Security

Customers turn to MSSPs as channel rules security roost

Managed services is expected to dominate security spending in 2019, representing the largest technology category as customers turn to the channel for increased protection.

Micro Focus launches unified global partner program

In conjunction with the new program, a new partner portal was introduced that streamlines and simplifies the ways partners engage with Micro Focus and customers. 

Microsoft draws up devices strategy for partners

Microsoft has drawn up a blueprint for channel growth in 2019, triggered by Windows 7 end of support, emerging business models and partner innovation.

Exec: How SDN, SD-WAN, security fit in VMware's strategy

VMware networking and security chief Tom Gillis looks at competing with Cisco and how company will bolster NSX and more.

Atos to modernise WA Health in USD 124M Oracle deal

Global IT services provider Atos has won a five-year contract to overhaul the Western Australian Department of Health’s (WA Health) legacy infrastructure.

Surojit Dasgupta is India Channel Chief at Forescout

Surojit Dasgupta will support the growth of Forescout’s channel community in India as the company extends footprint across APJ region.

Channel partners primed as customers aggressively adopt AI

The channel is preparing to capitalise as artificial intelligence (AI) continues its aggressive growth trajectory across local and global markets, with end-user deployment aspirations turning into reality.

F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps and DevOps in digital era

F5 will also leverage its global sales force, channel infrastructure, and partner ecosystem to scale NGINX selling opportunities to the enterprise.

Trend Micro India announces launch of MDR services through channel ecosystem

Trend Micro shared an update on its new partner program initiatives at the recently held Channel Partner Day in Gangtok, Sikkim. 

VMware firewall takes aim at defending apps in data center, cloud

VMware says its new Service-defined Firewall has gains deep visibility into the hosts and services that generate network traffic via company’s existing NSX network management software, its vSphere hypervisors and AppDefense threat detection system.

Facebook’s Workplace reaches 2M paid users, targets SMBs

Workplace by Facebook, the company's enterprise-focused collaboration offering, has seen strong growth since its launch in 2016.

Ping Identity reveals new program for APAC partners

Identity defined security vendor Ping Identity has announced a new channel program that provides more structure, improved training programs and a clear formal engagement process.