IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

ChannelPro

Google unveils new Assured Open Source Software service
Open source cloud with endpoints underneath
open source

Google unveils new Assured Open Source Software service

New offering aims to protect enterprise customers using the same end-to-end security capabilities that Google uses for its own OSS portfolio
18 May 2022
Malwarebytes hires new channel chief to lead MSP and partner network
MalwareBytes antivirus software on a smartphone
Managed service provider (MSP)

Malwarebytes hires new channel chief to lead MSP and partner network

Channel veteran will lead the next phase of growth for the vendor’s channel partner program
18 May 2022
Palo Alto and Deloitte to deliver managed security services in the US
Man in suit using touch screen for Managed Service Provider
Managed service provider (MSP)

Palo Alto and Deloitte to deliver managed security services in the US

Freshly expanded strategic partnership will deliver threat protection, 5G security, and enable the Zero Trust Enterprise for US businesses
17 May 2022
US and EU thrash out plans to avert chip production “subsidy race”
A chip technician examining a semiconductor chip
Hardware

US and EU thrash out plans to avert chip production “subsidy race”

Transatlantic talks will focus on measures to improve local chip production and minimise reliance on other parts of the world
17 May 2022
Red Hat reveals new software supply chain security pattern
People holding Security sign
Software

Red Hat reveals new software supply chain security pattern

New cross-portfolio capabilities aim to help customers improve security posture and enable DevSecOps
11 May 2022
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 aims to fuel innovation in the open hybrid cloud
Red Hat logo on the outside of an office building
hybrid cloud

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 aims to fuel innovation in the open hybrid cloud

The latest version of RHEL will be available in the coming weeks, complete with updated features for edge and multi-cloud computing
11 May 2022
Western Digital unveils world’s first 22TB CMR and 26TB UltraSMR HDDs
Hand reaching towards visualisation of connected squares representing different storage and documents systems
Server & storage

Western Digital unveils world’s first 22TB CMR and 26TB UltraSMR HDDs

New Ultrastar hard disk drives aim to lower storage TCO for hyperscale cloud customers, as well as accelerate SMR adoption
10 May 2022
Red Hat and Accenture expand hybrid cloud alliance
Red Hat logo on the outside of an office building
cloud computing

Red Hat and Accenture expand hybrid cloud alliance

Long-time collaborators will co-develop new solutions to help businesses navigate a multi- and hybrid cloud world
10 May 2022
GitHub to introduce two-factor authentication by 2023
The GitHub sign in screen on a smartphone
Security

GitHub to introduce two-factor authentication by 2023

GitHub.com will require 2FA by the end of 2023, as the company works to secure the software ecosystem through improved account security
5 May 2022
BT strikes five-year deal with AWS to drive cloud-first approach
The BT Tower in London, UK
cloud computing

BT strikes five-year deal with AWS to drive cloud-first approach

The telecommunications giant is simplifying its IT infrastructure as it looks to reduce maintenance costs
5 May 2022
Elliott Management encourages Western Digital to spin off flash business
Western Digital
Hardware

Elliott Management encourages Western Digital to spin off flash business

Activist investor says hard disk maker has underperformed “operationally, financially and strategically”
4 May 2022
SAP turns to advisor for potential $1 billion Litmos sale, sources reveal
Blue SAP sign
Software

SAP turns to advisor for potential $1 billion Litmos sale, sources reveal

German software giant will work with investment back Moelis & Co. to sell off the corporate eLearning business it acquired back in 2018
4 May 2022
Vector Capital acquires majority ownership of WatchGuard
An image of a digital padlock
Security

Vector Capital acquires majority ownership of WatchGuard

Global private equity firm gobbles up shares from co-investors as it doubles down on its commitment to the cyber security platform provider
29 Apr 2022
Cloud marketplace Pax8 expands into Australia and New Zealand
Close up of the Australian and New Zealand flags stacked on top of each other
Managed service provider (MSP)

Cloud marketplace Pax8 expands into Australia and New Zealand

MSPs in the region can now sign up to be a Pax8 partner and purchase key products from vendors such as Acronis, Check Point, Bitdefender, and more
28 Apr 2022
Wipro snaps up SAP consultancy Rizing for $540 million
A smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard with the Wipro logo displayed on screen
business apps

Wipro snaps up SAP consultancy Rizing for $540 million

Rizing’s SAP consultancy capabilities and client relationships will “significantly boost” and differentiate Wipro’s offering, company says
27 Apr 2022
Dell unveils new Latitude and Precision devices
Dell sign on top of a building with overcast skies
Hardware

Dell unveils new Latitude and Precision devices

Latitude 9330 laptop boasts world’s first collaboration touchpad, while new Precision devices place greater focus on power and performance
27 Apr 2022
Facebook parent company Meta to open first physical store
Meta Platforms signage outside the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California
augmented reality (AR)

Facebook parent company Meta to open first physical store

New Burlingame retail space to provide demo opportunities for Quest 2, Portal, and Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses
26 Apr 2022
Red Hat unveils new application services toolbox for developers
Red Hat logo on a white background
cloud computing

Red Hat unveils new application services toolbox for developers

New OpenShift-friendly capabilities to provide streamlined app development and delivery in the cloud, firm says
26 Apr 2022
Amazon announces $1 billion fund to drive warehouse innovation
Amazon logo on a window
logistics

Amazon announces $1 billion fund to drive warehouse innovation

The ‘Industrial Innovation Fund’ has already invested in five warehouse technology manufacturers
22 Apr 2022
Alibaba Cloud and VMware launch new cloud service
growth strategy
cloud computing

Alibaba Cloud and VMware launch new cloud service

Alibaba Cloud VMware Service will help enterprises across China modernize apps faster and shift workloads at scale
21 Apr 2022
Panasas bolsters sales and marketing leadership with four key appointments
Business marketing plan
channel

Panasas bolsters sales and marketing leadership with four key appointments

New executives join the business following a surge in demand for its ActiveStor Ultra HPC storage line
21 Apr 2022
ConnectWise unveils new incident response service
People holding Security sign
Security

ConnectWise unveils new incident response service

New offering provides an “immediate lifeline” to a team of cyber experts in the event of a security breach
20 Apr 2022
Wipro bolsters consulting capabilities with $80 million CAS Group acquisition
Wipro sign on a gray building
business process outsourcing (BPO)

Wipro bolsters consulting capabilities with $80 million CAS Group acquisition

Consulting and program management specialist brings a “uniquely complimentary set of capabilities,” Wipro says
12 Apr 2022