Tweet About two weeks ago, I happen to get tickets to the exclusive launch event for Samsung’s Experience Shop™ in New York City. As I was getting the tickets, there were people giving away all kinds of Samsung gear and making the event very interactive. It was interactive in that we watched demonstrations of key [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Telecom'
May 7th, 2013 · No Comments
April 16th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Tweet Get connected, get secure – should become the new mantra for small and medium businesses (SMBs) New age technologies like mobile devices and cloud-based technologies have totally changed our lives and provided it with new impetus as well as a new degree of freedom. We use tablets, smartphones, or other mobile devices to access [...]
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February 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment
Tweet AMI-Partners actively studies several information and communication technologies (ICT) used by small and medium businesses (SMBs of 1-1000 employees). Several of our blogs to date have been about device or software utilization–very important areas for this market. However, equally important is the mindset and decision making process that these SMBs go through when purchasing [...]
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February 19th, 2013 · No Comments
Tweet There are clear leaders in terms of global mobile vendors, but the market has tremendous room for shares to shift. This is especially true in Latin America (LATAM), which lags the U.S. by over a year in terms of most mobility trends. Brazil and Mexico are two of the world’s largest countries by many [...]
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February 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Consumerization of IT has emerged as the latest buzz word, as vendors, partners, and service providers try to understand the changing dynamics among purchase influencers in technology. Microsoft defines Consumerization of IT as “the increasing influence that our technology experiences, as consumers, — both hardware and applications—have on the technology that we expect to use at work”. The definition implies that awareness and knowledge of IT (information technology) products and solutions has gone beyond the few elite who understand technology to consumers. Now, consumers are savvy enough to try IT solutions on their own, get comfortable with them, and then decide whether to keep using such solutions further. According to NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies), the average consumer in India is moving up the IT maturity curve.
February 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Tweet “If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow” – John Dewey The education sector is one of the most important sectors in India with 1.3 million schools. In the Union Budget of 2011-2012, Rs 52,057 crores ($9.7 Billion USD) was allocated for this sector alone. The spending on education is [...]
January 31st, 2013 · 3 Comments
Tweet The BYOD Craze: It’s no secret that small and medium businesses (SMBs) are allowing employees to utilize their personal devices for business purposes (commonly known as ‘Bring-Your-Own-Device’ or BYOD). There are several benefits associated with this initiative, including, but not limited to, cost savings related to the procurement of devices and reduced time spent [...]
January 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Tweet The first decade of the 21st century was the start of India’s GDP figures growing significantly. Given the contribution of the telecom sector, it might be fair to suggest that this industry has been responsible for putting India on the world map to a certain extent.
December 18th, 2012 · No Comments
Tweet It has been a successful year in 2012 for the SMB-focused Cloud Partner (“MSP”) ecosystem with average cloud service revenues increasing by a healthy 12% according to our latest Cloud Partner Review based on a sample of over 250 UK MSPs conducted in the last 2 months. We have simultaneously surveyed similar numbers in [...]
November 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Tweet Virtualization is becoming increasingly popular among SMBs (small and medium businesses), and AMI predicts that over half of MBs (medium businesses) will be using server virtualization by 2016, with desktop virtualization tipping over 50% penetration by 2017. Server based computing has several benefits and is a frequent topic that is discussed by industry analysts. [...]