Dee Burger was most recently global sector lead for the company's telecom, media and entertainment practice. The solution provider behemoth says the move will help drive its digital transformation strategy.
Voting in Round 1 of CRN Channel Madness continued throughout the weekend. A few executives gained ground and some lost their leads. Here's a look at where the match-ups stand.
At a CRN roundtable discussion earlier this month, channel chiefs from Dell, NetSuite, Sophos, Toshiba andAlthough it is absolutely necessary, making the transition from VAR to MSP is a long, hard road. Via itbestofbreed.comAs devices related to the Internet of Things become more prevalent in the workplace, businesses are growing apprehensive about holding sensitive data securely.Via itbestofbreed.comCelebrating a holiday on social media is a great way to show off a fun company culture and take a break from serious business Tweets.Via itbestofbreed.comAt a CRN roundtable discussion earlier this month, channel chiefs from Dell, NetSuite, Sophos, Toshiba and VMwareFKA, the firm behind Bit9, wants a new name, and the company is prepared to pay top dollar for it.Solution providers say MDF programs need to be updated to reflect the industry's march toward services, and vendorForbes' annual list of the richest people in the world featured tech billionaires of all ages, including the youngest, at 24. Here, the world's 20 richest people in tech younger than 40.Corporate Software founder, who single-handedly created the concept of selling software to businesses via the channel, is recalled a colorful visionary who helped build the channel brick by brick.Solution providers say vendors have gotten better at aligning MDF with business needs, there’s still more work to do. Here are five of their biggest beefs.Round 1 of CRN Channel Madness opened yesterday and after one day of voting, here's a look at where the match-ups stand.In other top stories this week, Dell poaches a big-time executive from Cisco. Also, BlackBerry tries to turn around the tablet market with a new secure offering for the enterprise.Analysts, competitors and the company itself answers questions of what the channel can expect from CompuCom after the sale of its software management business to SoftwareONE this week.Tech Data reported disappointing earnings numbers during its fourth-quarter earnings call this morning, missing on revenue by $330 million. Despite this, Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky insists the company is in a good position for growth going forward.The new program includes a number of cloud-based applications, and ScanSource also is offering support, training opportunities and marketing services to help partners add value.After a long history at solution provider stalwarts, Tony Doye has taken the role of interim CIO at the national scouting organization.CRN's first-ever Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs kicks off Thursday, with Round 1 pitting a handful of channel stalwarts against the top channel execs at some of the industry's hottest young companies.IT Best of Breed talks to Gal Ofel, head of software solution product line management at Telco Systems, about his company's new Open Edge Alliance ecosystem for software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.Via itbestofbreed.com