Often one of the biggest barriers to success for women in the channel is themselves, a panel of women executives said at the 2015 XChange Solution Provider in Dallas. In this recent article featured on CRN, Jessica Yeck, vice president of sales, HP Solutions, is featured discussing how she’s overcome some of these barriers and continues to succeed and lead by example in the channel.
Right now, the enterprise software market continues to be revitalized by emerging technologies like analytics, cloud and mobility. Does your business currently have enterprise software as an offering in your portfolio? If not, here are four reasons on why you should strongly consider investing in an enterprise software practice.
When searching for a cloud solutions provider, choosing who to trust your critical workloads and sensitive data with can be a daunting process – not to mention a risky one if you don’t do your research. Whether you’re a small business or a large organization, a value-added reseller or an end user, here are 7 questions to factor in when searching for a cloud provider that will meet your needs.
A new year is like a blank page. Which is why most of us begin the year resolving to change for the better in some way or another. New Year’s resolutions can benefit businesses, too. It’s the perfect time to make improvements, but did you stick to your resolutions? Here are 5 must-keep IT resolutions for 2015.
In Canada, the expansion of cloud computing and cloud services has opened up a deeper discussion around the security, privacy and protection of data and how it fits in with Canadian privacy laws, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). This is leaving organizations questioning whether or not they’re complying with PIPEDA and how they can understand more.
Rooted in the sale of radio parts in downtown Manhattan, Avnet was founded in 1921. In this flashaback video, experience Avnet’s journey throughout the years and how it grew to become the leading global distributor of electronic components, IT solutions, enterprise IT solutions, embedded technology and services.
Cloud computing, overall, is now well-established as a viable, even essential, element in how organizations use technology to achieve business goals. With 2015 posed as the year of hybrid cloud, does your organization understand what role it should play in the hybrid cloud market and what level of investment will need to be made?
As the hype around big data is starting to fade, the hard work of implementation begins for many organizations. Steve Phillips, CIO, Avnet Inc. shares some of the most valuable lessons we, at Avnet, have learned so far on our journey to big data success.
Alison Challman, Vice President of Marketing, Avnet HP Solutions and Steve Phillips, CIO, Avnet, Inc. were recently featured in a series of educational podcasts conducted by ChannelBuzz.ca. Tune in to hear their take on trends in the channel and 2015 IT priorities.
As the NFL’s championship game draws near, innovative technology provided by Avnet’s partners and suppliers is helping championship week operate without a hitch.
As sales professionals, we understand the importance of a strategy; however, we sometimes have a tendency to over-complicate the actual sale. Here are 6 basic selling strategies to help you simplify your sales and business approach and win customers in 2015.
The 104th Annual NRF Big Show held last week, January 11-14 in New York City proved the retail industry is thriving and offering some of the most creative solutions for retailers yet to date. Avnet’s Norman Korn offers a look inside the event and provides his key takeaways.
To succeed as a New Style Leader in today’s highly complex technology industry, you must understand how to embrace and leverage game-changing innovations. In this blog, Alison Challman discusses her experience and the insight gained at the Women of the Channel Winter Workshop.
Although data, when properly analyzed, has the ability to grow organizations by leaps and bounds, it has the possibility of bringing it to its knees – and it does. Learn the dual roles solution providers play in helping customers gain value from their data, and keeping that same data safe.
Today’s tech-savvy consumers want an “always open” shopping experience stocked with the latest in-demand products and experiences. What IT challenges does the retail industry face while trying to accommodate these changing needs and boost customer loyalty?