Zones named a 2016 Tech Elite 250 solution provider by CRN

Tech Elite 250 list recognizes IT solution providers for deep technical expertise and premier certifications

data_center_100_awardOn March 29, CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, named Zones to its 2016 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from leading technology vendors.

“We continue to invest in our team’s technical training in all key solution areas to support our customers and the technology partners we represent,” said Asif Hudani, senior vice president of the Advanced Solutions Group at Zones. “Our placement on the Tech Elite 250 list solidifies our commitment to providing the expertise and technical knowledge our customers require.”

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Your data could unlock the next big thing

Intel is making it easier to turn big data into big insights

The data available to every type of organization is growing at tremendous rates, and forward thinking businesses, hospitals and agencies are looking for ways to turn that information into insights and opportunities.

But until recently, the complexity of the architecture required and the absence of customizable apps and analytic functions have prevented big data projects from realizing their potential. Intel believes you’re capable of more.

That’s the reasoning behind the Intel Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP), an open source analytics Platform-as-a-Service that accelerates the creation of cloud-native applications driven by big data analytics. As the company whose processing and storage silicon is already at the heart of cutting edge big data centers, Intel has consistently been a leader in expanding the hardware and software scope of big data projects. Continue reading