Three-quarters of UK consumers have expressed frustration at how difficult it is, when interacting with an organisation, to switch from one means of communication to another without having to start the process over again.
Signing Okta is part of a cunning plan for Ignition’s overall channel strategy and complements its existing portfolio and identity reference architecture.
According to a survey conducted by Heavy Reading, for Accedian, found that more than half of mobile operators expect to introduce network slicing within two years of commercial 5G launch, and over a longer timeframe.
Another 61 percent will have “extensively deployed” network slicing. By harnessing access and mobile edge ownership, and new networking slicing capabilities, operators can guarantee and monetize new levels of customer experience.
IBM Partner Ecosystem in North America VP Dorothy Copeland said that IBM had got its mojo back after bringing in the new cunning plan two years ago.
IBM’s ecosystem strategy focuses on business model variety. The idea was to simplify the programme, making it easier for IBM partners to embed new technology into their business while welcoming new cutting-edge partners into the programme.
Research from Cogeco Peer-1 has indicated that 72 percent of customers do not fully understand SD-WAN and a third worry it will disrupt their business and not far off half concerned about the security issues.
Director of product at Cogeco Peer 1 Tom Adams said that those who have gone down the software defined route have seen OPEX, cost and efficiency savings and the channel will need to get more customers over the hurdle of hesitation to the adoption stage.
Beancounters at research outfit KCOM have added up some numbers and asked 250 C-level decision makers across several industries, including healthcare, government, and retail what they were thinking about.
IBM announced a raft of new storage incentives in April last year, which enabled partner sellers and systems engineers to earn up to $100,000 in stackable rebates. The incentives covered all-flash arrays, Spectrum software and IBM systems deals.
Analyst outfit Quocirca has been adding up some numbers and thinks that the majority of breaches are triggered by an organisation’s employees, despite 70 percent of businesses believing malware to be the biggest threat to them.
Using TIBCO Spotfire and related technologies, this partnership will deliver analytics capabilities that provide accelerated and meaningful insights, by making vast amounts of energy data more readily available, as well as speeding up the exploration of data.
Cloud comms outfit Firstcom Europe has written a cheque for the Bolton-based comms company Telesis.
The move is part of a cunning plan to strengthen its UK position and will take Firstcom’s European revenues to the €35 million mark and gives the Luxembourg-based outfit a foot in the door of the UK market.
The procurement of Vantage Computing will enable a large number of Asolvi’s customers to benefit from Vantage Online: Vantage Computing’s cloud-based product, currently providing streamlined and in-depth insights for 150 organisations. Now underneath the Asolvi umbrella, Vantage Computing’s software solution will reach even more small to mid-sized businesses and be further developed for this purpose.
Beancounters at Canalys think that partner uncertainty around the deal will allow competitors to exploit the opportunity and gain more share in the cloud market.
Xerox has been telling investors, or anyone who listens, about its glorious three-year plan, with the channel involved front and centre. The big idea is to increase its SME revenues.
With most companies facing internal cyber-attacks Resellers want packages to help their customers understand user behaviour, study analytics, and stop attacks before they happen.
Securonix, gear uses intelligent machine learning and behaviour analytics, continuously builds a comprehensive risk profile of a user based on identity, IT activity, physical access, and even phone records. These attributes undergo machine learning and AI-based analytics, are analysed against their baseline, their peers and known threat indicators to identify true areas of risk.
Under the deal, Barracuda will become a master reseller of Avast Business CloudCare, Avast Management Console and Avast Antivirus Security solutions.
Kevin Chapman, General Manager of Avast Business, said that SMEs are underserved by the market as security systems tend to be targeted to the needs of larger enterprises.
Barracuda will acquire the Managed Workplace business (a Remote Monitoring and Management Solution – RMM) from Avast to continue developing the platform and offer its MSP partners a security-centric RMM solution.