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All the hue and cry that WannaCry ransomware created this week was a major concerns of the channel. We bring to you stories which lets you know how this debacle can be avoided in the future. Also the stories will enlighten the channel on how they can proactively educate their customers about this aspect and create awareness about the link between out-dated software and cyber-attacks.

Besides this, another important happening this week is that of The All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA) alleging Snapdeal of not clearing outstanding payment. Other important news include that of International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners India (West) Chapter which organized a Hands On Lab for Azure Fundamentals recently at Microsoft India’s Mumbai Office.

Also, Veeam Software has unveiled several partner-centric initiatives and offerings to help them drive revenue growth and leverage business opportunities as customers move to a Multi-Cloud or Hybrid Cloud environment.
Here are some of the top stories of the week on Channel Times you would not want to miss. Read on to find out more.

Technocrat Extends Distribution Network In South India
Technocrat Infotech Pvt. Ltd., an emerging IT, telecom and consumer durable distribution house in India, expands its distribution network by opening its first branch in southern India in Bengaluru and 15th branch in India. Read More

AIOVA Alleges Snapdeal Of Not Clearing Sellers’ Outstanding Payment
With The All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA) alleging Snapdeal of not clearing outstanding, the e-marketplace operator woes doesn’t seem to get over soon. Read More

Accops To VDI Is What UTM Is To Firewall
Accops, a Propalms brand, claims to offer the world’s only integrated VDI Solution with hardware endpoints and built-in security, helping organizations reduce VDI TCO and accelerating ROI. Read More

Veeam Supports ProPartners and Service Providers For Cloud
Veeam Software has unveiled several partner-centric initiatives and offerings to help them drive revenue growth and leverage business opportunities as customers move to a Multi-Cloud or Hybrid Cloud environment. Read More

CA Technologies Launches New CA Advantage Partner Program
CA Technologies announced the new CA Advantage Partner Program that reflects partners’ desires for simplicity, profitability, protection and competitive differentiation. The partner program evolution is driven by CA’s strategic aim to accelerate growth through focused route-to-market strategies, while delivering exceptional experiences for CA Partners. Read More

Microsoft Partner Association Conducts ‘Hands-On’ Lab For Azure
International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (www.iamcp.org ) India (West) Chapter organized a Hands On Lab for Azure Fundamentals recently at Microsoft India’s Mumbai Office. The target audiences were the Technical Service Delivery Team of Microsoft Partners. Read More

9 Ways Indian Channel Partners Can avoid ‘WannaCry’ Moment
‘WannaCry’ is undoutedly the largest ransomware infection in history. Defenders have been running around with their heads on fire trying to get ahead of the infection and to understand the malware’s capabilities. The Wana ransomware became a global epidemic virtually overnight this week, after criminals started distributing copies of the malware with the help of a security vulnerability in Windows computers that Microsoft patched in March 2017. Read More

WannaCry Ransomware: Why Channels Should Listen
WannaCry is arguably the largest ransomware attack in history, affecting more than two lakh computers in over 150 countries, including India, in less than three days. The virus encrypted the files on a victim’s computer and demanded a ransom of $300 in Bitcoin to get their data decrypted. Read More

MetricStream Believes Channel Is Imperative For Success
California based cloud applications provider for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC), MetricStream perceives that given the dynamic market scenario, channels are also learning and evolving. Indian channel partners are adapting faster to the new tech horizons embracing cloud, analytics, social and mobile. Read More

Oracle Partners Clover Infotech For GST Ready ERP Cloud In India
Oracle announced the availability of GST complaint Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud in India. It has named Clover Infotech as one of its key partners to enable customers to manage the adoption and transformation to Oracle ERP Cloud. Read more