CompTIA Unveils Cloud Accreditation Program

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NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to a new cloud accreditation program, our coverage includes Ingram's cloud expansion, a new Cisco training program and more news.

Snom Expands Partnership With ABP Tech

Snom Technology, a developer of IP desktop and mobile DECT business phones, has expanded its distribution presence in Canada through a partnership with its long-time U.S. distributor ABP Technology, which specializes in IP telephony solutions. Under the agreement, the complete Snom IP business phone portfolio, including the new D715 and D725 business desktop phones, the M65 wireless IP DECT phone and M700 multicell base station, are now available throughout ABP Tech's distributor network in the United States and Canada. ABP Tech's offices in Toronto and Edmonton provide technical, project and business support to the entire Canadian territory.

Cirius Signs Distribution Agreement With Ingram Micro

Cirius Messaging has increased the reach of its cloud-based secure messaging solution through a North American distribution alliance with Ingram Micro. Cirius' secure messaging enables regulated and non-regulated businesses to protect, control and manage their email communications, even after content has been sent, said the company. Under the agreement, Cirius is now available in the United States and Canada to channel partners through the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace. Cirius Messaging's offering is only sold through the channel.

Pulse Inks Distribution Deal With Ingram Micro

Pulse Secure, a provider of access and mobile security solutions to enterprise and service providers, announced its first distribution partnership in North America with Ingram Micro. Under the agreement, Ingram Micro will market, sell and support Pulse Secure's line of virtual private network, network access control and mobile security products to its network of channel partners in North America.

Intronis Aims to Simplify Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery

Intronis, a provider of backup and data-protection solutions for the IT channel, has introduced the Winter Release '15 of its Intronis ECHOplatform that includes several new business-building features and core functionalities.

The enhancements are designed to help channel partners better support more complex cloud, virtualized and physical IT environments. New features include Hyper-V Rapid Recovery, Imaging Rapid Recovery, Object-Level Restore and VMware 6.0 Ready. The Intronis ECHOplatform is built exclusively for channel partners and sells for a fixed monthly cost.

SPS Buys ExtraTeam

Strategic Products and Services (SPS), a systems integrator and managed service provider, has acquired ExtraTeam, an IT solution provider with expertise in networking and data centers, unified communications, collaboration, video, cloud and managed services. ExtraTeam works with clients to optimize, enhance and extend technology solutions and improve business outcomes, said SPS.