New GTDC Report Details How IT Distributors and Vendors are Partnering in New Normal
TAMPA, Fla., July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new report commissioned by the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) delves into current industry developments and the overall direction of IT distributors and their partnerships in the fast-changing world of digital services and cloud-based marketplaces. Among the findings, distributors and their partners experienced rapid year-over-year growth in cloud business as the year began – and unfolded with additional surges in related demand as small and mid-size businesses began implementing work-from-home initiatives. Those and other dynamics coincided with the development of the GTDC study, Thriving in the New Normal, with corresponding interviews conducted between March and June 2020.
“This report provides sharp focus on how distributors, their vendor partnerships and digital services are evolving in the cloud era,” explained GTDC CEO Frank Vitagliano. “The insights are especially timely in that all the interviews and analysis occurred as new virtual directions took off with utmost urgency this year. Distributors responded swiftly and deftly in a manner that underscores both traditional reliability and advantages as well as progressive new business models in full force.”
Thriving in the New Normal examines how distribution partnerships are expected to prevail amidst enormous change across the entire IT industry worldwide. Study takeaways include:
From adapting to change to now driving it
“Distributors have come a long way in cloud and digital services,” Vitagliano pointed out, noting that they will continue evolving at an accelerated pace. “Collaboration and multivendor solutions are more essential than ever. It’s an ideal time for vendors and solution providers to deepen strategic relationships with distributors. They are providing groundbreaking new efficiencies and partnership opportunities that will make a profound difference going forward.”
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