Joe Panettieri

Top 100 Cloud Services Providers (CSPs) List And Research 1
Our Top 100 Cloud Services Providers list (also called the Talkin' Cloud 100) identifies the world's top cloud services providers, aggregators, brokerages, integrators, VARs and MSPs focused on cloud computing.
Talkin’ Cloud: Past, Present and Future
How did Talkin’ Cloud get its start and where will it go from here? It’s time to look back – and look forward – for the IT channel’s most comprehensive cloud computing website.
IWCE: What Do Cloud Services Mean for Communication Systems & Public Safety?
Twisted Pair Solutions, Motorola Solutions, Ericcson and Netmotion Wireless describe how cloud services may transform communication systems and public safety networks.
IWCE: Public Safety Meets Managed, Cloud Services
Can managed and cloud services improve first responder applications, 9-1-1 solutions and other government applications? Tiburon, Intrado and Ericcson North America weigh in.
Google Expands Cloud Partner Program
Google Cloud Partner program enhancements are coming, which means the IaaS and PaaS channel partner battle vs. Amazon Web Services and Windows Azure will accelerate.
Google Apps Surpasses 10,000 Cloud Reseller Partners
Google Apps now has 10,000 cloud resellers and partners, according to Talkin' Cloud's exclusive report. In fact, Google Apps channel partners are gathering this week in San Francisco.
Google Cloud Platform Live: Partner Surprises Coming?
The Google Cloud Platform Live conference on March 25 should offer plenty of developer surprises. But will VARs and MSPs receive some love, too?
Microsoft Upgrades Office 365 Partner Admin Center
Microsoft's new Office 365 Partner Admin Center sounds promising for VARs and cloud integrators, but SaaS business models and profit margins remain front of mind.
Boundary Makes Big Cloud Monitoring Hire
Boundary, an Amazon Web Services and Google cloud partner, has hired CA Technologies Veteran Mark Rivington, Talkin' Cloud has learned. The move could further boost Boundary's IT management as a service efforts.
Google, Synnex Boost Chromebook Management for Schools
To ease Chromebook deployments and administration, Google and Synnex are partnering on Chrome Management Console strategies for partners and school districts.
Google, Amazon Clouds Invade Red Hat Partner Conference
Google Compute Platform and Amazon Web Services (AWS) executives will address Red Hat channel partners, seeking to shift customer workloads into their respective clouds.
Myth: NSA Security Fears Will Hurt Cloud Computing
Forrester Research says some CIOs are worried about NSA spying and cloud computing security. But on-premises systems are at risk, too. Plus, wouldn't a CIO rather blame a CSP (rather than internal IT) for a security lapse?
Cloud Billing Management Tools Go Mainstream 1
Cloud billing management tools and APIs from Google, Rackspace, CloudAbility and other companies appear to be going mainstream. But are there benefits for channel partners?
Top 100 Cloud Services Provider Survey 2014: Coming Soon
Participate in the 4th annual Top 100 Cloud Services Provider (CSP) survey, starting Jan. 30, 2014. See if your company ranks among the world's top CSPs, cloud brokers, aggregators and integrators.
Google Apps Simplicity vs. Microsoft Office 365 Switch Plan
Microsoft cloud partners can now more easily switch from one Office 365 plan to another. But the Google Apps partner program remains far more simple and perhaps more flexible on billing.
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