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The network security vendor is incorporating e-mail security gateway software and appliances from its MailFrontier acquisition into its SonicWall brand product line, on the advice of channel partners that requested a more complete solution.
OnForce, the online, IT services clearinghouse, appointed Kevin Gilroy president this week. Founder Jeffrey Leventhal moves to Chairman of the board.
Tech Data will leverage its own support and third-party application relations to bring the solution to market.
Intel’s new vPro platform of hardware and software alliances has the potential to open many doors to MSPs and offer SMBs capabilities previously out of reach.
SecureMyCompany built its own MSP bundles on top of Kesaya and made it all on-demand using Jamcracker’s SaaS platform, allowing VARs and MSPs to piggyback on its own NOC and overall success.
IBM Global Financing expects to deliver $3.4 billion in loans in 2006 to customers working through partners on IT projects, up 26 percent from 2.7 billion in 2005 and 41 percent since $2.4 billion in 2004.
The MSP model could gain from the passage of legislation in the house, senate and several states defining liabilities and obligations in the event of data security breaches.
Distributor Avnet may build or buy a network distribution business in fiscal year 2007, which begins July 1, hoping to create a $50 million to $100 million business unit.
IBM and business partners are co-investing $250 million in Business Partner Innovation Centers in 2006, with 40 new centers targeted for openings.
Network vendor Cisco requires that its VARs possess more than basic security skills and turn to security specialists when more is needed, as the company makes security a standard piece of the network puzzle.
Security vendor SonicWall boosts its portfolio and gets closer to an end-to-end security solution with the acquisition of e-mail management company, MailFrontier.
Cisco is providing trade-ins, rebates and various tools to help VARs seize a $20 billion network replacement opportunity.
The networking vendor launched a web portal for partner with sales tips, best practices guides and other support tools.
The distributor adds Bluesocket’s set of wireless LAN security and management solutions to its product line in response to demand from end users and VARs.
Firetide joins Avaya’s DeveloperConnection program, allowing channel partners of both companies to implement voice, video and data applications indoors and outdoors over mesh network.
A deal with Sony for IP video devices adds to what the distributor believes is changing the audio-visual space.
Despite advantages in price (it’s hard to beat free) and, often, greater capabilities, many companies are still reluctant to use anything but commercial anti-spam software.
Open-source anti-spam applications that use statistical analysis can pick out spam much more accurately than Bayesian filters, once they get enough training.
Opinion: Microsoft’s new interactive designer is a heavyweight contender, but is it really battling Flash?
Yahoo has begun limited testing in the United States for its updated and enhanced Web mail service.
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