Managing large partner ecosystems during a period of crisis is no easy task as vendors balance short-term and long-term priorities.
In assessing the channel landscape - locally, regionally and globally - partners are gearing up for another year of frenzied M&A activity.
Cisco has called upon partners to embrace managed services through the deployment of security, SD-WAN and collaboration technologies.
Cisco has identified partner profitability as a leading priority following an overhaul of back-end processes in response to channel feedback.
Keerti Melkote talks about networking challenges at the edge, network-based security, micro data centres and new market strategies.
Keerti Melkote, Aruba president and co-founder discusses the power of the edge when creating modern digital experiences.
Mike Morgan, vice president and managing director of Asia Pacific at Insight, explains the story behind swapping tradition for innovation.
Dell Technologies has unveiled a new portfolio of infrastructure solutions designed to simplify hybrid cloud deployments, delivered through an ecosystem of VMware providers and hyper-scalers.
Managed service providers are well positioned to pursue a sale process in a market dominated by buyers, but remain hampered by unrealistic valuation expectations.
The channel is made up of four types of managed service provider, with each standing to dictate the terms on which a business owner can negotiate an exit strategy.
US-based investment firm Bridgewest Group has acquired Provoke Solutions, as part of plans to provide “substantial growth capital” for the tech specialists.
Microsoft is making good on a promise to up-skill a channel lacking in marketing capabilities and competency, through a deepened commitment to partners.
Smart channel professionals are looking at data across the partner journey to differentiate from the competition and accelerate market growth.
Dell EMC is preparing to capitalise on increased demand for multi-cloud solutions in global, regional and local markets, as the channel follows in fast pursuit.
The cycle of complexity in the market is back as infrastructure vendor portfolio transformations make digitalisation achievable.
As the ink dries on the largest acquisition made by HCL Technologies, the service provider must now move to monetise a legacy IBM portfolio.
I just returned from my final technology vendor conference of 2018 and have been thinking about how the size of the conference changes the experience.
Analysts expect the Thomas Kurian era to be a prosperous one where Google Cloud grows into its full potential within enterprise cloud environments.
Deloitte is expanding digital capabilities at pace across New Zealand, driven by the unveiling of a specialist Kiwi division and an Auckland-based acquisition.
The low ratings and scathing comments of CIOs in New Zealand should ring alarm bells for vendors and channel partners.
The storied Toshiba laptop brand relaunched globally as Dynabook last year. Kickstarting 2020, the channel-centric vendor has been offering partners a $50 incentive per notebook sold.. Read more