Avnet: Appliances Are ISVs’ Best Tool for the Midmarket

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The growing ubiquity of virtualization has changed the way networks are constructed and deployed, reducing the IT footprint in many companies through less hardware and, ostensibly, more control over resources. But in the midmarket, which demands much of the same computing power as the enterprise but often without the same IT support, many ISVs are moving toward a hardened appliance approach for their applications. David Hutchinson, vice president, Enterprise Solution Sales at Avnet (NYSE: AVT), notes the appliance approach is simply a more cost-effective and efficient way of deploying applicat (IT news)