TBI Vice President Ken Mercer has been named to The VAR Guy’s inaugural “Top 50 Channel Influencers” list. The 2015 list honors top executives and experts in the information technology channel all of whom were nominated by The VAR Guy readers. A copy of the list can be viewed on The VAR Guy's website.
*This article was originally published on channelpartnersonline.
Cloud computing has been pitched hard to enterprises as a means to achieve a lower total cost of ownership and a higher ROI while still meeting IT service needs. What isn’t always factored in is in-house manpower savings — it’s an often overlooked benefit in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) justification equation.
There are many benefits your customer can gain by moving his voice or total communications to the cloud. For example, both Hosted VoIP and UCaaS will get your customer out of the time-consuming business of buying, maintaining, and updating his own hardware and software systems.
*This article was originally published by The VAR Guy.
With cloud computing catching the attention of CFOs, COOs and CMOs, VARs need to ask the right questions to determine what companies are best served by a public, private or hybrid cloud architecture as the network foundation for their business applications.
By the year 2018,the Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) market will reach $5.3 billion. This is according to market research firm Wainhouse Research.
Over the course of the past few weeks, Adam Knudsen and I have laid out some foundational information about what Managed IT opportunities look like. We’ve discussed the various solutions and services in a strong Managed IT portfolio, and we’ve also discussed some great entry points for sellers of traditional telecom services.
Are you new to the telecom industry and unsure of the best way to include telecom services in your portfolio?
According to Gartner, IT services will continue to outpace telecom services in growth by 1.8% in 2015 and 2.1% in 2016. This anticipated growth, coupled with the converged technology solutions your customers are looking for, make it imperative for you to diversify your technology solutions and include managed services in your portfolio.