CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is introducing a cloud-based version of its Application Performance Monitoring (APM) technology. Called CA APM as-a-Service, the CA-hosted offering puts the company’s previously on-premise only technology into a cloud-based model that makes it easier for managed service providers to consume. Here are the details.
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As I said yesterday, expect a lot more backup and disaster recovery (BDR) coverage in the weeks ahead to prepare managed services providers (MSPs) for the upcoming tornado season. To assist with this preparation, Asigra Inc. compiled a checklist of proactive BDR planning procedures, expanding on our previous BDR tornado season refresher. It is important to note that the sooner you implement these procedures, the sooner you and your customers will be ready to handle any potential disasters in the near or far future. Here’s the list.
IT and telecommunications solution provider Breakthrough Technology Group has appointed Joey Widener as the company’s vice president of business development. Widener brings product management experience in virtual desktop services to his new role having most recently served in that role at AT&T. Here’s what Widener’s new job will mean to BTG and its customers.
Unified identity services provider Centrify Corp. recently announced the general availability of Centrify for Mobile 2013 and Centrify for Software as a Service (SaaS) 2013. The company designed the Centrify Cloud Services platform to enable these integrated capabilities, delivering secure, enterprise-class mobility with integrated application single sign-on (SSO) to improve security and increase workforce productivity in the enterprise. Here’s the scoop.
I recently attended Cloud Expo Europe and was fascinated by the sheer diversity of the event. I was also surprised to see that the MSP and Cloud community is still working hard to educate the market as to the benefits of the various service-based models. This reminded me of the security market ten years ago, with vendors using great creativity to educate the business community.
AppSense is extending its portfolio of user virtualization platforms to mobility through today’s release of MobileNow, a software as a service (SaaS)- based mobile device, application and data management solution. The company is aiming the solution at enterprise and mid-market organizations in need of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) management as well as corporate compliance and strong security on personal devices in work environments. Here are the details.
Security-as-a-service provider Webroot is expanding its partner program from VARs and resellers to an area that its traditional channel partners are embracing more and more. Managed services. The company has announced that with its 8th generation platform it has signed a 4-year global agreement with Australia-based telco and MSP Anittel. Here are the details.
SaaS vendors have generated considerable business for managed hosting service providers in recent years. Back in 2009, Savvis identified SaaS as important for the company’s growth, while other MSPs such as Sungard also cultivated SaaS providers as customers. Pure play SaaS providers and startups looking for infrastructure have fueled demand. But so too have traditional on-premise vendors looking to adopt the SaaS deployment model. Bobby Boughton, director of account management at Hostway Corp., a managed hosting and cloud hosting company, said software companies new to SaaS will encounter a vastly different set of infrastructure requirements compared with traditional software delivery.
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution provider VAR Dynamics has announced that it has added Personal Archiving for Microsoft Exchange as an additional service for its managed services provider (MSP) partners to help them handle the challenges and risks that come with managing Outlook personal storage folder (.pst) files.
Mimecast, a UK-based provider of cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, announced that it has secured $62.15 million in Series C funding. Global private equity firm Insight Venture Partners led the round of funding with existing investors Dawn Capital. According to Mimecast, the company plans to use the funding to support plans for rapid expansion in the U.S. market, while accelerating the development and deployment of new technology.