Bekker's Blog

Blog archive

SkyKick Releases App Syndication, APIs

SkyKick this week introduced two new distribution methods for its partner-focused, cloud management software.

The Seattle-area company already uses its Web site and some distribution relationships to sells its tools for helping partners migrate customers to Office 365 and manage and back up their cloud accounts once the customers are in the cloud.

Now, SkyKick is adding a syndication app that will allow partners to embed SkyKick's white-label migration and backup applications on their own Web sites. According to SkyKick, partners will be able to post the app with just a few lines of code in a process that takes less than an hour.

"I think this is going to be a huge boon for an MSP or a reseller who is doing high volume, and it will make their process more efficient. They can do online marketing, right to a landing page where customers can migrate, back up or manage themselves," says SkyKick Co-Founder/Co-CEO Todd Schwartz. Announced Wednesday, the syndication option will be available around the time of the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), which starts July 11.

In addition, SkyKick is opening its APIs to allow developers to build custom cloud management applications or deeper integration with their own systems for migrating and managing cloud customers.

"They can customize the migration experience, the backup experience, however they want to, to fit their business model. This is for the larger end of the channel, [for companies that want] to make an investment in a scalable, unified platform," Schwartz said.

Posted by Scott Bekker on June 23, 2016 at 9:18 AM


Featured

  • 2019 Microsoft Conference Calendar: For Partners, IT Pros and Developers

    Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss this year.

  • Microsoft-Mover Deal Aimed at Boosting Microsoft 365 Adoption

    Microsoft has announced its acquisition of Mover, maker of a platform that assists medium-to-large companies in moving their files to cloud-based services.

  • Azure AD Outage Linked to Multifactor Authentication Issues

    An Azure Active Directory outage that lasted for about 2.5 hours was caused by multifactor authentication challenges not working, according to Microsoft.

  • The 2019 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    From the next major update to Windows 10 to the next generation of HoloLens, here's what's on tap from Microsoft this year.

RCP Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.