Level 3, Intelisys, HPE and NTT were among the big names unveiling new products and services in June.
Some are tools that partners can use to improve their businesses, while others are new products and services they can sell.
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Level 3 Communications
is offering SD-WAN
to businesses as a new component to its overall hybrid networking strategy. Level 3 SD-WAN provides customers with the ability to create secure private networks over a mix of public and private infrastructure, with site-to-site encryption — regardless of access or backbone method, the company said. Read about Level 3’s SD-WAN offering.
Master agent Intelisys
added to its partner-enablement portfolio a new sales tool
that allows sales partners to qualify cloud opportunities quickly while collaborating with the Intelisys solutions engineering team.
The Virtual Sales Engineer (VSE) makes it possible for channel sales pros to qualify deals as they happen by asking their customers a pre-determined set of questions found within the tool — from their laptop, smartphone or tablet.Learn about the new Intelisys tool.
rolled out a software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) platform that partners can resell. The NTT subsidiary introduced its SD-WAN Service Portfolio, which the company calls the “first fully software-defined network.” NTT says its architecture
distributes the platform using more than 75 local cloud centers to reach more than 190 countries. Read about the new NTT SD-WAN solution.
unveiled a series of products and services as part of what it calls the “network of the future” — one that can learn, adapt and evolve. Dubbing it a significant breakthrough in enterprise networking, the new offerings represent the IT giant’s vision to “create an intuitive system that anticipates actions, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to evolve and learn.” Get details on Cisco’s additions to its networking suite.
gave its partners two new marketing kits. One is the Future of Work Forum Kit, which helps partners showcase what they think of the future of work to their customers. Xerox also made available a demand generation kit, which deals with online content and outbound emails. Read the announcement about Xerox’s new partner resources.
announced its CoIP Cloud-Ready Enclave product, available in the CenturyLink cloud and based on Zentera’s “Cloud over IP” architecture. The concept is to secure, manage and ease migrations to multi-cloud ecosystems by applying a virtual overlay network. Read more about Zentera’s new product.
enhanced its cloud management platform for partners in response to both rapid growth in partner migrations, and requests from IT partners for a streamlined method for migration process and workflow management. The company upgraded Its Office 365 migration software suite with new features aimed at making managing migrations easier. Learn more about the platform.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
partnered with ClearCenter to bring ClearOS, a Linux-based operating system, to HPE Proliant servers. The vendor also announced that it’s refreshing and broadening its Proliant server portfolio. And, HPE launched Capacity Care, a Pointnext offering that gives procurement support and capacity monitoring for HPE’s ProLiant Gen10 servers. Read about the updates to HPE’s server portfolio.
announced AuthAnvil MSP Protect, a set of security
features built for MSPs to defend against cyberattacks. AuthAnvil allows MSPs to create a Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offering.
Read Kaseya’s announcement.
announced new cloud and virtual versions of its endpoint security product along with enhanced capabilities for channel partners. The updates, due early in the third quarter, build on announcements around the company’s Endpoint Protection Platform and come on the heels of modest sales growth in the first quarter as FireEye benefited from fear over WannaCry
, negative press around rival Kaspersky and stabilization in its executive ranks. Learn more about FireEye’s new offerings.
, which belongs to Brocade, announced wired and wireless networking for a variety of customers, including hospitality, service provider, government, enterprise and SMB. Ruckus is combining its wireless products with Brocade’s ICX wired switching portfolio. Get details on the announcement from Ruckus.
announced two new MSP professional service offerings – Barracuda NextGen Firewall – Intronis MSP Edition, and Barracuda Backup
– Intronis MSP Edition, for MSPs looking to expand their monitoring and management services. These two new MSP offerings target MSPs that may not have the resources or technical expertise to implement and consistently monitor the Barracuda NextGen Firewall and the Barracuda Backup Appliance. Read our story on the new Barracuda offerings.