They are the new products and services that partners can sell — or they are the new tools to help solution providers do their jobs more easily. Others have been available for a while, but in the hands of a larger group of partners for the first time.
Some of the offerings that follow in these pages were unveiled and demonstrated for the first time at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo.
Here you’ll find the latest from Windstream, Rackspace, RapidScale, Ingram Micro and other big names in the channel. Technologies range from unified communications to SD-WAN, conferencing to cloud.
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Windstream launched a new SD-WAN offering designed for the reseller community. The SD-WAN, which Windstream developed with VeloCloud, will augment the service provider’s offerings suite. The announcement was made during the Channel Partners Conference & Expo.
Learn more about Windstream’s SD-WAN offering.
Ingram Micro announced a new partnership with Cisco to sell the Spark collaboration suite through partners. Renee Bergeron, senior vice president of global cloud for Ingram Micro, said her company is the only cloud service provider offering Spark on an automated cloud delivery platform.
Learn more about the new solutions offered through Ingram.
Rackspace rolled out new professional services designed to help customers move workloads out of their data centers and onto public and private cloud platforms.
Global Solutions and Services (GSS) will provide enterprises, as well as midmarket businesses, with the knowledge and support needed to transform their IT operations.
Learn more about Rackspace’s professional services.
Managed telecom service provider Nitel launched a software-defined WAN and software-defined security services for channel partners. Nitel also introduced a suite of managed broadband solutions for midmarket and enterprise customers.
Check Point Software Technologies rolled out its new Infinity cybersecurity architecture. The company introduced the platform during the opening of Check Point Experience 2017 (CPX17) conference in Las Vegas, saying Infinity is the first consolidated security across networks, cloud and mobile.
Read more about Check Point’s new architecture.
Re-invent launched a web-based audio and video conferencing solution that the company said integrates its collaboration capabilities with its unified communications solutions. It is available to all Re-invent reseller partners.
The company made the announcement at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo.
Read Re-Invent’s announcement about the offering.
BitTitan launched an expanded version of its MSPComplete platform with the addition of business-process automation, turnkey managed services, and intellectual property (IP) standardization and protection. These features, when combined into a single platform, deliver business-critical insights into all facets of the IT infrastructure.
Get details on BitTitan’s new platform.
Global Capacity says the services will improve the network experience by helping to manage complex hybrid WAN architectures. Load-sharing traffic, different types of network configurations and low application visibility comprise the problems that need to be addressed.
Learn details of Global Capacity’s partnership with VeloCloud.
Elfiq Networks used the Channel Partners Conference & Expo to announce new features for its SD-WAN product line.
Elfiq made new subscription-based performance licenses for DPI and VPN. The company also made its deep-packet inspection module available on its management platform.
Check out Elfiq’s announcement about the new features.
Jive Communications made several enhancements to its unified communications platform. The company added a troubleshooting tool, a failover capability and an implementation option to its cloud-based UC platform. Jive made the announcement at the Channel Partner Conference & Expo.
Get details on the updates from Jive’s announcements.
KORE launched a suite for the design, deployment and management of Internet of Things solutions. The company said the offering aims to serve customers in the quickly growing IoT market. The four main components of the solutions are connectivity, equipment, platform and support.
Learn about KORE’s new solutions.