Wireless Editor’s Notebook

  1. ASCII Success Summits, D.C.: ASCII Members Choose Vendor Favorites
    4/29/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    At the close of every ASCII Success Summit, which are held in six sites around the country over the course of a year, members vote on the vendor partners with which they find the most satisfaction. At the Success Summit in D.C. on April 28, a busy day closed with the announcement of the eight vendor favorites.
  2. ASCII Success Summits, D.C.: Do You Really Know ASCII?
    4/29/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    Nearly 150 ASCII members and guest visitors learned more about what the ASCII Group’s offering entail when executive director Jerry Koutavas kicked off the D.C. Success Summit on Thursday, April 28.
  3. Ingram Micro VTN: Healthcare Is More Than Just A Fad
    4/26/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    While attending the Ingram Micro VTN Invitational in Chicago earlier this month, I had a great conversation about the future of healthcare IT (HIT) with Mike Humke, senior director of business development in the healthcare and vertical markets for Ingram Micro.
  4. Ingram Micro VTN: State Of The Market
    4/12/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    One of my favorite presentations at the Ingram Micro VTN Invitational events is the State of the Market from Gartner analyst Tiffani Bova. How she manages to pack so much information into a 20-minute talk is a constant wonder to me, and I'll do my best to share the best of her presentation with you here.
  5. Ingram Micro VTN: Overcast With Cloud
    4/12/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    If you followed the news out of last month’s Cisco partner event in New Orleans, you won’t be surprised that the message from that long-time Ingram Micro partner was all about cloud. Ralph Nimergood, VP of worldwide channels for data center, virtualization, and cloud go-to-market for Cisco (no, I didn’t make that title up … ) talked almost exclusively about Cisco’s cloud strategy when he took the stage at the Ingram Micro VTN Invitational in Chicago on Monday, April 11.
  6. Ingram Micro VTN: What’s 2011 Going To Bring?
    4/11/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    The theme of this week's Ingram Micro VTN Invitational in Chicago is simple: The Future Is Ours. CEO of Ingram Micro Greg Spierkel expounded on that theme for the nearly 700 VTN attendees on Monday morning, April 11, as part of his welcome speech.
  7. Survey Says! What Kind Of Business Model Do You Use?
    3/21/2011
    GFI MAX is curious: what kind of business model do you use?
  8. It’s All In The Name: ASCII SMB IT Success Summits
    3/10/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    I'm getting ready to jump into the current of the 2011 industry events stream, so I thought I'd check in on the events I'll be hitting early. One of the first trips this year for Business Solutions is the April 28 ASCII SMB IT Success Summit in Washington, D.C.
  9. MVP Nation — Best Of Two Worlds
    1/31/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, storage, security, and managed services editor
  10. Road Trip: LPI Hits The Highway With MW2011
    1/25/2011
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    Level Platforms believes there is a perfect storm coming in the managed services space — the convergence of market maturity, product maturity, and advancements in IT. To better spread that word, and educate both partners and those other IT solutions providers interested in managed services, the vendor is hitting the road.