ANALYSIS: No matter how the battle in the workspace-as-a-service arena plays out, there is a wealth of WaaS options. The channel needs to figure out how to add value.
By Michael Vizard, Channel Insider | There’s never been much love lost between telecommunications carriers and traditional channel resellers. Large swaths of the channel always felt that carriers were abusing their ability to buy network equipment in bulk and then resell a portion of it to corporate customers at price points that undercut resellers. Full Story
Company Eases IT Service Provider Entry into WaaS Delivery with Fully Packaged Solution and Comprehensive Program Featuring All-New Partner Portal
GARNER, NC – (October 11, 2016) – CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced the CloudJumper Channel Partner Program for managed service providers (MSPs), independent software vendors (ISVs), agents, and other IT service providers. The new CloudJumper program provides participating partners with a highly competitive, yet simple to operate and manage workspace as a service solution for the delivery of cloud desktops, hosted applications, data, and complete IT workspaces.
GARNER, NC – (September 18, 2016) – CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced that Max Pruger, chief sales officer for CloudJumper, has been named as one of The Channel Company’s Top Midmarket IT Executives. This annual list honors influential vendor and solution provider executives who have demonstrated an exceptionally strong commitment to the midmarket.
By Paul Chaney | Workspace as a Service, or WaaS for short, is a type of virtual desktop that gives employees access to their office applications and data from anywhere at any time regardless of geography using the device of their choice (i.e., desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones). Full Story
MetroNet Joins CloudJumper Partner Program to Offer Greater Workforce Mobility
GARNER, NC – (August 25, 2016) – CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced that MetroNet Inc., a customer-focused company that provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, has joined with CloudJumper to become an authorized WaaS solution delivery partner. Through the partnership, MetroNet will now offer customers Office 365, hosted Quickbooks services, and hosted workspace solutions, based on the CloudJumper nWorkSpace platform.
Scott Bechtold Joins CloudJumper to Onboard IT Service Providers as New Research Projects Robust Growth for WaaS Through 2022
GARNER, NC – (August 17, 2016) – CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced the appointment of Scott Bechtold as channel sales manager. Scott reports directly to Max Pruger, chief sales officer for CloudJumper and is responsible for developing new channel partners throughout North America. Bechtold’s position at CloudJumper follows a 31-year history in information technology where he has focused on sales and management in the software and managed services space.
Profit Opportunity Leading to Telco Provider Entry into Managed Services, Resulting in Greater Competitive Pressure on Established MSPs
GARNER, NC – (August 2, 2016) – CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced strategies for managed service providers (MSPs) to help in successfully competing against the growing number of telecommunication firms transitioning to managed services. These strategies include activities as simple as expanding one’s knowledge base to leveraging innovative product/service licensing models that differentiate the organization against new market entrants. With the right mix of business strategies and solutions, established MSPs can enhance their positions for increased marketshare.
Channel executives contend workspace as a service offers the ability to support BYOD environments and provides a less jarring shift to the cloud than desktop as a service.
By: Esther Shein | As a managed service provider that caters mainly to banks, Solis Security has to be careful about the products it offers to customers. The company provides desktop as a service but DaaS hasn’t been a big winner with the banks due to reluctance over moving everything into the cloud, said Chris Loehr, president. Full Story
HCSS Expands Availability of its Popular Construction Industry Management Software in the Cloud with CloudJumper nWorkSpace for Easy, Turnkey Delivery
GARNER, NC – (July 27, 2016) – CloudJumper, a workspace as a service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced that construction industry software leader, HCSS, has standardized its cloud-based construction software solutions on the CloudJumper nWorkSpace WaaS platform. A pioneer in heavy construction software, HCSS leverages CloudJumper to provide the company’s HeavyBid*, HeavyJob*, and other applications in a hosted environment. Additionally, HCSS utilizes CloudJumper’s platform to deliver complete IT workspaces that allow customers to access critical business applications.
CloudJumper included in “The Ones To Watch”
by Rick Whiting | The CRN 2016 Emerging Vendors list has more than 100 companies. They are here because they have developed groundbreaking technology, are challenging established leaders in specific segments of the IT industry, have visionary leadership – or some combination of those and other characteristics.