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Our monthly one-stop shop for new channel wares includes Avaya, which unveiled a new unified communications service and is making an IoT push; CenturyLink, which rolled out a trio of products, including a bundle of four Ethernet offerings in one; and Nitel, which has a new partner to help roll out SD-WAN.
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Looking for more new products and services? Check out our recap from last month.
Avaya unveiled a partner-led Internet of Things security and management offering that runs on any vendor’s network. Avaya Surge, formerly SDN Fx Healthcare, was announced during the company’s Engage conference in Las Vegas. Surge will be available through Avaya channel partners in the second quarter.
Learn more about Surge.
But that wasn’t all. Avaya also announced the general availability of Equinox, which it calls “the industry’s first real unified communications solution.” Equinox delivers mobile-first communications on devices and embedded into the applications and browsers that employees use.
Get the full scoop on Equinox here.
Meantime, Zang, an Avaya subsidiary, launched Zang Office and Zang Spaces during Avaya Engage. Brian Dingwall, senior product manager for Zang’s apps portfolio, said both services provide new revenue opportunities for partners.
Learn more about Zang’s new solutions.
It was a busy month on the new product front from CenturyLink, which unveiled a new IBM-based EMM solution and a Cloud Application Manager.
But the one likely to impact partners the most is the consolidation of four Ethernet offerings into one product. The new solution, which is compliant with the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) 2.0 standard, is available in 35 markets, and is a product CenturyLink said is consistent with what competitors are offering.
Get the details from our recap of the announcement.
SonicWall announced version 9.0 of its Email Security service, hot on the heels of its 2017 SonicWall Annual Threat Report that compiles findings from the SonicWall Global Response Intelligence Defense Threat Network into a summary of the security challenges customers will face in the coming year.
Get more details here.
Nitel, the managed telecom service provider, got into the software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) game after selecting a vendor for the technology.
Nitel partnered with Versa Networks and plans to launch the offering in April. The company says it took a longer waiting period to evaluate vendors until it found a sufficiently mature product.
Read more about the solution.
Amazon launched its Workspaces desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and Chime, a UC service that combines voice, video, chat and online meetings.
Analyst Kurt Marko evaluated the business’ foray into end-user business applications. Read his article here.
Masergy launched its new Cloud Contact Center, which provides an omnichannel system aimed at helping companies transition to a unified cloud platform.
The new service is an extension of Masergy’s UCaaS offering, and determines how best to route each customer interaction based on predictive analytics.
Learn more about Masergy’s contact center.
Nimble Storage launched a new enterprise-grade, multi-cloud storage service for running applications on Microsoft Azure and AWS.
Nimble Cloud Volumes will provide enterprise-grade availability and data services that previously have not been readily available in block storage for the cloud, according to the company. These capabilities are needed for moving the next wave of applications to the cloud – traditional transactional workloads – which place stringent requirements on storage, it said.
This is where to get the full story on Nimble Cloud Volumes.
Toshiba Telecom introduced its new IPedge ES Server, the newest member of its family of IPedge VoIP business communications systems.
Designed for smaller businesses with up to 24 employees, the IPedge ES compact, single-server solution costs 50 percent less than Toshiba’s IPedge EP system, the next up in size.
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May 24 2019 @ 15:22:08 UTC