Arrow and Partners Showcase IoT, Big DataBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to an IoT and big data demo from Arrow and its partners, this week's briefs cover SolarWinds N-able's MSP services, Ariba's partner program and more.
SoftWatch Inks Global Deal With Google
SoftWatch, a provider of application usage analytics, signed a global agreement with Google to market its application analytics software-as-a service solutions. Under the agreement, Google's sales force and global network of Google Apps resellers will be able to offer the service to customers globally.
SoftWatch analyses allow enterprises to assess their actual usage of MS Office applications, Google Apps, cloud storage and online conferencing services.
thinkASG Joins Permabit Channel
thinkASG, a provider of IT consulting and solutions, joined Permabit Technology's partner network of solution providers, value-added resellers and distributors, to bring the company's Albireo SANblox appliance to the IT marketplace. SANblox can be deployed in hours for immediate storage savings in all-flash, hybrid or hard-disk drive environments.
Vartopia Adds Five Vendors
Vartopia, a provider of channel automation solutions to the IT channel, added five new vendors to its Vartopia Deal Registration Network, increasing the number of resellers using the network to more 1,700. The deal registration network now includes network vendors who use the platform as their deal registration system of record, and "connected vendors" whose deal registration systems can be activated in the multi-vendor registration system by authorized partners to create a single place to submit, manage and analyze their deal registrations. The company also announced it surpassed $50 billion in deal value by the network's resellers with more than 400,000 deals processed.
TelAgility Partners With A&T
TelAgility, a national regulated communications services provider, announced its partnership with AT&T as a Platinum Solution Provider, allowing the company to expand its portfolio of service offerings. This partnership will enable the company to offer managed Internet services and MPLS private network transport services as part of its unified communications-as-a-service, or UCaaS, solutions package to integrators.
SolidFire Expands Portfolio
SolidFire, a provider of all-flash storage systems, introduced the latest addition to its Agile Infrastructure (AI) family of pre-validated converged infrastructure designs. Built with its all-flash scale-out storage system, SolidFire's new AI for Virtual Infrastructure incorporates technology from Dell and VMware into a tested reference architecture optimized to consolidate and guarantee performance to thousands of virtual workloads, operating systems and applications from a single, shared infrastructure.