Tech Data hosted its annual Advanced Solutions Partner Summit conference in Scottsdale, AZ on November 5-8, 2018. Over 125 Channel Partners attended to learn about Tech Data and its differentiated offerings. The conference then was “Transformation Awaits”. Many of the general sessions focused on how digital transformation and businesses are changing in the digital age. A number of Specialist Growth Workshops were held to educate our Channel Partners on next-generation technologies such as cloud, security, analytics and IoT, and Converged/Hyperconverged. HPE’s Bob Patterson, Chief Strategist and Senior Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Data and Analytics was featured in the Analytics and IoT Workshop entitled “Strategies for Effective IoT and Analytics Montetization” and HPE’s Jason White, Chief Technologist, Hybrid IT was featured in the Converged/Hyperconverged Workshop entitled “Driving New Opportunities in the Data Center through Digital Transformation”. Jason White also gave an HPE Keynote presentation on “Achieving High Velocity with HPE”. HPE also sponsored the Women’s Breakfast, featuring a panel that included HPE’s Randi Luckeneder, Partner Business Manager – Tech Data, HPE Storage. Over the course of the conference, over 300 business meetings with Tech Data and vendors were held. Tech Data thanks all the Channel Partners that participated and attended the conference and hopes it provided a valuable learning opportunity as well as face-to-face time with Tech Data and vendor executives.