How To Simplify A Hybrid Cloud Deployment

 

network cables connected to switch

The evolution of cloud has seen many businesses move from private to public cloud platforms, and it has become evident that while some workloads and applications require a private, dedicated environment, others operate more efficiently on a public cloud platform.

No cloud is a one-size-fits-all solution, so increasingly we see organizations adopt hybrid or multi-cloud infrastructures to support varying requirements for different business units. This raises the question of where to begin to simplify enterprise IT architecture. Often, the best starting point may be foundational – the data center.

How Colocation Supports Multi-Cloud Solutions

Rather than distributing the IT architecture across a growing number of data centers many businesses find value by locating the enterprise layer of their architecture in the same data center as the cloud providers they employ today, and establishing direct connections to cloud service providers.

The resulting solution achieves higher performance at a lower total cost by providing the following key benefits:

  • Enhances business performance by eliminating or reducing latency inherent in connecting and integrating multiple clouds and supporting service providers
  • Reduces cost and complexity by reducing the number of network connections required to support the architecture
  • Ensures competitive pricing on a wide array of network products connecting the enterprise premises to the network-rich, cloud-enabled data center
  • Enables flexibility in the enterprise architecture by ensuring that changes can be supported on a real-time basis

Learn about how CoreSite colocation and interconnection can help you build your hybrid cloud

 

Join Our Regional Roadshows!

JV2016.1010_RdShow_EmailHdrAnnouncing our 2016 Roadshow Program!

Technology is constantly changing and 2016 is no different. These regional roadshows offered in California, Chicago, Texas, and New York are the perfect platforms to bring together IT thought leaders and decision makers in a fun and unique setting. With a different format and regional flair, each roadshow will feature a diverse customer experience.

Best of all, we bring live solutions to you! In the world of technology, knowledge is power—these Roadshow events keep you at the forefront of technological innovation.

 

West Coast Texas Great Lakes New York City
Format: Brewery Tour Format: Texas Two Step Format: Cubs v Dodgers game Format: Night of Solutions
Focus: Virtualization and Security: Overcoming the Risks Focus: Security and Data Center Solutions Focus: IT Security – working solutions Focus: Emerging Vendors/Emerging Technologies
Date: April 27-28 2016 Date: May 5 Date: June 2 Date: June 23
Location: Orange County, CA Location: Houston, TX Location: Chicago, IL Location: New York City

We look forward to your participation!

Ingram Micro’s Updated 2016 Solution Provider Events Calendar

GFI264-Calendar

Ingram Micro offers educational events to help your business grow and succeed. At Ingram Micro, we understand that running a successful IT business means balancing industry education and networking opportunities with the day-to-day responsibilities of business ownership.

To pick the best match for your specific business growth needs, take a few minutes to explore this overview of our 2016 events. Please note that dates and locations are subject to change. 

If you would like more information or would like to be included on the invitation list for any of the events listed on the flyer, please contact your Ingram Micro account executive or Ingram_Marketing_Agency@ingrammicro.com.

New Teo & Ingram Micro Distribution Agreement

Ingram Micro recently announced it’s new distribution agreement with Teo Technologies!

teo_logo_green

Teo Technologies is a U.S. based company that develops and manufactures industry-leading communications solutions for the commercial, government, defense and intelligence markets. Teo’s Unified Communications, Call Center, and Contact Center Solutions cater to the SMB, mid-market, and enterprise spaces. This will help expand the vendor’s reach within the IT channel community and across key verticals. “The market for Unified Communications has become needlessly complicated with cloud first, cloud only, premise only, or hybrid only deployable solutions,” said Thomas Beck, vice president sales and marketing, Teo. “When manufacturers create products that are only focused on small business or only on enterprise business customers, channel partners face a daunting task in choosing who to work with. With Teo’s solution portfolio and Ingram Micro’s channel reach, that confusion is a remnant of the past. We predict a rapid acceleration in adoption of unified communications across business verticals and sizes. Working together will definitely help eliminate the barriers that companies have run up against in migrating to the mobile, multi-media, and ‘always on’ environment that the current workplace has become.”

Channel partners interested in selling or learning more about Teo Technologies can contact their Ingram Micro sales representative or the Unified Communications team at unified.communications@ingrammicro.com.

For more information on Teo Technologies, visit the company website here: http://www.teotech.com/

Announcing 2016 Ingram Micro Solution Provider Events

Events Calendar At Ingram Micro, we understand that running a successful IT business means balancing industry education and networking opportunities with the day-to-day responsibilities of business ownership. To pick the best match for your specific business growth needs, take a few minutes to explore this overview of our 2016 events.

Please note that dates and locations are subject to change.

If you would like more information or would like to be included on the invitation list for any of the events listed on the flyer, please contact your Ingram Micro account executive or Ingram_Marketing_Agency@ingrammicro.com.

Exciting news from Ingram Micro

  • Ingram Micro Expands Distribution Agreement with Acronis(R)

    • Ingram Micro Inc. announced it has expanded its distribution agreement with Acronis, a global leader in new generation data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Initially offered in the United States, the expanded relationship has extended the reach and availability of Acronis’ cloud data protection solutions offered via Ingram Micro to nine countries – Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom – with more planned. Channel partners worldwide will soon be able to easily configure and manage Acronis’ leading cloud data protection solutions from a single automated platform. Additionally, the expanded agreement brings priority to the relationship in the U.S. where Ingram Micro now serves as the premier distributor of Acronis’ growing portfolio of data protection and disaster recovery solutions for virtual, physical, mobile and cloud environments.
    • “The addition of Acronis to the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace and new premier status in the U.S. demonstrates our commitment to identifying and delivering best-in-class solutions and cloud services that help channel partners drive business transformation, gain a competitive edge and increase profitability,” said Paul Bay, executive vice president and chief executive, Ingram Micro U.S.

 

  • Odin Aquisition

    • Ingram Micro Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets from Parallels Holdings Ltd. (“Parallels”), a leading provider of commercial cloud management platform technologies, connectors, billing systems and professional services. Under the terms of the transaction, Ingram Micro will acquire the Parallels Odin Service Automation platform along with associated cloud management technologies, intellectual property and the Odin brand. In addition, approximately 500 Odin employees, many of whom are software engineers with cloud expertise, are expected to join Ingram Micro.
    • Ingram Micro CEO Alain Monié commented, “In recent years, the launch of Ingram Micro’s automated cloud platform and marketplace has positioned our Company at the forefront of the evolution and adoption of cloud solutions by businesses throughout the world. Now the time has come for us to expand our capabilities by owning the intellectual property that is helping to drive this technology evolution. Odin Service Automation leads in cloud provisioning management and is an established industry standard for integrated cloud services. Our announcement today demonstrates Ingram Micro’s confidence in the technology and talent that Odin has cultivated, as well as our belief that the Odin Service Automation platform will play a significant role in how businesses consume technology in the cloud. We intend to continue to enhance the capabilities of the Odin Service Automation platform, while also consistently bringing additional functionality to our combined cloud solutions. Together, Ingram and Odin will offer the ideal combination of expertise, knowledge and commercial relationships with leading cloud OEMs and innovators, which will enable our combined partner portfolio of 285 telcos, 4,000 hosting companies and 200,000+ resellers worldwide to thrive by lifting their customers businesses to the cloud.”

For more information, check out Ingram Micro’s Press Release page here.

Fall ONE Event 2015

Prepare Your Strategy for the Future

It’s that time of year again! Join us for the ONE fall event from November 16 to 19 at the beautiful Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Approximately 1,800 Ingram Micro associates, solution providers, and manufacturer partners are registered to attend.

Spring ONE event was held earlier this year, many of you learned about strengthening your business and the numerous ways Ingram Micro empowers your team to work smarter and shorten the sales cycle. Fall ONE will concentrate on preparing your strategy for the future.

Here are a few highlights for FALL ONE

  • Innovative Technology road maps to incorporate into your strategic plans
  • Sneak peeks into the best vertical opportunities and newest technology trends
  • Keynote Jim Collins, former Stanford professor best known for his NYT best-selling books “Good to Great,” “Built to Last,” and “How the Mighty Fall,” along with his latest, “Great By Choice.”
  • Peer-top-peer connections and best practices waiting for you in our Trust X Alliance, SMB Alliance, Public Sector Elite, Healthcare Elite and System ArchiTECHS communities.

3 Days,
+1000 tech industry experts,
+100 valuable sessions
= an experience that’s not to be missed!

Although registration is now closed for this ONE event, please email Ingram_Marketing_Agency@ingrammicro.com if you wish to get on future event invitations.

Nashville

nashvillepic3

nashvillepic

nashvillepic2