Avnet Forges Partnership With Intermedia

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NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Avnet's Intermedia partnership, this week's briefs cover Tech Data's pricing agreement tracker and WHOA.com's partner program.

Ingram Micro Expands Ties With Microsoft in Asia-Pac

Ingram Micro announced its participation in the Asia-Pacific in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program, which is aimed at bolstering customer relationships and cloud sales opportunities in the region. The program is designed to enable channel partners to more efficiently bundle, manage and support Microsoft Cloud offerings, such as Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Intune, Ingram Micro said.  

Bitdefender Integrates Security for MSPs with Kaseya

Bitdefender, a developer of antivirus software solutions, has launched its Bitdefender Security for MSPs that is fully integrated with the Kaseya Virtual System Administrator (VSA). The offering provides managed service providers with protection for Windows desktops and server endpoints with antivirus and anti-malware, remote deployment and a pay-per-use licensing model. All security tasks are managed from the Kaseya VSA.

In other Bitdefender news, the company announced the availability of Bitdefender Security in the AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps. The offering is available to Amazon WorkSpaces customers using a monthly pay model.

RingCentral, Jenne Ink Distribution Deal

RingCentral, a provider of cloud business communications solutions, and Jenne, a value-added distributor of technology products and services, announced a new distribution partnership. Jenne will offer RingCentral's cloud communications systems through its reseller network in the United States. RingCentral's Partner Program offers free training, support and instant activation.

Act-On Software Adds Four Consulting Partners

Act-On Software, a provider of marketing automation for small and midsize businesses, has announced that BrainSell, Faye Business Systems Group, Levementum and W-Systems have joined the Act-On Consulting Partner Program as Platinum partners.

These partners advise and implement integrated marketing automation and CRM systems. Act-On has built native integrations to all major CRM systems, including SFDC, Sugar, NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics and Infor. The company also offers database synchronization through FTP sync.

Protecode Teams Up With Source Code Control

Protecode, a provider of open-source management solutions, has expanded its presence in the United Kingdom through a partnership with Source Code Control Limited.  Under the agreement, Source Code Control will provide support for Protecode's complete open-source management solution in the U.K. Products include Protecode Enterprise System 4, Protecode Compact and software code auditing services.