CHICAGO – January 16, 2018 – TBI announced today that Steve Roos, former Vice President of Technical Services at Wired Networks, has joined the master agent as Vice President of Engineering. Steve brings over 35 years of telecom experience to TBI’s Senior Leadership team. At TBI, he will be responsible for developing, planning and coordinating the implementation of practices, policies, programs and procedures for TBI’s Engineering and Operations efforts.
CHICAGO, IL – January 16, 2018 – TBI, the nation’s largest third-partner technology services distributor, announced today that to accompany the organization’s shift to a regional-based channel management model, two industry veterans join its executive team to head up sales initiatives. Keith Connolly has been brought on to lead the east coast channel management team and Stephen Stillson manages central and west coast sales efforts.
That’s a wrap 2017! TBI is proud to look back on what a successful year it has been for our company. This past quarter alone, we’ve accomplished many of our goals including giving back to those in need, growing our team, and accepting one of Chicago’s most prestigious workplace awards. With all the momentum 2017 has given us, we are excited to keep it going all through the new year.
TBI announced the upcoming launch of mobile app, TBI On Demand, releasing to all partners January 9, 2018.
With the recent passing of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, it will not just be government increasing their investment in new technologies in 2018. There is no better time than now to work with customers as they migrate workloads to the cloud. Download our guide to learn what to sell now that will open the door to more sales and will build your cloud solution funnel.
Start 2018 off right by aligning your best practices.
As we say goodbye to another impactful year for the indirect channel, a sense of excitement transpires when we think about the coming year and ask ourselves: What’s in store for 2018?
The size of a business has quickly become a good measure of how they will go about purchasing cloud applications. Whether your customer is an enterprise, mid-market or small business, there is a high likelihood they will be making some sort of cloud purchase based on the reality of today’s business environment.
CHICAGO, IL – December 6, 2017 – TBI announced today that Amanda Jones-Centeno has joined the master agency as the Texas National Channel Manager. Based in Dallas, Jones-Centeno brings over 10 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry and will support partners in the state with training, solution discovery and sales.
Cloud computing continues to make market inroads: Public clouds are ubiquitous and the market for multicloud and hybrid solutions is on track to grow billions over the next several years. However adopting a “one size fits all” approach to cloud can result in frustrations and cost overruns. The overlapping nature of public, hosted private and on-premise clouds — can make it difficult to determine the right home for your applications.
TBI offers you access to top rated CCaaS players from all of Gartner’s Magic Quadrants. Each one offers you a little something different, work with TBI to find the best solution for your customer. Here is what we like most about these Magic Quadrant players.
Eighth Annual Event Recognizes Chicago’s Leading Companies
Evolving your compensation structure to adapt with convergence.
For businesses that are reluctant to adopt software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN), it’s important to remember that it doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing migration. Easing into the many proven benefits of SD-WAN – such as reduced total cost of ownership (TCO), flexible bandwidth options, and unprecedented simplicity of networks and applications – can be a gradual process, without sacrificing existing investments in traditional networking infrastructure.
We’re quickly moving right into 2018, and if you haven’t broached the subject of budgeting and projects slated for next year with your customers, your time to get in as their tech consultant of record is rapidly closing. It’s important to remember the perspective of your contacts. Pending their title CIO, CFOs, CISO, CMOs and/or IT Directors, they all have very different agendas. Schedule time now, find out what their priorities are and how you are equipped to handle them.
As hype of SD-WAN dies down, IT leaders are realizing that the technology doesn't need to replace an existing network solution. Instead, SD-WAN serves as a complementary solution, enhancing network functionalities, providing transparency and an overall better end-user experience. Selling partners are finding success by selling SD-WAN as an ancillary service to opportunities that involve existing network solutions like MPLS or for enhancing voice solutions such as UCaaS.
The months continue to fly by but TBI is not slowing down when it comes to providing our employees with exciting opportunities to help them develop personally and professionally. Our deserving team learned more about meditation and relaxation, enjoyed a delicious end of summer ice cream social, and came together to celebrate during our All Company Meeting, resulting in a successful third quarter.
Start providing cloud “as a service” solutions like Backup as a Service (BaaS) Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) and Business Continuity (BCaaS). Not only are these incredibly effective in making sure your clients’ business operations are protected and uninterrupted, they’re easy avenues to help ease, sometimes otherwise hesitant, business owners into moving over to a cloud solution model.
Introduce Backup as a Service and enhance your reputation as a trusted advisor by protecting your customers’ data. The BaaS conversation can lead into a disaster recovery plan, bundle with other cloud commute services,
technical support and possibly managed services. Here's how to get started.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), familiar with it? It’s Europe’s new data privacy regulation, approved in April 2016 and rolling out May 2018, just 8 months from now, hence the buzz.