TD SYNNEX Quotables: Week of January 24, 2022


Posted by Robyn Itule on Jan 25, 2022


The week in one-liners from across the Tech Ecosystem…

 

At TD SYNNEX we know achieving great outcomes means moving — and reading — at the speed of technology and business. Each week we scour the landscape of IT ecosystem news and ideas to bring you the sound bites, key stats and thought starters to keep you up to speed from intelligent edge to cloud.

 

Worth Sharing: Channel Partners say Scale > Margin

A survey of 1,000 channel partners reveals nearly half of respondents say scale and ease of use rank as the top priorities when it comes to choosing cybersecurity vendors. Product margin and discounts ranked a distant eighth on the list of priority considerations for selecting a vendor partnership.

 

Visual Appeal: 22 Years of Trust (Or lack thereof)


The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer Index report is out now. With more than two decades of report headlines, Edelman’s latest report highlights the ebb and flow of trust across business, government and society.

 

Spoiler alert: Trust is in a bit of a bust.

 

Know Your Numbers: 346,467

The number of job openings returned for the search “Information Technology” on LinkedIn in the U.S. to start the week of January 24, 2022.

 

Verbatim

“We helped to establish the Silicon Valley. Now we’re going to do the Silicon Heartland.”

 

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger in an interview with Time Magazine on the announcement of two fabrication plants on a 1,000-acre site in New Albany, Ohio, which it expects to be operational by 2025.

 

Thought Starter: What is the metaverse and do I really have to care?

Could be pure jargon. Could be incredible opportunity. Read this primer to decide for yourself.

 

A Bit of Sage Wisdom: For career coaching gems, head to TikTok

LinkedIn has been regarded as the professional social network for more than a decade, but GenZ is headed to TikTok for career advice. Check out how the generation entering the work force is getting wise and who is sharing the wisdom. (Subscription may be required)

On the Lighter Side: Evolving to Cloud



2022 Update: Forecast calls for additional cloud types showing public, private, hybrid and multi-clouds.

 

Credit: CoderPedia



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