Bernadette Wilson

About Bernadette Wilson

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Bernadette Wilson is Business Solutions magazine’s associate editor. She is a former staff member of the Laurel Group Newspapers, Trib Total Media, in Westmoreland County, PA, editing The Independent-Observer, Scottdale, PA’s community newspaper, for six years. Before joining Business Solutions she worked for Larson Texts,which produces mathematics books for middle school through college, and contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines as a freelance writer. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University.

ARTICLES BY BERNADETTE WILSON

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From March 2014

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From March 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, RSPA appoints a new CEO and president, pcAmerica acquires MobiMagic, Shift4 certifies with Moneris, Lavu releases apps for niche markets, MMF POS partners with Star Micronics, Datacap Systems will offer Phoenix Managed Networks PhoeniXSentry, and Harbortouch offers a new sales center app and web-based demo.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From March 2014

Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From March 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Conferences will feature Gary Pica, Axcient teams with Ingram Micro, GFI MAX announces App Control, Autotask IT Business Mangement now integrates with StorageCraft Recover-Ability, StorServer launches a backup appliance and a small expansion system, N-able introduces Help...  Continue Reading...
Data Collection and Mobility News From March 2014

Data Collection and Mobility News From March 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, healthcare IT experts will speak at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, BlueStar expands its product line, and SATO adds new thermal printer screens.  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From March 2014

Access Control And Video Surveillance News From March 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Panasonic announces the availability of the first cameras in its new “6 Series,” and Genetec offers AutoVu, a license plate recognition solution.  Continue Reading...
Interest In EMV Rising After Data Breaches

Interest In EMV Rising After Data Breaches

EMV adoption in the U.S. has been slow — but the cyberattack that led to Target’s highly publicized data breach seems to have been a wake-up call. Rod Hometh, senior VP of market development for Ingenico, observes a different atmosphere than the one a few months ago. “I went to an ISV conference in August, and I was surprised how few had embraced EMV and how few understood the effort that was before them,” he says.  Continue Reading...
The Field Service IT Market: “Customers Are Always Looking To Mobilize”

The Field Service IT Market: “Customers Are Always Looking To Mobilize”

In addition to the insights in the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider, two industry leaders provide information on significant trends and VAR opportunities related to field service.  Adnon Dow, VP of global mobility solutions, for SYNNEX Corporation, and Tim Eusterman, senior director of industry marketing for Intermec by Honeywell, give their assessments of the health of the market from a potential IT spend perspective and how ...  Continue Reading...
The Top VAR Opportunities In The SMB Space

The Top VAR Opportunities In The SMB Space

Business Solutions asked industry experts “Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs” for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider. In addition to the insights in that article, these industry leaders also offer what they believe are the biggest opportunities and significant trends in the SMB space — including network and physical security, and, for SMB retailers, the transition to EMV and online marketing.  Continue Reading...
Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2014 Takeaways Via Twitter

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2014 Takeaways Via Twitter

At the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2014 this week, speakers provided insight, advice, and inspiration. Here’s what channel members in the audience shared on Twitter from the presentations.     Continue Reading...
Security, Mobility Create Opportunities For Solutions Providers In Education

Security, Mobility Create Opportunities For Solutions Providers In Education

Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider gave industry experts the opportunity to share their opinions on the top opportunities in the education vertical. According to BSM editor-in-chief Mike Monocello, “Their responses can be boiled down into two main categories: keeping an eye on people and assets and getting computers into the hands of students.”  Continue Reading...
Common Mistakes Solutions Providers Make In The Education Vertical

Common Mistakes Solutions Providers Make In The Education Vertical

Along with their responses to questions for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider industry experts listed what they believe are the most common mistakes VARs, MSPs, integrators, and software developers make in the education vertical.  Continue Reading...