Providing reassurance and sustaining moral among employees following an acquisition can be a tall order for human resources departments looking to achieve a painless workforce integration.
Wrapping up The Channel Company's 2017 Best of Breed conference Tuesday evening, Dupler noted that the IT "confusion and complexity" the channel is navigating underscores just how vital IT has become to the success of all businesses.
Deierlein, who served during Operation Iraqi Freedom and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, emphasized the importance of communication, decisiveness and resilience in a keynote at the 2017 Best of Breed conference.
New executives from GE Digital, IBM Watson and Ixia are bringing their experience to help Hitachi Vantara deliver IT and industrial expertise to market via its new Lumada IoT appliance.
The company is expanding from its core software for enterprises to offer a six products in total, targeting automation across both IT and application development.
Comport Healthcare Solutions President Jack Margossian says Aruba's software has completely changed the networking landscape and put his company ahead of a pack of "me-too" legacy networking competitors.
In a Q&A session on the main stage of this week's 2017 Best of Breed Conference, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger fielded questions on the company's new multi-cloud strategy, partnerships with rivals and the 'stupid idea' that you can run containers on bare-metal servers.
"This is not just an Office 365 story," said Tech Data COO Rich Hume. "All of the software providers in our value portfolio are also going through this journey and adding Software-as-a-Service capabilities."
"Seventy-one percent of all breaches start from an endpoint," said HP Director of U.S. Commercial Print John Tate to an audience of IT solution providers at the Best of Breed (BoB) conference in Atlanta.
The CEO has taken the virtualization leader into a world in which "tech is breaking out of tech," rival Microsoft is a partner and "co-opetition" rules the day.
NetApp is doubling down on software, with an increased focus on cloud, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure. The storage vendor told partners how to be successful selling these solutions during The Channel Company's BoB conference.
To help partners make headway with customers, VMware's Frank Rauch said the company is offering significant discounts, investing in specialists to help partners sell vSAN and NSX, as well as architects to help partners build out practices around those solutions.
Early next year, Lenovo will begin shipping its ThinkSmart Hub 500, a Skype video conferencing and collaboration system that is expected to sell for about half the price of competing systems.
Sophos' Regina Vignone, Samsung's Greg Taylor and new Fortinet channel chief Jon Bove fielded questions from Axispoint president and CEO Dan DiSano at the 2017 Best of Breed conference.
Tech Data is uniquely positioned with IT distribution market share exceeding 30 percent in both North America and Europe, and endpoint and advanced solutions businesses of roughly equal size.
The move comes as competitors in the security space – including Kaspersky Lab and HPE - face backlash for their reported cooperation with third-party government reviews.
Fresh off of a slew of asset acquisitions, Extreme Networks is getting ready to combine the best of each vendor's partner program to create a unified program for its partners, the company said during The Channel Company's Best of Breed (BoB) conference.
Docker CEO Steve Singh took center stage at the Best of Breed conference on Tuesday and told solution provider his container tech company will win in a competitive market because of its openness and portability.
Partners "typically see five to seven times multipliers on the profits" when they help enterprises move legacy applications to the cloud, using containers, said Docker CEO Steve Singh at the Best of Breed Conference.
T-Mobile, Sprint and Vonage topped September's telecom news cycle with new executive appointments, channel leadership changes, new offerings and more merger rumors. Here are six things from the past month that solution providers should know.