With the worldwide cost of cybercrime estimated to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, it’s important that security’s at the top of your priority list when it comes to setting up an on-premises, hyperconverged data center. Consider the following factors and new-business opportunities to ensure security and business continuity for your customers.

Securing HCI defenses, earning more profits

Discover the opportunities for setting up a secure, on-premises hyperconverged infrastructure for critical assets.
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Whether someone deletes a critical file or trips over a cable, or worse yet, a hurricane tears through your customer’s town, how many of your customers possess a disaster recovery (DR) plan? According to Nationwide, two in three small businesses lack a written recovery plan. And, like most professionals, they’re aware of the consequences, but don’t think it could happen to them. The lack of a DR plan could lead to irreparable damage or going out of business. This cheat sheet will help you create a data center DR plan to ensure business continuity.

The three-step data center disaster recovery cheat sheet

In the event of a manmade or natural disaster, this cheat sheet will help you create a data center disaster recovery (DR) plan to ensure business continuity.
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Agency Ingram Micro gave it a voice.

Whether you’re tracking 100+ sensor inputs of an offshore powerboat and using that data to break a world speed record or using data center analytics and automation to solve data center challenges, it’s important that you’re translating the right data into meaningful insights and actions. The same goes for branding your business to best communicate your value proposition and connect with the right customers.

Artificial intelligence provider, DataSkill, had a story to tell.

Your brand is your code. Learn how Agency Ingram Micro helped artificial intelligence services provider, DataSkill, tell its story.
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Podcast: Digital transformation—what is it; what is it not?

Listen to this podcast for expert digital transformation tips from Ingram Micro technology consultant, Nick Vermiglio.
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The benefits of virtualized servers include reduced IT spending, data center space, energy costs, desktop and server provisioning and more. Despite these benefits and the estimation that the worldwide cost of cybercrime will reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, virtualization poses new risks to the data center. Read about the top 4 virtualized server threats and what you can do to mitigate your risks.

The top 4 virtualized server threats

Learn about the top 4 virtualized server threats and what you can do to mitigate your risks.
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If you work in DevOps or software development, you’re likely familiar with application containerization. It not only saves you time, but it also saves data center administrators money due to its portability, efficiency and reduced hosting costs. Learn more about application containerization and how it complements the data center.

What’s application containerization?

Read about application containerization and how it complements the data center.
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What’s blockchain?
Blockchain is a public distributed ledger technology that allows multiple parties to confidently, and virtually simultaneously, share access to the same data or databases of entries. Blockchain gained notice in 2009 because it’s the supporting technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. And banks are interested because blockchain has the potential to streamline their processes, which are often time-intensive and expensive. Read on to learn more about the benefits of blockchain technology in banking and where it’s linked to new opportunities for you in 2018.

Blockchain banking predictions for 2018

Learn about the benefits of blockchain technology in banking and where it’s linked to new opportunities for you in 2018.
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Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to have an impact on the future of data centers, like faster performance, easier management and more capabilities, so it’s not too hard to consider how AI may be applied to education. Today, “advances in deep learning and artificial intelligence are making it possible for computers to predict what you want almost before you know it yourself,” says Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group and IoT (Internet of Things). Learn how AI’s set to transform education.

The truth about how AI will change education

From robots and intelligent tutoring to personalizing learning and streamlining admissions processes, learn how AI’s set to transform education.
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In the third and final part of our business-model transformation series, we go beyond credit and professional services and share perspectives and tips from two Ingram Micro experts, technology consultant, Carol Wright and senior channel account specialist, Nick Engel. On the front lines, working with partners daily, they share how they help partners position their businesses as data center providers of the future.

Rely on Ingram Micro resources to transform your data center business

Get expert data center business-model transformation tips from Ingram Micro’s technology and account specialists.
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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.

Transform your data center business

Get expert business-model transformation tips from Ingram Micro’s Credit and Financial Services and Professional & Training Services.
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Follow this series on how to position your business for the future.

 “Shh. Shh. Shh. Shh. Do you hear that? It's the winds of change,” whispers Randall to Mike in Sulley in Monsters, Inc. While you might not be focused on being the top scream producer, you are focused on your bottom line. The winds of change lie in successfully transforming your business from hardware-dependent sales to the recurring-revenue model of managed and consulting services. In the next month, our business-model transformation series will explore ways to help you make this transition and position your business as the data center solution provider of the future.

Are you ready to transform your business?

Follow our business-model transformation series to explore ways you can position your business as the data center solution provider of the future.
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