Sirius's acquisition of Forsythe would create a 3,000-employee, $3.2 billion solution provider giant with expertise in everything from data center, hosting and security to lines of business, cloud and connectivity.
With his peers and family in attendance for the ceremony at The Channel Company's XChange 2017 conference in Orlando, Fla., Vitagliano recounted a prosperous career in the IT channel.
The latest release of the subscription container platform extends orchestration to IBM mainframes while adding governance and automation features.
As the market for cloud infrastructure services continues to grow at a brisk pace, the top four providers are increasing their hold on the business but still leaving room for their smaller peers to compete.
Jeff Smith would reveal to Big Blue's rival closely guarded secrets about IBM's "faster, more secure and less expensive" next-generation cloud technologies, IBM alleges in its lawsuit.
Lenovo did not disclose the reason for the executive's sudden departure; Enterprise Business Segment general manager Christian Teismann named interim head of the North America business.
The acquisition of Enforcive, coming after Vision Solutions sold Double-Take to Carbonite, cements Vision's focus on the IBM iSeries and AIX platforms, but also gives its channel partners an entry to the x86 security business.
On the company's earnings call, CFO Martin Schroeter says IBM has now absorbed its many recent acquisitions -- but is 'not out of the acquisition business.'
Vitagliano, a channel legend and current CEO of Computex, will accept the honor at The Channel Company's XChange 2017 conference being held next month in Orlando, Fla.
The converged infrastructure offering marries the policy automation capability of SolidFire's Element operating system to Cisco's UCS servers and networking to target the building of modern cloud and container-based applications.
Partners said they were concerned over a report Friday that said major security vendors – including Cisco, IBM, Germany SAP, McAfee, and HPE- handed over source code to Russian authorities for review.
The research firm, which ranked 100 vendors by how much spend they took in across IT and component market segments, says business needs are shifting to digital business as the driver of IT purchasing.
The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and other companies will meet with the president to discuss using technology to make the government more efficient.
IBM extends its alliance with Hortonworks and will offer the Hortonworks Data Platform as its distribution of the Hadoop big data platform.
Copeland, who was at the forefront of developing AWS's channel, fills a position at IBM vacated by Michele Stern in February.
For the week ending June 9, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
John Teltsch, who has spent 36 years working at IBM across divisions and geographies, will be taking the reins from outgoing channel director Marc Dupaquier at the end of June.
John Teltsch, a 36-year Big Blue veteran, will take the helm of IBM's channel amid cloud and cognitive transformation.
The systems integrator's Bluewolf AI Now for Telecommunications leverages IBM Watson, Salesforce Einstein, and solutions from Vlocity and Matrixx
The new partnership includes newly integrated security products, including IBM QRadar, threat intelligence collaboration, and a new partnership around Cisco and the IBM Managed Security Services team.