Your Healthcare IT clients may be seeing increased responsibility for fraudulent use of credit cards at their facilities if they aren’t up to EMV standards by October 1 of this year.
How To Design A Retail Security Solution That Takes The Human Element Into Account
Finding the appropriate security solutions can be a daunting task, especially ensuring that the data you are guarding remains secure on a variety of levels.
EHR Certifications Pulled By ONC
Healthcare providers using EHR (electronic health records) software developed by Platinum Health Information Systems may have their Meaningful Use (MU) certification in jeopardy.
4 Technologies Every Restaurant IT VAR Should Be Selling
Learn why mobile technologies, fixed tablets, and digital signage should be a significant part of your business plan.
Cash In On Stand-Alone Bar Code Printing
A systems integrator creates a stand-alone printing app that leads to printer sales and six-digit recurring revenue from consumables.
Lessons Learned On The Path To Triple-Digit Managed Services Growth
This VAR had to radically change its business to become a managed services provider (MSP), but another year of triple-digit growth confirms it was the right move.
Product Comparison: Backup & Recovery Software, Part 2
We compare 11 business continuity solutions. Which is right for you and your customers?
In an exclusive interview at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, Business Solutions president Jim Roddy asked Jeff Fountaine, director of healthcare at Honeywell, for his perspective on mobility in healthcare and the opportunities it presents to VARs.
The landscape for managed services providers (MSPs) has changed significantly over the last 10 years. A decade ago most IT companies were providing break-fix service and then hoping for the occasional project work. Early adopters to the MSP model sold proactive service and the uptime promise to their clients meant they could charge more because they sold on the value of the increased productivity that is a result of well-maintained IT infrastructure.
As a managed services provider (MSP), it’s your duty to guide your clients and lead them successfully through the treacherous (well, hopefully not too treacherous) world of IT services, ensuring they have what they need, when they need it. Never thought of yourself as a sherpa? However you want to define your relationship with your customers (and whatever you want to call it) there are certain ways to establish a solid, dependable back and forth with your customer base.
One of hugely important benefits of cloud and hybrid backup software is the protection it provides your clients against ransomware. When a crypto virus or some other form of ransomware strikes, it typically locks up the user’s files and demands that money be paid for an encryption key.
One of the most common questions regarding the use of tablets and smartphones in mobile POS systems is, “How secure are they?” The answer depends on the installation.
Think about this. A customer calls in to make an order from a company. But a customer service rep fumbles around due to old, outdated software that’s slow and not meant for a growing business. They confirm the order would be ready and shipped by a certain date, only to later find out that an integral piece to the order is out of stock.
Value-Added Provider Interstate Telephone Delivers Smart Business Capabilities To Parker Ag’s Agribusiness Operations
Parker Ag Innovations, a seed and chemical distributor located in Emerson, Iowa, was looking to improve oversight of its warehouse operations with the addition of surveillance cameras.
Merchants (with the exception of petroleum merchants) need to update their credit card terminals to accept EMV chip cards by this date or they may assume financial responsibility if a data breach or counterfeit transaction occurs.
StorageCraft Technology Corporation
StorageCraft Technology Corporation is a premier software company focused on helping you backup fast and recover faster. StorageCraft develops innovative disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection and security solutions for servers, desktops and laptops.
Your clients consider you a trusted business advisor, and that’s a key part of your success. A payment processing partnership with TransFirst® can help you build on that trust, with your valuable current clients and the new ones you’ll acquire.
PowaPOS, a division of Powa Technologies, is the physical retail component of the company’s omni-channel product line. The PowaPOS T25 is the first purpose built, all-in-one hardware platform designed for iOS, Android and Windows tablets. Because we believe in the power of the development community to create rich software applications that meet the needs of the marketplace, the PowaPOS T25 is the first tablet POS to provide universal support for any tablet, any application. Though our single API SDK, developers can integrate the T25’s beautifully and intelligently placed peripherals - full size thermal printer, PowaPOS 2D Scanner, swivel position sensor, and PowaPOS Cash Drawer - as well as EMV and Apple Pay-ready payment devices. All with a single power cord. The PowaPOS T25 is an all-in-one and one-for-all POS platform.
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.
Field Nation believes in a highly collaborative, global community that helps businesses achieve the most good in the world. We are a partner for people, organizations and enterprises and ensure successful collaborations so that teams can focus on accomplishing great things together.
Worldpay US, a division of The Worldpay Group, provides and develops industry-leading payments processing products and services to ISV/VARs and merchants large and small. Verticals include retail, grocery, petroleum, restaurant, and many others. Innovation and investment allow Worldpay to continue to offer a secure and reliable payments platform.
Webroot SecureAnywhere™ Business Mobile Protection
Smarter security for today’s mobile workforce.
Your World-Class Connection to Payment Processing.
Patch Manager - Built With Technicians In Mind
One of the essential services you deliver to your customers is patch management. From fixing security vulnerabilities to improving performance – keeping your customer’s systems current and secure can be time-consuming and costly.
Stratis™ Tablet Holder For Cash Drawer Integration
APG’s Stratis™ tablet holder is designed for retailers who are installing mobile and/or Thin (Thinbility) iPad ® based point of sale applications. POS software is moving to tablets and to the cloud for easy accessibility and instant reporting. Designed to allow the retailer to take advantage of the small foot print tablet, the Stratis™ tablet holder adds an elegant look to your POS environment.
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