Cisco to Launch Cloud Connect Manager's Choice
Cisco said that the company is about to go live with Cloud Connect, a new platform for optimizing the cloud experience, preserving cloud security and simplifying cloud-based operations -- all off a powerful software platform developed in part with technology from several recent Cisco acquisitions.
SOURCE: CRN (http://goo.gl/MfVWa)
VMware unveiled Accelerate Advisory Services, a set of IT benchmarking services designed to help CIOs get the most out of the investments they're making in virtualization and cloud computing.
SOURCE: CRN (http://goo.gl/nCcpf)
CA Technologies today unveiled a new partner program that the company is counting on to reverse its reputation as a company that solution providers find difficult with which to work.
SOURCE: CRN (http://goo.gl/FTocQ)
Avaya has begun rolling out a new family of compact Ethernet switches, which aim to make it easier for midsize businesses and remote offices to deploy and manage enterprise-class networks, without the high-end costs.
SOURCE: Tech Week (http://goo.gl/m1bkm)
Citrix has launched the latest version of its NetScaler internet delivery software, promising give enterprise and carrier networks the “elasticity, simplicity and expandability of the cloud.” NetScaler 10 promises to help companies scale up, scale in or scale out their networks as easily as they would with public cloud, according to Citrix.
SOURCE: IT PRO (http://goo.gl/yloFV)
Dell has entered into a partnership with engineering firm Mirantis to help businesses and organizations migrate their IT resources to the cloud using Dell’s OpenStack cloud services.
SOURCE: CRN (http://goo.gl/6hyti)
Windstream Corp. announced the release of Carrier Switched Ethernet. This service will provide carriers with access to Windstream's ILEC footprint through a network interconnect that will make it more cost-effective for carrier customers to provide multi-location data solutions to their customers.
SOURCE: Market Watch (http://goo.gl/t7qTu)
Cisco is targeting growth in the midmarket with the rollout of a new global channel program called Partner Plus. Partner Plus is part of the Partner-Led strategy the gearmaker rolled out in summer 2011 to drive business in the small and medium business segment. It is part of the $75 million investment that Cisco announced in 2011 for enablement, systems and support capabilities.
SOURCE: Channel Partners (http://goo.gl/V5Drg)
Sprint Nextel will this year begin offering wholesale cloud services through its Wholesale and Emerging Solutions divisionSprint Wholesale Cloud Services will be targeted to resellers in the small- and medium-sized business market.
SOURCE: Fierce Telecom (http://goo.gl/y0YxG)
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