2112 in the News

2112’s Larry Walsh Sharing Insights at IT Nation
05 Nov 2015

IT Nation 2015, now in its 11th year this premiere event will feature over 100 sessions – including in depth technical training, presented by thought leaders and renowned industry experts. The 2112 Group’s Larry Walsh and ProfitBricks will be sharing insights on how MSPs can…

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2112 Instant Replay: Translating Partnership Costs Into Partner Profitability
22 Oct 2015

On Oct. 21, Larry Walsh, CEO and chief analyst of The 2112 Group, was joined by Intel Security’s Fernando Quintero and Optiv’s Luis Palacio to discuss how vendors and their channel partners can build better, more productive relationships. According to Walsh, who headed the Webinar,…

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2112 Presents at the Smart VAR Summit: Age of Intelligence
27 Oct 2015

Presentations You Missed At The Philadelphia Smart VAR Summit The Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence – IoT, Cloud, & Mobility Convergence, powered by ScanSource, Zebra Technologies, and Business Solutions on October 14 at Lincoln Financial Field featured outstanding educational presentations from some of the…

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Resellers Don’t Buy From Vendors They Don’t Trust
26 Oct 2015

A study by leader in channel strategy and partner enablement, The 2112 Group reveals that when choosing an endpoint security software vendor, trustworthiness may rank higher than expected as a concern. The 2112 Group performed two, consecutive surveys and found that more than 25 percent…

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The Bottom Line: 2112 COO Talks About the Value of the Cloud
07 Oct 2015

At September’s Cloud Partners conference in Boston, The 2112 Group’s COO, Diana Mirakaj, joined two other panelists during the keynote, “Cloud Means Business—and Here’s How,” to discuss issues surrounding the cloud. Two topics on the agenda were governance/compliance and getting value from cloud deployments. Mirakaj…

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New 2112 Group Service Helps Vendors ID Good Partners
30 Sep 2015

Business-strategy firm The 2112 Group on Tuesday announced a new service to help vendors achieve success in the channel through “intelligence-driven identification” of partners. Its 2112 Profiler correlates partner investment levels and performance rates, then maps attributes against the 2112 “3Cs” methodology to create profiles…

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True Capitalization of a Cloud Opportunity Takes Effort and Investment
17 Sep 2015

Cloud Partners Keynote Panel Highlights Challenges Ahead for Cloud Adoption CLOUD PARTNERS — Accelerating cloud adoption presents numerous challenges for the channel, including how best to assist IT and shift their own business models. What’s next for cloud adoption was the subject of a keynote…

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Who is top dog in security vendor land?
11 Sep 2015

CRN Intelligence’s latest piece of research focuses exclusively on security vendors, and for the first time we can reveal who has snared the top spots in our five technology categories. Were you one of them? CRN, in partnership with The 2112 Group, evaluated 32 vendors…

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2112 CEO Cites ‘Friction’ as Prime Obstacle for MPS
03 Sep 2015

In an article posted last week by imageSource magazine, The 2112 Group’s Larry Walsh expounded on the virtues of managed print services (MPS). In a technology arena increasingly dominated by services, MPS offers yet another way for solution providers to deepen customer engagements and generate…

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2112 Group: North American IT Channel Forecast To Grow More Than 6 Percent In 2015
01 Sep 2015

While analyst firm Gartner predicts that technology spending will decrease by 5.5 percent this year and Computer Economics says that U.S. IT spending will show signs of erosion, the 2112 Group report explains why there is a difference when it comes to the channel. “The…

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Business Solutions Announces Keynote Speakers For Smart VAR Summit In Philadelphia
20 Aug 2015

Larry Walsh, CEO and Chief Analyst, and Diana Mirakaj, President and COO, at research group The 2112 Group, will deliver a keynote address at the Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence – IoT, Cloud, & Mobility Convergence “Business Solutions is thrilled to continue our partnership…

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Channel Hits Midyear on the Upswing
05 Aug 2015

A new report from the 2112 Group points to a great year for the North America IT reseller channel. It’s shaping up to be a great year for the channel, according to the 2015 Midyear Channel Report from the 2112 Group. The report finds the…

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