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 report includes the results of Channel Partners' third annual survey of channel partners' perceptions, intentions and objections about cloud services as well as the progress — or lack thereof — they have made in capitalizing on this emerging opportunity. ...More
The competitive landscape for business services is highly fragmented, with an increasing number of PBX and unified communications vendors, enterprise agents, system integrators and resellers expanding into the market. ...More
Verizon, Mitel and HP made significant announcements that will impact partners, while T-Mobile unveiled the masters it's signed to its nascent program, and Level 3 and Birch began to sort out how they will operate their channels post acquisitions. ...More
Excel Telecom Inc., Incotel-GH IP Solutions, Introtel Communications Inc., Merbridge Networks Corp., Minitel Communications Corp., RackForce Networks Inc. and Williams Telecommunications Corp. all are among the early partners to offer the platform. ...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.