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Business Users' Demands for App Performance, Availability Accelerate

3 weeks ago | by Michael Vizard

Business users are more demanding than ever when it comes to application performance and availability. Three-fourths of business end users said they don't want to wait more than an hour to contact... Read More »



  • Defining the Microsoft Active Directory Opportunity
    Solution providers across the channel tend to gravitate toward complexity. After all, complexity equals opportunity. Nowhere is that more apparent than surrounding deployments of Microsoft Active Directory (AD). Organizations are dependent more on...
  • Navigating the Byzantine World of MDF and Co-op Dollars
    New software won't fix everything that is fundamentally flawed with market development funds and co-op marketing in the channel. But it is a good place to get started.
  • Clouds Are Rising on Many Fronts
    While some would declare this to be the age of the cloud, solution providers in the channel need to keep in mind that there are many forms of cloud computing. A new survey finds that when it comes to cloud computing, developers are betting on just...
  • The Channel Rises to the Cloud Opportunity
    The more flexible solution providers are in terms of business models in the age of the cloud, the more likely they are to succeed.
  • Converged Infrastructure Is Going Mainstream
    The shift to converged infrastructure in the enterprise is hitting full stride, according to the findings of a survey of 183 IT professionals conducted by Zenoss, a provider of IT monitoring and management software. Almost half the IT professionals...
  • Signing On for the Electronic Document Opportunity
    Most businesses live and die by the documents they process. The problem is that they are often processing documents in paper form, which is inefficient. Given the advances in intelligent character recognition (ICR), the number of businesses that...
  • Everything as a Service Goes Mainstream
    In order to transform their operations and become a digital business, a growing array of organizations is embracing an everything-as-a-service approach.
  • Tech Shortfalls Limit Vendor Incentive Programs
    Far too many vendors remain "stuck in time" when it comes to deploying tech tools to boost their channel incentive programs, according to a recent report from Parago, a channel-engagement company. The report, "Cut Through the Complexity: Smarter...
  • Big Data Shows Big Promise, Despite Some Growing Pains
    Interest these days in big data and related markets is, well, big. A survey of 540 big data decision-makers conducted by QuinStreet Enterprise, which owns Channel Insider, finds that more than three-fourths of respondents have made big data...
  • The White House Tackles Big Data and Privacy
    A White House report offers suggestions for managing big data and privacy. Maintaining a balance between the business benefits and consumer risks is paramount.

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