Weekly Recap: Top 10 Stories On Channel Times Mar 27-31

Weekly Recap

This week we came to know that IT association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is planning to conduct its annual summit in Kodaikanal from April 7 to April 9. We bring to you important insights into how digital retail is impacting and transforming the industry.

Red Hat, Dell EMC and Xerox brought out significant channel initiatives which will benefit the channel fraternity.

On the appointment front, we saw that Nitin Pandita joined Fox Mobiles to strengthen channel business and boost sale. There are also other important news which will grab your attention. Read on to check out the stories that you might have missed over the week:

We also saw that ASIRT rolled out the ASIRT Gold Member Program 2017 for its members.
Confed-ITA To Conduct Annual Summit In Kodaikanal
Confed-ITA, the leading IT association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is planning to conduct its annual summit in Kodaikanal from April, 7 to April 9, 2017 this year. M Ramesh, the newly elected president and chairman of the summit tells ChannelTimes that the summit will ensure meaningful dialogues between vendors and channel partners and also address the key pain-points of a channel partner on the day to day running of their business. Read More

Digitization Of Retail: Opportunities For Channel Partners
The Indian retail industry is dynamic and one of the fastest growing globally. With modern day customers showing a vast change in their buying behavior, retail is no more a place where consumers only buy, instead it is where people “experience”. It is expected to grow to US$ 1.3 trillion by 2020, registering a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 16.7 per cent over 2015-20, states an IBEF report. The sector is increasingly offering a great deal of opportunity for channel partners. Read More

ASIRT Rolls Out Gold Member Program 2017
Mumbai based Association of System Integrators and Retailers in Technology (ASIRT) has rolled out the ASIRT Gold Member Program 2017 for its members. The objective of the initiative is to give ASIRT members a distinct identity in the highly competitive system integration business. Under the program, ASIRT has introduced a set of guidelines and processes that members will need to comply with to get the ASIRT Gold Member title. Read More

Red Hat Launches New Program To Connect Better With Partners
Red Hat introduced a new partner program designed to enable a deeper collaborative go-to-market strategy between Red Hat and participating partner organizations and optimize the value chain for application development and integration projects. Read More

Palo Alto Networks Bets On CSSP Model In India
In recent years, cloud computing is gaining prominence in India and the growth of cloud vendors such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure reflects the uptake on the adoption of the cloud model.
According to a TechSci report, the cloud services market in India is projected to grow at CAGR of 22 per cent during 2015-2020. Although the cloud business is growing rapidly, the public cloud adoption is plagued by data security and reliability issue. In addition, the dearth of quality IT infrastructure is hampering the widespread adoption of cloud services in India. Hence, the cloud services security provider (CSSP) model is gaining traction in the country, where partners can play a vital role in addressing the security issues associated with the migration to the cloud. Read More

Nitin Pandita Joins Fox Mobiles To Strengthen Channel Biz, Boost Sales
Fox Mobiles, a brand known for manufacturing reliable, durable and purpose-built feature phones, today announced the appointment of Nitin Pandita as Business Head of Fox Mobiles in India. Pandita is a seasoned professional specializing in Channel Sales and Distribution Management. Driving the Fox Mobiles sales, he will be responsible for building robust strategies to build and develop different markets for the brand. Read More

Dell EMC to Double Channel Partners In APJ: Report
Dell EMC, the $74 billion company, now aims to double the number of its Metal Channel Partners in Asia-Pacific Japan (APJ) to 1,200 to drive its revenue growth this fiscal, reports Hindu Business Line.
The company has over 20,000 channel partner in APJ of which 600 have been elevated to a three-tiered structure of metal partners. This is in tune with the new unified Dell EMC channel partners program, launched globally last month. Read More

Xerox Expands Channel Opportunities with New Launch
Xerox launched new ConnectKey portfolio with which channel partners will find additional opportunities to grow revenue and enter new markets. Personalized workflows, one-touch access to the cloud and multi-layered security features make the new Xerox AltaLink and Xerox VersaLink product lines more attractive to customers, profitable for partners and easier to sell. Channel partners can use the Xerox App Gallery, to develop and sell custom applications, helping them gain “stickiness” with clients and generate recurring revenue, said the company in a statement. Read More

Meta Infotech Has Big Expansion Plans In 2017-18
Mumbai headquartered Meta Infotech claims it has mastered the art of client-satisfaction and retained 100% of its clients and their confidence since 2001. A leading service provider of network security service and infrastructure services, the company has key clientele across several industrial verticals across the country. In a quick chat with ChannelTimes, Venu Gopal Peruri, Founder and CEO, Meta Infotech, shares his company’s expansion plan in the year ahead. Read More

Matrix Partners Simet Tech To Reach Out To The Middle-East
Telecom and security solutions manufacturer, Matrix is partnering Turkey based, Simet Technologies Inc. to take to the Middle-East customers the unified communication solutions in store to cater to the customer’s requirements of mobility, messaging, collaboration and communication.
Simet Technologies Inc. is a technology driven company that started on 4 June 1997. The company distributes network switches, IP cameras and IP-PBXs. Like Matrix, Simet Technologies Inc., offers technology that serves distinct needs of manufacturing, retail, healthcare, banking and hospitality industries. Read More

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