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ShoreTel Appoints Channel Exec, Revamps Sales Organization

ShoreTel Appoints Channel Exec, Revamps Sales Organization

Unified communications specialist ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR) is shaking things up, management-wise, with Joe Vitalone returning to head up ShoreTel’s channel team as vice president of Channel Management. Tim Gaines will be taking the helm for North America Sales, while Mark Arman will lead International Sales and Worldwide Distribution. Vitalone, who has held management positions at […]

Condusiv Launches Channel Partner Program

Condusiv Launches Channel Partner Program

Application performance software specialist Condusiv Technologies, formerly known as Diskeeper, has revised its channel partner program, expanding Condusiv’s Registered partner level and adding a new Premier tier with added incentives. The Registered Partner level provides an “introduction” to the array of program benefits and support that Condusiv offers, such as sales tools, product training and […]

Lenovo Quickens Windows 7’s Pace with Enhanced Experience 3

Lenovo Quickens Windows 7’s Pace with Enhanced Experience 3

Computer maker Lenovo (NASDAQ: LNVGY) launched its latest effort to accelerate boot-up times with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3 (EE3) for Windows 7. A certification available with Lenovo Think and Idea-branded PCs, EE3 computers feature enhanced Windows start-up performance and will come standard on a range of Think and Idea-branded PCs4 shipping starting this month. Although the upcoming launch […]

Dell Expands Virtual Network Architecture Portfolio

Dell Expands Virtual Network Architecture Portfolio

Dell (NADSAQ: DELL) announced hardware and software additions to its Virtual Network Architecture (VNA) portfolio, an open networking framework for IT management and workload intelligence. The Force10 MXL 10/40GbE switch is the company’s first 40Gb blade server switch for the PowerEdge M1000e blade system. It includes Ethernet stacking, which enables up to six switching modules […]

Drobo Data Tiering Aids Application Performance for SMBs

Drobo Data Tiering Aids Application Performance for SMBs

Data storage specialist Drobo’s release of Automated Data-Aware Tiering technology, which combines automation with solid state drives (SSDs) and data tiering, is aimed at helping SMBs with limited IT departments optimize their application performance. Available on Drobo’s B1200i storage system, the tiering technology allows solid state drives to co-exist with hard drives in a single […]

Solera DeepSee Security Software Goes Deep with Big Data

Solera DeepSee Security Software Goes Deep with Big Data

Security specialist Solera Networks is upgrading its DeepSee Software solution, which combines security intelligence and Big Data analytics technology to record and classify every packet, file and flow going in and out of the network for the reconstruction of an attack. Think of it as a security camera for your network. The software is compatible […]

Cisco Launches CCNP Service Provider Certification

Cisco Launches CCNP Service Provider Certification

Networking giant Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has launched the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Service Provider certification, aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of IT professionals to deploy and optimize next-generation networks. The certification, coupled with the recent release of the CCNA Service Provider and current CCIE Service Provider certification, provides networking engineers with […]

Radvision Makes HD Videoconferencing Rad, Man

Radvision Makes HD Videoconferencing Rad, Man

Unified video communications specialist Radvision, acquired by Avaya in March 2012, just gave resellers more options for their customers with the release of the Scopia XT4200 HD videoconferencing system and the Scopia XT Meeting Center, an all-in-one room system with integrated 55-inch displays. The XT4200, aimed at small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs), offers HD audio, […]

Snom Phones Interoperable with Schmooze Com IP Systems

Snom Phones Interoperable with Schmooze Com IP Systems

IP communications specialist Snom Technology is working with Schmooze Com to provide interoperability with Schmooze’s PBXact phone system and PBXtended hosted PBX, offering small-business VARs another IP telephony alternative for their customers. Snom VoIP phones, including the snom 300, 320, 370, 821 and 870 desktop phones and M9 wireless handset, now can be auto-provisioned via […]

Hitachi Data Systems Releases Unified Storage System

Hitachi Data Systems Releases Unified Storage System

Data center administrators face myriad challenges when it comes to managing the explosive growth of data coming into and moving across organizations today. Data capacity, applications and virtual servers are all growing at exponential rates and IT departments are struggling to store and manage all of that digital content, while keeping operational expenses in check. […]

Acer AC100 Micro Server Brings Data Center Down to Size

Acer AC100 Micro Server Brings Data Center Down to Size

Small businesses with data center-size needs but not the wallet to support them have a new option for their networks with Acer’s AC100 micro server, which starts at $999 when configured with an Intel Xeon E3-1260L processor and houses up to 8TB of RAID storage and 16GB memory. In addition to Energy Star certification, the […]

Network Box USA Adds Director of Channel Sales

Network Box USA Adds Director of Channel Sales

Managed security service provider and vendor Network Box USA has tapped Chad Walter to lead the newly created position of Director of Channel Sales, as its sees uptick in adoption of its technology among VARs looking to add a managed services offering to their business. Although his office will be located in Clifton Park, N.Y., […]

Oracle, InfoSys Debut Project-Driven Supply Chain Solution

Oracle, InfoSys Debut Project-Driven Supply Chain Solution

Recognizing the fact that business never sleeps, Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and Infosys, a Diamond level member of the Oracle Partner Network, have developed the Project Driven Supply Chain for High Technology Companies, a platform designed to help companies reduce their inventory and increase their productivity. The Project Driven Supply Chain for High Technology Companies (which […]

AccuProcess Launches Partner Program for Business Process Modeling

AccuProcess Launches Partner Program for Business Process Modeling

Business process management software can help businesses streamline operations and remove bottlenecks, as well as analyze these processes to adjust to a growing company. In an effort to help resellers tap into this market, AccuProcess just launched a partner program for its Business Process Modeler, a business process modeling software product. Partners gain access to […]

Microsoft Renames Windows 8 Server to Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Renames Windows 8 Server to Windows Server 2012

What’s in a name? Unless you’re Shakespeare, you have bigger things to worry about, which is why Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced the new name for its server edition of Windows 8 (hold your breath): Windows Server 2012. At the Microsoft Management Summit 2012, April 16-20 in Las Vegas, Corporate VP Brad Anderson spilled the beans […]

Avaya Offers Fanless Routing Switches for Quiet Environs

Avaya Offers Fanless Routing Switches for Quiet Environs

In the education, healthcare and hospitality markets, quiet comes at a premium, yet networking equipment can be notoriously loud. But Avaya‘s latest Ethernet Routing Switch (ERS) 3500 series offers whisper-quiet functionality for verticals and small businesses alike that don’t need any extra noise, volume- or installation-wise. The line consists of six Fast and Gigabit Ethernet […]

Sprint Unveils SMB Cloud Services Offering for VARs

Sprint Unveils SMB Cloud Services Offering for VARs

Sprint (NYSE: S) announced a new Wholesale Cloud Services program aimed at VARs to help small businesses get the cloud services they need without all the overhead. The service, offered by Sprint Wholesale and Emerging Solutions, is ideal for VARs that target small to medium-size businesses (SMBs), regardless of whether they’re a Sprint Wholesale partner, […]

ZyXEL Opens Cloud Portal for Service Licensing, SLAs

ZyXEL Opens Cloud Portal for Service Licensing, SLAs

Providing hardware is no longer enough for a VAR to maintain and grow profitability — hardware is cheap(er) and add-on services are where the wider margins stretch out and wait. But networking and security solutions specialist ZyXEL has developed a cloud-based service level agreement (SLA) and cloud-based licensing system where VARs can easily purchase licenses and […]

Dell Launches Emerging Solutions Ecosystem Cloud Program

Dell Launches Emerging Solutions Ecosystem Cloud Program

In its continuing efforts to expand partner opportunities, Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has launched its Emerging Solutions Ecosystem, a vendor partnership program designed to deliver complementary and interoperable hardware, software and services components to build best-of-breed cloud solutions. The program focuses specifically on emerging technologies, with two key areas of big data and cloud enablement, where […]

VMware Launches Accelerate Cloud Consulting Service

VMware Launches Accelerate Cloud Consulting Service

Fast on the heels of a management restructuring, virtualization specialist VMware (NYSE: VMW) is busting out some experienced industry hands for Accelerate Advisory Services, comprised of former chief information officers (CIOs), chief technology officers and industry consultants dedicated to enabling senior enterprise business and IT executives to deepen their understanding of how cloud computing can […]

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