99 episodes

A weekly podcast discussing the Tech Channel

1 Shot VAR - 1 Shot Vodka - 1 Shot Vendor - 1 Shot Reality - Shake Vigorously

Channel Happy Hour podcast with Brett Martin and Mike Vizard.

The major IT news of the day will be analyzed from a unique channel perspective.

Where there’s mystery there’s profit. Incumbent vendors like to focus most of their efforts on legacy technologies. But these days IT is all about disruption. End users are driving adoption of innovative new technologies at unprecedented rates. That creates an opportunity for channel partners to add products and services to their portfolio much earlier in their lifecycle. That’s important cause the earlier a channel partner gets engaged; the more money there is to be made.

The Channel Happy Hour Brett Martin and Michael Vizard

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A weekly podcast discussing the Tech Channel

1 Shot VAR - 1 Shot Vodka - 1 Shot Vendor - 1 Shot Reality - Shake Vigorously

Channel Happy Hour podcast with Brett Martin and Mike Vizard.

The major IT news of the day will be analyzed from a unique channel perspective.

Where there’s mystery there’s profit. Incumbent vendors like to focus most of their efforts on legacy technologies. But these days IT is all about disruption. End users are driving adoption of innovative new technologies at unprecedented rates. That creates an opportunity for channel partners to add products and services to their portfolio much earlier in their lifecycle. That’s important cause the earlier a channel partner gets engaged; the more money there is to be made.

    COVID Crackdown

    COVID Crackdown

    Things We Talk About:
    Feds Crack Down on Security OpenSSF Funds Secure Open Source Code HelpSystems Acquires Digital Guardian New Relic Acquires Codestream Splunk Expands Scope of Observability Efforts Splunk Updates Partner Program Survey Sees Remote Revaluation

    • 33 min
    COVID Contracts

    COVID Contracts

    Things We Talk About:
    MSP Deals Surge CDW Acquires Sirius Google Previews Anthos for On-Premises IT NetApp to Unify Storage New Relic Adds Open Source Observability Platform Barracuda Networks See Spikes in RCE Attacks EfficientIP Revamps Channel Program LF Networking Expands Open Source Portfolio

    • 22 min
    COVID Crypto

    COVID Crypto

    Things We Talk About:
    Decryption Tool Controversy Erupts Qualys Adds Ransomware Assessment Tool BMC Acquires Streamweaver Quantum Computing Adds Channel Program ReleaseIQ Takes on Jenkins Chaos Vertica Launches IT Incident Database

    • 33 min
    COVID Clarity

    COVID Clarity

    Things We Talk About:
    IT Spending Outlook Improves Akamai Acquires Guardicore CloudBees Acquires Neuralprints Pure Storage Adds DBaaS for Kubernetes Red Extends Ansible Reach Sumo Logic Extends Observability Reach AWS Focuses on Public Sector Google Contributes $1M to Open Source Security U.S. Treasury Discourages Ransomware Payments

    • 29 min
    COVID Competitors

    COVID Competitors

    Things We Talk About:
    MSP Survey Surfaces Challenges Druva Accelerates Ransomware Recovery OpsRamp Extends AI Reach to Incident Management Docker Inc. Delivers Faster AWS Adds Managed NetApp Service Clubhouse Becomes Shortcut Nobl9 Adds Channel Program Google Publishes DevOps Report

    • 43 min
    COVID Competence

    COVID Competence

    Things We Talk About:
    IT Skills Shortage Worsens Security for Remote Work Lags Palo Alto Advances SASE Platform Software Supply Chain Attacks Spike JFrog Acquires Upswift New Relic Report Sees Observability Shift CNCF Advances Crossplane PlanetOne Adds Sales BI Tools for Partners ServiceNow Looks to Boost Employee Experience

    • 34 min

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