Cyber resiliency "screams services": Commvault talks up Cleanroom

Commvault has talked up the opportunity for partners to deliver data recovery plan testing for customers of its Cleanroom Recovery solution. The vendor launched Cleanroom Recovery at its Shift conference in November 2023, touting it as a service to recover a clean room in the cloud and ensure reliable recoveries. Commvault’s chief partner officer Alan […]

“Screams services”: Commvault talks up Cleanroom opportunity for partners

Commvault has talked up the opportunity for partners to deliver data recovery plan testing for customers of its Cleanroom Recovery solution. The vendor launched Cleanroom Recovery at its Shift conference in November 2023, touting it as a service to recover a clean room in the cloud and ensure reliable recoveries. Commvault’s chief partner officer Alan […]

Seeking to ‘revolutionise the PC,’ Qualcomm says partners are ‘essential’

Qualcomm is hoping to break up the Intel-AMD duopoly and “revolutionise the PC” with this week’s release of its Snapdragon X processors, and the chip designer’s global channel chief said partners are “essential” to making that happen. Kyle Houser, head of global commercial channel at Qualcomm, told CRN US that the company has designed a […]

Pure Storage names Atturra as APJ partner of the year

From left to right: Geoff Greenlaw, Vice President, EMEA & LATAM Channel Sales, Pure Storage; Nathan Hall, Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan, Pure Storage; Amy Rushall, Area Vice President, Australia & New Zealand, Pure Storage; Rod Dunstan, Gener Pure Storage has honoured Atturra as its 2024 Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific […]

Virtual IT Group secures investment agreement with private equity firm Riverside

CRN Fast50 firm and managed service provider Virtual IT Group (VITG) has more acquisitions in mind after signed an agreement to secure investment from global mid-market private equity firm The Riverside Company. The size of the invesment has not been disclosed. VITG MD and chairman Christian Pacheco told CRN Australia that VITG selected Riverside due […]

TD Synnex CEO Rich Hume to retire, COO to take top job

Hume (pictured right) will be replaced by TD Synnex COO Patrick Zammit (pictured left). TD Synnex CEO Rich Hume, who led the company through six transformative years of massive growth through acquisition as well as running one of the world’s largest IT distribution hubs during the global pandemic, will retire on Sept. 1. He […]

CrowdStrike CEO: Microsoft Recall shows security promises are ‘purely lip service’

As sensational as the recent saga over Microsoft’s Recall feature may be, to anyone who has been following Microsoft’s series of security failures in recent years, it’s also just not a shocker, CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz said in an interview with CRN US. At this point, “nothing surprises me with Microsoft,” Kurtz said. Recall—which has […]

Significant Potential for MSPs shifting to MSSPs in ‘Underserved Market’

MDR presents promising opportunity for expanding services without excessive resources As the demand for cybersecurity solutions continues to surge, there’s significant potential in the “underserved mid-market” for MSPs transitioning to MSSPs. But channel partners “find themselves at a crossroads,” grappling with staffing challenges, evolving customer expectations, and the relentless onslaught of sophisticated threats, according to […]

Halo PSA Key Takeaways

Halo PSA Key Takeaways Daniel Goldsmith, Executive for Halo PSA in the APAC Region, emphasizes the importance for business owners to step back and review their processes regularly. Focusing on reducing operational friction and leveraging automation ensures scalable and efficient growth. source

Improving Standardisation for MSPs

Improving Standardisation for MSPs Daniel Goldsmith, Executive for Halo PSA in the APAC Region, shares how MSPs can enhance scalability and reduce inefficiencies by implementing standardised processes. source