"Ross Brown" Posts

Microphone Podcast 2

10 Most Popular ChannelE2E Podcasts for 2016

Our top 2016 podcasts featured CompTIA, ConnectWise, Cisco Systems, Datto, Ingram Micro, Microsoft, SAP, Service Leadership, Synoptek, VMware and more.

VMware Acquires PlumGRID’s SDN Assets, Talent

VMware has acquired SDN (software-defined networking) technology and talent from PlumGRID. The deal is part of VMware’s multi-cloud management push.

VMware Increases NSX, VSAN Partner Margins

VMware Channel Chief Ross Brown describes partner program, profit margin & deal registration enhancements for NSX, VSAN & other products to speed deal flow.

Pat Gelsinger VMware

VMware NSX, VSAN Adoption Further Accelerates

VMware’s Q2 2016 revenue growth and momentum around NSX, VSAN and cloud have largely silenced the virtualization company’s critics — at least for now.

Microphone Podcast 2

10 Most Popular ChannelE2E Podcasts: 1H 2016

ChannelE2E’s conversations with the IT channel’s top influencers. These 10 guests attracted the most listeners in the first half of 2016.

Coffee Thursday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 19 May 2016

Today’s updates track Datto, Live Virtual Help Desk, ServiceNow, MemSQL, A&A Office Systems, RECOL, Skyhigh Networks, FinancialForce, Google I/O & CompTIA.

Coffee Thursday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 5 May 2016

Today’s updates involve Autotask, BlackStratus, Continuum, Endurance IT Services, Intronis, Barracuda, JDA, Lenovo, OutboundEngine, Veras, ZenDesk & more.

VMware NSX, VSAN Sales Accelerate Ahead of Partner Program Updates

VMware’s NSX network virtualization business doubles in Q1 2016. VSAN shows momentum. But the real opportunity involves forthcoming partner program updates.

VMware NSX Partner Moves You Don’t Know (Yet)

Channel Chief Ross Brown describes careful efforts to gather feedback ahead of forthcoming partner program enhancements — and a major NSX push.

People Crowd

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016: Preview

“We’ll be on message, and we’ll reinforce growing opportunities for partners,” — Frank Rauch, VP, Americas Partner Organization.