The VAR Guy http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en The Blockchain Revolution: Where’s the Disruption? http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/blockchain-revolution-where-s-disruption <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall | Data Center Knowledge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A year or so ago, blockchains were the up-and-coming disruptors of technology. These days, if mentioned in that light, you’re liable to get a roll of the eyes and a reply that translates into “where’s the beef?”</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/blockchain-revolution-where-s-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/blockchain-revolution-where-s-disruption#comments The VAR Guy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:35:00 +0000 106931 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock The Doyle Report: How Autotask Sees the World http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world <div class="node-body article-body">If you want perspective on how the channel is evolving, you could do worse than talk to someone who engages with it every day. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world#comments The VAR Guy Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:23:00 +0000 106911 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Leaders in Digital Transformation Have These Traits in Common http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/leaders-digital-transformation-have-these-traits-common <div class="node-body gallery-body">What characteristics do leaders in digital transformation have in common? A new study by open-source provider Alfresco Software and Forbes Insights aims to find out what separates the winners from the losers in the digital economy. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/leaders-digital-transformation-have-these-traits-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/leaders-digital-transformation-have-these-traits-common#comments The VAR Guy Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:09:00 +0000 106901 at http://thevarguy.com The Doyle Report: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Virtual CDO? http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-virtual-cdo <div class="node-body article-body">What do Nike, Warner Bros. and The Hartford all have in common? For one thing, they all have Chief Digital Officers (CDOs). </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-virtual-cdo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-do-you-have-what-it-takes-be-virtual-cdo#comments The VAR Guy Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:09:00 +0000 106861 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Zero One: Digital Transformation Comes to College Campuses http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses <div class="node-body article-body">Companies and colleges can learn from each other about attracting digital natives, a Logicalis executive says.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses#comments The VAR Guy Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:05:00 +0000 106831 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Managed Mobility Services: The Next Frontier http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/managed-mobility-services-next-frontier <div class="field-byline"> Geoff Waters | VP of Cloud Sales, VMware </div> <div class="field-deck"> How MSPs can capitalize on the exploding growth of the mobile workforce </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobility is essential to the modern enterprise, as the urgency of digital transformation drives demand for always-on, always-available connectivity. Unfortunately, many enterprises still struggle with implementing a cohesive mobile strategy. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/managed-mobility-services-next-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/managed-mobility-services-next-frontier#comments The VAR Guy Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0000 106771 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Geoff Waters, VMware Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President Donald Trump promised “sweeping transformation” in the federal government’s use of technology as he welcomed top executives from many of the world’s largest tech companies to the White House.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit#comments The VAR Guy Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:08:00 +0000 106761 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock The Doyle Report: What Kind of Company Are You? Google’s Jim Chow Has a Perspective http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspective <div class="node-body article-body">Are you a VAR? A systems or solutions integrator? Maybe you’re an MSP or even a cloud services provider. Some organizations now call themselves “digital services providers.” Why not? It’s a big world out there. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspective#comments The VAR Guy Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:03:00 +0000 106751 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Zero One: How Companies Buy Tech http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech <div class="node-body article-body">The rise of line-of-business executives as tech power brokers has created chaos in the tech buying process.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech#comments The VAR Guy Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:14:00 +0000 106701 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock CenturyLink Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Seeking Up to $12 Billion http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/centurylink-faces-class-action-lawsuit-seeking-12-billion <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CenturyLink Inc., sued last week by a former employee for allegedly running a sales incentive scheme and firing her for drawing attention to it, is now the subject of a class-action complaint seeking damages as high as $12 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/centurylink-faces-class-action-lawsuit-seeking-12-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/var-guy/centurylink-faces-class-action-lawsuit-seeking-12-billion#comments The VAR Guy Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:25:00 +0000 106691 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock