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May 12

2015

How to Thrive with Office 365

If you’re an Ingram Micro partner, you know about the value of the vendors who are in our cloud marketplace. You’ve also likely discovered one of the most popular SMB offerings, Microsoft Office 365, which is Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite—placed in the cloud. If you are a reseller and currently have Office 365 seats purchased […]

Apr 24

2015

Help Your Customers Collaborate without Compromise

The increasing use of mobile devices in the workplace is a key driver behind the adoption of online file-sharing (OFS) and collaboration solutions. In fact, a study conducted by the Enterprise Strategy Group found that, after CRM and e-mail, online file sharing and collaboration ranked as the third most frequent SaaS application in the enterprise. […]

Apr 23

2015

The #1 Prerequisite to Unified Communications Sales Success

UC (unified communications) is an IT solution with a lot of earning potential for ITSPs. Infonetics Research, for example, forecasts the worldwide cloud PBX and UC services market will reach $12 billion in 2018 with 62.6 million seats in service. UC is a key enabler of collaboration – especially among remote workers, who comprise up […]

Mar 31

2015

Cisco Announces Ingram Micro Europe Joining its Cloud Aggregation Program

The first annual Ingram Micro Cloud Summit Europe, taking place March 30 – April 1 in Barcelona, hosted a number of impressive industry announcements, including the news that Cisco and Ingram Micro are expanding their strategic cloud partnership. The shared goal between the two partners is to bring Cisco Intercloud to the channel through the […]

Mar 03

2015

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need Automation

by Madelyn Newman, Community Specialist, ConnectWise Madelyn Newman, Community Specialist, ConnectWise If there was something that could eliminate routine and mundane tasks, you’d want it right? And what if that same thing could increase your customer service quality and give you peace of mind? You’d be all over it. So, why aren’t you utilizing automation […]

Feb 18

2015

Digital Business Trend Promises Big Disruption And Opportunity, Says Gartner

A few months ago analyst group Gartner unveiled “Predicts 2015” a series of research papers that reveal top predictions for IT organizations and IT users for 2015 and beyond. Among the dozen categories captured, there is a blanket theme tying them together, which is the relationship shift between humans and machines due to the emergence of […]

Nov 06

2014

Expect Your Workday to be Ruled by the Internet of Things in 2020

by Rob Roache, VP Business Solutions – Northwest Region, CenturyLink As technology continues to evolve to support and create uses of the Internet of Things, it’s not hard to imagine — even predict — how businesses and their workers will come to depend on this interconnection among devices, users, and the Internet in everyday life. […]

Feb 05

2014

Prepare to “Rise Above” at Cloud Summit 2014

The fifth annual Cloud Summit is being held in Hollywood, FL at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, April 7-9. This year’s theme is “Rise Above,” which refers to rising above the status quo and traditional thinking to take your cloud business to the next level. In this short (less than 2 min.) video presentation, […]

Dec 20

2013

5 Criteria for Sizing Up Your Customers’ Cloud-Based Collaboration Readiness

In today’s fast-paced, multitasking, do-more-with-less work environment, vetting new IT solutions can be a major drain on an IT service provider’s time and human resources. In fact, it may be tempting to take a vendor’s pitch at face value and try out that new BDR or network security offering “on the fly” with the next […]

Jul 30

2013

Virtualization + Security-as-a-Service = 40% Revenue Growth

Even though Conversant Group has been in business only four years, the IT consultant is different than a typical five-year-old IT consulting company in a few ways. For one thing, Conversant Group has doubled its revenue every year since its inception, and the $2 million company is projecting 40% growth this year over 2012. Led […]