Tech Data at Dell EMC World 2017 – You Are Now Free to Move about Technology

May 31, 2017

Tech Data / Technology Solutions’ booth display at this month’s Dell EMC World 2017 had a decidedly aviation-esque theme. As a self-anointed airplane aficionado, the cutaway jet fuselage was one of my favorite event displays in recent memory. Our onsite “cabin crew” offered discussions and demonstrations focused on software-defined storage solutions and the journey to the hybrid-cloud and software-defined data center. Tech Data was a gold-level sponsor of Dell EMC…


Software Defined Solutions – Friend or Foe?

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June 7, 2016

There is a constant request for software defined solutions use cases and evidence of how these solutions move an IT organization closer to becoming a Digital Business versus merely adding an additional layer of complexity that holds the client team back. Is this solution bringing ease to your business, or adding complexity?


Blue Bean Bag Brigade – EMC World 2015 Recap

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May 18, 2015

Didn’t have a chance to make it to EMC World 2015 this year? From blue bean bags and human foosball, to EMC VSPEX BLUE and the Solutions Arcade, Avnet’s Wally Campbell has you covered on the must-sees from the entertaining and educational conference held May 4–7 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.


Q & A: Avnet’s Rick Hamada, William Chu and Darren Adams

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March 19, 2015

Avnet CEO, Rick Hamada, Avnet Technology Solutions Asia Pacific president, William Chu and Avnet Technology Solutions vice president and general manager A/NZ, Darren Adams sit down with ARN’s Julia Talevski to talk about top priorities, the next wave of distribution, their challenges and how disruptive technologies such as Cloud, are influencing the pace of change in the market.


Avnet Capitalizes On EMC World Excitement

May 14, 2014

  EMC World 2014 was buzzing with activity last week during its May 5–8 event at the impressive Sands Expo and Convention Center, adjacent to the host Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.  Vying for the attention of more than 12,000 attendees, the show floor booths in the Solutions Arcade provided lots of eye candy to draw traffic toward their wares, including dancers, wall climbers and contortionists.  Lots of energy,…