Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Brings Out the Best in Cloud

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The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (MWPC) event gives cloud innovators a platform to present, demonstrate and comingle with some of the biggest names in technology. Earlier this week, Cloudwedge published a story highlighting Rackspace’s plans to begin providing fanatical to support Azure customers, which was announced at the MWPC. We’ve compiled a few other announcements that we felt brought out the best in cloud:
Zentera showcased it’s CoNET platform at MWPC. The cloud over IP provider demonstrated its hybrid cloud product that connects enterprise data centers to public and private cloud. Other features include the ability to:

  • Build partner-to-partner networks
  • Enable remote access networks
  • Enact rapid datacenter network migration
  • Setup virtual IP-based routing
  • Integrate 3rd party advanced threat detection,
  • Encrypt data
  • Allow whitelisting
  • Setup cloud firewalls

Tech Data
Tech Data is one of the most admired companies in the world. With the introduction of the new TDCloud at MWPC, Tech Data looks to set itself apart by offering channel partners new opportunities for revenue through its product.
Tech Data has added a plethora of features to its new TDCloud. Among those features, TDCloud now includes:

  • The StreamOne billing system goes private label
  • BitTran releases globally – available in the TDCloud Solutions Store
  • Microsoft Office 365 Gets Added Support
  • Insightly CRM is added as a Service that is Integrated
  • A new deal with CloudGenera

In comments at the MWPC, John Tonnison, EVP of Cloud Computing and CIO at Tech Data said, “We are excited to support Microsoft’s annual WPC event and add new cloud-connected products to our suite of solutions, making it even easier for solution providers and MSPs to grow their businesses with Tech Data. For two years in a row, we’ve been honored as Microsoft’s Distributor of the Yeara testament to our commitment to a ‘Mobile First, Cloud First’ strategyand we will continue to make significant investments to foster future growth in cloud computing.”