New business opportunities in cloud computing,mobility,security and other areas highlighted sessions ChannelCon opening day in 2014,the club and leading training event produced annually by CompTIA,the Association of IT sector for information technology (IT) channel.
CompTIA eight member municipalities and three councils met here on Monday, with much of the attention in the current state of business in the IT channel;Channel challenges for the company; and where to look for new business opportunities.
What customers want is business relevance, technology solutions that are better run for their business,Howard M.Cohen, a veteran of the IT industry for 30 years,said members of IT Services and Support Community CompTIA. Relevance company comes in the form of intellectual property,intellectual property.This is their distinguishing feature,experience.
During a joint meeting of the CompTIA Partner,Telecom and supplier advisory councils participants the development of value-added distributor explored in a new hybrid traditional VAR. The hybrid VAR is the company in many different areas,according to Paul Cronin,senior vice president and head of Atrion Networking.These areas may be the cloud,storage, mobility,social networking,information management,analysis,and telecommunications and network connection are.
Superheroes WantedAt the Advancing Women in IT Community meeting, attendees were encouraged to be a superhero and help girls and women get into an IT career. Through its Dream IT program,the community wants to reach 10,000 girls and woman, communicating about careers in IT.The community rolled out two new websites to support Dream IT earlier this year.
The Dream IT message is that IT is a great place for women and girls.The project goes hand-in-hand with the new AWIT Career Resource Center,which features tips,links,testimonials and information for women interested in entering IT.The site breaks down various careers and salaries available in IT both in core IT careers like consulting and systems integration,as well as IT jobs in other industries,like retail,creative arts and hospitality.