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CIA’s secret Amazon cloud ready to roll | Gigaom http://ow.ly/JKC21
The Amazon Web Services-based cloud for the CIA is near completion, according to the CIA’s chief information officer (CIO). On Wednesday, Doug Wolfe told a Cloudera industry gathering that the agency’s long-awaited AWS cloud has hit “final operational capability”  after 18 months of work, EnterpriseTech reported. famously prevailed with its  bid for this CIA cloud contract in late…
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How Amazon applied the Wall Street mindset to hi-tech

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Online giant Amazon is the product of a merging of two cultures: the hard-driving world of East Coast finance and the techie, laid-back ethos of Silicon Valley.
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How do you determine your right cloud? Don't let the Google-Amazon price war lead to the wrong cloud http://bit.ly/1llRBEE
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Moore’s law gives way to Bezos’s law — Tech News and Analysis http://bit.ly/1hcV0gs
Summary: The future of cloud computing is the availability of more computing power at a much lower cost.
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RT Darren Bibby: Just presented at Avnet's Exec Forum on "Role of Distribution in Cloud." Avnet has gathered a great cast of channel execs.
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RT Cory Booker: A very Good Friday to all who celebrate this Easter weekend. http://bit.ly/1meLHVd
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Who Will Lead Cloud Computing? Business And IT Have Different Ideas - Forbes http://ow.ly/JrcGB
IT executives: We're going to lead you into the cloud. Business executives: Thanks, but we've got this covered. A new survey of 930 executives suggests that business leaders are moving as quickly as they can to cloud-based solutions, regardless of whether their IT departments are along for the ride. This apparent disconnect stems [...]
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A Peek At Amazon's Culture Of Frugality http://read.bi/QobAEA
No one does price cutting like Amazon, especially for the cloud. Its ethic of being frugal is literally one of the company's 14 "Leadership Principals."
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Disruption: Google Reinvents How Cloud Computing Is Priced http://wrd.cm/Ry5MJK
Many people complain that renting computer power from Amazon and other cloud companies is too expensive. But Google wants to change this. Today, the tech giant significantly reduced the prices attached to several of its cloud computing services, seeking an edge over Amazon.
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RT Avnet TS Advantage: With a special guest from Amazon Web Services, Avnet gave a Cloud Tech Talk LIVE podcast: http://bit.ly/1jg39mX
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Cloud computing enables businesses to discover their entrepreneurial spirit | Media Network | Guardian Professional http://bit.ly/1eYxjsD
While cloud services have levelled the playing field for SMEs, larger enterprises adopting the technology can also benefit
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Avnet CloudReady™ prepares you to quickly enter and capture a long-lasting, profitable stake in the Cloud computing market.
Introduction

Whether you wish to specialize in Cloud computing or simply augment your solution offering in existing markets, CloudReady helps you achieve your goals faster and with minimal investment through the following enablement programs, professional services and targeted Cloud solution offerings:

Education and Technical Training

Gain the specialized knowledge and skills needed to quickly build and grow a profitable Cloud computing practice, including how to:

  • Gain a common understanding of the Cloud and its key drivers and stakeholders
  • Identify and pursue the right opportunities for your business
  • Build the skills needed to enter the market, sell and deliver cloud solutions
  • Determine which suppliers and strategies are best suited to your market focus

Avnet has created Cloud partner training modules that are dedicated to educating your sales and technical staff. To learn more or to sign up for this training, click here

Cloud Professional Services

Leverage the following targeted services to support the consultative sale of Cloud solutions within your customers' data center environments:

  • Cloud Strategy Workshop: A one-day billable end-customer engagement targeted at the C-level and Senior IT Management. The workshop provides an executive overview and education on cloud computing as well as an interactive discovery process to create a shared cloud vision and approach for the organization. Key findings and recommended next steps are documented and presented in a final deliverable.
  • Assessment: A three week professional services engagement that uses quantitative and qualitative analysis to provide the end-customer organization with the information needed for sound decision-making in determining a go forward strategy and migration path to cloud computing. Deliverables include a roadmap with actionable next steps and recommendations to achieve the desired level of cloud maturity.
  • Solution Design and Development: Determine the best private Cloud configuration and architect the solution or public Cloud service and evaluate supplier offerings.
  • Implementation: Integrate Cloud services into the customer's environment.
  • Management: Provide managed or hosted Cloud services to optimize solution performance for your customers.
Cloud Solutions

Target high-growth market opportunities by providing Cloud solutions in each of these areas:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)