Sources: VMware Building 'Project Mystic' Converged Infrastructure Appliance For EMC
VMware and EMC are getting into the red-hot converged infrastructure appliance market with an offering that will compete with startups like Nutanix and Simplivity, sources told CRN.
Best In Show: 2014 CRN Channel Champions Awards
In the 24th annual Channel Champs awards, solution providers rewarded the vendor partners they voted to be best-of-the-best across many categories. Take a look at this year's winners, honored at XChange Solution Provider 2014.
Google Casting Wider Net For Cloud Partners With New Three-Tier Channel Program
Google, which launched its cloud channel program two years ago, is now rolling out a full-blown enterprise-style program with a three-tiered structure.
Cloud Application Commissions: Do They Even Matter Anymore?
While decreased cloud application commissions have frustrated the channel, solution providers say it's nearly impossible to drive a cloud software business without accompanying services.