Let’s just skip to the punchline: digital signage is an exciting industry laden with opportunity. If you’re already a solution provider working in this space, 2018 should be a fun year for you. If you’re not currently working in this pro AV segment, it’s time to get involved. Here are 4 of the primary reasons we’re predicting 2018 to be a breakout year for digital signage.
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.
We live in a world where surveillance is everywhere. Municipalities have cameras on street corners. Banks are surrounded by cameras. University campuses are covered. Retailers are watching customers and employees. Indeed, thanks to the lowered price of surveillance solutions, a heightened need for surveillance and improved capabilities, we should never assume that our actions in public aren’t being recorded.
It’s that time again, when we make resolutions for the coming year—to start an exercise regimen, for example, or cut down on sweets.
With cybersecurity a key concern in business today—and threats evolving and growing in sophistication all the time—organizations are looking for the best way to protect and defend their critical assets. And your customers may look to you for advice.
Making sense of the various threats and opportunities that exist in today’s turbulent POS and payment industries can be overwhelming. With so much changing and so many revolutionary solutions coming to market, it’s not always clear where to invest your time and resources. One area that’s clearly on the rise and worth your attention is mobile POS and payments. To get more information on the opportunities for solution providers, we spoke with Angie Lawrence, senior market development executive for payments, Ingram Micro.
Just how much corporate faith is being put into SSD technology? Gartner predicts that up to 25% of data centers may use all-flash arrays for primary storage by 2020, with ROI of under six months in some cases.
Unified Comm & Collaboration
2017 was a great year for UCC technology innovation and 2018 looks to be equally promising based on a recent conversation with two of Ingram Micro’s resident UCC experts, Curt Vurpillat, partner technical enablement, UCC, and Chad Simon, senior category strategy consultant, UCC. The duo recently shared their insights into what solution providers should be keeping an eye on in 2018 and beyond.
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.
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.