This past week was an especially busy one for The VAR Guy due to all the networking he was doing at CompTIA ChannelCon 2015 in Chicago. Here are some of the stories we didn't get to write while we were meeting with partners in the field.
Tintri Raises $125 Million in Funding – Tintri announced the completion of its Series F funding round, which garnered an additional $125 million for the virtual storage solution vendor. The funding will be used to advance the company's VM-aware storage solutions, according to the announcement. So far the company has raised $260 million.
7 Acquires BolderView – Customer engagement software platform provider 7 has acquired BolderView Systems, an Austalian-based solution provider for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is the company's latest effort to expand its operations into the Asia-Pacific market.
Exabeam Hires New Channel Chief - User and entity behavior analytics provider Exabeam has appointed Ted Plumis as vice president of Channel, Business and Corporate Development, responsible for leading the company's recently launched channel program. Plumis previously served as channel chief for security firm Imperva.
Quick Heal Technologies Unveils New Distribution Agreements - Quick Heal Technologies has formed new distribution agreements with TechWise Networks, Rain Networks and EIGRS in an effort to grow its North American channel program, the company announced during CompTIA ChannelCon 2015 in Chicago. The addition of three distributors is expected to help the company better position its flagship SEQRITE network security product line for sale among North American SMBs.
HP Launches New Hyper-Converged Appliance - Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) launched the new HP ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual appliance to provide users with a way to quickly configure virtual server and storage infrastructure for virtual desktops and remote office solutions. The solution is built in conjunction with Intel and VMware and includes three 4TB StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance licenses, according to the announcement.