TBI closed out the year by adding several new vendors in 2018. For reference, take a look at the updated overview of TBI’s complete portfolio. Leverage your channel manager to better understand each provider’s value proposition and how best to position them.
Worldwide security spending will reach $124 billion in 2018 - Gartner
Across the globe, companies are moving quickly towards virtualized environments to work smarter and faster, seeking the latest cloud technology to help streamline workloads, offset costs and reduce overhead and capital expenditures. Advancements in technologies to meet these demands create large gaps in an organization’s overall IT strategy and more importantly, their security strategy.
You’ve probably heard the term multi-cloud environment tossed around a lot lately, but do you really understand what it is?
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.
TBI is all about helping our partners succeed, and we know that marketing isn’t simply an important component to our partners’ businesses; it’s the core. Without marketing, a business could offer the best service or product in the industry, but potential customers wouldn’t know they existed.
Assessing storage solutions? What’s the best fit for your customer? A fully managed cloud-based solution? On-prem and managed in-house? Or a mix of the two?
October 2017, Synergy Research reported that the UCaaS market is accelerating at an annualized rate of 29%, as strong UCaaS adoption continues to drive the market. Once seen as technology for improved communication, UCaaS is now viewed as a platform that helps increase productivity. The resulting increase in revenue from this improved productivity is one of the main drivers accelerating the growth of the UCaaS in mid-market and enterprises businesses.
The Golden Age of Communication
The market for UCaaS has made a fairly dramatic evolution over the past decade; most businesses are aware of the benefits of cloud options from a TCO perspective and are considering future migrations. However, many businesses also express concerns regarding the risks and challenges associated with a move to the cloud especially those larger in size. More specifically, organizations with more intricate IT and telecom environments often delay cloud adoption, due to existing premise-based UC investments.
Whether SMB or enterprise, businesses are moving their hardware and IT infrastructure to the cloud. Cloud migration requires customers to plan strategically - help them understand solutions, considerations for environments (public, private or hybrid) and service delivery options.
As customers begin to transition their voice solutions into a virtual environment with UCaas, it is the perfect opportunity for you to identify other solutions their business can benefit from. Leverage this map of discovery questions to help you determine what other solutions you can offer to help optimize your customers’ business.
A majority of companies have some sort of firewall. Many feel a false sense of protection and don’t even know the potential risks of insufficient armor.
Considering outsourcing desktop management? You have choices.
With the migration of applications to the cloud, the need for secure, scalable and easy-to-manage connections to them is an increasing reality. To date, connectivity providers have taken the following approaches to building their connections to the world’s largest cloud service providers:
One of the least liked phrases around here is digital transformation. What does it mean? It’s so nebulous and doesn’t attach any particular technology or pain point when using it. We talk about the customer’s digital journey and it means something different for every company and every “owner” of said journey.
It’s (still) an exciting time to be in the mobile business. The demand for fast, intelligent devices at end users’ fingertips has continued to increase from over a decade ago when the smartphone was first introduced.
So, if you aren’t currently offering mobile solutions or want to enhance your practice, what options do you have? There are several ways to go about growing your mobile practice, so we’ve outlined a few to get you started.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.