In this Fast Chat video, Avnet Director of Solution Development Alex Ryals sits down with the Contributing Editor of Penton Technology to share the benefits of workload-specific converged systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What do some solution providers do differently than others to win customers? They begin by teaching. Timothy Chou, Stanford’s first lecturer on cloud computing, discusses the process and importance of educating your customers in their journey to the cloud.
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.
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.
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.
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.