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Globally, evolving technology shows the way forward for organizations adopting a multi-Cloud strategy and support. Likewise previous years, Ingram Micro conducted a marquee regional virtual event.
On the 8th & 9th of November, Ingram Micro initiated the One APAC virtual conference, which was attended by 5,000+ attendees spread across 8 countries. They witnessed an immersive online experience and were treated to a distinctive blend of business, technology and entertainment that inspired them to ‘Imagine Next’.
On Day 1, Diego Utge, APAC President addressed APAC partners to “Imagine more” and inspired with his keynote to envision and get future-ready that gear up your business to benefit from Ingram Micro’s investments in the regions worldwide. He also highlighted the immense opportunities available to channel partners in APAC being a global leader in the growth of technology adoption.
Ingram Micro India: Experience growth beyond imagination
Diego’s session was followed by the Country specific session with India keynote, which was addressed by Navneet Singh Bindra, VP & Chief Country Executive and Jayant Gundewar, Executive Director, Head of Advanced Solutions and Sanjay Achawal, Executive Director, Head of Consumer & Commercial Business & Head of Sales, – discussed about the blueprints for channel success with emphasis to provide partners superlative experience to growth business faster through more profitable opportunities. They suggested the world to accelerate digital transformations as per buyer behaviour that would continue to change, and on the verge of explosive growth adoption of Cloud continues to grow at 15% CAGR than ever before. Mr. Bindra also encouraged offering of Professional Services to increase the profitability in the business.
3 key growth drivers to robust your business –
- Professional Services – Core Infrastructure Services, Cybersecurity Services and Training
- B2B Marketplaces – Cloud Marketplace (CMP) and Ingram Micro Ecommerce (IMEcom)
- P2P Portals – Ingram Micro Link (IMLINK) and Renugo
- B2B2C – Infinite aisle + Inventory as a Service
After hearing from the country-specific sessions along with the India keynote, the Leading Sponsors and Preferred technology partner came across businesses to take you through the end-to-end portfolios to leverage smart adoption of technologies to your customer and drive your business growth worldwide.
Lead Sponsors – Intel, Dell and HPE
Harness the Power of Distributed Intelligence – Intel
This session highlighted that Intel has been playing a role in collaboration with its ecosystem partners to deliver the best performance for all your computing needs from the edge to the data centre. This session covered some key aspects of the evolution of our partner engagements with the Intel Partner Alliance program, and how you can partner with Intel & Ingram Micro to accelerate your business.
Partnering for the Future – Dell Technologies
Ng Tian Beng, Senior Vice President & General manager, Channel, APJ, Dell Technologies, discussed about FY22 priorities, in new radical way of delivering our portfolio. APEX delivers ‘As-a-Service everywhere’ on Dell Tech’s vision and it also represents a revolution for Dell Technologies partners. It gives partners the opportunity to leverage smart infrastructure offerings that simplify IT management and accelerate business outcomes, through the delivery of consistent services that you and your customers can rely on.
Future of AI, Deep computing, and Winning from Edge to Cloud – HPE
Huey Lih Heng, Head of Partner Sales, HPE APAC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise shared HPE’s edge-to-cloud platform as-a-Service vision to address evolving customer needs and deliver long-term sustainable, profitable growth, together with our partners. She provided some insights as to how HPE is advancing our innovation agenda and an example of how our as-a-Service strategy is winning in the market.
Preferred Technology Partner
SASE Your Way – Partner with Cisco to deliver Secure Access Everywhere – Cisco
The session was addressed by Ben Munroe, Senior Director, Security Product Marketing Cisco, where he discussed the growing number of cyber threats and how they innovated measures to deliver a simpler, more reliable experience to protect your confidential data. Cisco provides all the core building blocks of a secure access service edge architecture, including SD-WAN, remote access, cloud security, zero-trust network access, and observability. It recognized that how a SASE architecture fits into your environment. Cisco could help you and your customers bridge your journey to SASE from wherever you are.
On Day 2, it started with the futurist keynote where it addressed the evolving customer needs and delivering long-term sustainable solutions and digitally transforming together with our partners. With the One Solution imagine the opportunities which have driven the new ways in rapidly changing IT strategies and faster adoption of modern services, support and profitably fuelling your business more than ever before.