When important people need protection, how does it usually work? For example, a president, prime minister or other world leader? Typically, if there’s any kind of expected threat, it’s full protection round the clock, everywhere and with no margin for error. Your data should be treated the same way, both at rest and in motion.
Energy and utilities face a multifaceted security challenge. The industry must secure customer, exploration, refinery and business operation data, as well as general access and identity management. In the energy industry, as more and more access points become available, anyone from a rogue employee to foreign countries looking to cripple the U.S. grid is seen as a potential attacker.
A lot has been written and said about the “secrets of selling to CIOs” but it’s often from the salesperson’s perspective. Steve Phillips, CIO of Avnet Inc. shares first hand his own views on how (and how not) to sell to IT executives effectively with these five Do’s and four Dont’s.
Working in the highly complex IT industry requires a special breed of individual; one who is intelligent, dedicated and passionate about technology and innovation. But once in a while, you find yourself surrounded by someone that goes beyond these traits and are proactively making a difference in the marketplace.
At Avnet, we’re fortunate to have Steve Phillips, who has just been inducted into IDG’s CIO Hall of Fame.
Banking expert Matt Geer takes a unique look at the financial industry and provides his take on the red herring of the market: mobile banking vulnerability.
From the analytics that power hospitals to the sensors that make cars safer, see what products you use every day that we’ve helped design and deliver and how we help our customers succeed in today’s always on, mobile world.
Like so many business strategies, data protection needs to be a collaborative and agile process to keep ahead of a changing data-driven world. The following are best practices and lessons learned that EMC IT uses to create and maintain our data protection strategy.
In the short, 3-minute video, Channel Partners goes on-location with Avnet’s Gavin Miller, vice president of marketing and Tim FitzGerald, vice president of Avnet Cloud Solutions to take a behind the scenes look at the Avnet Global Solutions Center.
Recently announced, Avnet Technology Solutions has expanded its distribution agreement with Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Modern Data Center™. Here are 4 ways you can bridge the availability gap with this new partnership.:
Working closely with your customers to help them architect the future of their IT house will provide great value and strengthen your relationship with your customer as a trusted advisor. Consider these 3 concepts to help your clients move to the cloud and not only save them money but end up with a higher quality foundation for their business.
In part two of this two part blog on SDDC, we will take a deeper look at each of the areas that support the growing trends of agile software development and factory, all in support of the emerging DevOps space, where the SDDC will be a required component system, dynamically determining where and how to host the developed applications.
In the next few years, the software-defined data center will emerge as a key contributor to the next generation of IT projects and in the complexity and new capability of emerging technologies live the highest revenue opportunities for our partner community. In breaking down the key solution components of the SDDC, it is useful for enterprises and service providers to consider two key aspects…
It’s critical for solution providers to develop an understanding of the changes that are taking place in the data center so they can help guide customers through this evolution…that means being informed about the trends and technologies that are shaping the SDDC in order to meet customers’ expectations.
Keeping up with innovations in technology is challenging because as we all know, technology is always evolving. If you’re pressed on time this summer, or finding yourself in a summer slump, TED provides an engaging way to sharpen your skills on emerging technologies and to discover what advancements technologies in the future may hold.
Many organizations are going through similar scenarios as they begin to deploy private cloud and virtualization technologies. They clearly understand the anticipated benefits and advantages, but they’re likely unaware of the hidden costs. And without this knowledge, their private cloud investment may require more resources than they think.