This year’s edition of Google Cloud’s annual partner and customer event, Google Next ‘20, is the latest major tech conference to be hit by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, with the event being switched to an entirely digital affair.
Stories by Leon Spencer
Thoma Bravo has completed its US$3.9 billion acquisition of Sophos, seeing the cyber security vendor return to private ownership nearly five years after going public on the London Stock Exchange.
Google Cloud has acquired mainframe migration specialist Cornerstone Technology, which it claims will become a central element in its efforts to drag mainframe workloads onto its cloud platform.
Trend Micro has shaken up its channel partner program with a bunch of new updates and enhancements.
AWS Security Hub now supports automated security checks aligned to the international Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3.2.1 requirements.
PC and smartphone shipments could decline by 20 per cent and up to 50 per cent, respectively, due to restrictions imposed by China’s government to help stem the spread of coronavirus.
IBM is poised to embark on a new chapter in its long history, with CEO Ginni Rometty stepping down to be replaced by senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software Arvind Krishna.
But it could be good news for some, if not all, partners dealing with the brand’s products.
HP has taken aim at activist investor Carl Icahn, naming him personally in a rebuttal to Xerox’s latest attempt to effect a takeover by offering up its own candidates to stand for election to HP’s board.
FireEye is ramping up its relevance in the cloud market with the acquisition of cloud security governance platform provider Cloudvisory.
Commvault has appointed Dino Soepono, former Pure Storage director of partner and alliances in Asia Pacific and Japan, as its new channel lead for the region.
Google Cloud has launched a new Premium Support service aimed at serving the enterprise and mission-critical needs of end Google Cloud customers.
Sourced Group is overhauling its senior leadership ranks, with the company's A/NZ MD Salma Datenis set to oversee global operations.
Forrester Research’s principal channel partnerships and alliances analyst Jay McBain takes an extensive look at the forces set to impact the channel in 2020.
LogMeIn is set to go private after striking a US$4.3 billion acquisition deal with a consortium of private equity players.
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