'When we find a partner like Seeq that's addressing a unique, higher-level analytics challenge, we get pretty excited about that,' KAASM President Shawn Sandoval says of Seeq, which announced a $23 million Series B round Wednesday.
The retail giant will leverage advanced Microsoft cloud services to build out its e-commerce capabilities over the next five years, replatforming hundreds of apps with cloud-native architectures and leveraging AI
Outages marred Amazon's biggest e-commerce promotion on Monday, but sales still broke records. The cloud division was not to blame, according to the company.
Google's Tuesday afternoon outage caused by load balancer issues brought down popular services, including Spotify and Snapchat.
For MSPs that need a technical ally, Pax8 brings in cloud architects and engineers who assist with planning, assessing, designing, migrating, customizing and optimizing cloud solutions.
CRN looks at the coolest and most sought-after SDN technologies in the market this year from the likes of Big Switch Networks, HPE Aruba and VMware NSX.
Microsoft executives said they are looking to help boost partner capabilities and profitability around the cloud CRM and ERP system.
'I think that Intel’s recent hires in the GPU space show that they are serious and committed to a competitive product offering in that arena,' says Andrew Kretzer of Bold Data Technology.
Smartwatches from Fitbit and Garmin are among the major wearable device debuts in the first half of this year.
Global channel chief Richard Steranka was one of between 12 and 15 McAfee leaders let go, sources tell CRN.
Commvault's Owen Taraniuk is confident that Commvault's alliances with hardware heavyweights like HPE and Cisco can help keep the company and its partners in a leadership position in the face of heavy competition.
The data backup and recovery player is updating its partner tools, streamlining its product portfolio and reorganizing its leadership ranks to modernize and simplify its go-to-market strategy.
McAfee's new MVision line of products will extend the breadth of devices under management and make the company's portfolio more simple, inclusive and comprehensive, according to one executive.
Logicalis CEO Vince DeLuca is featured in this week's "Two Minutes" series.
'Oracle has kind of led the way in this by offering end users or integrators the opportunity to build their own blockchain model and bill it out on either a permanent or transaction basis. That is the innovative part of their offering,' says Mike Piltoff of Champion Solutions Group.
Partners applaud the deal as they see CRM customers increasingly clamoring for more artificial intelligence to guide marketing campaigns.
The outage was reported four minutes into the e-commerce giant's largest sales promotion. But it doesn't appear other AWS services are affected for customers of the company's cloud division.
Microsoft is crediting its record cloud growth to its partner base, and partners say that Microsoft's 2018 channel reorganization, program and incentive changes, and focus on value-added services is paying off.
Microsoft's president and chief legal officer spoke about growing cybersecurity threats, AI ethics and his company's acquisition of GitHub during the Inspire partner conference.
"We're one of the few companies that has the ability to put people with IT networking knowledge pretty much anywhere in the country," said Black Box CEO Joel Trammell.