CRN's XChange Public Sector 2012 Coverage
For those resellers and solution providers selling to IT buyers across the public sector spectrum, the relationships between vendor and integrator have never been more important. XChange Public Sector 2012, hosted by CRN sister company XChange Events, is the largest independent event dedicated to the public sector IT channel.
Happening June 6th - June 8th in Charlotte, NC, XChange Public Sector will bring ISVs, integrators, consultants, contractors, suppliers and customers together with IT vendors for a unique look at the opportinuties inside the public sector IT market. CRN is on hand to provide breaking news and exclusive analysis of the event. Check out our coverage below.
At XChange Public Sector, a keynoter reveals the federal government plans to buy 10 times as many tablets and smartphones than laptops and PCs combined over the next two years.
Federal government IT spending is poised to take its biggest plunge in the last dozen years, according to one of the foremost government experts.
A federal budget crunch is causing government agencies to shutter hundreds and hundreds of data centers and embrace cloud computing services.
Government integrators will find a bright spot in the state and local sector, even as federal IT spending starts to dry up, according to Gartner research presented at the XChange Public Sector conference.
SMB solution providers should start to clearly define their skills and niche in the market to attract the attention of large systems integrators for possible partnerships, executives said.