Lenovo™ launches ThinkBook 13s and 14s laptops for SMB market buyers
ORLANDO, FL – May 13, 2019 - Technology is driven by the next big thing and at Transform 3.0 at Accelerate, Lenovo is launching a new sub-brand dedicated to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) called ThinkBook
Lenovo invites the industry to explore new PCs, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things and security solutions at annual Accelerate event
Orlando, FL – May 13, 2019 - Lenovo’s annual Transform 3.0 at Accelerate is where commercial business customers and partners, industry writers, SMB device buyers and tech lovers gather to catch a glimpse at the latest commercial solutions on full display, including Lenovo’s commitment to powering intelligent workplace transformation and smarter business.
DURHAM, North Carolina – May 7, 2019 (live from Empower MSP) – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced
May 2, 2019 | Written by: Mike Fino
Passing quality sales leads from our salespeople to partners is crucial to bolstering a thriving partner ecosystem, and data shows that the faster we can pass these leads on, the greater the chance of closing the deal.
According to a 2017 study by IBM’s Chief Analytics Office (CAO), sales leads that are passed within a 48-hour window close with 10 point higher win rates than leads passed within a longer time frame.
But making this happen in a 48-hour window in an ecosystem as large as ours is not as easy as it sounds. Business opportunities need to be vetted and matched with partners based on a myriad of pre-identified parameters, such as their performance, product expertise, customer experience, industry expertise, local proximity, and social network.
On April 5th SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), announced its customer conference is set to return to Amsterdam, Netherlands May 7th and 8th. Although the conference will focus on security, the agenda will include sought-after keynote speakers, product updates, networking opportunities, and various educational content across business, technical, sales, and marketing topics.
- SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2019: Skills for Tech Pros of Tomorrow examines confidence, current and future skillsets, career development, and barriers to career success
- Tech pros still prioritize hybrid IT and security and look to develop deeper understanding in areas like AI and data science
- According to more than 80 percent of tech pros, more training, time, and budget is needed to develop skills to manage environments in the next three to five years
March 20th 12:00 to 1:30 pst
Michelle McBain, Nancy Williams, Carrie Simpson, and Karl Palachuk
A first for the MSP Tech Talk series – a conversation with women leaders driving success in the SMB technology community. We hit the following topics: diversity, inclusiveness, product/program design input, harassment, youth and STEM/STEAM, management and much more. And we even have Karl Palachuk back as he sits on the Executive Committee for CompTIA's Advancing Women in IT Community for 2019.
March 6th 12:00 to 1:30 pst
Jeff Ponts and Douge Greene
Head for the hills! The 5G mobile standard is leaving the labs and headed out into the wild. And your traditional telco isn’t happy. Will it be the sad demise of bundle cable offerings because you can literally cut the cord and stream directly? Does this solve the rural broadband corundum? Can your car now drive you home from the bar late at night because it can maintain connectivity ala autonomous driving? It’s not if – the only question is WHEN. Hint: It’ll be in your lifetime. Attend this session to (a) learn what 5G is (b) what it means for you and (c) can you make money with it.
SMB Nation Webinar Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Presented by: Harry Brelsford
After a decade of research, Harry has updated his Rules of 12 from the infamous "SMB Consulting Best Practices" to offer a refreshed set of guiding principles.
Today, Axcient, a leader in business availability and cloud migration solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), announced the appointment of David Bennett as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective March 4, 2019.