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Does the Cloud Need the Channel to Thrive?

Mon, 2017-02-06 15:37
Leonard Iventosch, Nimble Storage Many solution providers fear that the rise of cloud will make resellers and VARs obsolete. That’s far from the truth – cloud companies need the channel just as much as traditional IT vendors do, a fact that will become even more apparent this year.

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Google Warns of New Rivals in Digital Assistants and Hardware

Mon, 2017-02-06 12:51
Bloomberg Alphabet Inc. warned investors about a slew of new competitors, highlighting the company's broad expansion beyond its original Google search business.

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Planet Labs Inks Deal for Google’s Satellite Business

Mon, 2017-02-06 12:44
Bloomberg Planet Labs Inc., a startup that launches small satellites into orbit and sells the imagery, is acquiring the Terra Bella satellite business of Alphabet Inc. in a bid to take on larger industry incumbents.

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Amazon’s Q4 Cloud Revenue Grew Nearly 50 Percent YoY

Mon, 2017-02-06 11:40
Amazon (AMZN) released its financial results for the fourth quarter in 2016, where its cloud division Amazon Web Services (AWS) reached $3.53 billion in revenue, up 45.8 percent year over year, coming in shy of analysts’ expectations of $3.6 billion.

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Machine Learning Gains Momentum in MSP Space

Mon, 2017-02-06 11:29
Broad adoption of powerful cloud computing has unleashed innovation in artificial intelligence technologies, and 2017 is poised to be the year that AI and machine learning applications make their way into the hands of the general public.

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How the Digital Transformation is Impacting the Vendor-Partner Relationship

Mon, 2017-02-06 11:05
Dizzion channel chief talks the changing nature of the channel The changing channel is throwing vendors and partners alike for a loop. The market has changed, business models are changing and emerging technology means a near constant reevaluation of product and services offerings.

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