Tech Trends and Inspiring Quotes from Dell Technologies World 2018

Posted by Anand Raj on May 10, 2018 12:50:53 PM

This post contains the tech trends and quotes from many great leaders in our industry on the topics ranging from AI, ML, Blockchain, VR, Software-Defined, Cloud, Modern Data Center, Edge, Digital Transformation, IT Transformation,  Workforce Transformation, Security Transformation and much more.

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Topics: Tech Buyer Journey, IT Solution Providers, Michael Dell,, Tech Go-to-Market, IT Resellers

Selling Cloud? 6 key must-have attributes for a multi-cloud strategy conversation: According to Jeff Clarke of Dell Technologies

Posted by Anand Raj on May 3, 2018 12:02:07 PM

At Dell Technologies World 2018, Jeff Clarke, Vice Chairman Product and Operations of Dell Technologies, shared these 6 key must-haves attributes for a multi-cloud strategy. As a IT Solution Provider, you can bring these attributes to your cloud strategy conversation. Thank you Jeff for sharing your wisdom to power up customer businesses and Making IT Real.

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Topics: VAR, MSP, Go to Market Platform for IT Resellers,, Tech Go-to-Market, IT Resellers, IT Solution Providers

Digital Content is Your New Virtual Sales Rep

Posted by Anand Raj on Dec 8, 2017 11:54:59 AM

Net: a digital video has the potential to deliver the engagement time equivalent of 250 sales reps.

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Topics: IT Resellers, Go to Market Platform for IT Resellers,, digital transformation, Digital content, ROI, VAR Marketing, MSP, VAR, IT Solution Providers

6 Tech Buyer Moments that Matter (and how to enable them to fuel growth)

Posted by Anand Raj on Nov 7, 2017 5:40:21 PM

The buy – sell process has significantly shifted in the past ten years. In the past, the sales person was required to be the primary educator. In the digital transition, we moved this role to the cloud where “content is king”. Buyers now use the Web as their primary tool for solution discovery and analysis. There has been a continued evolution from “content is king” to the newest iteration of “context is king”. It is no longer impactful to simply provide content. Relevancy by meeting the buyer at their stage of need is proving to build lasting digital relationships and accelerate revenue decisions.

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Topics: Tech Go-to-Market, IT Resellers, IT Solution Providers, VAR Marketing, Buyer Moment, Tech Buyer Journey, Tech Buyer Moment

One slide to start the Digital Transformation conversation with your customers

Posted by Anand Raj on Aug 29, 2017 5:48:37 PM

We work with leading IT Solution Providers in modernizing their Go-to-Market for the new digital era and the question about how to start the digital transformation conversations comes many times. I liked this slide shared by Sanjay Poonen, COO VMware at VMworld 2017 opening keynote and thought it may be helpful to many of my solution provider friends in the field. This slide may be very helpful for all your sales reps in the field who are having digital transformation conversations with the customers. Thank you @spoonen for sharing your wisdom at #VMworld.

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Topics: digital transformation, Go-to-Market, IT Resellers, IT Solution Providers

Dell has ambitions to be Number 1 channel company in the industry

Posted by Anand Raj on May 18, 2017 3:52:52 PM

With the first wave of internet, we all know that Dell pioneered the direct model and revolutionized the PC industry. But the internet is changing again. During the first wave of internet, companies like AOL, Microsoft, Cisco, IBM and many others were building the on-ramps to information superhighways. Companies like Google, Dell, Apple and Amazon were taking advantage of these new information superhighways by simplifying legacy business models. Steve Case, the Founder of AOL has a great book on this topic and I highly recommend it – THE THIRD WAVE.

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Topics: Go-to-Market, IT Resellers, IT SMB Channel, digital transformation