Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Thursday, February 14, 2019.
Actually, there are eight timely updates designed for managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), IT consulting firms, systems integrators, VARs, independent software vendors (ISVs), and telco agents to sip on.
7. CenturyLink Cuts Dividend: Ouch, that hurt my wallet. The company in 2018 was striving to manage a big debt load amid layoffs, executive transitions and the big Level 3 Communications acquisition. Shareholders (including me) are now paying the price.
6. Distribution – Cloud Services:Tech Data has launched Cloud Solutions Factory, a new global portfolio of end-to-end cloud solutions. Initial partners include Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Red Hat, NetApp, Veeam, Autodesk and many others, the distributor says. Cloud Solutions Factory offers partners “click-to-run” solutions. We’re checking to see how Cloud Solutions Factory fits into the larger TDCloud strategy.