The quickly growing managed services provider announced Praschak, a technology and telecom services industry veteran, as its new president and CEO on Monday and he's already got a plan to expand the business.
Even as its cloud business expands, CEO Ken Lamneck says there's an opportunity for the $5.4 billion Tempe, Ariz.-based company to take market share from smaller solution providers in the hardware space.
The Plano, Texas-based company – No. 44 on the CRN Solution Provider 500 – picks up DHD after identifying environmental health as a gap within EnerGov, Tyler's enterprise licensing and regulatory solution.
ConvergeOne's call center practice includes a Cisco Contact Center Enterprise offering, where Annese previously has been forced to rely on a partner if one of its customers had call center needs, Ray Apy tells CRN.
Mitel's $530 million acquisition of ShoreTel is one of the largest unified communications deals in years and creates the second largest vendor in the global UCaaS market. Here's how the acquisition will impact partners and customers.
At the Midsize Enterprise Summit, Gartner research director Mike Cisek highlights a handful of alternative approaches IT decision-makers should consider as midmarket budget and staffing limitations continue.
Juniper Networks plans to integrate Cyphort's security technology into its advanced threat prevention product, Sky ATP. The acquisition brings Cyphort CEO Manoj Leelanivas back to Juniper, where he worked for 14 years.
Although SolarWinds MSP has mail antivirus capabilities today, acquiring SpamExperts will provide more robust detection capabilities thanks to their rich threat intelligence engine that it is continuously updating.
Cisco's big spending on a software company focused on hyper-converged infrastructure sends a positive signal to partners who are looking for alternative offerings to SimpliVity, now part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Solution providers using WorkMarket and OnForce will benefit from increased scale and operational efficiencies, according to WorkMarket's CEO, as well as enhanced account engagement and customer support.
"The intuitive network is an intelligent, highly secure platform — powered by intent and informed by context and Viptela's solution is perfectly aligned with that vision," said Cisco Senior Vice President Scott Harrell.
While the Arcserve Unified Data Protection appliance protects cloud-based applications and added cloud redundancy, the company is looking to close a major hole in its product line with Zetta's direct-to-cloud data protection capabilities.
CRN's 2018 MSP 500
With the fast-growing -- and fast-changing -- MSP landscape in mind, CRN has again assembled the MSP 500, an annual list that recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to managed services.