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.
Looking for the perfect page-turner as you head into the holiday weekend? Avnet’s 7 executive leaders named to the 2015 CRN Women of the Channel List provide their favorite novels to help you complete your summer reading list.
Our IT houses are more complex than most homes, so it’s even more critical to provide your customers with a full IT inspection before they transition to any new technology.
Timothy Chou, Stanford University’s first lecturer on cloud computing, offers the steps to take in an IT inspection so your customers know what they have, the state of their current security and how it compares financially to what is possible.
There is a lot of hype and confusion surrounding the use cases for private clouds. Not every company and service is appropriate for a private cloud model. The following assessment will help you understand if a private cloud is right for your company, including whether there is a sufficient level of need to justify the investment in a dedicated deployment.
Ever wonder what a complex process, such as building a Cisco IBM VersaStack™ converged system looks like? Traditionally, partners unbox more than 150 individual pieces and manually test each part, one-by-one. In this time lapse video, we show how Avnet’s global integration services does it all in under 3 minutes.
Current data center architectures are struggling to keep up with the demands of cloud computing, soaring data growth rates, and the increasing criticality of IT for many new business initiatives. In this brief video, Avnet CIO Steve Phillips looks at the drivers behind the software-defined movement and discusses how real and how soon this next generation architecture may be coming to a data center near you.
For many customers, the Software-Defined Data Center is more about the future than the present. But, as we know with technology, the future comes upon us very quickly and it’s sometimes hard to predict if a technology movement will actually stick. So, is everyone really moving to the SDDC or is it just hype?
Last month, the most innovative and brightest minds in the marketing industry gathered at the BMA15 national conference in Chicago to discuss innovative trends and best practices. Learn what 7 B2B trends they highlighted and how you can apply them to your marketing strategy.
Although customer interest in the software-defined data center is booming, the current challenge that VARs are facing is that sales teams that are used to being hardware infrastructure resellers are hesitant or have no idea how to begin talking about solutions and software. For some, it’s like switching to an entirely different mentality.
Here are 3 ways to help get your hardware sales team in the solution selling state of mind.