For over 30 years, I’ve witnessed many changes in our space. Through technology convergence and M&A activity, the telecommunications industry and indirect channel have evolved, significantly. Right now, we’re in the midst of one of the most exciting times I can remember since I founded TBI in 1991.
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TBI continues to grow with the addition of a National Channel Manager in Texas.
This article was originally published on Business Solutions.
Every industry is being affected by the convergence of technology in the marketplace as offerings broaden and shift to delivery as a service. According to Harvard Business Review, “IT-Driven innovation is reshaping industries and redrawing the lines of competitive rivalry.” Technology companies are rapidly expanding their portfolios through R&D or acquisition to provide new services to their clients. Facebook is developing Messenger to become its search platform. Google is architecting a fiber connectivity network. Dell bought EMC to create an end-to-end hardware and software powerhouse. Similarly, convergence is driving the VAR industry as telecom companies incorporate leading routing and security services into their connectivity offerings and now cloud service providers market solutions directly to the end client.
This article was originally published on Channel Partners Online.
PRESS RELEASE — CHANNEL PARTNERS EVOLUTION — Leading Master Agent, TBI Inc. (Booth E73) has announced that national expansion, automation tools and investments in training and partner development have contributed to doubled revenues within the first half of the year. Continued reinvestment into the company will increase TBI’s market share and further position the distributor as the strongest in the country.
Leading Master Agency expands into Florida with a new National Channel Manager
Communicating is an essential part of any office environment. But technology, processes and individual choices can get in the way. As cloud applications are exploding in popularity among businesses both large and small, business communications are moving to the cloud.
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Two years ago, TBI was looking for ways to upgrade our Unified Communications solutions. Recognizing that our employees were operating on a number of different systems for instant messaging, screen share and video conferencing, we took a look at upgrading our messaging tools.
Long gone are the days of one device for everything- email, social media, work applications, database and server access, conferencing (web and video), etc. In order to operate a mobile workforce and disparate office locations, corporate communications infrastructure has to adapt. Real time access to corporate systems, access to third-party applications, tools and collaboration software is of the utmost importance; navigating how employees will connect is a top priority for most IT departments.
This article was originally published on The VAR Guy.
The growth of cloud services is driving a massive appetite for reliable and secure connections. Current spending on cloud services and managed hosting is more than $180 billion. By 2018, IDC FutureScape predicts at least half of IT spending will be cloud based. VARs and MSPs that are watching their traditional hardware-based margins shrink should consider that by selling cloud connectivity solutions, they are replacing lost revenue or even creating a net add.
Collaboration has evolved drastically over the past several years due to the proliferation of unified communications, conferencing and collaboration tools. Learn how your customers can utilize these tools to improve business practices.
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TBI continues to grow and better serve partners in the southwest and southeast regions.
Trends and selling through the channel.
A report by Technavio, Global Contact Center Market for 2015-2019, shares that the American contact center market will exceed $5 Billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of over 7%.
BELMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a leading provider of enterprise cloud communication and collaboration applications, today announced its new Master Agent partnership with TBI, a leading distributor of data, network, cloud, voice and managed services. With the addition of TBI to its partner program, RingCentral continues to build in 2016 on the channel momentum it has already established.