Managed Services

Citrix solutions help embrace hybrid multi-clouds while supporting legacy tech: Raghuram Krishnan, Citrix

Cloud, digital workspace and networking are going to be some of the key focus areas for tech giant Citrix. Raghuram Krishnan, director – partner, Citrix India tells us why.

Multi-cloud strategy is what will work going forward: Shantaram Shinde, NTT Com-Netmagic

Growth will be largely driven by multi cloud, private cloud, SD-WAN, and security services, according to Shantaram Shinde, VP and national head - channel business, NTT Com-Netmagic.

Microsoft side-steps channel in direct Azure play

Microsoft will allow customers to bypass the channel and purchase Azure services direct, in a strategy aimed at increasing adoption among SMBs.

Lenovo ups ante on data center story: Sumir Bhatia

Lenovo is an open and futuristic tech vendor, providing end-to-end solutions from pocket to the data center, says Sumir Bhatia, President, DCG APAC at Lenovo.

Fujitsu signs distribution agreement with Tech Data

Tech Data will become a Fujitsu distribution partner in India, supplying the entire Fujitsu portfolio of IT products and solutions across the country.  

Cloud player OVH bullish on India, partners with VMware and Intel

OVH Digital Launch Pad (DLP) provides up to USD 100,000 for Indian startups to test ideas and access OVH infrastructure expertise. 

Executive movements: New appointments, promotions and resignations at channel centric companies

This is your one stop shop for the latest news on executive movements in the enterprise IT channel space.

Complexity will kill some of our partners and customers: Cisco channel chief

Cisco’s new channel boss has issued a stark warning to partners who fail to transform as the vendor pushes ahead with its transition from hardware to software.

Cisco integrates cloud security programs with SD-WAN network

Cisco has unveiled plans to merge its advanced security service with its SD-WAN licences to ramp up cloud offerings to businesses.

Sophos steers channel towards security services

Sophos has outlined plans to drive further subscription growth across the channel as partners build out managed security services.

ConnectWise pivots partners towards security services

ConnectWise has outlined a path for channel growth through managed services, advising partners to pivot towards lucrative security offerings.

India leader Parag Khurana leaves F5

Parag Khurana, who has been leading the F5 business for India and SAARC since 2013, has quit the company.