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5 Channel Partner Updates: 13 December 2016

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10. Log Management: Loggly, which develops a cloud-based log management service, has launched Gamut Search. The log analysis technology is designed to deliver near instant response for searches over massive data volumes covering long time periods, the company claims.

9. Remote Access: Keep an eye on MyWorkDrive 2.0, a remote file access solution that’s seeking too disrupt the crowded file sync, sharing and file server markets… The twist: MyWorkDrive was developed by Intivix, an MSP and IT consulting firm in San Francisco.

8. Partner Program Part I: Hibernia Networks, a provider of global telecommunications services, announces channel partnerships with Bridgepointe Technologies and Cloudwirx, as the company broadens the reach of its indirect sales channel, the company stated.

7. Partner Program Part IIViavi Solutions named Tecon as its top channel partner for the year. Launched one year ago, the Viavi Velocity Partner Program helps partners to accelerate next-generation networks and services solutions to better serve customers, the company says.

6. CenturyLink Faces ATM, Frame Relay Questions: CenturyLink is defending itself against opposition to its request to discontinue Frame Relay and ATM services in selected territories, citing low usage and vendor equipment support, FierceWireless reported. ATM, short for asynchronous transfer mode, was supposed to dominate the networking scene my the late 1990s. But the high-speed switching technology got derailed once Ethernet evolved to Fast Ethernet, Switched Ethernet and now Gigabit Ethernet. CenturyLink, like many telecom rivals, has been pivoting next-generation network services after failing to compete head-on against Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

5. Cloud Services for Healthcare IT: Keep an eye on the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare, which features built-in HIPAA compliance from the application down through the physical layer, the company claims. The offering supports hybrid deployment capabilities with integrations across the Concerto private cloud, Microsoft Azure public cloud and on-premises applications, Concerto asserts…


Frank Vitagliano

4. Frank Vitagliano’s Next Move: Frank Vitagliano is leaving Dell Technologies after a successful run at the technology giant. Vitagliano is well-known across the channel for his pioneering partner approach at IBM, Juniper and Dell. Next up for Vitagliano? Stay tuned.

3. Top 50 Cloud Management Tools: You’ll find the Top 50 Cloud Management Tools listed here. Plus, we’ll be making some updates to the list based on reader feedback in recent days. Stay tuned.


Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh

2. Salesforce IoT Partner Program: CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux and I are meeting Salesforce today to discuss the cloud giant’s IoT partner strategy. Among those leading the conversation: Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh, senior VP, partner programs, Salesforce. What will Thibodeaux and I learn? We’ll share details soon…

1. Predictions for 2017: You’ll find ChannelE2E’s top technology predictions for 2017 listed here. New predictions surface daily. Send me your predictions for consideration: [email protected]

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