Our voices and views on the tech industry - sharing insight, innovation and impact

  • Kieren Jessop

    The M3 launch reveals Apple is not playing catch up

    In a PC market obsessed with AI integration, Apple's recent launch of the M3 family of chips has sparked considerable interest in the future of AI on Mac. During the event, Apple focused on its community of "Pro" users, a call to developers to leverage the biggest hardware advances in Apple Silicon since the introduction of M1 and to amplify their platform. Read Article
    • 03 Nov 2023
  • Lisa Lawson

    AI’s evolving ecosystem: takeaways from the Dreamforce and Ray Summit AI conferences

    Attending the Dreamforce and Ray Summit conferences provided valuable insights into the evolving AI ecosystem. The importance of partnerships and the developer community to driving customer value, innovation and adoption is key to the industry’s success. Read Article
    • 30 Oct 2023
  • Lisa Lawson

    Partner Relationship Management (PRM) isn’t dead – it's foundational

    Technology,Channels,Cloud,Partner Program
    Partner Relationship Management (PRM) is not dead; it's more important than ever. As businesses shift towards executing modern ecosystem strategies, PRM platforms act as foundational solutions to effectively measure, manage, nurture, and empower an ecosystem of diversified partners. This report outlines the 38 PRM players today, important evaluation criteria and the future of PRM. Read Article
    • 30 Oct 2023
  • Yi Zhang

    Canalys recognizes 2023 vendor Champions in the Mainland China Cloud Channel Leadership Matrix

    Three vendors have been crowned Champions in the 2023 Canalys Mainland China Cloud Channel Leadership Matrix: Alibaba Cloud, Huawei Cloud and AWS. Read Article
    • 20 Oct 2023
  • Robin Ody

    Canalys Forum EMEA 2023 Expert Hub: Alpha MSPs

    Canalys Forums,Channels
    The Canalys Forums are back for 2023! This year’s series of events kicked off in sunny Barcelona with our EMEA Forum, featuring a diverse range of Expert Hubs covering key business areas for channel partners. Managed services continues to be one of the fastest-growing areas in the channel and the importance of understanding one’s own business model was discussed at the Alpha MSPs Expert Hub.Canalys host: Robin Ody, Principal Analyst, MSP AnalysisPartner participants: ColabIT, Pax8, XtravirtVendor participants: Auvik, Cradlepoint, Trend Micro Read Article
    • 19 Oct 2023
  • Alastair Edwards

    Canalys Forums 2023: EMEA Channel Partner of the Year Awards 2023

    Canalys Forums,Channels,Sustainability
    ACP, Insight and Four IT have demonstrated remarkable innovation, sustainability and growth, showcasing their impact on the industry and setting new benchmarks for success. Read Article
    • 17 Oct 2023
  • Ben Caddy

    Canalys Forum EMEA 2023 Expert Hub: Sustainability Embedded

    Canalys Forums,Sustainability
    A summary of the key issues discussed by partners, distributors and vendors in our sustainable ecosystems panel at our recent EMEA event. Read Article
    • 16 Oct 2023
  • Jack Leathem

    Smart personal audio vendors capitalize on the impending hearing health crisis

    Market,Technology,Smart Personal Audio
    With a global increase in the number of individuals experiencing hearing loss, smart personal audio vendors are venturing into the over-the-counter hearing aid market. This strategic move aims to diversify their strategies and revenue streams, enabling them to compete more effectively with smartphone ecosystem vendors in the highly competitive smart personal audio market. Read Article
    • 12 Oct 2023
  • Alvin Liu

    Analysis of carmakers’ strategies in making smartphones

    NIO officially unveiled its first NIO Phone at the 2023 NIO Innovation and Technology Day, joining other carmakers in exploring smartphone integration in the automotive ecosystem. Here we discuss the reasons behind carmakers entering the smartphone market, differences in strategies, and how to evaluate the success of automotive smartphone products in creating a seamless user experience. Read Article
    • 04 Oct 2023
  • Lisa Lawson

    Channel Data Management tools give vendors and partners a clear advantage

    Technology,Channels,Partner Program
    Channel Data Management (CDM) tools are becoming increasingly important for vendors and their partners in the tech industry. These platforms offer a comprehensive view of partner data, enabling data-driven decision-making, improved partner experiences, and overall optimization of channel operations and revenue growth. Read Article
    • 02 Oct 2023