By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Lookout Announces Enterprise-class Mobile Threat Protection Lookout, a San Francisco-based mobile security vendor, has introduced “Lookout Mobile Threat Protection,” which allows large enterprises to embrace mobility in the workplace while protecting company data, securing against malicious attacks, and maintaining compliance with security policies through effective risk management. Building […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact CSC to Split in Two Computer Sciences Corporation, of Falls Church, Virg., has announced intentions to separate the company into two publicly traded, pure-play companies. CSC – Global Commercial will focus on Fortune 1,000 companies and non-U.S. government clients, leveraging its industry, infrastructure and consulting expertise. With $8.1 […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Cisco Expands its Refurbished Gear Program Cisco Capital has updated its Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment (CCRE) program and has reflagged the initiative as, “Cisco Refresh.” Available through Cisco authorized resellers and the Cisco Commerce Workspace, refurbished products sold through Cisco Refresh are backed by the same Cisco warranty […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Fortinet Adds New Certifications and Training Fortinet has announced changes to its partner program, realigning partner levels and adding new training and certifications. “As a purely channel-led organization in a dynamic industry like cyber security, it’s important we listen to our partners on a regular basis and make […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact New Ingram Micro Service Helps Channel Partners with Government Contracts Ingram Micro has announced a new sales, service and support program designed to help channel partners pursue the Federal marketplace. Available now as part of the Ingram Micro Federal Advantage Program, the new Contract Management Service provides the […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Unidesk Expands Partner Program to Broaden VDI Opportunity for VARs Unidesk Corporation, a Marlborough, Mass.-based provider of desktop and application management software for the cloud, announced that it has expanded its Unidesk Solution Partner (USP) program to provide partners with the resources needed to support effective VDI engagements. […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Verizon 2015 Data Breach Report Finds Increasingly Complex Cyber Threats Verizon’s “2015 Data Breach Investigations Report,” presents new evidence that cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, despite leveraging well-established techniques such as phishing and hacking. According to this year’s report, 70 percent of the cyberattacks use a combination of […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact Ingram Micro Rolls Out New Program to Support Partner Services Ingram Micro Inc. has rolled out the Ingram Micro Preferred App Dev Network, a new professional services offering designed to expand partner margins through custom application development. Available now in North America, the network connects channel partners to […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact CompTIA: Security Services on the Upswing Channel companies see opportunities for business growth in the security sector, according to new research released today by CompTIA. But the “Trends in Information Security” study also points out the challenges associated with staying up-to-date in this rapidly-evolving field, which has become […]Read More
By Ken Presti, Senior Consultant, Channel Impact AT&T Partner Exchange Introduces New Features AT&T Partner Exchange is introducing new program enhancements designed to help accelerate solution providers’ business evolution and increase their success in the marketplace. The simplified two-tier structure will include Platinum and Platinum Elite levels that scale upwards with volume, enabling access to […]Read More
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