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VMware creates digital transformation with network virtualization platform update

VMware Inc. is dialing further into security with its latest upgrades to its network virtualization platform: VMware NSX. The network virtualization platform comes in two options: NSX for vSphere, meaning it can be

Published on: February 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Datto acquires channel focused networking solutions provider

Datto is bolstering its MSP networking solution capabilities with an acquisition and launch of new products. The Norwalk, Conn.-based data protection vendor has acquired Open Mesh, a cloud-based networking solution provider based out

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Going deeper into the Avaya Chapter 11 filing

As experienced technology analysts and consultants we spend a great deal of time tracking and analyzing a broad range of telecom, network and IT players.  We also work with many end user government

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Roberta Fox

Avaya enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but not in Canada

The Canadian subsidiary of Avaya is not part of the just announced Chapter 11 protection filing by Avaya Inc. Avaya’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection strategy was not a secret, nor a surprise to

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Vendor pushes digital transformation in hospitals

How technology will change hospitals and health care is something that science fiction has been tackling for decades. Whether it be futuristic hospitals or eliminating disease all together, writers have had an expansive

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cisco announces partnership with Ericsson, video platform at CES

CES in Las Vegas is a hotspot for new tech announcements every year, and 2017 was no different. Cisco has revealed an extended partnership with Ericsson that now includes WiFi, as well as

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Zyxel offers discounts on enterprise networking products

Value-added resellers can look forward to discounted networking solutions in 2017. Zyxel Communications, a US-based secure broadband networking, internet access, and connected home products provider, announced in December that it would be discounting

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Networks are less secure in 2016

Despite the fact that companies are updating their network systems at increased rates, Dimension Data’s 2016 Network Barometer Report indicates that three in four network devices have had at least one known security

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft challenges Slack with a chat service in Office 365

The competition between office communication platforms is starting to get more and more crowded with Microsoft entering the race with Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace within Office 365. Aimed at organizations that

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Silver Peak, Masergy team up to provide managed SD-WAN service

Silver Peak and Masergy have partnered to deliver a managed software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service to enterprise customers The new service is based on Silver Peak's Unity EdgeConnect and Unity Boost. It

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Aruba enables partners with new managed services offerings

HPE's Aruba is looking to enable channel partners with new network-as-a-service (NaaS) and cloud-based managed services that provide enterprises with new network procurement and consumption models. According to the vendor, the new software-based Mobile

Published on: September 13th, 2016 Chris Talbot

The 2016 summer of our discontent

This summer has seen the continuation of the rapidly evolving new business environment, and the inevitable ongoing struggle with moving the distribution and carrier channel in the new market direction, which is having

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Roberta Fox

D-Link rolls out new indoor, outdoor 802.11ac GbE access points

D-Link Systems added to its Gigabit Ethernet portfolio of access points this week with the release of both indoor and outdoor 802.11ac units. The first product in the announcement is the 802.11ac Unified

Published on: September 9th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Citrix’s top six best practices for secure UC implementation

As companies adopt and deploy unified communications solutions, there are risks associated with connecting communications to the data stream. Channel partners can play a key role not only in selling and deploying UC systems, but also in ensuring security levels

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Chris Talbot

Cisco job cuts made to address growth areas

Cisco Systems Inc. will trim more than 5,500 jobs from its workforce is a sign it is in a restructuring phase, according to the networking giant. Cisco this week released its fiscal results for

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick