At the IoTConnex virtual event, The Channel Company's Robert Demarzo talked to CIOs about what they’re doing with the Internet of Things.
IBM business development leader Raghbir Kern, speaking at the IoTConnex virtual conference Wednesday, said partners need the technology to effectively take action on the data from connected devices.
With a rise in the number of IoT devices, customers are more and more looking for partners who can help close the gap around security, Fortinet Vice President of Strategic Programs Jonathan Nguyen-Duy said.
McAfee and Cisco announced a partnership at McAfee MPOWER in Las Vegas, which brings together McAfee's Data Exchange Layer with Cisco's Platform Exchange Grid for sharing or threat event context and automation.
Here are six new products and partnerships McAfee announced at its MPOWER event in Las Vegas this week – the first major announcements the company has made since its spinout from Intel six months ago.
Intel's Steen Graham, speaking at IoTConnex, said the company's offerings around retail, manufacturing and safety will help partners deploy IoT more quickly and easily.
'We are dealing with a very interesting opportunity that has really never presented itself to Cisco and its partner community ever before,' said Cisco IoT executive Bryan Bedford during the IoTConnex virtual conference.
Vertically driven Intel offerings include an outdoor, solar-fueled portable power system and a building management system, said Arrow's Wayne Dragon during the IoTConnex virtual conference.
The potential acquisition of the $500 million solution provider would instantly give PCM more scale and global muscle with top vendors including HP, Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
The cloud-focused distributor, which is targeting large MSP communities, also has expanded its sales force from 11 to 65 employees over the past year, says Nick Heddy, senior vice president of sales and marketing.
At the IoTConnex virtual conference, three solution providers shared their stories about how they transformed their business to meet the new demands of a red-hot market.
Rauline Ochs, a channel strategist for The Channel Company's IPED Channel Research Consulting & Training Business, outlines at IoTConnex how solution providers can get in the door with customers and talk problem-solving.
FirstLight officially closed its acquisition of 186 Communications, its fourth fiber-related buy of the year, in keeping with the trend of telecom providers scooping up fiber assets to build out their footprints.
'We believe in R&D as a driver of technology and products across the portfolio breadth. And we will continue to invest in HDD, flash, and other things in a very purposeful way,' Michael Cordano tells CRN.
Frank Gillett, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, speaks at IoTConnex about the three types of IoT 'buyers' and why each is looking at the technology.
Quansett Nurseries founder Fred Dabney is using sensors to collect data and determine which parts of the greenhouse have the best environmental conditions for each type of plant.
The company is releasing a retro version of the laptop to celebrate the ThinkPad's 25th anniversary.
CRN lists top solution providers leading the charge in bringing innovative and unique IoT solutions to enterprises, SMBs and industrial companies.
The agreement makes Turbonomic the standard automation platform across IT services giant DXC Technology's services and hybrid cloud offerings, and is the biggest single contract in Turbonomic's history.
The companies are rolling out a new iOS software development kit for GE's Predix Internet of Things platform.