Highlights from the TBI BIG event “Switching it up – Mobility for alternative networks” panel
The partnership expands data center opportunities for partners with enterprise and midsize business operating in China.
CHICAGO, IL – September 2, 2020 - TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of CDS Global to their provider portfolio. As the only company in China with government approved licensing for cross border connection and internal internet connectivity, CDS Global is a premier global provider with 10+ full-service data centers globally and 50+ satellite locations within mainland China.
COVID-19 has led to an onslaught of cyber security incidents, forcing organizations to act swiftly to protect themselves. As the threat landscape evolves, so do the security solutions. Are you up to date on the latest?
Security solutions are seeing an upgrade, incorporating cutting edge technologies. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are now being baked into security services, helping to identify and respond to threats faster than humanly possible. Endpoint detection and response (EDR) services now offer greater monitoring through extensions from network to the cloud, and managed detection and response (MDR) offerings are available as SaaS options for even quicker deployment. Authentication technology has also seen advancements, using new user identification methods to verify secure access. Many businesses are embracing the zero trust model leading providers to create stricter controls and micro-segmentation features.
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The partnership brings Genesys’ cloud solutions to TBI’s partner community.
CHICAGO, IL – September 2, 2020 -TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of cloud contact center provider, Genesys, to their portfolio. Genesys Cloudtm offers next-gen cloud built from the ground up in AWS, using microservices architecture with a single pane of glass CCaaS/UCaaS platform. More than 11,000 companies in 100 countries trust Genesys for their customer experience (CX) requirements.
SSG Construction, a company renovating facilities on a remote Southern California military base, needed high-speed internet to communicate with its field teams and share real-time data.
With up to 20 employees and 30 subcontractors, SSG needed to keep its teams connected and informed. Often working at sites with no permanent address and outside the cable, fiber, and cell zones, internet connectivity proved tough to find at the speeds SSG needed to operate.
The partnership brings Brodynt’s global internet access services and networking hardware to TBI’s partner community.
CHICAGO, IL – September 2, 2020 - TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of Brodynt Global Services to their provider portfolio. Brodynt offers global Internet Access services and networking hardware anywhere in the world, focusing on SD-WAN, DIA and Broadband. Performing as a connectivity One-Stop-Shop, business can obtain the Internet Access underlay component for SD-WAN requirements.
TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver September Channel News.
TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Kathy Mazza, from 8x8.
Kathy Mazza is a key member of 8x8’s channel leadership team and holds the position of Regional Vice President for Strategic Channels in North America. Kathy has over 20 years of experience in IT and technology with a track record of success in sales, product management, and operations roles. Kathy is highly respected in the partner community with recent recognitions such as Intelisys’ National Channel Manager of the Year 2019 as well as CRN 2020 Women of the Channel. Kathy graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos, TX, with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Marketing.
TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Ellen Cahill, from AireSpring.Ellen Cahill is a strategic marketing expert with more than 20 years of proven results in the hi-tech and telecommunications industry. In her current role as SVP Marketing at AireSpring, she is key member of the executive management team and has helped transform that company into an industry leader. She is the founder of Natural MD Search and has served as VP of Marketing for a number of successful venture-backed software companies such as IT security provider Beyond Trust, and B2B mobile solutions provider Thinque. Ellen is accomplished in relaunching companies under new corporate brand images to accelerate revenue and integrate product lines into existing portfolios. She is recognized as a highly savvy marketing guru with specialties including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud computing, product marketing, and lead generation.
TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, Brenna Sadler, from AT&T.
Brenna Sadler, AT&T Partner Solutions, started her career with AT&T 21 years ago on the direct side of the business and has held various positions in both direct and indirect including sales support, sales operations, and project management. In her current role in the Masters Organization, she is responsible for project managing all organizational strategic initiatives, collaborating with key segment and business partners, and building executive relationships with Master Agents. Brenna also leads the Employee Engagement Council, and is the Skills Ambassador, where she is responsible for facilitating training for new and existing employees.
Brenna loves to travel, play tennis, and keeps very active chasing her three small children and volunteering in her community where she resides in Boca Raton, FL.
Businesses across all industries are dealing with cybersecurity concerns right now as the threat landscape continues to increase and hackers only become more aggressive. Three of the most targeted sectors are finance, healthcare and retail, due to their handling of valuable personal data. With cybersecurity being a top priority for customers and prospects within these industries, there is opportunity for you as a selling agent – if you can speak their language.
It is important to understand the unique challenges and requirements businesses within these industries are facing, such as PCI DSS in retail or HIPAA in healthcare, to show that you are familiar with their needs and can present the right solutions.
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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver August Channel News.
A huge cybersecurity problem facing many businesses, even large corporations, is the lack of a strong cybersecurity workforce. A report shared by Security Magazine found that 76% of cybersecurity leaders believe their company is lacking cybersecurity skills, and there are over 314,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the US according to Cyber Seek. In an alarming prediction from Cybersecurity Ventures, unfilled cybersecurity jobs around the world are only expected to increase, reaching 3.5 million by 2021, up from 1.5 million in 2015.
The partnership brings vXchnge’s 100% SLA guarantees and award-winning business intelligence platform, in\site, to TBI partners’ customers.
CHICAGO, IL – August 5, 2020 - TBI, the nation’s leading third-party technology distributor, announces the addition of award-winning national data center provider, vXchnge, to the TBI portfolio. The partnership opens greater possibility for TBI selling partners in key hyper-growth markets across the United States through vXchnge’s strategically positioned edge data center locations.
by Anthony Leggio, Vice President of Finance Solutions, AT&T Business
Technology solutions and applications essential for businesses in a post-COVID market
by AT&T Business Editorial Team
It’s hard to believe it has been nearly 4 months since the U.S. enacted shelter-in-place measures to counteract the spread of COVID-19. In that time, we have seen an unprecedented perseverance on display from businesses, both large and small. Through ingenuity and innovation, companies across all industries have had to adapt to new customer dynamics and working environments.
Master Agent Further Demonstrates Commitment to Partners with Additional Technical Resources
CHICAGO - August 5, 2020 – TBI announces the addition of Jim Bowers as Security Architect joining the Tech Gurus team. Heavily focused on next-gen technology and elevating the partner experience, TBI continues to invest in technical resources and expertise, actively growing the Tech Gurus team comprised of specialized solution engineers, architects and subject matter experts in cloud infrastructure, communications, mobility and security.
The partnership brings Managed Mobility Services and Unified Endpoint Management Solutions from OVATION to TBI’s partner community.
CHICAGO, IL – August 5, 2020 - TBI, the nation’s leading technology brokerage firm, announces the addition of OVATION Wireless Management to their provider portfolio. A global managed mobility services (MMS) and unified endpoint management (UEM) provider, OVATION serves Fortune 1000 companies around the world, providing management, security and support for connected devices and employees.
TBI celebrates notable industry leaders and professionals making an impact in telecom. Learn more about Woman of the Channel, JoElla Aranda, from CenturyLink.
JoElla is a telecom industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in a variety of marketing, business development and sales operations positions. She began her career with CenturyLink (then US West) and has held numerous roles on both the Direct and Indirect sides of the business, and has focused on the Indirect Channel for the majority of her tenure. In her current role as a Field & Partner Engagement Manager, JoElla works directly with CenturyLink’s partners, including TBI, to collaborate and execute on a variety of impactful marketing programs, campaigns and tools that help partners drive growth with CenturyLink.
Bringing Cloud Communications to TBI’s Selling Agents
CHICAGO, IL and NEWARK, NJ – July 23, 2020 - net2phone, a global business cloud communications provider, and TBI, a leading third-party technology distributor, today announced a new partnership. Through the agreement, TBI will offer and support net2phone’s powerful suite of cloud communications solutions through its extensive network of technology selling agents.