Author Archives: John MacDonald

Business leaders and academics gather to discuss critical success factors affecting innovation and profitable value creation in Canada


Business leaders and academics gather to discuss critical success factors affecting innovation and profitable value creation in Canada   Twenty-five industry and academic thought leaders gathered Wednesday at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) in Mississauga for the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Industrie 2030 Roundtable discussion on the critical success factors affecting innovation and profitable value creation in ... Read More »

Zerto Virtual Replication to Protect Workloads Running on IBM Cloud


Zerto Virtual Replication helps clients with BC/DR for VMware Cloud Foundation on the IBM Cloud VMworld 2016, Las Vegas – August 29, 2016 – Zerto, whose innovative disaster recovery solutions provide ‘Resilience for Evolving IT™’, today announced its flagship product, Zerto Virtual Replication, is now available to protect workloads running on the IBM Cloud. Zerto Virtual Replication will be the ... Read More »

FedRAMP Authorizes First Cloud Provider for Voice and Collaboration


collab9 is First and Only Cloud Provider Offering Federal, State, and Local Agencies a UCaaS Solution that Meets Stringent Federal Security Standards LOS ANGELES, CA – August 18, 2016 – collab9 today announced it is the first and only FedRAMPSM Authorized Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider in the world. With the cloud first mandate trickling through the U.S. ... Read More »

Artisan Infrastructure Rebrands as Neverfail, Acquires Vertiscale


Adds secure remote access and BYOD software for greater simplicity and improved profitability for MSPs Hollywood, Florida – Aug. 1, 2016– CompTIA ChannelCon – Artisan Infrastructure, provider of channel-only cloud infrastructure, cloud management and business continuity solutions, announced today it has renamed the company Neverfail and acquired Vertiscale, developer of Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) technology for managed service providers (MSPs). With the acquisition, Neverfail customers now have ... Read More »

Five Secrets Fulfilled People Use Everyday


By Dr. William Schiemann Are there real tricks to becoming fulfilled in life? You bet. My research and that of others suggests that there are key street-smart actions that those who are most fulfilled use every day in their professional and personal lives. I interviewed over 100 successful people—some who were fulfilled and others who were not—to understand why success ... Read More »

Saviynt Doubles-Down on Next Generation IGA With Additional Partner Program Members


LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – August 10, 2016) – Saviynt, an innovative provider of next generation IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) and cloud security solutions, announced today that it has added four partners to its Partner Program. The latest Partner Program partners include: IDMWORKS, a managed services provider with specialized expertise in IAM (Identity Access Management); itelligence, an international full-service solution ... Read More »

APC™ by Schneider Electric Expands Channel Support with Dedicated Practice for Managed Service Providers


MSP program for power and cooling addresses unique and evolving partner environment, makes business model more profitable Mississauga, ON – August 8, 2016 – APC by Schneider Electric, a flagship brand of the global specialist in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, today announced the launch of its dedicated power and cooling managed services practice for partners, expanding on the ... Read More »

Seiko Instruments Launches New MP-A40 Series Mobile Printers


Seiko Instruments Launches New MP-A40 Series Mobile Printers New printer line boasts the fastest print speeds available; can withstand multiple drops of more than 6.5 feet Torrance, CA, July 28, 2016– Seiko Instruments USA Inc. (SII) Thermal Printer Division,, a globally recognized leader in thermal printer technology today announced the availability of its newest mobile printer line known as ... Read More »

SaaSMAX Reveals First Cybersecurity SaaS Marketplace Platform for the IT Channel to Bring Security-as-a-Service Solutions to SMB, SME and Enterprise


Debuting at CompTIA ChannelCon August 1, 2016 Diplomat Resort and Spa, Hollywood, Florida August 1, 2016, Hollywood, FL - SaaSMAX Corp., the IT Channel’s value-add marketplace and growth engine for Cloud Software (“SaaS”) companies and IT Solution Providers, is introducing its Cybersecurity SaaS Marketplace white label platform, which features a growing catalog of cloud-based security software products for SMB, SME ... Read More »

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions Launches Innovative Global Partner Program


Reston, Virginia – July 28, 2016 – LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, a leader in threat intelligence driven security, today announced the launch of its innovative LookingGlass Cyber Guardian Network, the company’s new partner program led by industry veteran Laurie Potratz. As Vice President,Global Channels and Alliances, Potratz is responsible for delivering a comprehensive channel program that empowers partners to deliver actionable ... Read More »