When SolarWinds acquired N-able for $120 million, SWI stock fell 14 percent. Investors didn't like the all-cash deal. The bigger challenge: N-able's MSP sales model doesn't work as fast as a traditional cloud sales model. Here's why SolarWinds will need to remain patient....More
Where is Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) heading next with cloud partners and independent software vendors (ISVs)? Mike Rosenbaum, VP, AppExchange and partner programs, will share his answers during a Talkin' Cloud interview in a few minutes....More
Cloud computing is more than just a services model. It’s changing expectations of what IT can do for midmarket and enterprise businesses. Already IT buyers are rapidly moving their cloud utilization from experimentation and rudimentary technologies, to mission-critical applications and workloads....More
Cloud complexity is endlessly creeping into organizations, but Hitachi Consulting hopes it can provide a solution to those woes with Cloud Management Center (CMC), which the company is calling "a unified cloud service broker offering designed to help organizations struggling with cloud complexity."...More
Talkin' Cloud sat down with Rob Moyer, vice president of Cloud Services at Synnex (SNX), for a FastChat video to discuss how channel partners can leverage CLOUDSolv, the technology distributor's tool for selling cloud solutions.