Flowroute Launches Reseller Partner ProgramBy Gina Roos | Print
NEWS BRIEFS: In addition to Flowroute's news, this week's briefs cover Blue Medora's partner program for VMware resellers, FireEye's partnership with Ingram Micro, and more.
Avanan Delivers Cloud-Based Check Point Security Solutions
Avanan, a provider of security solutions for the cloud, announced a partnership with Check Point Software Technologies, a pure-play security vendor. Under the agreement, Avanan will offer cloud-based versions of Check Point's data protection solutions for malware, data loss and encryption to safeguard Office 365, Box, Google Apps, Salesforce and other enterprise SaaS applications. These cloud-native versions of Check Point's privacy and compliance products are only available on the Avanan platform. When combined with Avanan's automated response and remediation engine, they offer a defense-in-depth, policy-governance solution, the company said.
CertBlaster Adds Practice Tests for CompTIA A+ Exams
CertBlaster claims to be the first to market with practice tests for the CompTIA IT Support Technician A+ 220-901 (Hardware) and 220-902 (Software) certification exams. The CertBlaster product is an Internet application that simulates the exam environment at the testing center. It helps candidates prepare for the A+ exam by providing more than 1,000 A+ practice test questions, answers and explanations. These questions include performance-based and in-simulator questions. The user also receives eight full A+ exam simulations. The tests are available in three user modes: Assessment, Study and Certification.
Continuum Adds Backup Specialist to IT Certification Program
Continuum University, an interactive online learning center at Continuum, a channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has added a certification program for Continuity247, the company's fully managed backup and disaster recovery platform, which proactively monitors, troubleshoots and remediates problems to ensure backups continuously run for its clients. The free IT certification program is designed to help its MSP partners and their technicians to get up to speed quickly on Continuum's products.
LogMeln Selects Aria Systems Billing Platform
LogMeIn, a provider of SaaS and cloud-based remote connectivity services, has chosen Aria Systems' cloud-based billing and active monetization platform to support its growing customer base and expanding product portfolio. The Aria solution replaces the company's existing internal, home-grown solution to help the firm as it broadens its product portfolio.
BeyondTrust Names VP of Strategic Alliances
BeyondTrust, a cyber-security company, named Joseph Schramm as its vice president of Strategic Alliances to further develop channel programs and strategic partnerships. Serving as a key player on BeyondTrust's executive management team, Schramm will oversee the company's global channel program as well as the company's systems integrator and solution provider relationships.
Promapp Hires Global Channel Manager
Promapp Solutions, a provider of cloud-based business process management software for creating and managing business processes online, has named Vivienne Larsen as the company's global channel manager. She will be responsible for driving new cloud subscription revenue opportunities in the United States and globally through new and existing Promapp partners, including process consultants, consulting firms and IT services companies. Promapp opened its first U.S. office in San Francisco earlier this year.