eChannelLine Daily News

Maxta unveils partner program for their software storage platform


Steve Velardi, Maxta’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales   By Mark Cox Sunnyvale CA-based Maxta, which emerged from stealth last November with its MxSP VM-centric software storage platform, has launched a partner program designed to strengthen its channel partners and enhance its’ 100% channel go-to-market strategy. Today’s storage market has no shortage of newish vendors offering new technological approaches and ... Read More »

Cisco authorizes new Canadian CTO services for Cisco Business Edition 6000 through distribution

Greg Myers

Greg Myers, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Tech Data Canada By Mark Cox Cisco Canada has announced the availability of Configure-To-Order (CTO) services  through distribution in the Canadian market. The services are available immediately through Ingram Micro Canada, Tech Data Canada, and Comstor Canada, with additional authorized distribution to be announced later. The distinctive aspect of these services as that ... Read More »

Major restructuring at Symantec to impact channel

Jim Willis

Jim Willis, Director of Channels at Symantec Canada By Mark Cox In 2013, Symantec saw major changes to its organization and road map as the company began to implement the 4.0 strategy company President and CEO Steve Bennett announced in January 2013, designed to get Symantec back on track to being an innovation leader as well as a market leader ... Read More »

Citrix and CA Technologies to provide native integration of NetScaler and SiteMinder


Kurt Roemer, Citrix Chief Security Strategist   Citrix and CA Technologies have announced an agreement which will enable integration of the Citrix NetScaler SDX service delivery networking platform with the CA SiteMinder access management solution. This planned integration will consolidate the capabilities of the CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server (SPS) onto the NetScaler appliance, to address the problem of device, ... Read More »

Dell unveils new high-end R920 PowerEdge server


Brian Payne, executive director of server solutions at Dell Global   Dell has announced the R920 PowerEdge server, which becomes the new high-end entry in its server lineup, and a key element in Dell’s strategy to drive deeper into the enterprise. The 4-socket, 4U replacement for the PowerEdge R910 is scheduled to be available later this quarter. “The big driver ... Read More »

LenovoEMC refreshes its four-bay desktop NAS

LenovoEMC px4-400d NAS

The LenovoEMC px4-400d Network Storage solution   By Mark Cox   LenovoEMC recently announced the worldwide availability of the latest version of its’ LenovoEMC px4-400d Network Storage solution, its four-bay desktop NAS offering. “This is the latest renewal — the fourth generation — of a venerable product,” said Jay Krone, Managing Directing Product Marketing and Product Management, Lenovo/EMC. “It’s primarily ... Read More »

ThreatTrack Security looking to channel to drive higher end APT business


  Julian Waits, CEO of ThreatTrack Security   By Mark Cox ThreatTrack Security, which used to be GFI Software’s Security Business Unit until it was spun out into its own company earlier this year, released the 5.0 version of its ThreatAnalyzer solution for Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) several weeks ago. Now it is embarking on recruiting higher-end resellers to sell ... Read More »