Arm your Employees with Relevant Technical Knowledge

The Ingram Micro Solution Center has long been a driver for training and enablement of partners, end users, and internal associates by utilizing cutting-edge technology demonstrations in tandem with expert Solution Center engineers. The GRAD Program, housed within the Solution Center, capitalizes on these strengths in a competency-based curriculum approach delivered by industry experts with the opportunity for hands-on learning.

GRAD Intro Series

Intro Series: Set the Foundation Logistics:

Logistics: Asynchronous with set expert "office hours"
  • Intro to Networking
  • Intro to Server Compute
  • Intro to Storage
  • Intro to Virtualization
  • Intro to Security
  • Intro to Wireless
  • Intro to Cloud

Who is this for?

  • Sales associates new to the IT world
  • Existing associates that want or need an IT knowledge update
  • Any employee looking to update basic IT knowledge


This expert value is delivered at $99/user for each course, or $499/user  for access to all 7 modules.


Intro Series Class Descriptions

Intro to Networking Technology: IT Networking is the core base for all things IT related. In this course, you will learn about core principles in IT routing, networking, and fundamentals to make your partner conversations blossom into sales. Everything you wanted to know about networking is encapsulated within this course, including the history of networking, the current state of networking, and future networking trends. More Information

Intro to Server Compute: While this course sounds innocuous, server compute is the backbone of many organizations' IT makeup. This course will introduce you to the basics in server compute terminology, importance, and use cases to help you have educated conversations with your customers. This course will start with the history of server compute, discuss the current state of the industry, as well as touch upon future trends in the market. More Information

Intro to Storage: While many of us know the amount of GB on our cell phone, what does storage have to do in the enterprise IT space? This course will introduce you to the basics of storage, the evolution of storage over time, and the importance of storage in today's fast-paced society. More Information

Intro to Virtualization: Building upon the knowledge in previous courses, put together each of the related concepts to learn the basics and importance of virtualization. A disruptor in the market, virtualization changed the IT market and offered a new solution set for today's globalized economy. Learn more about the history, current state, and future of virtualized technologies within this course. More Information

Intro to IT Security: You can't go a day without hearing about the importance of IT security in today's news. Your customers need help navigating the myriad of threats, trends, and tactics employed by hackers in order to avoid major business delays and costs associated with data breaches. This course will discuss the history of IT security, outline current security trends, as well as identify the future state of security in today's ever-changing landscape. More Information

Intro to Wireless Technology: As evidenced over the past few years, wireless technology is evolving at a very fast pace. In this course you will be introduced to the core principles of wireless networking, which will make you more equipped to meet the needs of your partner and grow sales. This course includes information on the history of wireless, the current state of wireless technology, and future wireless networking trends. More Information

Intro to Cloud: Pervasive in today's vernacular, we all think we know what "The Cloud" is, but can you move beyond the basics? This course will help you to understand the basics of Cloud technology, including the understanding of how the previously-learned technologies came together to make Cloud technologies possible. More Information

Full Series Bundle: Obtain access to all classes listed above at a discounted package rate! More Information

Advanced Series Class Descriptions

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure:  Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) is set to overtake the traditional 3-tier and even cloud data center infrastructure by 2020. This course will discuss how HCI combines the building blocks of the data center and delivers them in a way that cuts costs and right-sizes and organization. More Information

Unified Communications & Collaboration - UCC: UCC is the main building block in today's connected office. This course will help you to understand the different communication tools that make up UCC as well as how to solve business problems using UCC solutions. More Information

Digital Signage: Digital Signage is a staple in today's business world - learn the basic elements of Digital Signage, how it's shaped today's market, and even what content resonates best with different generations. More Information

Did you know?  

Are you a Cisco partner? Ingram Micro GRAD program classes are approved Business Learning Partner courses! Redeem your Cisco Learning Credits today and take a GRAD Program course!

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