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Avnet Technology Solutions Champion Business Analytics for IBM Partners

Avnet Technology Solutons (AVS), the IT distribution arm of Avnet Inc, have targeted fertile vertical markets in a bid to boost sales of their IBM analytics software in the United States and Canada. AVS, which brings in about 40% of Avnet’s revenue, has assembled ‘Destination: Analytics’, a program comprising of a crack team of corporateRead more >>

CompTIA Research Trumpets IT Managed Service Providers Benefits

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit organization identifies itself as “the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry”, yesterday published a study that heralded near universal praise for managed service providers (MSPs). The evidence suggested that companies who employ MSPs both comprehensively and in part have benefited from substantial savings in yearlyRead more >>


NetEnrich’s Remote Managed Services Target SMBs

NetEnrich, whose prominence in the IT channel has stemmed from their network operations centre services offered to managed service providers (MSPs) and value added resellers (VARs), have fine tuned their ‘closet to cloud’ technology for the small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) market. Their CEO Raju Chekuri recognizes that SMBs are becoming increasingly fertile inRead more >>

IT Channel Insight Welcomes New Authors

We’re happy to introduce Stephen Swavley and Tim Shea, a great addition to our editorial team. The two authors will be sharing their insights on the latest MSP issues, as well as their firsthand experiences on running the MSP business. Why are they such a great addition? With over 25 years of experience in ITRead more >>


Datapipe Surges Forward in 2011

Datapipe, supplier of managed services and data centre infrastructure solutions to mid to large sized businesses globally, has reported tremendous company growth, with its progress in the entirety of 2009 accounted for in the second quarter of 2011. ABRY Partners and TD securities had spearheaded a $176 million loan for equity and credit financing inRead more >>


Riverbed Targets Cloud-based Acquisitions

Riverbed, a solution provider for the abiding problems in IT performance across wide area networks (WANs), has honed in on the reseller platform for cloud services, acquiring both Zeus Technology and Aptimize. The former, now the dedicated launch pad for Riverbed’s asymmetrical optimization, had cost the company a cool $110 million. Zeus Technology’s price tagRead more >>


IBM Synchronizes Digital Marketing Analytics Software

In response to its 20$ billion forecast for software operating within the retail industry, IBM has amalgamated its two flagship Smarter Commerce offerings into an option they say will trump Google Analytics and Adobe’s Omniture. “We’re pretty confident this platform will be better than anything else out there,” says Yuchun Lee, IBM’s vice president andRead more >>


Radicati Anticipates Cloud Security Services to Blossom

The Radicati Group’s findings show that the popularity of cloud security services is burgeoning, corresponding to decreasing rigidity within the workplace.  The study, ‘Cloud Security Services, 2011-2015′, investigated cloud-platformed services spanning internet and email protection, encryption and data loss prevention. The research interrogated the installation bases, market sizes and revenue market share according to eachRead more >>


Oracle Storage 10x Faster

Oracle’s vision of synchronizing their storage portfolio with their general software has been accompanied by some bold claims by their president Mark Hurd, “Macro economic factors are driving massive growth in storage,” he says. “We now have the capabilities to make that change in the Oracle environment that leads to the ability to deliver upRead more >>


Juniper Networks Conference Call and Webcasts Q2 2011 Results

Juniper Networks, the IT and computer networking corporation, will broadcast their Q2 2011 financial outcomes via a conference call and webcast on the 26th of July 2011 after the close of the market. To catch the webcast live check out at 2:00 pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Time). Replays will also be accessible from JuniperRead more >>

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Todd Nielsen - Expert Writer.
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