How to Navigate the New Era of IT with Avnet (Infographic)

avnet infographic
May 2, 2016

Unlike traditional IT, the New Era of IT isn’t being driven by a single, new trend or technology entering the marketplace. Instead, it’s being driven by the maturation and convergence of several technology trends at the same time: Cloud. Big Data & Analytics. Converged Infrastructure. Security. Mobility. The Internet of Things.

Learn how you can secure your place in this New Era of IT in this infographic from Avnet.

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The 802.11ac Wave 2 Upgrade Will Drive $30B in Network Refresh

wave 2
March 25, 2016

Some big waves are disrupting the wireless LANs of your customers. These include a combination of users and guests bringing more mobile devices to work and doing a lot more of their computing on those devices; a large increase in other devices communicating wirelessly; and new wireless networking technology standards that can help customers handle the new bandwidth demands being created as a result.

While all of these trends puts a big strain on the typical wireless LAN and make things pretty rough for your customers, we believe they also create tremendous opportunities for partners in 2016.

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Is the Hybrid Cloud Driving Hardware Sales to Extinction?

hybrid cloud
October 27, 2015

Cloud computing has changed the way customers consume infrastructure and applications, and also the way partners must sell to their end users. This has led to the belief that with the fast growth in moving to the cloud, hardware will also become fast extinct. In this blog by Alex Ryals, director of solutions development, that idea is dispelled as he discusses the key solution components of hybrid cloud, and where exactly hardware fits.

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How to Secure the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Technology in the hand of businessmen
September 21, 2015

Regardless of the role your business has within the Internet of Things ecosystem— device manufacturer, solution provider, cloud provider, systems integrator, or service provider—you need to know how to get the greatest benefit from this new technology that offers such highly diverse and rapidly changing opportunities…and most importantly, secure it once you do.

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Don’t Get Caught with Data Security Gaps

Security Gap
September 3, 2015

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.

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How to Meet Customers’ Expectations of Next-Generation Networks

Network
May 12, 2015

As IT infrastructures continue to evolve in the direction of virtualization and cloud computing, it is critically important that every organization that is selling, buying or building networks is aware of the impact that this will have on their customers, and as a VAR, it’s important to understand how this will change your end users’ expectations as well.

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To Prevent Data Gridlock, You Need a Smarter Highway

Traffic Jam
April 7, 2015

Have you ever noticed how, just when you need to be somewhere fast, a traffic jam suddenly appears? One minute you’re cruising along in the fast lane, and the next minute your smooth-flowing highway becomes a veritable parking lot. Your company network can seem a lot like that highway. Just when you need your vital data and applications, the network can experience a crippling traffic jam that impacts your productivity and causes significant costs in lost business. Learn how you can prevent data gridlock by creating a smarter highway in your company network.

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

Rick Hamada
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.

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The State of Technology Changes in Latin America

Avnet Latin America
March 10, 2015

In Latin America, the growth of the economy and middle class has resulted in a growth of consumer spending and a greater demand for technology services. Sergio Farache, Vice President and General Manager, Latin America and Caribbean describes what areas are experiencing the most growth and provides steps partners can take to succeed in the region.

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