5 Channel Partner Updates: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Here are five (actually, more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Sip up.
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A. What’s Hot Today
1. M&A – Point of Sale: Standard Cognition, developer of an autonomous checkout solution, has acquired Milan, Italy-based Checkout Technologies. Standard Cognition gains Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology for retail frictionless checkout.
2. Multi-Cloud Management: Microsoft Azure Arc, a single dashboard for multi-cloud management — including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform — has reached public preview.
3. AWS Backup: Some chatter about MSP360 surfaced in a big way in an AWS blog yesterday…
4. Partnership – Cisco and AWS: The latest details are here.
6. Partnership – SD-WANs for Small Businesses: Kinetic Business by Windstream has launched an SD-WAN solution that leverages VMware SD-WAN powered by VeloCloud.
7. Work From Home – DaaS: GreenCloud is pitching Desktop as a Service (DaaS) as a solution to assist businesses with remote work connections.
8. Dell Secure Business PCs: The latest details are here.
9. Talent – Search and Discovery: Algolia has hired Alfresco veteran Bernadette Nixon as CEO.