Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 16, 2011
VIRGO Publishing, a top organization-to-organization info services business, announced nowadays that Channel Partners, VIRGO?s resource for the communications channel, has renewed its partnership with The 2112 Group, a technology enterprise method firm specializing in technologies and channel communications and intelligence services, to host the Channel Partners Cloud Convergence Council.
As the IT and Telecom channels converge in the cloud, Channel Partners and The 2112 Group seek to bridge the gap by bringing together thought leaders from both channels to form a special council. The Cloud Convergence Council will take into account strategic concerns such as evolving organization models and identifying opportunities and challenges, as nicely as tactical issues such as reconciling terms and language and setting governance and performance expectations. Additionally, the Cloud Convergence Council will spend considerable time reviewing and reconciling matters of channel margins and sales compensation for cloud services.
The inaugural council was held at the 2011 Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 13-15, 2011 in Las Vegas. The results of this meeting had been lately presented in the report, Channel Convergence and Evolution Via Cloud Computing. A collection of additional premium content, such as whitepapers, whiteboard videos, slide shows and image galleries had been also created and can be identified on the Cloud Convergence Council page, http://www.channelpartnersonline.com/cloud-convergence-council.
?The operate of the inaugural council has supplied an unprecedented synthesis of the cloud opportunity and challenges shared by IT and telecom channels and their vendors,? mentioned Channel Partners Editor-in-Chief, Khali Henderson. ?It is a terrific foundation, identifying the crucial locations for further work. We are anxious to continue the conversation via 2011.?
?Cloud computing is a definitive trend that is transforming the way the channel sells and supports, and how corporations consume technologies. The Cloud Convergence Council is dedicated to identifying and resolving the obstacles that stand in the way of cloud adoption and service delivery via the channel,? mentioned Lawrence M. Walsh, president and CEO of The 2112 Group.
The Cloud Convergence Council?s next meeting will be held during the 2011 Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo, August 24-26 in Chicago. In addition, the Cloud Convergence Council will generate a four-session track covering such hot cloud subjects as channel compensation, security and regulation, sales objections and the emerging value chain.
The Channel Partners Cloud Convergence Council is sponsored by AT&T, Catalyst Telecom, inContact, Juniper Networks, MegaPath and Motorola Solutions. To be the first to hear the findings of the new Council you need to be a registered participant of the 2011 Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Visit http://www.channelpartnersconference.com for registration information.
About VIRGO Publishing
VIRGO Publishing is a dynamic details services organization specializing in communications by way of print and electronic media, trade shows and special events, education and training, and value-added company services. http://www.VIRGOpublishing.com
About The 2112 Group
The 2112 Group is a technology company technique services firm specializing in indirect channels, security, managed services, cloud computing and business intelligence. Our mission is to optimize our customers? go-to-market place methods and communications, ensuring the highest level of return on their investment. The 2112 Group supports our clients with company organizing and market place analysis, facilitation of partner relations and communities, creation of high-impact communications and marketing development, and channel development. The 2112 Group publishes ?Channelnomics,? the company analytics blog of the channel. For more information about The 2112 Group, please check out http://www.the2112group.com.
About Channel Partners
For much more than two decades, Channel Partners has been the leader in supplying news and analysis to indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services, related CPE and applications as well as managed and expert services. Channel Partners is the official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. For much more information, visit http://www.channelpartnersonline.com.
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