If you think a car is four wheels and an engine, then a Porsche and a Hyundai are the same. When you are looking to purchase a car, you consider different variables and attributes like performance and price. And, while a Bugatti might have the best absolute performance, at $1M it’s arguably not the best price-performance. What does this have to do with compute and storage cloud providers? Some think…
Cyber security breaches have exposed millions of private records over the last few years – 87 million to be exact – and it’s clear that hackers are not letting up. Federal, state and local agencies face a constant barrage of cyber attacks by organized crime, hacktivists and state-sponsored agents. To fight these threats, agencies need to update their patches and defenses, but budgets are tight and it’s challenging to retain…
In this blog, Avnet CIO Steve Phillips discusses the role of a network administrator, as well as the differences between responsible use and acceptable use.
In this week’s #90SecondSolution video, Avnet’s VP of Digital Transformation, Tim FitzGerald, explains how the Avnet Cloud Marketplace is more than just a brokerage platform and the innovative ways you can truly differentiate your business in the cloud.
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?
In this #90SecondSolution video, learn more from Tim FitzGerald around the benefits of the training modules on cloud computing hosted by Dr. Timothy Chou
Fog Computing. We’ve been hearing a ton of buzz around it in the channel lately, but what really defines fog computing and why all the hype?
Even with the growing number of use cases, many VARs may still wonder how they can take part in the expanding IoT market. In this infographic, we’ll explore 5 of the unrealized opportunities you can leverage to jump start your IoT practice.
When the possibilities are seemingly endless, customers will need some help in imagining the potential for IoT devices and sensors. Here are some examples to get the sales team’s creative juices flowing when selling into vertical markets.
Analytics can be confusing. Results aren’t. Here are 5 reasons to use business intelligence.
The vendor ecosystem in the IoT is complex. The IoT is not just one piece of technology, but an interrelated collection of hardware, software, services, and connectivity that must work together as a bigger solution.
In this guest blog, Carrie MacGillivray, Vice President, Mobile & Internet of Things, IDC, discusses the challenges around finding the right vendor or set of vendors that can work to deliver a complete solution.
Last week, Avnet Technology Solutions’ partner blog, Avnet Advantage, was recognized by the Business Marketing Association (BMA) and Association of National Advertisers (ANA) as the Best Corporate Blog of 2016. Continue reading to see why!
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.
In this blog, we’ll explore how the FSA One Frameworks initiative from Avnet, NetApp, and Cisco offers reseller partners a whole new FlexPod sales motion, relieving and removing most of the complexity and delay sometimes experienced in the traditional model.
Even with the growing number of use cases, many VARs may still wonder how they can take part in the expanding Internet of Things (IoT) market. They look at their current enterprise capabilities—perhaps selling server, storage, networking and software—and wonder how they could engage in what seems to be a very device- and sensor-based ecosystem. In this blog, we’ll take a look at how VARs can find unrealized opportunities in the IoT market through their current practices in converged and mobility.