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Our monthly new-services roundup features companies with which many partners already work — XO, Birch Communications and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, just to name a few.
Our one-stop slide show offers not only brand-new services, but some existing ones that are new to the channel or available through certain distributors for the first time; and others that aren’t for partners to sell, but can make their own businesses run better.
Looking for more new products and services? Check out our recap from last month.
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XO says this new service shields business networks from a wide range of cybersecurity threats and enables XO customers to secure their network connections when using XO Dedicated Internet Access, MPLS IP-VPN or Broadband Internet services. XO Site Security integrates firewall and threat intelligence technology from Fortinet and managed security services from BAE Systems into what the company says is a comprehensive network security solution. The company’s customers have the option of using their existing firewall technology from any manufacturer or leasing new Fortinet firewall equipment.
Read more about XO Site Security here.
Saying the future in telepresence has arrived, Broadvoice says whether you’re leading a training session from across the country, or even across the world, Hologram Video Conferencing brings full-size images to life. By leveraging a fault tolerant cloud-based platform, Broadvoice says it brings people together, physically and virtually.
Click here to read more about Hologram Video Conferencing.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s new compute platform for SMBs, educational institutions and branch offices is managed and updated through the cloud. The HPE Prollant Easy Connect Managed Hybrid solution is subscription-based and provides customers with an on-premises server that delivers security, performance and control with the flexibility of the cloud, the company said.
Get the full scoop on HPE’s new compute platform for SMBs here.
Partners working with Bridgepointe Technologies, the master agent, get their hands on RapidScale’s cloud services thanks to a new agreement. RapidScale specializes in Desktop as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Disaster Recovery as a Service, Hosted Microsoft Exchange, and its all-in-one SMB solution, CloudOffice.
Click here to learn more about the services now available to Bridgepointe partners through the master’s relationship with RapidScale.
Equinix says Data Hub is a bundle consisting of pre-configured colocation and power, combined with cloud-integrated data storage solutions, to enable enterprises to develop large data repositories and dispense, consume and process the data at the edge – close to its source and users. Building on the company’s experience working with hundreds of customer deployments that leverage Equinix for data needs in proximity to leading public clouds, Equinix launched this solution as a pre-packaged service.
Go deep inside Equinix’s Data Hub here.
These enhancements include a new, compact and containerized virtual firewall called Juniper Networks cSRX. This next-gen firewall provides advanced security services for Software Defined Networks. Also new is a multi-core version of vSRX, which Juniper calls the industry’s fastest virtual firewall – expected to be capable of reaching 100 Gigabits per second.
Read more here about how Juniper is beefing up defenses for SDNs.
This addition aims to help Microsoft partners increase profits with Office 365 deployments and strengthen customer relationships by successfully selling, onboarding and servicing OneDrive. Available as part of the end-to-end cloud enablement platform, BitTitan MSPComplete, the OneDrive extension builds on the capabilities of the Office 365 Starter Kit with additional tools and resources.
Read more about BitTitan’s OneDrive extension and its impact on Microsoft partners here.
dinCloud, the cloud services provider, announced dinRDS (remote desktop services), powered by its secure virtual private data-center infrastructure. Part of its line of hosted workspace products, dinRDS is designed to allow organizations to roll out applications and desktop workspaces rapidly and at scale. It is compatible with Microsoft Windows, Google Chrome, HTML, Android, Mac and Linux operating systems.
Click here to learn more about dinRDS.
Tech distributor Avnet said it will offer the IBM Connections Cloud through its cloud marketplace. Avnet says it is the first distributor to sell the collaboration software. The same week, Avnet revealed that its cloud marketplace will offer VMware solutions on the IBM Cloud. The new offering aims to help Avnet partners offer a strong hybrid cloud strategy to their customers. Avnet’s announcement came two months after IBM and VMware announced a strategic partnership — an alliance to tackle hybrid enterprise cloud adoption.
Learn more about Avnet’s partnership with IBM and VMware here.
Birch Communications’ new cloud phone product is expressly designed for small businesses. The company says TotalCloud Voice Essentials uses a simple plug-and-play setup. Birch equips the customer with a base station and Panasonic wireless SIP phones for each line, all for one monthly rate. Additional cordless and desktop phones can be added, and these phones all connect wirelessly to the base station. In addition, advanced features such as scheduled call forwarding can be configured and customized via the BirchConnect online portal.
Learn more about TotalCloud Voice Essentials here.