Cloud provider partner programs News
April 11, 2017
VeloCloud introduced a partner program that lets security vendor partners develop integrated SD-WAN security services. Current partners include Fortinet, IBM Security and Check Point.
March 24, 2017
Cloud solution providers will see a revised pricing framework and a new three-tier partner program from IndependenceIT, a cloud management platform company; other news from the week.
February 10, 2017
Microsoft has released new research and 'how to' playbooks that aim to help channel partners develop practices offering cloud-based products and services.
December 16, 2016
After months of controversy in the open source container management software ecosystem, Docker containerd offers an olive branch to the community.
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Channel partners said Amazon's new Chime unified communications offering has the potential to disrupt the market, but may need additional features to boost its competitive stance. Continue Reading
Oracle's year-old cloud partner program has certified some 2,000 resellers as the company looks to bolster its cloud business and catch up with rivals. Continue Reading
AWS and VMware have formed an alliance to bring better cloud integration to customers, forcing other cloud providers to get creative in order to stay competitive. Continue Reading
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AWS Trusted Advisor monitors resources to help IT improve resource use and, ultimately, lower costs. Can you trust AWS to cut cloud costs? Or is a non-native tool better? Continue Reading
Account management, marketing support and cloud performance -- these are just a few of the concerns that channel partners may have when working with cloud vendors. Continue Reading
DRaaS, or disaster recovery as a service, may open opportunities for channel partners to provide data protection services to small and medium businesses. Continue Reading
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Cloud consultant SADA Systems is supporting Smyte, a SaaS startup, in a variety of ways, including Google cloud optimization, Kubernetes support and business development. Continue Reading
AWS requires that members of its AWS Partner Network meet certain criteria and thresholds. Knowing those specifics can help IT teams compare options within the partner ecosystem. Continue Reading
Channel partners need not flinch at legacy systems and cloud integration. An application audit, attention to latency issues and a solid connectivity model can help ease the task. Continue Reading
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Channel partners must ensure they make customer contracts they can abide by. The managing attorney of InfoTech Law Advocates outlines a number of common liability issues. Continue Reading
Developing an effective channel program requires taking a look at policies around recruiting, incentivizing and communicating with cloud partners. Continue Reading