX's Smart CPQ (configure-price-quote) solution within the SAP market.
Smart CPQ optimizes and automates quote-to-order business processes across direct, indirect and commerce channels from a single, unified application on-premise or in the cloud. Features include guided selling, quote generation, contract management, e-signature, and renewal management.
ExaGrid, OffsiteDataSync Partner to Offer DRaaS
ExaGrid, a provider of disk-based backup storage, and OffsiteDataSync, a provider of data retention, disaster recovery (DR) and hosted cloud computing services, entered into a partnership to deliver disaster recovery as a cloud service and DR as a service (DRaaS). The new disaster recovery solution leverages ExaGrid's backup storage appliances, and supports Veeam Availability Suite software at either the customer's on-site data center or at OffsiteDataSync's Tier IV data centers in the United States.
Rackspace Cloud Services Available Via Equinix Data Centers
Equinix and Rackspace are collaborating to offer private access to Rackspace cloud services from Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in North America. Equinix will offer direct access to Rackspace dedicated data centers via direct cross connects, as well as through Equinix Cloud Exchange, the interconnection solution that provides direct access to leading cloud providers from a single port. The collaboration also allows existing Equinix customers to add Rackspace managed services to their hybrid or multi-cloud deployments. Initially, access will only be available to Microsoft Azure via Rackspace. The company may add other cloud service providers.