In the second part of our business-model transformation series, we share perspectives and tips from two Ingram Micro experts, Kelly Carter, executive director of Credit and Financial Services, and Greg Richey, director of Professional & Training Services. They discuss how business-model transformation alters today’s business models and how Ingram Micro can help position your business as the data center provider of the future.
If you’re looking to provide real value to retailers, help them better engage with their customers. Up against the likes of Amazon, retailers are rushing to adopt omnichannel solutions that can create more meaningful relationships with customers. Progressive retailers are leveraging mobile devices shoppers carry for in-store applications, such as QR code scanning and loyalty apps, gathering analytics and other methods of engagement.
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.
The need for security is present in nearly every segment of our society—from K–12 schools and universities to corporate offices, transportation centers, and entertainment venues.
In this infographic, we explore the video surveillance trends that are leading the physical security industry and the benefits these technologies offer you and your customers.
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.
In a survey conducted among resellers last year, about 45% of respondents believe that over half of their customers don’t have the proper resources to adequately deal with security threats. Knowledge about cybersecurity appears to be scarce, too. About 63% of the respondents don’t think that the majority of their customers even know the difference between a unified threat management (UTM) appliance and a next-generation firewall (NGFW).
Mobility is one of the hottest trends in IT today—especially within retail and restaurants. In fact, there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence and research that shows that traditional POS is giving way to mPOS (mobile POS). Orbis Research estimates that mPOS is growing at a CAGR of 33% per year through 2021. At the same time, some estimate that traditional POS is shrinking 3% to 6% per year.
Unified Comm & Collaboration
When it comes to pro AV installs, you’re an expert. You have experience, confidence and know exactly how to address the needs of your customers. But lately your customers have started asking you about videoconferencing and you’re not sure if you have the means to get involved. The good news is, you probably do. Here’s a quick overview of what goes into a modern videoconferencing solution. As you’ll see, everything is well within your wheelhouse.
In a recent blog, we talked about the importance of attaching services to sales, including five benefits to customers and 5 benefits for your company. If you already know the importance of selling services, we'd like to focus on a topic that's crucial to your sales success—renewals.