In May, we publicly announced the Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) beta launch for Comcast Business. As we continue to drive growth across our Mid-Market and Enterprise segments, we are offering new and innovative solutions to meet the unique demands of business customers with large networks stretching across multiple locations nationwide.
TBI has launched a new video series, TBI Talks Tech, to further enhance partner awareness of TBI happenings, industry news and provider updates. Featuring a healthy mix of TBI, partner and provider involvement, the series will provide insight on emerging technologies, mergers and acquisitions, and TBI-specific events and programs.
International opportunities in the channel are on the rise. Download our comparison guide to learn what international providers and solutions you can offer with TBI.
Financial services firm to capitalize on surges in investor interest through network performance improvements.
MetTel, a leading communications solutions provider for enterprises and businesses, today announced that financial services firm Wunderlich has accelerated its ability to respond to investor interest in stock market shifts through MetTel's software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution.
Many industry experts are saying 2017 will be the year SD-WAN sees mainstream adoption. In fact, an IDC survey of 200 enterprise communications professionals found that 30 percent of participants plan to migrate to SD-WAN by 2018. A rapid growth like this in such a short period of time means one thing: The time to begin positioning SD-WAN is now.
Overcome the limitations of traditional routing and offer Cisco to your customers with Verizon's Cisco IWAN solution. Through application-aware routing, this CPE-based technology allows for intelligent distribution of traffic across multiple available paths, enhanced application prioritization, and secure connectivity across all enterprise locations.
Ever wondered what an SD-WAN device looks like or how it works? TBI’s training manager, David Landsberger, and solutions engineer, Joe Fizor, unbox VeloCloud’s Edge 520 and break down the various ways customers can connect to it and enjoy its benefits.
To effectively sell to competitive verticals like healthcare, finance, and retail, you must understand the challenges businesses within them face. Download our guide to uncover these pain points and how to solve them.
Now that we’ve officially ushered in the new year, it’s time to get back to work and focus on winning in 2017. From colossal M&A deals to some of the largest cyber-attacks in history, 2016 brought a lot of excitement to the channel, and we’re expecting more of the same this year. Last January, we made a few forecasts that turned out to be fairly accurate, so we decided to take another stab at it this time around.
Start the new year with improved connectivity for your customers. With more and more businesses already On-Net with best-of-breed carriers like XO, it is easy to prospect and even easier to sell thanks to the number of benefits LIT buildings offer.
At TBI, we put strong emphasis on providing partners with the education they need to succeed in the competitive indirect channel. From the very start of each journey, we provide guidance to the vast sales-enablement and educational resources we offer, one of which being our exemplary training department.
The technology landscape is evolving rapidly, as is the complexity of the solutions within it. With more businesses moving their workloads to cloud environments, larger opportunities are emerging for channel partners to throw their hats into the ring and earn residual income. Originally published in Comcast's Newsletter, The Download, Comcast, one of TBI's most prominent vendor partners, outlines the various cloud models and how to best advise your clients.
The fast-paced technology landscape is ever changing, and as product sets continue to narrow and end users become more connected than ever before, it’s crucial to understand where the market is headed. Based off what we saw in 2016, here are common business challenges and solutions worth addressing with your customers at the beginning of next year. These range from easy-to-sell products that lead to greater sales to emerging technologies that will spark interest and truly add value.
From offering seamless scalability to providing best-in-class security, SDN and NFV are driving value into managed services. Discover how these technologies combine to build a simple, more agile infrastructure at a significantly lower cost.
Cloud Connect Course on the University of TBI!
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.
This article was originally published on MultiBriefs.
"The network is slow today," your customer service call center rep explains. "So
sorry, I can't access that information right now. Our network is down."
As businesses embrace cloud deployments, questions about cloud computing’s staying power now have a clear answer: Cloud is definitely here to stay, and the number of workloads moving to cloud infrastructures is going to increase at a faster pace than we’ve seen in the past. Whether we are talking about public, private or hybrid clouds, there’s no question cloud will play a starring role in future IT investments.
Are your customers managing multiple cloud environments like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce? Without a solid network strategy, your customers' applications may not be functioning at full capacity. Cloud connectivity plays a key factor in the performance of cloud-based applications. Ensure you're maximizing their business investments with the right cloud connectivity. Download our guide to learn how.