Lauri’s keynote address, “Big Ideas for a Higher Cloud: The Cognitive Revolution in Advanced Computing," will focus on IBM’s vision for solving new challenges with Watson, Big Blue’s 21st century cognitive computing platform. ...More
This means Intelisys partners will have access to ViaWest’s infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) product line and can sell the company’s data center, managed services and cloud solutions to businesses of all sizes. ...More
Whaleback serves verticals including health care, financial services, real estate, specialty retail, and nonprofits across the U.S. with an offering that includes enterprise-class telephony, conferencing, messaging and contact centers. ...More
Canadian company Shaw Communications is buying Denver-based ViaWest, the data center infrastructure, cloud and IT solutions provider, from Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm, for $1.2 billion. ...More
Traditionally, Wi-Fi deployments require IT staff to manage on-premises. But cloud is changing that, enabling controllers in the cloud as well as new revenue streams for solutions providers to sell cloud-managed Wi-Fi. ...More
In this interview roundup, four Birch Communications executives – Vinnie Oddo, Christopher Ramsey, Brad Smith and Paul Masters – tell you more about the newly completed Cbeyond purchase, and what’s next for indirect partners. ...More
If you don't know much about software-defined networking, or SDN, don't wait. Channel Partners' Craig Galbraith explains why in this Business Value Toolbox News Desk; plus, the growing competition in the infrastructure market.