Riverbed Named a Leader Once Again in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

  Gartner has once again positioned Riverbed SteelCentral as a 'Leader' in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD), marking Riverbed’s third consecutive year in the 'Leaders' position of this report. According to

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AWSome Day Roadshow 2016

Find out why more and more businesses are using cloud services to adapt to a world of increased competition and changing customer demands at the AWSome day, a free one-day training event delivered by AWS.

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Two Great New Features of Veeam Availability Suite v9

  Software and community evangelist for ‎Veeam Software, Doug Hazelman, has highlighted two new features regarding Veeam Availability Suite v9 which he feels will prove especially useful to users. In his blog post on Veeam's blog titled 'v9 is Here!' he

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Reasons Why Big Data May Not Be Paying Off for Companies Yet

By admin | big data, Big Data, Industry, industry | 0 Comments | 10 February, 2016

Fortune has published an insightful article which details three major obstacles facing companies as they attempt to use big data to their advantage. Big data has been one of the majorly hyped terms around the industry for the last

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First Distribution's Lenovo System x3650 M5 Promotion

By admin | Lenovo, Servers, servers, channel | 0 Comments | 8 February, 2016

First Distribution is running a promotion on Lenovo's System x3650 M5 rack server. With the powerful, versatile 2U two-socket System x3650 M5 rack server, you can run even more workloads, 24/7, and gain faster business insights. Integrated with

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IBM Software Newsletter - 3 February 2016

By admin | Software, channel, IBM, Industry, industry | 0 Comments | 3 February, 2016

The latest edition of First Distribution's IBM Software newsletter is out now, and is packed with information relevant to you as an IBM Software reseller. This edition, dated 3 February 2016, consists of information pertaining to topics such as IBM

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Riverbed to Acquire SD-WAN Provider Ocedo

  Acquisition to accelerate Riverbed’s strategy to deliver next-generation software-defined networking solutions to customers, and create significant new growth opportunities SD-WAN solutions streamline and simplify how hybrid WANs are deployed and

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Sophos Survey Reveals Business Encryption Data Habits

  First Distribution's most recently acquired vendor, Sophos, conducted a survey recently to give it a better understanding of where companies can do better in the field of data encryption. The findings were, according to Sophos, concerning. The survey

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Complete a SAM Assessment and Stand a Chance to Win a Windows 10 Device

Whilst Microsoft licensing is a key component of your cloud and hosting environments, we understand that licensing compliance is a constant worry and are here to help. First Distribution is a SAM-certified partner and can help you to sanity-check your

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What's the New Hype?

  by Kevin Derman, GM for Cloud and Hosting Businesses at First Distribution Every year, I await with the eager anticipation of a 10 year old child at Christmas for the latest edition of Gartners Hype Cycle to be released. I find that

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