In its recent Cloud Developer Report, Technology Business Research (TBR) predicts “the traditional developer-based decision-making process for bringing cloud computing into a business will become a group decision as executive, IT, and line-of-business teams collaborate more during the process over the next two years.”
A report by business strategy firm The 2112 Group, the 2015 Midyear Channel Report, predicts the North America IT reseller channel will increase by at least 6 percent in 2015,
ChannelCon 2015 broke records this year, with more than 2,000 attendees and more than 520 technology solution providers participating in the events. In addition to the live attendees, CompTIA had more than 2,000 virtual attendees, more than double the number who attended via the initial online sessions in 2014.
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This VAR had to radically change its business to become a managed services provider (MSP), but another year of triple-digit growth confirms it was the right move.
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, StorageCraft unveils a new cross-platform BDR, Seagate announces hybrid cloud data protection solutions, Tigerpaw and LabTech announce integration, Red Hat introduces its certified cloud and service provider program, LogicNow releases MAX ServiceDesk 2.2, Sophos acquires Reflexion Networks, Nimble Storage expands it enterprise-grade capabilities, and D&H and XYZ Printing team to bring 3D printing to education.
One thing became very clear by the time this year’s CompTIA ChannelCon ended — this is an organization every VAR, MSP (managed services provider), integrator, and solutions provider should leverage. CompTIA is probably best known for its certifications, and it’s due to those certifications and the revenue they bring in that the nonprofit can afford to so generously serve the IT community.
A report from Verizon Enterprise Solutions highlights the changing landscape of IT outsourcing and addresses building partnerships that fit the digital era.
CompTIA ChannelCon 2015’s focus, Aug. 3-5 in Chicago, is the evolving IT channel.
According to the latest 451 Research Cloud Price Index, while on-demand pricing has dipped just 2.25 percent since October 2014, there has been a 12-percent reduction in costs for enterprises that are willing to negotiate and commit. By Christine Kern, contributing writer