Dell Buys EMC: Top 10 Partner Takeaways
by Tom Spring
Let's unpack the largest tech deal ever and take a closer look at how this acquisition will impact channel partners.
Ingram Micro Rolls Out Support For New Vblock Architectures
Ingram Micro is working with EMC, Cisco, and VMware to make sure its solution provider partners get certification and products to implement the three vendors' new Vblock Infrastructure Packages.
Avnet Offers FlexPod Services Around NetApp, Cisco Data Center Architecture
by Scott Campbell
Avnet's new FlexPod services team to help VARs includes customer solutions program managers, technical consultants, and more.
Cisco On UCS Invicta: The Target Is Our Compute Competitors, Not Our Storage Partners
by Kristin Bent
Despite the market buzz surrounding the converged infrastructure market, Cisco didn't roll out the red carpet for UCS Invicta at launch. Some are wondering why.
Cisco VP Cites Clear Rules Of Engagement
by Kristin Bent
Data center exec says sales engineers and reps don't push Cisco UCS Invicta into environments with heavy Vblock or FlexPod investments.
Dell EMC Execs To Partners: Aggressively Sell VxRack, VxRail, Especially If You Don't Want To Deal With Cisco
by Matt Brown
Dell EMC's Marius Haas and Bill Scannell said partners should be aggressively selling converged and hyper-converged solutions based on Dell servers.
Partners: Dell EMC Restructuring Could Set Stage For Stepped-Up Battle With Cisco
by Mark Haranas
Dell EMC partners say the restructuring essentially puts Dell in a more formidable position to bundle server, storage and networking products together in a converged offering.
Cloud Spawns New Type of Supplier: a 'Vendorgrater'
VCE, the joint cloud effort of Cisco and EMC, with investments from VMware and Intel, can be described as a 'vendorgrater.'
CA Putting Cloud Pieces Together
by Jack McCarthy
Some partners are impressed with CA's cloud strategy, but say it may take the company a while longer to fully integrate its plan.