The restaurant industry has been quick to show interest in tablet POS solutions and software developers have been quick to react by flooding the market with a variety of tablet POS apps and full-blown software solutions.
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From November 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, companies announce new products — including a payment terminal, a mini-PC controller with Wi-Fi, receipt-printing technology, tablet POS — as well as a new a label solutions store and new partnerships.
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From November 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, companies announce a new version of IP video management software and new IP network cameras.
Make 2014 A Banner Year. Here’s How.
Before you know it, we’ll be ringing in the new year. You might be one of those ambitious people who make resolutions to better yourself personally. If so, kudos to you! But, have you ever considered a resolution to improve your business?
Get Your Hospitality Customers’ POS Transactions Under Control
A retail VAR upgrades a comedy club customer’s POS, helps it improve its cash management, and earns five referrals and other upsell opportunities.
Avoid The À La Carte IT Menu Trap
Allowing customers free range to pick and choose which IT solutions they buy from you is almost always not in their best interests, and rarely in yours.
Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions Product Review Part 2
A managed services provider (MSP) evaluates three Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) solutions and shares the pros and cons of each.
Mike Foreman of AVG Technologies explains the threat from CryptoLocker ransomware infections and what you can do to protect your business' and your customers' data.
E la Carte is enabling a restaurant revolution by equipping restaurant tables with easy-to-use Presto tablets. Diners can quickly split checks, peruse menus, place orders, make payments and play games, all from the comfort of their restaurant seats without having to wait.
David Gosman of pcAmerica tells how Big Data can benefit VARs' retail and hospitality customers — as well as benefitting the VARs themselves.
Walker Thompson of WhenToManage lists some key considerations for retailers considering upping their Big Data game.
Almost daily, Business Solutions magazine hears from industry experts and from subscribers that to survive in the channel, a business must find a way to build a predictable revenue stream and maximize profitability. For changes in your business to result in success, however, everyone has to support the transition.
Clint Hofer of Slingfly Media tells what to do — and not to do — to help use video to reach your goal of expanding your brand and creating leads.
Gil Cargill of Cargill Consulting Group explains the value of tracking the ratio of first meetings to first orders.
Rick McFarland of Voice4Net lists questions to ask your partners about transitioning to WebRTC-based communications.
BlueStar Healthcare is here to help our partners navigate the unique needs of the changing healthcare industry, with wireless solutions and an array of value-added services to help VARs meet the complex demands of this massive market. From individual solutions to our specialty bundled Physician In-a-Box, we have the wireless technology medical customers are looking for.
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.
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.
APC by Schneider Electric
APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry leading hardware, software, and services designed to ensure availability and higher energy efficiency across the residential, business network, data center, and manufacturing environments.
ConnectWise is the leading business management solution designed exclusively for technology organizations, such as IT solution providers, MSPs, software companies, hardware/software resellers, and System Integrators.
Intronis Cloud Backup and Recovery is a world-class cloud backup solution for the IT channel. Intronis provides the industry’s easiest-to-use secure data solution for offsite and local backup. Intronis offers the best Exchange and SQL backup on the market, supports virtualized environments with native VMware backup. It also integrates with major solutions in the MSP ecosystem.
HX3 Wearable Computer
The HX3 rugged voice-directed computer incorporates all of the user-friendly features needed to maximize productivity, accuracy, and worker satisfaction in a fast-paced quick-picking environment. It all starts with our ToughTalk 4-pin connector, specially engineered to minimize crosstalk.
Continuum is redefining end-to-end support in delivering optimal managed services uptime by combining intelligent remote monitoring and management with advanced backup and disaster recovery in a new integrated solution.
Maximus — the state-of-the-art internet appliance that removes limitations through use of wide-open standards.
AVG Premium Security Everything AVG Internet Security has to offer, plus actively seeks out identity theft and optimises PC performance.
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