The IT channel space was quite exciting this week. Ransomware has been quiet a talked about issue in the channel business. Axilspot announced the appointment of Govind Madhav as Product Management & Presales Head. He will be based at New Delhi office of Axilspot which the company has recently inaugurated and is eyeing for aggressive expansion in India.

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There has also been a lot of movement on the cloud front too. After much delay, Oracle is bullish to excel in cloud computing and has certified some 2,000 resellers as the company looks to bolster its cloud business and catch up with rivals.

Intel’s released its second annual cloud security report which holds both good and bad news for the channel partners selling public cloud services.
Silicon Netsecure, an IT security solution provider to large enterprises and SMBs is walking with lofty steps towards Cloud security.

IBM is helping to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption by providing its channel partners an easy way to sell VMware Cloud Foundation and other VMware-based cloud services.

Delta Power Solutions appointed Ingram Micro as its authorized distributor for power solutions in India. Also, CA Tech appointed iValue as VAD for India and SAARC.

Finally, a big thing to watch for is that ISODA kicked off its Tech Summit 7 at Hotel Equatorial in Ho Chi Minh City.

Here’s a running recap of the top 10 IT channel stories for this week.

Ransomware Threat: What It Means To Channel Partners
Ransomware attacks is creeping in in India, although not as prevalent as in the US. Figures show that security threats will be a major issue to tackle with given the current scenario and in the coming times. Read More

Axilspot Appoints New Exec; To Strengthen Channel Network
Axilspot, a global leader in wireless network equipments for enterprises has announced the appointment of Govind Madhav as Product Management & Presales Head.
Madhav will be based at New Delhi office of Axilspot which the company has recently inaugurated and is eyeing for aggressive expansion in India via strategic partnerships with channel partners and System Integrators. Read More

Cloud Brings Both Good and Bad News For Channel: Intel
Intel’s second annual cloud security report holds both good and bad news for the channel partners selling public cloud services.
On a positive note for the resellers, Intel Security sees that respondents show an inclination and trust public cloud services and are overwhelmingly adopting it and moving away from purely on-premises IT. They even expect 80 percent of their IT budgets to be spent on cloud within an average time of just 15 months. Read More

Oracle Aims To Boost Cloud Sales With Its Partner Program
Tech giant Oracle, which has been a laggard in cloud computing, has now recognized the dramatic impact and is bullish to excel in this domain. The tech major said its year-old cloud partner program has certified some 2,000 resellers as the company looks to bolster its cloud business and catch up with rivals. Read More

Cloud Is The Way Forward For Enterprise And Channel
Silicon Netsecure, an IT security solution provider to large enterprises and SMBs is bullish on Cloud security. Tushar Parekh, CEO of the company told Channel Times at a private channel event in Bengaluru said that he is very optimistic on India’s cloud growth story and believes that cloud is the way forward for enterprises and partners. Read More

ESET Organizes Training Sessions For West Partners
In a bid to strengthen its ties with channel partners, global end point security solution company ESET recently organized a multi-city channel meet for its partners in Gujarat. The channel meets were focused on partners training on ESET’s enterprise product portfolio. The events held in Vadodara and Ahmadabad in association with its regional distributors Sakri IT Solutions and Rachaita Infosoft were attended by over 250 partners. Read More

IBM Helps Channel Partners Get Access To VMware
IBM announced that it is helping to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption by providing its channel partners an easy way to sell VMware Cloud Foundation and other VMware-based cloud services. As a part of these new efforts, IBM Business Partners will now be able to offer cloud services, which clients can utilize to quickly extend their existing VMware environments to the IBM Cloud. Read More

Ingram Micro, Delta Power Solutions Sign Distribution Deal
Delta Power Solutions, part of the USD 7.5 billion Delta Group recently announced the appointment of Ingram Micro as its authorized distributor for power solutions in India. The partnership aims to streamline and channelize the indirect business of the company and expand its reach across the regions.
Ingram Micro will distribute Delta’s UPS systems, Data Center Infrastructure range, and Telecom Power solutions through its wide reseller network in the country. Read More

CA Tech Appoints iValue As VAD For India And SAARC
CA Technologies has appointed iValue InfoSolutions as a Value Added Distributor (VAD) for India and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region to grow the mid-market segment and address customers’ needs in their digital transformation journey, the company said in a statement. Read More

ISODA Tech Summit 7 Kicks Off In Ho Chi Minh City
ISODA tech summit 7 kicked off at Hotel Equatorial in Ho Chi Minh City. With around 90 attendees, the event promises to bring in some very exciting alliance opportunities and also strengthen the existing ones.
Rajeev Mamidanna, Vice President and TechSummit 7 Chairman – ISODA, in his welcome speech, explained the theme of the summit eXcel through strengthening the alliances, XXX- eXcellerate yourself for the next level of skillsets and eXceeed- not just as an individual but also as an entire team and stakeholder. Read More