Alfresco Software Rolls Out New Partner ProgramBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: This week's briefs include new partner programs at Alfresco Software and Equinix, and more partner news.
OrionVM, BluLogix Team on Cloud Solutions
OrionVM, a white-label wholesale infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider, and BluLogix, a cloud services marketplace provider, recently announced a technology partnership for the channel partner community. The partnership enables customers to brand, deploy, launch and bill for public, private and hybrid cloud solutions. Resellers can leverage OrionVM's wholesale business model and next-gen hyperconverged architecture to resell cloud capacity (compute, storage and networking) for no up-front cost and either as a pay-as-you-go or an annual contract, and BluLogix's platform as a service (PaaS) solution for service measuring, tracking, pricing and billing.
PlanetOne, Mitel Deliver Cloud Services to MSPs, Telecom Agents
PlanetOne Communications announced that Mitel, a global provider of real-time business, cloud and mobile communications, is a Preferred PlanetOne Partner. The new partnership is designed to expand the market reach and simplify cloud services for channel partners, including managed service providers (MSPs) and telecom agents. Under the partnership, PlanetOne now offers Mitel's MiCloud business communications portfolio to its MSPs and telecom agents. Mitel also joins PlanetOne's Cloud 411 program, a centralized, online education and resource center, focused on top cloud services providers.
Cato Networks Aims to Drive NSaaS Adoption With New Partner Program
Cato Networks launched PartnerCloud, a new channel partner program to meet the growing demand for the company's network security as a service (NSaaS) solution. The program targets three types of partners—VARs, managed security service providers and ISPs.
Intronis MSP Solutions Expands Offering
Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda, a provider of backup and data protection solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), expanded its offerings to include a subscription-based hardware solution, Barracuda Backup—Intronis MSP Edition. The all-in-one, subscription-based data protection solution is designed to simplify business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) service delivery for MSPs and IT service providers. Available now in North America, the launch of Barracuda Backup—Intronis MSP Edition also debuts its new brand name, Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda. Barracuda acquired Intronis in September 2015 to expand its channel reach into the MSP market.
Thunderhead Unveils North American Partner Program
Thunderhead, a provider of customer engagement solutions, launched its North American Partner Program for its ONE Engagement Hub. The program helps partners build, or deepen, their customer engagement practices. Inaugural partners include Arke Systems, Aware Web Solutions, Coffee and Dunn, Delphic Digital, Premier Logic, Silvertech, Verndale, and Webfortis.
Global Capacity Appoints VP of Channel Sales
Global Capacity, a connectivity as a service company, appointed channel veteran Rob Olson as its vice president of channel sales. Olson will be responsible for leading the company's indirect channel business and expanding the existing Channel Partner Program. Prior to joining Global Capacity, Olson held the position of director of channel sales at EarthLink.