Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, StorageCraft unveils ShadowControl v3.5, Ingram Micro expands its distribution agreement with Acronis, and PlanetOne launches the Cloud 411 Partner Program. In other news, Carbonite has entered into an agreement to acquire Evault from Seagate Technology, VaultLogix releases a long-term archive storage product, SYNNEX will distribute Atlantis Computing storage solutions, and CompTIA reports Big Data initiatives are delivering positive results for businesses.
More than 60 percent of channel respondents are optimistic about the future of the IT channel, according to CompTIA’s 5th Annual State of the Channel report released earlier this month.
The IT channel has grown 4.5 percent year over year, according to new information from CompTIA’s 5th Annual State of the Channel report.
CompTIA Research and Market Intelligence provides technology, channel, and workforce insights. In its research report How The Cloud Is Changing MSPs, CompTIA, the IT industry trade association, reveals that the cloud is, in some respects, making it harder and, in other respects, making it easier for managed services providers (MSPs), which must adjust their business models to keep abreast of the transitions.
As mobile devices transform the way applications are being built, deployed, and managed, great opportunities are emerging for the channel. CompTIA presented five mobile opportunities in a research report.
A survey of 650 business and technology professionals reveals that the recent hype around “Rogue IT” is actually benefitting channel partners. According to CompTIA’s study, Building Digital Organizations, there has been a reduction in the complete side-stepping of IT as businesses are learning their lessons from their own missteps and the press surrounding mistakes of others.
In the CompTIA Quick Start Guide Cash Management Strategies: A Practical Guide For Solutions Providers, the guide’s authors point out the differences between “strategic” and “tactical” cash management.
Most IT solutions providers offer some type of backup and business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) solution. According to CompTIA’s Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Overview, it’s a natural extension of their other offerings.
The CompTIA paper, “The Mobility Ecosystem,” says mobility, a trend born in the consumer market, continues to increase in enterprise potential. Varied and complex, mobility introduces devices, applications, and connections different from those traditionally used in businesses.
CompTIA’s guide, “Accelerating Your Cloud Business a Practical Guide for Solution Providers,” explains how businesses can take advantage of opportunities in the cloud. Because solutions providers have gained their clients’ trust and have knowledge of their needs, they are in an excellent position to help their clients choose the best cloud options.
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Anticipating strong customer demand for the next waves of digital business technologies, information technology (IT) industry executives view the year ahead with a general sense of optimism, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2016 released recently by CompTIA, the industry’s nonprofit trade association.
CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry association, announced recently that each of its premier members are eligible to receive 50 free seats for CompTIA CyberSecure, an innovative new training course on the cybersecurity best practices that are vital to protecting a business.
Thought-provoking speakers, a series of strategy sessions and networking opportunities and the unveiling of its first ever Member of the Year will highlight the 2016 CompTIA Annual Member Meeting, the nonprofit trade association for the IT industry revealed today.
CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry trade association and the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the world’s IT workforce, said recently it has launched new exams for its flagship certification, CompTIA A+.
Big data initiatives are delivering generally positive early results for the companies that have launched projects, hinting at the potential to come, new research from CompTIA, the IT industry association, reveals.