Back when I was a collegiate English professor, I built a learning website for each and every one of my classes. These sites handled a lot of different trainings and teaching functions, but the one thing that my students consistently thanked me for was making all reading materials free and accessible online. These sites weren’t just evaluation tools and grading platforms, they were valuable portals to true learning.
CHICAGO – April 5, 2016 – TBI announced today that Ash Kakish has joined the master agency as a National Channel Manager in Chicago to further grow and support the company’s agent partner base in the Midwest region. Ash brings over 10 years of experience in indirect sales and a strong background in Business Development.
CHICAGO – April 5, 2016 – TBI, the nation’s leading technology distributor, announced the addition of Johnson Tran as a National Channel Manager to further support and grow the company’s agent partner base in Houston, TX. Johnson brings over 12 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with a strong focus in mobility sales.
NetworkWorld’s article “SD-WAN: What it is and why you’ll use it one day” gives real-world insight into how software-defined WAN helps businesses better manage their wide area network (WAN). Like many customers, industrial and commercial supplier Redmond Inc. grappled with the task of managing multiple network-based systems (phone, point of sale and fax) based out of their headquarters and connecting across multiple branches in the Midwest. Branch sites depend on a reliable connection in order to operate and managing multiple connections can pose a challenge to businesses, particularly with rural remote locations.
Gartner predicts substantial growth for SD-WAN in the coming year as more providers invest in this emerging WAN technology. Download TBI’s guide on introducing SD-WAN and learn about this rapidly emerging alternative to MPLS.
Large telco companies have aggressively been updating their metro and on-net building fiber footprints. Simultaneously, cable companies are rapidly expanding their product portfolio, coverage areas and laying new fiber. Customers want to understand the difference between traditional IXCs and cable companies for on-net connectivity and look to TBI for answers.
LEXINGTON, MA – March 2, 2016 – Nationwide business telecommunications services provider, New Horizon Communications (NHC), announces their partnership with TBI, the nation’s leading third party distributor of technology services.
Sell an alternative to traditional on-premises data centers. Colocation lets businesses rent space for data center equipment such as servers and other associated hardware in a secure and protected facility. Find your customer the right colocation provider to not only maintain and manage their data center but provide disaster recovery and business continuity.
With HIMSS and RSA taking place at the end of February, now is a prime time to discuss healthcare and security. Let’s combine the two and look at crucial security features for healthcare organizations transitioning to the cloud.
The staggering number of data breaches is shining a spotlight on deficiencies in healthcare security. Recognizing their mistakes many health organizations are creating a line of defense to protect confidential patient health information (PHI).
The start of a new year brings promises of a brighter future and exciting new technology. Experts predict quite a few developments in the coming year as communications continue to grow. No one knows what exactly 2016 will hold but here are TBI’s top predictions:
CHICAGO, IL - January 6, 2016 - TBI, the nation’s leading technology distributor, announces today that they achieved Elite Channel Partner status through the Level 3 Channel Partner Program.
Cloud-based applications are being used more and more by businesses. Applications such as SalesForce.com and Microsoft Office 365 are helping to improve efficiency in their workforce and increase productivity. Many companies are also seeing financial benefits by reducing computing costs. Check out the latest news on the growth of cloud-based applications and the large investments being made by cloud providers.
Are your customers purchasing a cloud-based application? Don’t forget about the network. Those investing in an application should be maximizing its ability. Private network cloud connections improve performance and enhance the end-user experience. By offering a private and secure connection, you are recommending a predictable and fast solution for requests and responses from cloud resources.
For years telecom agents have sold into one silo with one contact. Often it has been with a company’s IT director or voice manager, both relatively narrow focuses. As a result, when it comes to penetrating accounts wide and deep, many agents have had little success.
Cloud-computing continues to shift the technology landscape, and the demand for cloud security seems to be growing. Still the debate continues as to whether the cloud is in fact secure. See how the experts are weighing in with these articles focused on cloud-based security and the protection it offers.
TBI has been offering technology solutions for over 25 years. We offer many private managed cloud solutions to bypass traffic and roadblocks. These solutions from our providers give customers access (for a monthly fee) to an environment built from certain hardware and software configurations that the customer can rely on to always work.
As one year comes to an end and a new year begins, we reflect on 2015 to help plan for the future of our business, like identifying network services and design. The past year again saw a decline in private-line and packet services as more companies migrated to switched and dedicated Ethernet transport, IP VPN and MPLS services to better manage network traffic and make way for new applications.
Sick of hearing the cloud isn't secure or you aren't in control of your data? It's time to dismiss the myths about cloud security and get to know the facts. After all, it could turn into the perfect sales opportunity.
As more companies virtualize servers within data centers, IT is finding that often it’s the network that impedes speed and adaption for new applications. Along with Ethernet services, network virtualization is what companies are currently focusing on to increase network performance.