You might be becoming more aware of mobile application development platform (MADP), a software that can help enterprises create, test and sometimes deploy applications for mobile devices. Did you know that by 2019: • The MADP market is forecasted to have the largest growth CAGR of 20%; and • An anticipated 40% of IT budget will be allocated to mobile initiatives? This presents a huge opportunity for VARs continue to…
Advanced mobility and cloud technologies reveal plenty of opportunities for resellers, if they know what to leverage IDC estimates that the North American mobility enterprise software market four-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is estimated to grow by 16%*– enterprise applications will need to be created and adopted at an urgent rate to keep pace. What is Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS)? Think of an application developer as a…
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.
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.
The true power of IoT for the enterprise customer is not in the devices or sensors themselves, but in how that user harnesses the data and turns it into business insight. It is important that VARs remember that they hold the true value in helping customers leverage this data. Here’s how:
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.
Banking expert Matt Geer takes a unique look at the financial industry and provides his take on the red herring of the market: mobile banking vulnerability.
If customers can access online social communities, manufacturers’ specs, customer reviews, and pricing from anywhere via their mobile device, that’s where you need to be. And when customers come to you in addition to these other sources, what value will you add to the shopping experience? How will you connect with your customers right now?
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.
As the hype around big data is starting to fade, the hard work of implementation begins for many organizations. Steve Phillips, CIO, Avnet Inc. shares some of the most valuable lessons we, at Avnet, have learned so far on our journey to big data success.
Today’s tech-savvy consumers want an “always open” shopping experience stocked with the latest in-demand products and experiences. What IT challenges does the retail industry face while trying to accommodate these changing needs and boost customer loyalty?
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.
As online shopping becomes easier and more convenient for consumers, days like Cyber Monday have become just as crucial as Black Friday for retailers. This year, Shop.org, a digital commerce community for the National Retail Federation (NRF), anticipates that online sales in November and December 2013 in the U.S. will grow between 13 and 15 percent over the 2012 holiday season, to as much as US$82 billion in revenue. With…