2019 Editorial Calendar

Issues Lead Feature Features Editorial Advertising
Issue 1 - February Approaching multi-cloud strategies Hardware – fighting the margin battle (printers, laptops, tablets) Published Published
Issue 2 - April Networking – from the SMB to the Enterprise (SDN & NFV) Mobile World Congress Published Published
Issue 3 - June The latest in cloud storage (Co-location and the hyperscalers) Emerging technology in ICT (AI, VR, Blockchain) 28th May 3rd Jun
Issue 4 - September MSP acceleration – defining your DX strategy Managed Desktop (DaaS) and the future of the workplace 19th Aug 23 Aug
Issue 5 - November IoT and the edge – cracking the value chain Aligning DRaaS with your security strategy 28th Oct 4th Nov


June features:

The latest in Cloud Storage (Co-location and the hyperscalers)

The cloud storage market is booming right now and we are seeing some serious investment being ploughed into the market. According to a 2018 survey by the Enterprise Storage Forum. 68 percent of businesses are using the cloud for some of their storage needs, and the cloud is the top choice for new applications requiring storage.
In this market report we will look to take a snapshot of the market and digest what that means for the Channel now and in the long term.

We will be seeking comment from vendors, service providers and partners that sell cloud storage solutions.

• Who is winning the hyperscaler battle at a Channel level right now?

• In which applications/ products are customers utilising co-lo and storage most?

• What kind of products and features are a hit with channel partners?

• What kind of developments are coming down from the vendor community right now?

• Practical tips for partners to maximise this opportunity?

Emerging technology in ICT (AI, VR, Blockchain)

The ICT market is experiencing rapid evolution right now which could render the space unrecognisable in just the next ten years. In this feature we will look to those technologies that will have the biggest impact on the market in the short and long term. Partners are reliant on their vendor partners for the development of much of their portfolios but educating themselves on what potential opportunities lay ahead or even adopting some of the technologies that are available today will ensure they are protecting themselves against future evolution and new entrants.

We will ask:

• What top three emerging technologies do you think will impact the Channel in the short term and why?

• How difficult is it for a partner to adopt a new technology and what kind of challenges do they face getting it to their own customers?

• Is Blockchain something that we will ever see go mainstream in the Channel? Where will it have an impact?

• What is your big growth prediction for Channel technology in the next 12 months?


How to submit for editorial inclusion

If you wish to submit to a TBT feature, please ensure you read the brief before compiling your contribution. If you would like to discuss the direction of the article or enquire if your proposed submission is ‘on-message’ you can ask the Editor at TBT_editor@markallengroup.com.

All editorial will be considered based on the merit of the submission alone and is independent of all advertising/event spend with TBT or any of its related publications. We do this to maintain editorial standards and integrity in order to furnish our readers with the highest quality of information and expert opinion. This is not negotiable.

2019 Media Pack

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