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Solution providers will play an important role as more companies begin implementing mobile strategies that prioritize mobile app development, according to the results of a survey by open source software manufacturer Red Hat.

Blue Coat President and COO Michael Fey answers questions about the company's recent acquisition of Elastica and how cloud security is opening a new door of opportunity for partners. 

For solution provider Consiliant Technologies, a long-term relationship with the City of Irvine, Calif. gave it the opportunity to build a huge temporary network to support a U.S. Department of Energy contest showcasing sustainable housing designs.
National Instruments, which focuses on industrial applications for the Internet of Things, has highlighted five trends tied to IoT and the significance of a platform-based approach for partners that are in this space.

One of the most established cloud solution providers in the U.S. is Sentinel Technologies, a traditional VAR that has built its own successful cloud offering, CloudSelect, which is seeing upwards of 400 percent growth in 2015.

Partners must change their sales compensation models, create internal vendor management resources and hire more application architects to be successful in the cloud, a panel of providers told Best of Breed Conference attendees. 

 If you need to communicate the potential of cloud technology to a client or would-be client, you might want to take a cue from General Electric.