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New Products and Services: CenturyLink, HPE, ShoreTel, Avaya

Highlights include a new service from ShoreTel that allows businesses to mix and match on-premises and cloud services and apps; new cloud infrastructure for government agencies from CenturyLink; and a host of new hardware and software from the likes of HPE, Dell and IBM.

Channel Partners

March 3, 2016

  • New Products and Services: CenturyLink, HPE, ShoreTel, Avaya

    They are the new products and services available that could make businesses run better and line their trusted advisers’ pocketbooks.

    In this one-stop slide show, you’ll find new offerings – announced in February – from some of the biggest names in the telecom and IT channels.

    Highlights include a new service from ShoreTel that allows businesses to mix and match on-premises and cloud services and apps across multiple locations; new cloud infrastructure for government agencies from CenturyLink; and a host of new hardware and software from the likes of HPE, Dell and IBM.

    Click through our slide show to learn more about these products.

    Looking for more new products and services? Check out our recap from last month.

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  • New Products and Services: ShoreTel


    This new service enables companies to mix and match ShoreTel Connect ONSITE and Connect CLOUD services and applications across multiple locations. Connect HYBRID Sites is designed to allow companies to move at their own pace and as their business needs dictate to full- and mixed-cloud deployments. It can be configured multiple ways and across multiple geographies to fit with individual company growth and business models.


    Click here to learn more about ShoreTel Connect HYBRID Sites.

  • New Products and Services: CenturyLink


    This new infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering is available via the telco’s General Services Administration (GSA) Networx contract. CenturyLink Government Cloud is now part of the company’s hybrid IT services portfolio. It brings together public, private and hybrid cloud services, enabling agencies to migrate and extend their data-center workloads to the cloud while complying with federal security standards.


    More of what CenturyLink’s doing in the government vertical is here.

  • New Products and Services: VMware


    Virtualization giant VMware unveiled a new platform for delivering secure digital workspaces for flexible workstyles and bring your own device (BYOD). This digital workspace aims to address end-user and enterprise IT business mobility needs by aggregating all devices, applications and services while securely managing them through unified common access and identity.


    Click here for the full scoop on Workspace One.

  • New Products and Services: Avaya


    Avaya says its new multichannel UC and contact center cloud services will help its partners to do battle in the midmarket. Avaya Midmarket Cloud Solutions includes two deployment options, enabling partners to “seamlessly evolve midsize companies to the advanced capabilities needed for digital business.“ Both options – Powered by Avaya IP Office and OnAvaya – Google Cloud Platform – can enable hybrid clouds that allow customers to “maximize their investments in more than 1 million Avaya systems worldwide,” according to the company.


    Looking for more on what Avaya’s doing in the midmarket? It’s here.

  • New Products and Services: HPE


    HPE AppPulse Trace, a new module in HPE’s Application Performance Monitoring (APM) software suite, is designed to allow developers to use application analytics to pinpoint and fix issues at their source, down to the exact line of code and server. HPE says the software suite leverages the massive volumes of data produced by applications, and their end-user interactions, to give developers a tool for building powerful, high-quality applications.


    Click here to learn more about AppPulse Trace.

  • New Products and Services: IBM


    IBM’s new cloud-storage services aim to help clients better manage their growing volumes of unstructured data. The new Cloud Object Storage will combine technology from recently acquired Cleversafe with the IBM Cloud to provide enterprises with fast, flexible, hybrid cloud storage-as-a-service solutions. With the new services, IBM will provide enterprises a choice of multiple APIs and the option to store massive amounts of data efficiently on-premises, on the IBM Cloud, or across the two in a hybrid environment, the company said.


    Get the full scoop on IBM’s new Cloud Object Storage here.

  • New Products and Services: Dell


    Dell says its new series of data-protection services help organizations better protect business-critical systems, applications, and data – either on premises or in the cloud. They include the general availability of Dell Data Protection | Rapid Recovery; three new data deduplication appliances models; new Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Recovery – Free Edition; and the new Dell Data Protection | NetVault Backup 11.


    Get more details on what’s new from Dell here.

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    Kaseya introduced its Business Management Solution (BMS), designed to give MSPs the ability to control all aspects of their business at a lower cost. The services was developed via partnership with Vorex, which resulted in Kaseya’s recent acquisition of the solution provider. Kaseya executive Miguel Lopez told us that MSPs have been at a disadvantage with the existing selection of professional-services automation (PSA) vendors, in part because these vendors have been “focused on the wrong thing.”


    Click here for more on Kaseya’s BMS.

  • New Products and Services: itopia


    itopia debuted a new product, calling it “the IT channel’s first end-to-end cloud services automation platform equipped to deliver workspace-as-a-service on any cloud infrastructure.” Available exclusively to channel partners in the U.S., itopia says its new Cielo Suite accelerates the adoption of cloud services by simplifying and monetizing the discovery, migration, delivery and ongoing management of workplace as a service to businesses of all sizes.


    This is where to get more info on itopia’s cloud-services automation platform.

  • New Products and Services: Nimble Storage


    Nimble Storage says its new series of Predictive All Flash arrays combine fast flash performance with InfoSight Predictive Analytics to deliver data velocity. With the addition of the AF-Series to the Nimble Predictive Flash platform portfolio, Nimble says it provides enterprise IT organizations with a single consolidation architecture to accelerate, protect and scale all enterprise applications and deliver data velocity to end users.


    Click here for more on why Nimble is so high one these new All Flash arrays.

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