IT resellers have long heard the warnings of an impending shift from purchase and deploy, break-fix hardware deals toward selling IT capacity and business functionality “as-a-Service” in the cloud. Even so, it’s a bit of a wake-up call when companies that provide infrastructure even stop buying traditional infrastructure. That’s precisely what’s happening, says Amazon Web Services CTO Werner Vogels.
Cloud Services have a lot of hype – from the days of ASP, then “BPOS”, then SaaS but we know that Cloud is beyond just a buzz word. It’s a way of operating. And now there are several variations that have developed – public, private, and even hybrid. While definitions vary – one thing is for sure – every company CEO is asking how to use the cloud.
Despite declining PC sales, Google’s Chromebook continues to thrive. Many cite the Chromebook’s management capabilities, budget-friendly price point, and security controls as key drivers in its growth in education, enterprise, and the overall marketplace.
While the cloud is nothing new, the way you approach it with customers can be. Any sales organization engaged in cloud sales can achieve growth. Organizations looking to achieve transformative growth in their cloud business, should ensure a cutting-edge strategy is guiding its sales efforts.
What’s happening in the heart of the bustling tech industry? The International Cloud Expo West returns to Silicon Valley this Nov 3-5. Join thousands of attendees to learn about the cloud—all in one place. Learn about all facets of the cloud, including cloud computing, big data, SDDC, IoT, DevOps, and WebRTC.
Let’s face it; absorbing the latest in tech can leave the best of us famished and err… thirsty! On top of that, when traveling for work, it’s always nice to steal away an evening or two and take in the local sights.
Oracle Open World 2015 is a renowned conference that provides new updates on Oracle’s cloud platform. It’s only fitting that its daily curriculum is followed by top-notch food and drink.
If you are a MSP (managed services provider) in the IT industry, you know subscription models, and you are well versed in cloud. Customers are moving to the cloud at an accelerated pace. Pick a cloud service provider (CSP) that serves up the entire IT stack – apps, desktops, servers, storage, and D/R. When you think cloud, think dinCloud.
The Best of Breed (BoB) Conference is a 3 day conference in Orlando focused on igniting the engines of growth in IT. Leaders from all over the world gather at BoB to learn to connect with each other, grow their IT, and move forward in business ventures.
Are you leveraging BYOD with your customers and prospects? If your customers are looking to add flexibility to their workplace, chances are they have already considered a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy. Talk to them about their BYOD initiatives before others do! Below are some key points to discuss with any company considering BYOD.