Distributor Tech Data has announced that it will host its IoT on Wheels Roadshow 2018 from April to June, visiting nine cities in five countries throughout Europe. The roadshow will demonstrate how Tech Data can help partners easily incorporate IoT into their portfolios and deliver innovative business outcomes for their end-user customers in the retail, transport and logistics, smart spaces and manufacturing sectors.
Packed with real-life, production-ready IoT solutions, the roadshow will visit the following cities:
· Madrid, Spain, 16-17 April
· Barcelona, Spain, 19-20 April
· Lyon, France, 26-27 April
· Cologne, Germany, 2-3 May
· Munich, Germany, 7-8 May
· Newbury, UK, 15-16 May
· Manchester, UK, 21-22 May
· Nantes, France, 29-30 May
· Milan, Italy, 6 June
Abel Smit, director, IoT Consulting and Customer Success, Europe at Tech Data, said: “The Tech Data IoT team and our sponsors are excited to showcase the art of the possible in a very simple way. Through the IoT on Wheels Roadshow, we want to create a unique experience for our channel partners and show how to make IoT easy to understand, deploy and sell. IoT is a tremendous opportunity for organisations to bridge the worlds of IT and operations. Those that can deliver meaningful business insights by connecting the physical world with the digital world will gain significant advantage.”
The evolution of “intelligent things” is one of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018, driving broad industry impact and significant potential for disruption. Tech Data’s IoT on Wheels Roadshow 2018 will demonstrate the power of a connected ecosystem and offer networking opportunities to partners and vendors.
During the eight-week roadshow, Tech Data will have support from leading technology vendors, including Platinum sponsors Cisco, Microsoft, APC by Schneider Electric and Vodafone; Gold sponsor Panduit and Silver sponsor Advantech.