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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Kathy Snyder from Windstream Enterprise.

Kathy Snyder is Senior Director of Marketing, Channel, Wholesale and Resale for Windstream Enterprise.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor, TBI, highlights Woman of the Channel, Katelyn Conenna from TBI.

As an event coordinator at TBI, Katelyn Conenna assists in coordinating external events from pre-event logistics, to day-of management, as well as post-event follow up.

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By: Chris Betz, Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink

Let me put it another way: Security can be complex. The true art is making security easy to use.

As a Fortune 150 company and the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers, we are responsible for securing our own operations through a suite of hybrid IT, cloud, networking and communications solutions — in addition to those of our customers. As CSO for this company, I can attest to the fact that the pressures security leaders face today are many.

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It is no secret that moving a server environment can be painful, time-consuming and a nearly overwhelming amount of work, but it doesn't have to be. With proper preparation and the right resources, this process can be simple, straightforward and secure. We recommend utilizing the best practices we put in place when moving a server environment and working with a master agent or technology consultant who has experience in relocating an entire server environment.

Download our New Office Move Checklist to have on-hand when discussing office relocation with your customer. In this checklist we breakdown three important components to consider during a move: logistics, infrastructure and applications. 

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CHICAGO, IL – October 2, 2019 -  TBI, the white-glove technology solutions provider, continuing the tradition of positioning itself at the forefront of the IT landscape through new strategic partnerships, added one new vendor in September, Jive. The addition of Jive not only provides partners with new sets of solutions, but also offers additional resources for end-user engagement. As always, TBI’s solution engineers are accessible to help all selling partners to confidently position, design and implement the new portfolio additions.

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Digital Businesses excel at being connected — to their customers, suppliers, partners and stakeholders — at all times, anywhere in the world. This connectivity helps Digital Business become increasingly data-driven and capable of delivering innovative products and services that drive greater revenue. 

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This is the first in a three-part series that will run monthly through the end of the year where we’ll be taking a close look at various cloud-related solutions, what’s trending, and partner expectations as we head into 2020.

Q4 is upon us, and we’re entering the home stretch for the year—and the decade. Businesses of all sizes are looking back on 2019 to audit crucial infrastructure and evaluate performance and cost-effectiveness to inform both their short-term organizational investments as well as long-term planning.

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver October Channel News.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Michelle Kadlacek from Spectrum Enterprise.

Michelle Kadlacek is the Vice President of the Channel Partner Program for Spectrum Enterprise. She leads the enterprise channel responsible for driving the growth of fiber-based solutions as well as the strategic development and recruitment of master agents throughout the country.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor, TBI, highlights Woman of the Channel, Luz Torres from TBI.

In her role as a Commissions Auditor, Luz supports multiple operational, analytical, and informational functions for the commission’s team to ensure commissions are properly assigned to TBI partners, in an accurate and timely manner.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Jean Yau from Comcast Business.

As a National Partner Account Manager, Jean builds relationships with Master Agencies that are partnered with the Comcast Business Solutions Provider Program. Her day-to-day responsibilities include cross-functional collaboration across several organizational touch points: operations, finance, sales and customer care.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor, TBI, highlights Woman of the Channel, Megan MontBlanc from TBI.

As an Administrative Assistant, Megan's goal is to keep the TBI office running smoothly and make everyone’s work day just a little bit easier.

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Selling mobility? What does the category “mobility” actually mean in channel? From fixed wireless to backup, IoT and management and actual devices, there is no shortage of solutions to sell.

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver September Channel News.

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The infiltration of mobile devices in the workplace isn’t new news; although it may be hard to believe, mobile devices entered the workforce just a little more than a decade ago. More recently, the influx of BYOD, the ever-growing number of remote workers, and the mind-blowing pace at which technology is advancing have kept IT departments on their toes and CIOs awake at night trying to manage it all. As such, it should come as no surprise that with this increase comes growing strain and an increasing number of obstacles facing a CIO; they and their staff need to continuously shift their priorities and strategies to accommodate the current challenges that are plaguing their organization and adapting to the constant changes.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor, TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Iliana Herrera from TBI.

As a Cable Specialist, Iliana assists TBI's enterprise partners through the entire order process, from quoting to installation, to ensure that their often large-scale orders are handled with the utmost care. 

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With a 230-person workforce and more than 20 open positions across sales, marketing, support finance, and engineering, it is safe to say TBI is a rapidly growing organization. As we know, growth in business goes hand-in-hand with growth in headcount. It is because of this growth, TBI decided it was time for a bigger headquarters.

In June, TBI moved to a new office building, a nearly 28,000 square foot, single floor office space that enables our Chicagoland team to work more collaboratively. Our swanky new digs offer several upgraded features, including the Technology Evaluation Center (TEC), a lab showcasing technology solutions, hands-on training, and a place to perform proof-of-concept solution testing. We also installed a fully-equipped video studio that enables our videographer to professionally produce in-house video content for TBI as well as our vendors and partners.

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CHICAGO, IL – September 4, 2019 -  TBI, the white-glove technology solutions provider, continuing the tradition of positioning itself at the forefront of IT landscape through new strategic partnerships added one new vendors in July. The addition of CyrusOne not only provides partners with new sets of solutions, but also offers additional resources for end-user engagement. As always, TBI’s solution engineers are accessible to help all selling partners confidently to position, design and implement the new portfolio additions.

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We’re excited to collaborate with our new and existing TBI members to offer the opportunity to sell a blended portfolio of Verizon wireline and wireless business solutions. With over 25 million Small Business customer prospects, we have tremendous opportunity to leverage the scale and expertise of the channel to meet customers where they want to buy.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI highlights Woman of the Channel, Tori Stowick from TBI.

As a commissions manager, Tori works first-hand with her team on ideas and processes that can be put in place to best serve TBI's partners and providers, as well as TBI's internal teams.

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