TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ that maximize the value of IT, held its annual Synergy22 partner summit virtually Monday and Tuesday, gathering 1,100 IT industry experts from about 250 software, hardware and cloud providers. This year’s “Be Ambitious” theme emphasized strategic discussions on equipping organizations with the modern solutions and services needed to fuel their aspirations of evolving business through new digital approaches.
“The last year and a half has been strongly focused on making IT systems more resilient and adaptable. But now we’re starting to see true transformation accelerate as organizations across every industry prioritize how technology will drive long-term changes to what they do,” said Insight President and CEO Ken Lamneck.
On average, IT decision makers surveyed in the Insight Intelligent Technology Report 2022 conducted by IDG Research Services said that nearly half (47%) of their new technology investments are currently devoted to initiatives to transform the business. During the COVID-19 pandemic, IT has taken on increasing responsibility in 10 areas of business for more than half of those surveyed, including analytics/business intelligence (64% reported an increased IT role), application development (61%), line of business strategy (61%), and user experience and change management (52%).
“Constraints on IT talent and the global supply chain challenges are driving more of our clients to increase investment in digital transformation,” said Joyce Mullen, Insight North America president. “We devoted this year’s Synergy to collaborating with our partners to address the increased appetite for innovation in cybersecurity, intelligent edge, data and AI, while modernizing their data infrastructures, applications and modern workplace experiences.”
Insight maintains more than 6,000 trusted partnerships with hardware, software and cloud service providers while serving as a single, end-to-end solutions integrator simplifying digital transformation. In honor of these meaningful connections, Insight presented the following partners with 2021 Insight Synergy Awards for exceptional teamwork throughout the year:
- Be Ambitious Award — Amazon Web Services
- Hybrid Workplace Partner of the Year — Lenovo
- Intelligent Edge Partner of the Year — Aruba Networks
- Modern Infrastructure Partner of the Year — NetApp
- App Innovation Partner of the Year — Microsoft
- Data and AI Partner of the Year — Google
- Cybersecurity Partner of the Year — Cisco
- Marketing Partner of the Year — Cisco
- E-commerce Marketing Partner of the Year — Hewlett-Packard Inc.
- Public Sector Partner of the Year — Pure Storage
- Distributor of the Year — TD Synnex
The company also celebrated Insight Values Awards, recognizing three outstanding partners who demonstrate Insight’s core principles of hunger, heart and harmony:
- Insight Hunger Value Partner of the Year — Apple
- Insight Heart Value Partner of the Year — Dell
- Insight Harmony Value Partner of the Year — IBM
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Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Center Transformation, and Connected Workforce solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation, management and supply chain optimization, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run business smarter. Discover more at insight.com. NSIT-M