A study reveals large enterprises consider mobility and Big Data as priorities. Also in the news, an article says beacons are most beneficial when connected to consumer touch points.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — February 28, 2014
News articles highlight continuing concern over health records data breaches, with one in five healthcare organizations having experienced a security breach. Also, Health Catalyst provides information on the Healthcare Analytics Adoption Model.
Education IT News For VARs — February 28, 2014
Technology plays an ever-increasing role in education, bringing accessibility and improved resources for the classroom. However, it’s not without risk — another school data breach hit an institution of higher education this week. In other news, the website EdSurge will index products in the education technology space, providing Consumer Reports-style coverage of companies.
Discover Payment Processing Sales Opportunities Outside Of Retail
Although retail is the first vertical many VARs and MSPs look to for payment processing opportunities, there are lucrative possibilities in other verticals, too.
Earn Triple-Digit Revenue Growth Selling Digital Signage Services
This ISV’s digital signage consulting expertise and subscription-based recurring revenue model are leading it to a sixth consecutive year of triple-digit revenue growth.
Bundle IT Services With Physical Security Sales
Honing its vertical market expertise and integrating IT solutions and services with physical security sales are keys to this physical security integrator’s projected 20% growth.
Welcome to my nine-week sales acceleration program. During the next nine weeks, this newsletter will publish one chapter from a book that I am developing. Our overarching purpose in writing this book is to help the 21st-century sales professional understand that the rules of the road have clearly changed and that our old strategies and tactics don't work.
You knew this day would come. Your customers' need for greater mobility and advanced applications has moved from a nice to have to a critical business requirement. Their legacy systems can’t keep up with rapidly evolving customer, technology and business demands. Inefficiencies are costing them time and money. From the front office to the distribution center and all points in between, mobile technology creates the foundation on which successful, profitable businesses are now built. And the time to invest is now.
Business Solutions interviewed Dave Martin, VP of marketing for Edgewater Networks, about selling security services to your SMB clients.
Retailers often spend significant time determining the layout, décor, and other aesthetic aspects of their shops. They rightly focus on ensuring a consistent brand experience exists for customers throughout the store. Yet businesses that have wanted their countertop devices to fit in with their brand image often have limited options.
It’s no secret that mobile technology has changed our lives. We are now able to be in contact with anyone and access the tiniest minutia of information from nearly anywhere in the world using our increasingly sophisticated smartphones and tablets. And increasingly, these mobile capabilities are also transforming another aspect of modern life: how consumers shop.
Features and functions of video surveillance systems vary, depending on the application. Below is information on K-12 education, university and higher education, and courthouse and remote arraignment applications.
The physical security practitioner has a myriad of electronic devices at their disposal to detect, deter, and deny adversaries from harming people or property. Video surveillance is one such countermeasure used for deterrence and, more importantly, as an assessment tool to verify the events of a given scene and situation. The quality of that video could mean the difference between identifying a suspect or not.
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able Technologies is the global leader in remote monitoring and management automation solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and IT departments. N-able's award-winning N-central software and complementary toolsets are proven to reduce IT support costs, improve network performance and increase productivity through the proactive monitoring, management and optimization of IP-enabled devices and IT infrastructure.
AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet.
Accu-Time Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Accu-Time Systems (ATS) has been a trusted global leader in workforce management, offering state-of-the-art solutions for time and attendance, payroll, and security access. For almost 20 years, Accu-Time Systems has been a global supplier for workforce productivity, planning, human resource data collection, and labor management.
Harbortouch is a leading national provider of touch-screen point of sale (POS) systems and payment processing services. As pioneers of the “as a service” model, Harbortouch offers an unprecedented “free” POS program that allows the company’s sales partners to offer a full-featured POS system with no up-front costs.
Merchant Warehouse is an industry leader in developing and delivering award-winning and innovative payment processing solutions and merchant account services to developers, ISVs, VARs and merchants nationwide.
Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms.
Harbortouch POS Elite combines state-of-the-art software with top-of-the-line hardware to deliver a high quality POS system that is unmatched in both reliability and usability.
With the new version of AVG CloudCare™ the complexity, cost and hassle for you and your customers in removing old protection software has been eliminated with a single click.
Remote Environment Manager - PC Configuration & Network Policy Enforcement Software
Available as an optional add-on to the N-central on-premises platform, Remote Environment Manager is a powerful desktop management tool that allows you to easily configure PCs and control network policy enforcement to manage the entire customer environment. Use it to create configuration profiles and apply them automatically to the devices at a customer site.
Dolphin 6000 Scanphone
Today’s mobile workers require real-time communications and access to critical business data to make informed decisions at the point of customer service. Many of these information workers utilize multiple devices—such as smartphones, VoIP phones, two-way radios, laptop or tablet computers, GPS navigation systems, and bar code scanners—throughout the course of a normal business day.
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