Category: Business Applications

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Feb, 18

Empowering Enterprise: ‘Digitalise and Upskill’ Employees for Modern Workplace with Technology

One of the ways for Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to differentiate and upgrade themselves in a competitive business climate is to keep their employees at the forefront of digitalisation. And for good reason too. SMEs represent 99 per cent of all enterprises locally, while contributing to nearly half of Singapore’s Gross Domestic Product […]

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Aug, 17

Empowering Enterprise: Managing An International Team Without A Home Base

“Empowering Enterprise” is an ongoing Ingram Micro series published in every Wednesday’s edition of The Business Times. It aims to provide news and thought leadership on the latest developments in cloud and security. The series is produced in partnership with the following vendors: Dropbox, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, IBM, Progress, Symantec, Barracuda, Dell EMC, FireEye, Hewlett […]

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Feb, 16

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Acronis Backup as a Service Available Now on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace

Ingram Micro has added the Acronis Backup Cloud (formerly Acronis Backup as a Service – BaaS) solution to its Cloud Marketplace. Considering that backup and disaster recovery (BDR) is a core need for so many companies — not to mention the fact it’s many end users’ first step into cloud computing — this is a big deal […]

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May, 15

How to Thrive with Office 365

If you’re an Ingram Micro partner, you know about the value of the vendors who are in our cloud marketplace. You’ve also likely discovered one of the most popular SMB offerings, Microsoft Office 365, which is Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite—placed in the cloud. If you are a reseller and currently have Office 365 seats purchased […]

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May, 15

RMM Pitfalls to Avoid in Retail

For years, the prevailing thought among retail VARs was that their customers were different and didn’t fit the mold for managed services (of which RMM is a fundamental component). In all fairness, PC workstations and servers are different from POS (point of sale) terminals, cash registers, MSRs (mag-stripe readers), scales, and receipt printers. All differences […]

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Apr, 15

Don’t Leave Your Customers’ BYOD Strategy to Chance

Although BYOD (bring your own device) isn’t making as many headlines as it was a year ago, the reason for this is not due to mobility being a passing fad. Rather, companies’ attitudes and acceptance of personal mobile devices in the workplace is maturing. In fact, CompTIA’s 3rd Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility study, which […]

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Mar, 15

Cisco Announces Ingram Micro Europe Joining its Cloud Aggregation Program

The first annual Ingram Micro Cloud Summit Europe, taking place March 30 – April 1 in Barcelona, hosted a number of impressive industry announcements, including the news that Cisco and Ingram Micro are expanding their strategic cloud partnership. The shared goal between the two partners is to bring Cisco Intercloud to the channel through the […]

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Mar, 15

Are Your Salespeople “Sold” On the Benefits of Cloud?

Whenever IT solution providers (ITSPs) do a serious revenue comparison of an on-premise IT solution vs. a cloud IT solution, the latter business model eventually supersedes the former by a long shot. Just because business owners recognize this fact, however, doesn’t mean their salespeople will. I know an MSP who invested tens of thousands of […]

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Mar, 15

2 Signs Your Customer is Ready for Cloud Services

Not all of your customers are ready to buy cloud services right now. But, some are, and it’s important that you recognize the tell-tale signs. Following are the two biggest ones you should pay attention to in order to capitalize on this low hanging fruit. Sign #1: Aging SystemsDo you have customers that are still […]

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Mar, 15

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EFSS: Where BYOD and Security Meet

Earlier this month Ingram Micro Cloud announced Nomadesk as the latest addition to its Cloud Marketplace. Nomadesk is a SaaS-based enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) solution that addresses a prevalent small-, medium-, and enterprise-size business need that exists at the intersection of BYOD (bring your own device) and security. Filip Tack, CEO and Cofounder, […]

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