Channel partners routinely look at the $35 billion Infrastructure a as Service (IaaS) run-rate and conclude that their role in this opportunity has been bypassed. Many partners have struggled to overcome this challenge for years but, fortunately, an emerging opportunity has accelerated channel growth, allowing for the capture of managed services, professional services and IaaS consumption.
Over the past decade, end users that have typically relied on resellers as their trusted advisor have now established direct relationships with IaaS companies including Microsoft, AWS, IBM and now Google. In many of these cases, end users have multiple public cloud accounts that have been deployed under a form of shadow IT. These environments have grown significantly over the past 3-5 years, but they have not been fully optimized to leverage the efficiencies of IaaS, resulting in end users being over budget and hard pressed to find savings.
As part of our ongoing commitment to better support your business through improved functionality and usability, Ingram Micro Cloud has recently completed an upgrade to its core systems. This upgrade will enhance performance and scalability to help partners run a more efficient cloud business. These improvements may also directly and indirectly impact the way resellers […]