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Feb 01, 2017

Ready to Cash in on IoT?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly evolved from buzz talk to a real-time application of intelligent, connected devices. IoT now represents a....More
Jan 30, 2017

Automating the MSP: The Path to Profitability

As the MSP market grows and becomes more established, it’s gotten even more important for MSPs to maximize efficiency in their business operations....More
Jan 27, 2017

Want to Sell More Ransomware Protection Solutions? Follow These Five Steps

Solution providers are judged by the value they bring to their customers. In that sense, the ransomware epidemic provides an opportunity for partners....More
Jan 05, 2017

Nominate Your Organization for a VMware Global Partner Innovation Award

You’re a VMware partner that does exemplary work day-in and day-out. How would you like tens of thousands of potential customers to know about it?....More
Jan 03, 2017

Start the New Year Making Your Partner Planning More Effective

I’m amazed at how often I hear about partner business plans with vendors that simply die on the vine. More often than not, the revenue numbers the....More
Dec 28, 2016

Capitalize on the Hardware-as-a-Service (Haas) Trend with Carbonite and EVault

The world we knew, where computer and server sales were the key indicators of technological adoption (and even the health of the economy as a whole....More
Dec 28, 2016

IoT Success Story: Reseller Navigates the Third Platform and Improves Time-to-Market

For Mark III Systems, it all started when VP of sales Stan Wysocki realized the company was “stuck in IT.” Wysocki knew he needed to move company....More
Dec 21, 2016

Phishing Trends for MSPs to Watch-Part II

While it might seem like phishing attacks have been around forever, they’ve only recently reached high levels of efficacy. No matter which anti-....More
Dec 16, 2016

Cloud: The New Tech Battleground

When we stop and think about 2016, a few things come to mind. One, how is it nearly over? Two, this means we are another year older. Three, what do....More
Dec 12, 2016

Is Selling IT Solutions to the Private Sector an Up-(Capitol)-Hill Battle?

Breaking into any new industry can be challenging, but what about the U.S. public sector? Avnet provides industry insight that can help resellers....More
Dec 01, 2016

2017: The Year that SMEs Capitalize on Digital Transformation?

It’s that time of the year again, where we start to put all the happenings--both good and bad--of the past 12 months behind us and look forward to....More
Nov 21, 2016

Carbonite Unveils the All-New E2 Hybrid Backup Solution!

Carbonite this week unveiled its brand-new, all-in-one E2 hybrid backup solution—and that's exciting news for IT services and solutions providers who....More
Nov 14, 2016

Public Cloud Is Imminent: Three Vital Migration Tips for ISVs

If you are an Oracle systems ISV, you might be feeling a bit perplexed over this seemingly unavoidable windstorm – the Oracle Public Cloud is....More
Nov 08, 2016

Microsoft's Advisor Program Is Dying--What VARs Can Do To Survive

Microsoft has been slowly chipping away at its Advisor commissions for several months now....More
Nov 01, 2016

Vendor Perceptions and Realities in the World of SME

There is definitely a litany of advantages to working for a company as well known and world renowned as SAP--the primary one being our reputation as....More



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