New and emerging technologies, such as the 3rd Platform, are leading many of the changes that we are seeing in the world today. Not only that, but they are challenging traditional business models and requiring companies to think differently–or go out of business altogether. With that said, it is–without a doubt–an incredible time to be in the technology industry. Let’s take a deeper look at some possible disruptors across the industry today.
Having your supply chain team enabling sales in support of your business partners can be a challenging task. How do you focus your team on growing sales while not impacting your turns or increasing risk and loss? Can you measure sales enablement for your supply chain team?
New attack vectors are on the horizon with the dawn of increased connectivity in the Internet of Everything. This new threat landscape requires healthcare organizations to think beyond HIPAA and HITECH laws and regulations and understand how security controls also impact business operations as a whole.
We all know that like a diamond, there are many facets to “security”. I want to take just a couple minutes to highlight one particular area that customers have been asking our partners to help them address – the “noise pollution” that comes from all the devices, people, applications, etc. that make-up their ever increasing and complex business computing environment.
It is critical for staff of organizations to have access to any information they need at any time and from any device, but recently, the increase in the variety of devices has made providing access more challenging for IT.
The buzz around IoT in retail is deafening, but to me it sounds like white noise on a television that has lost its signal. Is it beacons, mobile devices, RFID tags, NFC? Where do I start in a conversation with a retailer around their IoT strategy and how I can help? What’s REAL and where will the money be spent?
From where to start in your big data journey to what infrastructure is most appropriate for Hadoop, Solution Program Manager Bruce Gilroy has your answers to the top 6 questions surrounding Big Data and Hadoop.
The top predictions for the IoT industry in 2015 have held mostly true, and as we look to expand on IoT opportunities in 2016 we need to better understand the low hanging fruit in IoT today.
In this video, Avnet CIO Steve Phillips outlines and explains the four IT trends that he believes will have the greatest impact on the enterprise in 2016, for customers and employees alike.
As the end of 2015 draws close, and we begin preparing on how we can accelerate your success in 2016, we want to take a look back at some of our top blogs throughout the year as ranked by traffic statistics. Did your favorite blog make the list?
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In this Fast Chat video, Avnet Director of Solution Development Alex Ryals sits down with the Contributing Editor of Penton Technology to share the benefits of workload-specific converged systems.
Who actually “buys” or influences the purchase of hybrid cloud services? In most cases, you’ll find that hybrid cloud purchase decisions are highly collaborative between business executives and IT organizations, especially at very high levels. Here’s several tips on how to meet their expectations of the hybrid cloud.
Today, malicious hackers take a strategic, more patient view. They treat each piece of information as a puzzle piece that tells them a little more about you. The more complete the puzzle is, the more effectively they can assume your identity. Here’s what you can do to prevent that.
To get an honest assessment of where the Internet of Things is at this moment Avnet CIO Steve Phillips sat down with Marc Jones, CEO of Aeris Communications. View their 5-minute interview in this blog.