Channel partners say forecast slump in the PC market won't slow their sales to corporate market.
Alex Brown of 10th Magnitude talks at XChange Solution Provider 2014 about organizational and strategy changes that VARs need to make to become a cloud player.Solution providers playing in the six firmly established pillars of the cloud say life is better for them and their customers.Microsoft paid $1.2 billion for enterprise social startup Yammer, and now it's talking about how that technology will reshape the direction of Office 365.
Colocation and managed services provider ViaWest is now a vendor for distributor Tech Data. The distribution agreement will bring resellers colocation and cloud services through TDCloud.
Sprint is facing charges from the U.S. government for allegedly overcharging federal agencies $21 million for wiretapping and other surveillance-related expenses.Solution providers are stunting their own success by sticking their heads in the sand and ignoring the cloud instead of capitalizing on the opportunity, says business consultant Terry Hedden.
The latest round of regulations that seek to re-establish control over government surveillance activities must contain the right mix of safeguards, said a group of privacy and security experts at RSA Conference 2014.
Company's TD40 series monitors are well suited for the rough-and-tumble world of education and other public places.In a panel at XChange 2014, Women of the Channel executives discussed the millennial generation and how they would advise women coming into the channel workforce today.
The rise of personal mobile devices and applications is creating opportunities for solution providers to help businesses secure those devices and the data inside them.Oracle recently lost highly regarded channel executive Mitch Breen to a startup, but another top channel executive says the vendor is getting a lot more channel friendly.Hewlett-Packard and Juniper Networks shined the spotlight on highly profitable partner programs at the XChange Solution Provider conference.Speaking at XChange Solution Provider 2014, David Powell of TekLinks offers up some advice for transitioning a traditional solution provider business to a recurring revenue model-based business.
A review of the 50 most popular programs that run on PCs found at least three-quarters of software vulnerabilities were on third-party programs.