As Avnet’s fiscal year 2014 comes to a close, we reflect on one of Avnet’s most revolutionary years in history.
After her presentation at the Women of the Channel West Conference, Terry Basset interviewed with CRN to discuss her ideas on how you can build your professional brand.
Today, server and client virtualization has become the industry standard, putting data growth, business continuity and cost pressures in the forefront of customers’ attention.
Ever wonder what a complex process, such as building a NetApp and Cisco FlexPod converged system looks like? In this time lapse video, we show how Avnet’s global integration services saves partners the time, cost and risk of assembling the 140+ individual pieces on their own.
The 2014 Brazil World Cup expects to have an enormous global impact on social media, communications, advertising and information technology. FIFA, along with hundreds of participating and sponsor companies, will be heavily reliant on innovative technologies that can both withstand record-setting traffic and provide an unparalleled viewing experience.
Consumer research has validated that men and women approach buying differently, and we’re learning this holds true in the B2B space as well.
From punching numbers to punching bags, one of Avnet’s own employees suited up to raise money for charity in CRN Fight Night 2014.
New business formed by Avnet specifically to fill the gaps and create value that directly impacts government mission outcomes.
In the first two blogs of this series we discussed the rapid pace of technical change and the pressures within government IT, as well as the OEM-distributor-VAR model and how changes to it are creating gaps in industry’s ability to support government outcomes. Today we discuss a new vision for government IT and a mechanism to execute on that vision. To recap, government IT is going through a time of…
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,…
This video shows how utilizing big data and analytics allowed the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium to better connect with their customers, rain or shine.
As discussed in part one of this series, the current speed of technical change and the pressures on government IT has generated movement within the government IT ecosystem. And we’ve noticed that this movement has created gaps within the technology value chain. Contributing to the gaps are product versus solution sales, changing requirements and technology markets, commodity, “The Great Shift” to the application, understanding where sustainable differentiated value can be…
What it comes down to is that if you wonder about being liable in situations where you can’t deliver goods or services as reasonably expected, you probably are.
From the rise of managing enterprise mobile platforms, to software-defined data centers, to cloud delivery options and big data analytics, there are landmark opportunities for growth and advancement in the industry.
The traditional methods of doing business are no longer delivering sustainable results. Agencies are under increasing pressure to leverage technology as a means to innovate their way out of budget deficits.