Single pane of glass vs Massive pain in the ass!

Traditional channel management is still around and they are still trying to convince the world that it still works and it’s how it should be. We speak to vendors every single day who are stuck in that way of thinking that they should own all parts of the portal and be in control of all … Continue reading Single pane of glass vs Massive pain in the ass!

Distributor is not a globally equal term

“Distributors need to transform” “Distributors are just box shifters” “Distributors just fulfill orders for 15% margin” “Distributors earn money just for being a middleman” All of these phrases we hear on a regular basis. Where are these sayings coming from? They are coming from the US market as well as people who only know the … Continue reading Distributor is not a globally equal term

How much of your channel process can you really “get away with” automating? 

With the entire world trying to automate everything through software, we ask the question, how much can you get away with automating?  As a human race, we are designed to be collaborative. From the early days of hunter gatherers to the modern ways of working in project environments, everything is driven by people and groups of … Continue reading How much of your channel process can you really “get away with” automating? 

3% corporation tax for tech companies in this country! – But is it worth it? A look at another country being hidden from the rest of the world

We’ve all heard of Kaspersky, a lot of us have heard of Abbyy and even some will know Dr Web. All of these companies are large Russian companies that have gone global. Kaspersky are strong players in the anti virus sector, Abbyy are strong in the OCR solutions and Dr Web was the first anti … Continue reading 3% corporation tax for tech companies in this country! – But is it worth it? A look at another country being hidden from the rest of the world

What is SASE and how is it going to affect the channel – The single pane of glass for security and infrastructure?

Secure Access Service Edge is a term that has been flying around for the past couple of years now but it just coming into mainstream usage. Pronounced SASSEE, we need to understand how web traffic flowed within a corporation previously before we can understand it. Traditional networks In traditional network environments, almost everything was stored … Continue reading What is SASE and how is it going to affect the channel – The single pane of glass for security and infrastructure?

The secret plan to slaughter the distributors and the channel through the introduction of marketplaces

Distribution has been around since warehousing became a thing in the early 1900’s. The model has stayed the same consistently for a lot of that time with the only key differences being the types of products that are distributed. Traditionally an industry for hardware where big warehouses that stocked computer equipment would be run as … Continue reading The secret plan to slaughter the distributors and the channel through the introduction of marketplaces