According to Ingram Micro technology consultants, Nick Vermiglio and Bernie Franczak, software-defined is the most advanced technology in the data center. With data centers being defined in network, compute and storage silos, hyperconverged solutions were the first step in taking out those silos. Hyperconverged solutions are now feeding into the next-generation data center, which address network, server and storage virtualization.
Today’s content management systems can do some truly amazing things for your customers. For instance, video cameras and analytics packages can be used to deliver targeted content that matches the gender and age of passersby. However, did you know that analytics can also be used to measure the effectiveness of a digital signage program?
With Ingram Micro announcing the expansion of its Ecosystem of Cloud to include new cloud delivery platforms at Cloud Summit 2016, many channel partners were eager to learn more about the capabilities of each platform, including the Ingram Micro Cloud Store.
Prison escapes in the U.S. are extremely rare—the Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that the national rate of escape in 2013 was 10.5 per 10,000 prisoners. Still, for someone facing years or decades in prison, those odds are better than the lottery. Given time, which prisoners have plenty of, they’ll find creative ways to attempt their escapes.
BYOD programs are becoming increasingly prevalent in government agencies.
Let’s face it. Any IT reseller can sell security. It doesn’t take a genius to add a firewall or slap on an antivirus software package to a sale.
Few things frustrate consumers more than out-of-stock items when they’re ready to make a purchase. Unless there’s some compelling reason to wait, most people will shop elsewhere if the product they need isn’t available.
There are nearly as many digital bits as there are stars in the universe. According to IDC, the data we create and copy annually will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes, by 2020.
Unified Comm & Collaboration
Last year, Ingram Micro announced the acquisition of NETXUSA, a UCC value-added distributor focused on VoIP solutions and IP phones for telecommunications service providers and resellers. Here’s a look at how this union is benefiting your business.
Many SMB owners have a tendency to downplay the impact of IT downtime. They think it can only cost them the loss of a few hours of productivity, when in fact having systems go down can cause a lot more damage. Here are several risk factors they should take into account.
At the recent Fall ONE in Las Vegas, Symantec—a leading information protection corporation—showcased its latest security solution: Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 (SEP 14). With attackers employing more sophisticated attacks, your customers need solutions that evolve to keep their information secure. SEP 14 protects your customers’ endpoints across operating systems and platforms, all from a single management console. Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (SEP Cloud) is a cloud-based security as a service that keeps your clients protected with an affordable pay-as-you-go model and no additional infrastructure investments.
You know that guy who walks around wearing a mullet and that girl whose cell phone still has an antenna? That’s a great metaphor for how a lot of businesses approach their IT security. In other words, some people are still trapped in the past and desperately in need of a makeover.
Despite the fact that your customers are demanding more bandwidth, more powerful compute and the flexibility to conduct business anywhere, it doesn’t mean that they want more complexity. Just the opposite, they want better, simpler support and they want issues to be solved more rapidly with fewer manual steps. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins calls this “intuitive computing,” which comprises three outcomes: pervasive simplicity, continuous optimization and agile delivery.
Windows Server Migration
Over the past several years, Microsoft has been beating the drum, waving the flag, and blowing sirens in order to broadcast upgrading from Windows Server 2003. The advantages are numerous and so are the risks of continuing to operate this server release after July 14, 2015, especially now that we’re past the end-of-life-support deadline.
A meteor is streaking toward the earth at an unprecedented speed. NASA has pinpointed its trajectory, and there is a 100-percent chance that your customer’s office will be reduced to a steaming crater within 24 hours.