At an exclusive ARN Roundtable lunch select attendees discussed the evolution of the Cloud market, from the early days and its definition to the promise of the future and what apps and services are attractive to customers. Indeed, the Cloud market has moved beyond the start up phase and into mainstream usage. Cloud is no longer seen as a luxury, or an experimentation - it is now a necessity. It’s now about the implementation and execution of Cloud solutions, all with an eye to profit margins. Photos by MIKE GEE
Who says storage can’t be sexy? It’s fast-paced, seeing revolutionary technological change, players are striving to innovate and meet customer’s ever-growing demands for escalating data, and it is adapting to the impact of the sexy business game-changers like Cloud computing and Big Data.
Michael Bosnar, long-time IT veteran, is the quintessential entrepreneur. Not only has he been in leadership roles across the channel including stints at vendors, resellers and distributors, but he also invests in start-ups and helps fuel innovation in the ICT industry.
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Due to expansion and investment opportunities both nationally and around the globe, and the need to chart a future pathway with service providers, NewLease is rebranding the company to Rhipe, a move effective December 1, 2014.
Ten years ago, two eager and enthusiastic channel experts (with complementary, but completely opposite skills sets ) teamed up to form a partnership that today is reaping the rewards and leaving an indelible mark in the ICT industry.
iasset.com is a channel management ecosystem that automates all major aspects of the entire sales, marketing and service process, including data tracking, integrated learning, knowledge management and product lifecycle management.
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