Part 2 of our roundup of the main stories which featured on our blog throughout the year.
We roundup the main stories which featured on our blog throughout the year.
Microsoft is not the only tech giant to be investing in African cloud infrastructure. Amazon Web Services (AWS) will do so as well, the upshot being significant potential rewards for local businesses.
With tech giants Microsoft and AWS opening local data centres soon, are we about to witness a substantial cloud transition among regional businesses?
The fact that many SMEs are recognizing that their environment is changing and are aware of their need for digital transformation, provides a window of opportunity for those channel partners who are willing and able to help them transition.
Packaged IP can be a fantastic way of creating customer stickiness and generating recurring revenue, and channel distribution platforms can be a great way to deliver it.
According to Gartner, 28% of spending within key enterprise IT markets will shift to the cloud by 2022.
Vendors are restructuring their business and channel models to focus on software, cloud and annuity income, causing legacy hardware resellers angst in their business operations. Distribution platforms can help.
In needing to demonstrate a billing and provisioning infrastructure as part of the new CSP direct bill requirements, partners are feeling the hand of Microsoft nudging them down the road of digital transformation.
Shifting operations to a platform basis comes with its own set of adoption and onboarding complications.