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Monday Morning Impact – May 22

Partner Ecosystems Expand Amid Growing Enterprise Demand for IoT
In a recent analysis ranking more than 500 companies on their IoT service capabilities, ABI Research finds that both partner programs and their member companies continue to mature in their IoT offerings, with 59% of listed organizations receiving a high IoT maturity grade. This is nearly double the number of organizations that received a high maturity ranking when ABI first researched this trend in September 2015.

This […]

LogRhythm Rolls Out Technology Alliance Partner Program

LogRhythm, a Boulder, CO-based security company, has launched its new Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program designed to foster interoperability among targeted vendors. Current members include Cisco, Carbon Black, Palo Alto Networks, Gigamon, and Check Point.

By providing an open and flexible solution with multiple integration points across the end-to-end threat lifecycle, the initiative is intended to integrate functionality into LogRhythm’s TLM platform to facilitate rapid detection, response and neutralization of cyberthreats. This capability gives customers […]

Partner Ecosystems Expand Amid Growing Enterprise Demand for IoT

In a recent analysis ranking more than 500 companies on their IoT service capabilities, ABI Research finds that both partner programs and their member companies continue to mature in their IoT offerings, with 59% of listed organizations receiving a high IoT maturity grade. This is nearly double the number of organizations that received a high maturity ranking when ABI first researched this trend in September 2015.

This increase in IoT maturity stems in part from […]

ServiceNow Launches Software Asset Management

ServiceNow has developed a software asset management solution intended to fix licensing issues before they affect the bottom line, often in the form of financial penalties in the wake of audits. “Software Asset Management” combines catalog, procurement and orchestration all in one system. Enterprises or their channel partners can allocate and reclaim software licenses to address non‑compliance and avoid the pains associated with vendor audits.

The tool enables enterprises and partners to automate software license […]

Monday Morning Impact – May 15

Salesforce Launches New AppExchange Partner Program
Salesforce has launched its new Salesforce AppExchange Partner Program aimed at helping developers, startups or ISVs to build, market and sell intelligent apps.

“The convergence of AI, IoT and massive datasets has created incredible new opportunities for developers to move beyond the app—and build components, intelligent bots, data streams and more,” said Leyla Seka, executive vice president of AppExchange, Salesforce. “The new AppExchange Partner Program empowers the next generation of […]

One Identity Rolls Out Partner Program

One Identity, an Aliso Viejo, CA-based identity and access management vendor operating as a business within Quest Software, has announced the launch of the One Identity Partner Circle, the company’s new multi-tier global partner program.

“Customers have told us repeatedly that they need to work with business partners who can solve their problems by demonstrating true expertise in the solutions they are selling,” said Josh Lewis, director for North American channels and alliances at One […]

CenturyLink announces combined company senior leadership team

CenturyLink has unveiled the list of its new management team that will be in place upon closing of the Level 3 acquisition. The senior leadership team will include:

Clay Bailey, senior vice president, transformation, who will lead the integration of CenturyLink and Level 3, and automation and simplification in the combined company.

Dean Douglas, executive vice president, North America enterprise, who will be responsible for sales, revenue generation and enterprise service delivery in the company’s North […]

Salesforce Launches New AppExchange Partner Program

Salesforce has launched its new Salesforce AppExchange Partner Program aimed at helping developers, startups or ISVs to build, market and sell intelligent apps.

“The convergence of AI, IoT and massive datasets has created incredible new opportunities for developers to move beyond the app—and build components, intelligent bots, data streams and more,” said Leyla Seka, executive vice president of AppExchange, Salesforce. “The new AppExchange Partner Program empowers the next generation of Salesforce ISVs with a single […]

Revised Riverbed Partner Program Targets Cloud and Digital Transformation

Riverbed Technology has announced updates to its Performance Partner Program with an emphasis on cloud and digital strategies/solutions, cloud networking (including SD-WAN, and service delivery.

These updates include a strengthened incentives package and details on the development of a suite of partner-delivered services that address SD-WAN-as-a-service, Visibility-as-a-Service, Network-as-a-Service and Branch-as-a-Service.

These announcements further Riverbed’s efforts to help drive mutual growth opportunities with partners.

“As customers continue to go digital and cloud-first, it opens up significant growth potential […]

CA Technologies Launches New CA Advantage Partner Program

CA Technologies has rolled out a new CA Advantage Partner Program, introducing two new partner levels, Focus and Global, which are offered by invitation to strategic partners based on revenue commitment and expectations, including more stringent business plan requirements and higher performance thresholds. Partners participating at this level will receive extended benefits.

In addition, the new program has been adjusted for reduced complexity and expanded benefits, including a new tactic that enables partners to choose […]