Netgear Rolls Out New Partner ProgramBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Netgear's news, this week's briefs cover IR's new partner program, TreeHouse Interactive's relaunch as Impartner, and more.
Comstor Inks Distribution Deal With X-IO Tech
Comstor, the Cisco Systems-focused unit of WestconGroup, expanded its data center solutions line card with a new distribution agreement with X-IO Technologies. Under the agreement, Comstor partners now have access to X-IO's Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) product suite, including the ISE 800 Series all-flash array.
The ISE models are built on a common physical architecture with a unified management layer that meets a range of price, performance and capacity requirements.
Cirrity Adds Four Reseller Partners
Cirrity, a channel-only secure cloud solutions provider, announced that four resellers—Emerging Technology Integrators, Prosis Hawaii, SBS Security Services and Tener Technologies—have become Cirrity partners through its distribution alliance with Comstor, a brand of WestconGroup.
The four partners are all members of WestconGroup's global network. All four companies will be resellers for Cirrity's suite of Cisco Powered secure cloud solutions—infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) offerings. They will also sell Cirrity's backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offering.
Broadview Teams Up With Datak
Broadview Networks, a cloud-based provider of communications and information technology services, formed a partnership with Datak Communications, a regional telecommunications agency, to expand its OfficeSuite Cloud portfolio in the Northwest. Datak resellers will have access to Broadview's entire OfficeSuite portfolio of services.
Pointivity Joins Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program
Pointivity joined the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program. The company offers a range of cloud services for midmarket to enterprise organizations. The program allows the company to provide direct billing and sell combined offers and services. Pointivity also will be able to directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.
Fortscale Joins the Cisco Solution Partner Program
Fortscale Security, a provider of user behavior analytics for enterprise security, joined the Cisco Solution Partner Program. As a solution partner, Fortscale can deploy its enterprise security solution to joint customers to help protect connected devices playing a role in the Internet of everything. The company has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the requirements of joint customers.