Posts tagged: Cloud Summit 2014


Apr, 14

Tried-and-True Marketing Tips for “Referral-Only” Resellers

One of the break-out sessions I attended at last week’s Cloud Summit event that I thought deserved its own blog was a marketing presentation hosted by Ingram VP of Marketing, Jennifer Anaya, and managed services provider Platte River Networks’ VP of Sales and Marketing, David DeCamillis. As an MSP, DeCamillis understands the fact that small […]


Apr, 14

Cloud Summit Day 3 Highlights

One of my favorite parts of attending Cloud Summit is hearing from Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst, Tiffani Bova. This year she gave attendees a look at the future via a video presentation that included a simulated plaza in the year 2020, which highlighted the evolution of the “Internet of Everything.” In this not-too-distant-future cars […]


Apr, 14

Cloud Summit Day 2 Recap

If you’ve been following the Cloud Summit Twittersphere (#IMcloud2014), you’ll see that today’s even was packed with business-focused keynote presentations and excellent break-out sessions. Here are a few highlights I thought were most relevant for VARs and MSPs: Renee Bergeron, Ingram VP of WW Cloud kicked things off this morning with several exciting announcements, including: […]


Apr, 14

Cloud Summit 2014: Day 1 Recap

More than 900 channel partners attended the opening day of Cloud Summit in sunny Hollywood, Florida at the Westin Diplomat Resort. The show kicked off  at 1 p.m. with multiple break-out sessions, including one of my favorites which was “How to Transition Your Break-Fix Business to the Cloud,” led by Gary Beechum, CEO of SPC International. […]


Apr, 14

Q and A With Cloud Summit Keynote Speaker Ellen Berlan, Cisco Systems

The 2014 Ingram Cloud Summit officially kicks off today! For the past several weeks I’ve been highlighting some of the upcoming special events at the show, including sneak previews of keynote presentations and what to expect at some of the breakaway sessions. One final preview I’d like to share is tomorrow’s keynote presentation with Ellen […]


Feb, 14

Prepare to “Rise Above” at Cloud Summit 2014

The fifth annual Cloud Summit is being held in Hollywood, FL at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, April 7-9. This year’s theme is “Rise Above,” which refers to rising above the status quo and traditional thinking to take your cloud business to the next level. In this short (less than 2 min.) video presentation, […]


Dec, 13

The Top 5 CloudTalk Blogs of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to share a list of the top 5 most popular CloudTalk blog articles for the year as well as a few comments about each article. Without further ado, let the countdown begin: 5. 4 Ways Ingram Micro Can Help Grow Your Cloud Practice This blog […]


Nov, 13

4 Reasons To Put Cloud Summit 2014 In Your Plans Today

If you didn’t get a chance to attend the Cloud Summit this past April (or perhaps you need a quick reminder), Scott Howell, Sr. Group Marketing Manager, Cloud Services at Ingram Micro sums up nicely why you won’t want to miss Cloud Summit 2014, in this 2-minute video clip: Here are four reasons you should […]

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