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Category: Infrastructure

Jul 12

2017

IaaS Blog

10 Ways Infrastructure as a Service is Enabling Excellent Customer Experiences

Public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) spending is predicted to grow by 36.8% to over 42% in the next year according to the consensus analyst estimates, reaching a global market size of over $35B. RightScale's 2017 survey found that Microsoft Azure adoption surged from 26% to 43% with AWS adoption increasing from 56% to 59%. Global Cloud [...]

Jul 11

2017

Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator Now Available on the US Cloud Marketplace

Ingram Micro Cloud Orchestrator Now Available on the US Cloud Marketplace

Ingram Micro’s Cloud Orchestrator is now available to our partners on the US Cloud Marketplace through our Early Adopter Program.

Cloud Orchestrator simplifies cloud infrastructure by automating and orchestrating the deployment and management of workloads in private, public, hybrid or multi-cloud environments. It currently supports a number of leading cloud providers, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Bluemix and VMware. It was first announced at Cloud Summit 2017 in April, and was initially available to our Odin Premium partners.

Jun 21

2017

The 6 Key Stages of Your IaaS Sales Cycle

The 6 Key Stages of Your IaaS Sales Cycle

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.

Apr 18

2017

Acronis Data Protection for Microsoft Office 365 now available on Cloud Marketplace in India

Resellers in India: Announcing Acronis Data Protection for Office 365

The Backup Solution for Office 365 Added to the India Cloud Marketplace Office 365 is quickly becoming one of the most used cloud-productivity solutions around the globe. Yet if your customers aren’t prepared, they can be at risk for losing critical email, contacts, and more. While Office 365 replicates email data across its data centers, […]

Apr 07

2017

Manage your organization's data efficiently in today's digital world

Managing Your Organization’s Data in a Digital World

In today’s fast-paced, digital environment, organizations are going through digital transformations that inevitably depend on and result in more data—in fact, every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data gets created. Enterprises need help to manage all this data better, or risk drowning in it. Period. Luckily there are tools to help ensure you’re effectively controlling […]

Apr 06

2017

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Backup Solution

Are You Offering the Best Multi-Platform Backup Solution?

Companies today face more data-related challenges than ever before: ransomware, natural disasters, cyber-attacks, compliance and human error. Businesses need reliable, streamlined cloud backup solutions that work across diverse platforms, hardware and operating systems. As a channel partner, do you struggle to find backup options you can customize for a diverse customer base, from fast-scaling SMBs […]

Feb 14

2017

Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace lands in Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia

Cloud Marketplace Now Available to Partners in Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia

At Ingram Micro Cloud, we’ve made a commitment to expanding access to our Cloud Marketplace across the globe. Today, we’re happy to announce Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia are now the latest countries to gain access to the Cloud Marketplace, bringing the total number of countries within the Ingram Micro Cloud network to 38.

Jan 04

2017

Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace Expands Through Eastern Europe

Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace Expands Through Eastern Europe

At Ingram Micro Cloud, we’re making it a priority to meet the rising demand for cloud computing by expanding the availability of our Cloud Marketplace worldwide. Today we’re pleased to announce that Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania are joining Slovenia as the latest additions to the Cloud Marketplace network in Eastern Europe. Ingram Micro Cloud resellers […]

Dec 29

2016

microsoft-azure-blog

Microsoft Azure – A Booming Market Opportunity

Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables enterprises to quickly build, deploy, and manage solutions across a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Delivering enterprise-grade SLAs on services and 24/7 tech support, more than 66 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Azure, a reported leader in Gartner’s 2016 IaaS Cloud Magic […]

Dec 29

2016

microsoft-azure-blog

How to sell Microsoft Azure

Part 1 – Identifying Opportunities to Sell Microsoft Azure In our last blog post, we discussed the significant market opportunities presented with Microsoft Azure. Today, let’s take a look at how you should sell Azure, including how your team can prepare for a sales conversation with a prospective buyer and the various technical certifications your […]