Weekly Recap: Top 10 Stories On Channel Times

A running recap of top 10 happening in the IT Channel Industry

1. Hopes Alive For Come Back Of Nokia And BlackBerry

Nokia And BlackBerry, the two handset legacies of its times are struggling hard for their survival in the highly contested smartphone market. The hopes of come back of these two technology giants are still alive. The leader of the market once upon a time, both the tech giants needs to understand the market dynamics and changing business equations in the smartphone business to make its grand entry in the industry. Read More

2. Intel’s Security Wing Up For Sale?

Intel rebranded the company as Intel Security, and aimed to implement its security features at chip level, giving cyber-security a whole new dimension. It seems, though, six years later, the plan had failed. Intel is now looking for a buyer for its Intel Security. Read More

3. iPhone Turns 9 Today, Still Long Miles To Go

Apple iPhone, revolutionary mobility gadget launched on 29 June, 2007 has turned 9 this year. Nine years on, the Apple iPhone has evolved, and has come a long way. However, there is still more to come forward in iphone’s journey. Read More

4. Will SearchBlox Replace Google Search Appliance In India?

SearchBlox Software has forayed into the Indian market. SearchBlox which intends to replace Google Search Appliance (GSA) in India has introduced its capabilities in 37 languages, highest relevant number of languages for any country. This capability can be a huge boon to India as the country top the international Linguistic Diversity Index (LDI). Read More

5. Maha Govt To Partner With AWS For Pune Startup Project

The Maharashtra government is contemplating to collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to make Pune a startup hub of India. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the government was keen to associate with AWS to build an ecosystem of startups in Pune. Read More

6. Microsoft Appoints Gavriella Schuster As New Global Channel Chief

Microsoft has named Gavriella Schuster as its new global channel chief. Schuster , a 21-year Microsoft veteran takes over Microsoft’s channel at a time of major transition and transformation. In her new role Schuster is tasked with guiding tens of thousands of partners as they transition to a cloud solutions business model and tackle the massive Windows 10 upgrade cycle. Read More

7. Ingram Micro And Commvault Ink New Distribution Partnership

Ingram Micro has recently signed up as a distribution partner for Commvault, the data protection and information management solution provider company to expand their offerings to customers and meet the growing data management needs of organizations in India. Read More

8. Huawei Creating Own OS To Drain Android OS

Chinese telecom and electronics giant Huawei is secretly creating its new operating system (OS) for smartphones to reduce its dependency on Google’s Android OS, a new report- Amir Efrati from ‘The Information’ claims. Read More

9. CMDA Pune Rolls Out Crucial Projects For Members

Computers & Media Dealer’s Association (CMDA), Pune has rolled out several crucial projects for its members to generate business for channel partners. The association has developed a mobile app which intends to enhance networking among the CMDA members and non members. Read More

10. TITA’s Digithon-Digital Village Program Goes Global

Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) team will promote its flagship program ‘Digithon-Digital Village’ initiative in the United States. Digithon delegation headed by TITA president Sundeep Kumar Makthala will be traveling to US in the first week of July to promote Digital Telangana campaign. Read More

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