Cisco Systems makes the network gear — routers, switches, and servers as well as software — that moves information around the internet and corporate networks. The company, which has dominated the market for internet protocol-based networking equipment, also makes security devices, internet conferencing systems, set-top boxes, and other networking equipment to businesses and government agencies. Software that controls networks has become an increasing focus for Cisco, which also provides consulting services. Most sales come from customers in the Americas. Cisco’s primary customers are large enterprises and telecommunications service providers, but it also sells products designed for small businesses.
With the hyper-growth and hyper-sprawl of today’s data, traditional data management is not enough. Data must become Hyper‑Available.
Getting there requires a new approach that merges the traditional disciplines of data backup and recovery, data protection and data security. Moving from policy-based to behavior-based management to make data both intelligent, and ultimately, self-governing.
As the leader in Availability across multi-cloud environments, Veeam® is uniquely positioned to help customers along their journey to Intelligent Data Management.
Sophos Group is a security software and hardware company. The Company develops products for communication endpoint, encryption, network security, email security, mobile security and unified threat management. Sophos is primarily focused on providing security software to the mid-market and pragmatic enterprise from organizations. It also protects home users, through a free antivirus software (Sophos Home) intended to demonstrate product functionality.
Microsoft Corp. engages in the provision of developing and marketing software and hardware services. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones and intelligent devices. It also offers server applications for distributed computing environments, productivity applications, business solution applications, desktop and server management tools, software development tools, video games, and online advertising. It operates through the following segments: Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud, and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment consists of products and cloud services in portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services. It comprises of office commercial, office consumer, and Microsoft Enterprise Services dynamics business solutions. The Intelligent Cloud segment offers hybrid server products and cloud services. It comprises of server products and cloud services and enterprise services.
Tech Data Corporation (commonly referred to as Tech Data) is an American multinational distribution company specializing in IT products and services headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. Tech Data provides a broad range of product lines, logistics capabilities and value-added services that enable technology manufacturers and resellers, such as Apple, Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard Inc., IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Sony, Symantec and VMware, to deploy IT solutions.
Tech Data is now one of the world’s largest distributors of IT products and services, generating $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. The company is ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500 and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.”
Ingram Micro Inc. and its subsidiaries distribute information technology (IT) products and supply chain solutions worldwide.
The company offers various IT products, including peripherals, systems, software, networking, and others. Its peripheral products comprise printers, scanners, displays, projectors, monitors, panels, mass storage, and tape; systems products include servers, desktops, portable personal computers, and personal digital assistants; and software products consist of business application software, operating system software, entertainment software, middleware, developer software tools, security software, and storage software.
The networking products include networking hardware comprising switches, hubs, routers, wireless local area networks, wireless wide area networks, network interface cards, cellular data cards, network-attached storage, and storage area networks; communication products consisting of voice over Internet protocol communications, modems, phone systems, and video/audio conferencing; and network security hardware products.
The other products comprise large format LCD and plasma displays, enclosures, mounts, media players, content software, content creation, content hosting, and installation services; processors, motherboards, hard drives, and memory; ink and toner supplies, paper, carrying cases, and anti-glare screens; cell phones, digital cameras, digital video disc players, game consoles, televisions, audio, and home control; and barcode/card printers, AIDC scanners, AIDC software, and wireless infrastructure products.
The company also provides supply chain services, technical support, financial services, sales and marketing services, eCommerce services, and managed services. It markets its products and services through sales representatives, resellers, and distributors.