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Category: Cloud Management Services

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May, 15

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How to Convince Your Boss to Get on the Cloud

Picture this: You’re in yet another meeting with your client on a Wednesday afternoon. The topic on the agenda is an audit of the technology systems their company is running, and whether it is sufficient for business needs. At the end of the meeting, the client goes around and asks for questions. “How about migrating […]

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Apr, 15

Avoid Cloud Management Chaos

Recently, I talked about the first cloud services IT solution providers (ITSPs) typically start with (i.e. hosted Exchange or cloud backup) and focused on the importance of bundling managed cloud services with each subsequent cloud offering. One other point that ITSPs new to selling cloud should keep top of mind is how they’re going to […]

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Apr, 15

Don’t Leave Your Customers’ BYOD Strategy to Chance

Although BYOD (bring your own device) isn’t making as many headlines as it was a year ago, the reason for this is not due to mobility being a passing fad. Rather, companies’ attitudes and acceptance of personal mobile devices in the workplace is maturing. In fact, CompTIA’s 3rd Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility study, which […]

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Apr, 15

You Sold Your First Cloud Service, Now What?

One of the first, and most daunting tasks VARs and MSPs face before they can start selling cloud solutions is figuring out where to start. Should you start with hosted Exchange? BDR (backup and disaster recovery)? VoIP? Network security? SaaS? IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)? PaaS (Platform as a Service)? Once the first question is […]

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Apr, 15

SNP Technologies Goes “All In” With Cloud Solutions and Services

Prakash Parikh, COO, SNP Technologies It’s hard to fathom that systems integrator and CSP (cloud services provider) SNP Technologies was selling on-premise tape backup and network security solutions just five years ago. I recently spoke with Prakash Parikh, COO of SNP Technologies, who remembers the turning point clearly. “We realized that cloud computing was going […]

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Mar, 15

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Cloud Summit 2015 — Day #2 Recap (How Ingram Helps Rainmakers Thrive)

The 2015 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit shifted into high gear this morning beginning with Renée Bergeron, Vice President, Global Cloud Computing, describing what a huge opportunity the cloud is for the channel (e.g. the U.S. alone represents a $35 billion addressable market) followed by offering practical ways Ingram Micro is enabling its partners to make […]

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Mar, 15

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Cloud Is Not a One-Size-Fits All Offering

By Franklin Hua, Technical Marketing Manager, Synology Franklin Hua, Technical Marketing Manager, Synology With today’s businesses becoming more and more dependent upon data, combined with today’s distributed workforce, the need for collaboration, file sharing and syncing, and business continuity are top needs for many businesses. And, more and more businesses are discovering the cloud’s role […]

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Mar, 15

Why Your Customers Need Cloud Migration Services

Despite the overwhelming number of resources touting the exploding cloud market, some IT solution providers still continue to treat cloud services like an afterthought or merely a conversation-starter to get their foot in the door with the hope of selling something else. The reality is that Capex IT purchases will continue to dwindle, and holding […]

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Feb, 15

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The Ingram Micro Service Desk 411 with Zafar Subzwari, Cloud Solutions Manager, Ingram Micro

Zafar Subzwari, Cloud Solutions Manager, Ingram Micro Recently, the Ingram Micro Service Desk offering became available to Ingram Micro’s partners. To get a few more details about this new partner service, I reached out to Zafar Subzwari, Cloud Solutions Manager at Ingram Micro. Following is a summary of our conversation. Q: What exactly is the Ingram […]

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Feb, 15

Ingram Micro’s Jason Bystrak to Present “Simplifying Success in the Cloud” at InterConnect 2015

Jason Bystrak, Executive Director — North America, Ingram Micro Cloud IBM InterConnect 2015, a new event that connects three popular IBM conferences — Impact, Innovate, and Pulse — will take place at the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay Convention Centers February 22-26, 2015. This year’s event is projected to draw more than 20,000 attendees looking […]

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