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2019

President to President with Insight Canada’s John Dathan

by IT World Canada

Insight Canada's John Dathan and IT World Canada President, Fawn Annan discuss Dathan's professional career background. Dathan joined Insight Canada last summer. Prior to that, he worked at HP and led its networking business in Canada.

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The IT Workforce Quandary

by Twin Cities Business

Talent is in high demand and short supply, but businesses can make some savvy personnel moves. Just about every business needs high technology these days, even if it simply consists of a laptop, cloud provider, and a Square payment unit.

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Veritas Brings New Funding, Flexibility To Partner Force Program

by CRN.com

Veritas is showing its commitment to its channel partners with its new field programs and its doubling down on partners with unique capabilities, said Suzanne Gallagher, vice president of cloud and data center transformation at Insight, a Tempe, Ariz.-based solution provider and longtime Veritas partner.

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Reasons to Implement a Zero Trust Security Model

by Security Today

Michael Sciacero, a networking & security practice architect at Insight Enterprises addresses the growing insider threats, the proliferation of endpoint devices and the rise of the cloud transforming best-practice security strategies.

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Houston-area school district to install first-of-its-kind safety technology

by Innovation Map

Insight Enterprises has announced a collaboration with the city of Houston, Microsoft, and BeSafe to bring the ActiveShield concept to two Houston-area schools this summer.

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Microsoft, Intel to create smart cities accelerator program in Houston

by San Antonio Express-News

Microsoft and Intel are collaborating on a Houston program aimed at helping companies developing sensors, robotics and other technologies that focus on big-city problems such as transportation and disaster response.

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Microsoft, Intel to create smart cities accelerator program in Houston

by Chron

The Ion Smart Cities Accelerator, a partnership of the two tech giants along with startup hub Station Houston and the collaborative manufacturing workspace TXRX Labs, will start its programming on Aug. 1. It will provide six months of structured curriculum and six months of pilot programs to companies developing "internet of things" technologies that can be used in cities.

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Insight brings IoT-based safety solution to schools

by AZ Business Magazine

The city of Houston will be the first to implement an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled platform called ActiveShield that redefines public safety. Two Houston schools will pilot the IoT safe-spaces technology created by Tempe-based Insight Enterprises, which integrates with a building safety platform from BeSafe Technologies to facilitate critical, real-time information sharing during a crisis.

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The Best Tech for The Job: Investing in Your Workforce with Innovative Technology

by DZone

In an increasingly competitive landscape, updated workplace technology isn’t just a luxury – it’s a hiring tool. Businesses could be missing out on top talent, not because they aren’t offering competitive compensation or enough bean bags, but because their technology is out of sync with candidates’ personal expectations.

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Houston schools deploy IoT-enabled building safety platform

by Telecompaper

The city of Houston will be the first to implement Insight Enterprises' IoT-enabled platform called ActiveShield that redefines public safety. Two Houston schools will pilot the IoT safe-spaces technology which integrates with a building safety platform from BeSafe Technologies to make possible critical, real-time information sharing during a crisis.

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Microsoft, Intel join to bolster ‘smart cities’ tech in Houston

by Houston Chronicle

Microsoft and Intel will collaborate on a Houston business program designed to bolster companies creating sensors and robotics to ease big-city problems, such as transportation and disaster response.

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Insight’s Ken Lamneck: Transformation Is as Transformation Does

by Channel Futures

By 2025, the average connected person will interface with 4,800 connected devices per day, says Insight Enterprises CEO Ken Lamneck. Lamneck acknowledges that the classic value-added reseller (VAR) model still drives a large part of his business, but emphasizes that it’s no longer good enough to just be a “supply chain player.”

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AI applications: Cloud vs. on-premises deployment options

by TechTarget

Should clients build on-premises infrastructures for their AI needs or turn to cloud-based AI? Insight Enterprises' Brandon Ebken and Juan Orlandini discuss these options.

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Data science platforms boost automation, collaboration

by TechTarget

Since the rise of open source languages and frameworks, many data science platforms typically allow data scientists to use open source languages and tools of their choice. Some companies find commercial platforms to be too restrictive, partly due to their relative newness. "These platforms all require deep platform commitments that quickly become vendor lock-in," said Ken Seier, national practice lead at Insight, a system integration and technical services consultancy.

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As compliance evolves, it's time to re-address data classification

by TechTarget

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has put the spotlight on what data companies keep, how they store it and how they use it. But Jason Rader, the national director of network and cloud security at Fortune 500 technology provider Insight Enterprises, said most organizations remain too limited in their efforts to comply with the GDPR requirements.

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Overcoming Roadblocks to IT Transformation

by IT Briefcase

CDCT Chief Architect Juan Orlandini says IT transformation is a multi-year marathon impacting people, processes, and tech.

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Who's Responsible When IT Goes Awry?

by InformationWeek

Every time a major IT gaffe happens, someone pays. If the outcome is bad enough, the company’s reputation and valuation could take a hit. If they do, who will be held responsible?

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Big Tech Increasingly In Regulators’ Spotlight — And Crosshairs

by Pymnts.com

With lawmakers and industry leaders like Google and Facebook proposing national data privacy regulations, Jason Rader, national practice director for security at Insight’s Cloud and Data Transformation operation, says the European Union’s GDPR is a logical point from which firms can begin preparing for new regulations.

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6 AI applications in finance spark partner opportunity

by TechTarget & SearchITChannel

AI in financial services is opening channel partner prospects, from building customer service chatbots to creating a better customer onboarding process. Featured in this TechTarget article, Matt Bienfang, managing director and global industry lead at Insight Enterprises, said many financial services organizations are deploying chatbots.

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8 key roles of successful AI projects

by CIO

As enterprises further develop artificial intelligence projects, they are finding that some roles are essential to success. But the right talent can be hard to find. Featured in this CIO article, Brandon Ebken, CTO at Insight, said in the AI world we're interfacing with chatbots or Siri which has created a new type of user experience design.

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Will the NIST Privacy Framework Change How We Approach Privacy?

by Security Boulevard

Featured in a Security Boulevard article, Insight's senior manager of cloud and network security at Insight's Cloud + Data Center Transformation Division, Mike Sprunger discusses other privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA and how both have changed the way we look at data classification.

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Common sense AI approaches point to more general applications

by TechTarget

The race to attain artificial general intelligence is on. Ranging from predictions of 10 to 200 years away, the one thing experts can agree on is that commonsense AI is the next step in the journey.

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Back to Basics with Cloud Security

by Security Magazine

Insight cloud security architect Richard Diver explains that as application workloads move to one or more cloud environments, organizations have begun to ask what they should do to ensure proper cloud security.

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Secure Storage in the Age of Edge Computing and the Cloud

by Security Today

Enterprise data storage is not what it used to be. Back when IT was dominated by on-premises data centers, storage options were fairly straightforward and securing storage resources was relatively simple compared with today’s far more complex storage landscape.

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9 biggest hurdles to AI adoption

by CIO

In a CIO magazine article, Insight's VP of digital innovation, Matt Jackson is quoted about measuring and proving the business value of an AI initiative. Additionally, this article focuses on the "9 Biggest Hurdles to AI Adoption" based on a Deloitte survey that examines the current state of AI in enterprises.

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Don’t be distracted by bells and whistles. Align with how you’ll actually use the cloud.

by Medium.com

In an 'Insight from the Edge' blog, Insight's CTO of Digital Innovation, Brandon Ebken, explores how the benefits of moving your business to the cloud can reduce costs, improve security, increase employee connectivity, and more.

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Now Comes the Hard Part of Cloud Computing

by IT Business Edge

Peter Kraatz, director of cloud and data center transformation for Datalink, a division of Insight was featured in an IT Business Edge article about cloud computing. A recent survey of 200 IT leaders conducted by International Data Corp. (IDC) on behalf of Datalink finds just 28 percent of the survey respondents say they have documented and communicated a cloud strategy.

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CEO Ken Lamneck: 7 Keys To Insight Enterprises' Success Helping Businesses 'Run Smarter'

by CRN.com

An article by CRN describes Insight Enterprises CEO, Ken Lamneck's keys to making sure his company is tops at helping businesses run smarter. Under Lamneck's leadership, the company, No. 13 on the CRN SP500, has been transformed from a product-focused reseller into an IT services powerhouse delivering breakthrough solutions in the hottest markets including internet of things.

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Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?

by Network Computing

Insight Enterprises commissioned the survey, “Challenge of Change: IT in Transition,” which polled 200 IT executives from enterprises. The results show that just over half (51%) of the respondents hit roadblocks while planning and executing their IT transformation initiatives.

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Insight is No. 23 on Fortune’s ‘Best Workplaces in Technology’

by azbigmedia.com

Tempe-based Insight Enterprises, the global systems integrator helping organizations of all sizes manage and transform their business, has been honored as the No. 23 company on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology list by Fortune and Great Place to Work.

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The 50 Best Workplaces in Technology

by Fortune

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) has been honored as the No. 23 company on the 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology list by Fortune and Great Place to Work®.

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Can a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Boost IT Transformation Adoption?

by InformationWeek

Insight Enterprises commissioned the survey, “Challenge of Change: IT in Transition,” which polled 200 IT executives from enterprises. The results show that just over half (51%) of the respondents hit roadblocks while planning and executing their IT transformation initiatives.

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What Do You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger Self?

by Forbes.com

Featured in an article by Forbes, Insight's Amy Protexter, senior vice president of North America Marketing, discussed a few of the most important lessons she learned throughout her career.

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Past the Tipping Point of AI in Healthcare

by Medium.com

In an 'Insight from the Edge' blog, Insight's Matt Jackson and David Le Penske, the two Digital Innovation thought leaders explore how AI is changing healthcare in a two-part series. This second installment looks at three major trends in AI in healthcare.

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A technology services firm gets personal to boost sales

by Digital Commerce 360

Insight Enterprises specializes in helping companies keep up with business technology and go more digital. In an article by Digital Commerce 360, Insight is mentioned as getting more leads and winning more sales with an e-commerce site more personalized to its customers and prospects. In addition, Insight's Jamie Werve, director of e-commerce strategy, adds her input in the article.

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Investor Relations
800.467.4448
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