Does an investment of three days of my time for a vendor make sense?

By: Rene Sloos, VP Solutions, Bulletproof InfoTech

In the last three days, I have been traveling and attending meetings to help our distribution partner, Ingram Micro. In my role of Small and Medium Business Alliance (SMBA) council member, I help Ingram to validate and improve their programs for our market segment.

Shouldn’t you just decide who to buy from, pay them for their products and/or services, and finish the transaction? If the vendor doesn’t meet your expectations you have a fight and select another vendor, right? I don’t think so. In the complex field of Small and Medium business technology products it is all about building relationships!

Ingram Micro plays a critical role in our success to deliver state of the art IT solutions to small and medium sized businesses in the Calgary and Red Deer area. It matters that the computer systems in a business are always up and running. More and more of clients are requesting redundant Internet connections, because they can’t afford any down time. A quick disaster recovery strategy allows our clients to recover quickly from a server malfunction.

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