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Microservices Architectures Can Help TSPs to Establish an Early Mover Advantage in Digital Business

by Martina Kurth  |  January 23, 2019

Microservices design and deployment patterns have gained prominence in the TSP industry to boost business agility and operational efficiency in the light of evolving digital environments. The term “microservices architecture”...

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How Mature is Software Channel Transformation?

by Stephen White  |  January 15, 2019

Channel transformation is a term readers may encounter infrequently. The phrase represents a business model shift from fulfillment and transactional activities, to solution and services selling. From a software selling...

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Network Slicing Becomes a 5G Revenue Enabler Pending Operational and Business Support

by Martina Kurth  |  November 27, 2018

As TSPs worldwide trial and deploy 5G, they have to tackle value creation, in conjunction with the operational and monetization complexity, that this new technology brings. The proliferation of 5G...

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We're hiring for our cloud and infrastructure team at Gartner!

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  November 20, 2018

Summary: Gartner is growing and our cloud and infrastructure team in Gartner for Technical Professionals is hiring!  The current focus and needs include networking, backup, DR, availability, hyper converged integrated...

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Debunking the Myth - Software Asset Management and the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  November 20, 2018

Why Cloud Services are an Asset In various quarters I’ve heard and occasionally read a number of comments about the discipline of asset management as being incongruent with cloud services....

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The Software Asset Management Skills Gap

by Stephen White  |  November 13, 2018

During my Evaluating the Software Asset Management Managed Services Option session at Gartner ITSPV&AM Summit  in September I raised the issue of under resourcing. [caption id="attachment_532" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Skills extract the most from the wave[/caption]...

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Doing Business with Microsoft - Inspire Part 4

by Stephen White  |  July 20, 2018

The final keynote of Microsoft Inspire (combined with Microsoft sales conference Ready) was relatively short, but commenced with a demonstration of admiration for Satya Nadella from the on site partner...

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Doing Business with Microsoft - Inspire part 3

by Stephen White  |  July 18, 2018

The Microsoft keynote (actually they are calling them 'Corenotes') session on Tuesday was without major announcement. The most significant business announcement from Microsoft wasn't part of the session, however Microsoft...

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Doing Business with Microsoft - Inspire Announcements Part 2

by Stephen White  |  July 17, 2018

Microsoft Inspire kicked off yesterday with the typical musical introduction and energy that accompanies the annual day 1 keynote. What followed though was relatively quiet, reinforcing messaging from 2017. Microsoft's lead...

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Doing Business with Microsoft - Inspire Announcements Part 1

by Stephen White  |  July 13, 2018

Microsoft’s annual partner conference is the principal vehicle and milestone for Microsoft to kick off it’s new financial year. Accordingly changes to commercial offers, approaches and structure are typically key...

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