The Rich Got Richer, and Other Lessons From 2015 Channel Mergers and Acquisitions

Posted by John DeSarbo on Fri, Feb 19, 2016

2015 was a record year for mergers and acquisitions. According to The Wall Street Journal, the value of mergers and acquisitions globally was over $4.3 trillion. The IT industry was rocked by blockbuster deals that dominated the headlines. We haven’t yet felt the impact of the Dell-EMC-VMWare, Avago-Broadcom and Western Digital-HGST-SanDisk combinations, but we will soon, as these companies begin to integrate their organizations and partner ecosystems.


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How Solution Providers Can Capitalize on the Internet of Things

Posted by John DeSarbo on Thu, Dec 17, 2015

Booming demand for integrated solutions powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating exciting opportunities for IT channel partners to build new revenue streams. Leading IT industry analysts such as Gartner are proclaiming an IoT revolution that will lead to unprecedented innovation in the channel. Gartner lists IoT among its top 10 strategic technology trends for 2016.


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