Avnet Launches New Maintenance Services ProgramBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Avnet's new program, this week's briefs cover Ingram's Advanced Solutions organization, Arrow's adding Oracle Cloud services, and more.
Dell SecureWorks Rolls Out Malware Protection/Detection Service
Dell SecureWorks has launched a new service to help organizations detect and protect against advanced and evasive threats. Advanced Malware Protection and Detection (AMPD) is a fully managed security service designed to quickly detect advanced threats on networks, the company said. The service combines Dell SecureWorks' threat intelligence with the malware defense platform by Lastline, a strategic investment partner of Dell Ventures.
The AMPD service continuously monitors and inspects email, file and Web traffic on an organization's network using Dell SecureWorks' purpose-built appliances and advanced analysis engines powered by the Lastline Breach Detection Platform.
Maxta Enhances Its Partner Program
Maxta, a provider of hyper-converged and software-defined storage (SDS) solutions, expanded its Maxta Value-Added Partner Program to enable partners to capitalize on the increased adoption of virtualized platforms by providing customers with hyper-converged offerings. In addition to reselling and providing products and services based on Maxta's MxSP SDS into virtual server environments, channel partners can now provide customers with MaxDeploy preconfigured and pre-validated hyper-converged solutions that simplify ordering and deployment. The program offers resources that allow partners to create, promote and sell Maxta-based solutions and services.
Digium, Jenne Expand Distribution Partnership
Jenne, a value-added distributor of business telephony and technology products, has joined Digium's Cloud Agent Program as a master agent. The agreement allows Jenne's partners to expand their portfolios with Digium's Switchvox Cloud Unified Communications (UC) business phone system and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking services. The Switchvox Cloud is offered with an "all features included" pricing model to make it easier to select and deploy an advanced business phone system.
HOSTING Debuts Cloud Services on Microsoft Cloud Platform
HOSTING, a managed cloud services provider, launched public and private cloud service offerings built on Microsoft Azure Pack. This enables organizations to create, host and manage business-critical applications in a compliant, secure and highly available cloud environment, said HOSTING. The company said it is the first U.S. partner to collaborate with Microsoft to develop a multi-tenant managed cloud on the Cloud OS Network (COSN).
OneCloud Software Unveils Partner Program
OneCloud Software, a provider of hybrid cloud management software, has launched its OneCloud Partner Program. The program offers MSPs and resellers the resources to grow their businesses with the OneCloud Recovery offering, an automated solution for disaster recovery/business continuity. The solution leverages Amazon Web Services as the disaster recovery site. Partners have access to a variety of benefits via the OneCloud Partner Portal, including marketing, sales and training benefits that help partners promote and sell OneCloud Software products.
BlackMesh Teams Up With Red Hat
BlackMesh, an MSP for dedicated and cloud-based solutions, has announced a collaboration with Red Hat to become a Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider, offering a certified OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) optimized cloud infrastructure service. Through the collaboration, BlackMesh has designed a cloud-based infrastructure that is optimized for OpenShift. The cloud-based solution will offer customers a supported and managed hosting environment.