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VMware intends to disclose availability of three major services for vCHS next month -- welcome additions for VMware cloud customers. But industry watchers say the company needs to add much more to compete against AWS, Google and Microsoft.
Docker has acquired London-based Orchard Laboratories as the much-hyped startup sets its sights on the enterprise market with improved orchestration of complex applications. The company says it has an 'aggressive roadmap' for future growth.
In this channel news roundup, Webroot doubles-down on its channel commitment, launching a redesigned partner program for resellers; ASCII Group introduces new member-exclusive vendor rooms to the ASCII-Link forum; more news.
Channel partners' interest has renewed in opportunities surrounding cloud database services. Market research predicts that database as a service providers will draw in $1 billion-plus in revenue by 2016.