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

Channel Transitions East: Panel Shares Candid Advice For MSPs

Channel Transitions East: Panel Shares Candid Advice For MSPs

Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conferences powered by Business Solutions magazine — education and networking conferences designed to help VAR and managed services provider (MSP) executives learn how to best implement and manage the as-a-Service model — promise “real-world, nuts-and-bolts, headaches-and-heartaches discussions and success stories on the transition.”  Continue Reading...
Channel Transitions East: Why You Have To Grow To Survive In The Channel

Channel Transitions East: Why You Have To Grow To Survive In The Channel

At Channel Transitions East powered by Business Solutions magazine, keynote speaker Larry Walsh of channel strategy firm The 2112 Group said average revenue growth in the IT channel last year was 11 to 15 percent, but "5 percent of your peers are growing 100 percent per year."  He told the VARs, managed services providers (MSPs), and other solutions providers at the event on July 22 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport that growth...  Continue Reading...
How Flash Is Transforming The Enterprise

How Flash Is Transforming The Enterprise

Ken Oberman, Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Business Channel Marketing, SanDisk explains the impact of flash on the industry and questions VARs should ask when their customers are considering flash-based solutions.  Continue Reading...
Surgo Group Enables You To Offer Web Enhancement As A Value-Add

Surgo Group Enables You To Offer Web Enhancement As A Value-Add

Surgo Group, a digital strategy and visibility company, provides web enhancement and lead generation services to an array of verticals. It offers SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) Solution Providers a unique partner program to better service their clients — and substantial, up-front and recurring compensation.  Continue Reading...
What Vertical Communications Wants The Channel To Know About Its Merger With Fulton Communications

What Vertical Communications Wants The Channel To Know About Its Merger With Fulton Communications

Vertical Communications has merged with Fulton Communications. The merger is a little unusual due to the fact that Fulton Communications had been a top-performing Vertical Communications partner, selling in 25 metro markets.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From June 2014

Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From June 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, new releases are announced by Kaseya, GFI MAX, LabTech Software, and Autotask. Ingram Micro announces new cloud solutions, Datto launches a virtual appliance, Intronis unveils an all-in-one cloud backup and data recovery solution, and Axcient offers enhanced granular exchange recovery. CompTIA launches ...  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From June 2014

Access Control And Video Surveillance News From June 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Canon has entered into an agreement to acquire Milestone Systems A/S, and Axis announces several new cameras to its product line.  Continue Reading...
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From June 2014

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From June 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, PAR announces a tablet solution for hospitality, Vantiv released an EMV testing platform, and Adelo Touch now supports Star Micronics mobile products.  Also, Global Payments introduces a full acquiring program for American Express, Powa POS presents a tablet POS solution, and iPayment partners with VeriFone to...  Continue Reading...
Ingram Micro, Pearson Collaboration Enables VARs To Be A Single Source Of IT For Schools

Ingram Micro, Pearson Collaboration Enables VARs To Be A Single Source Of IT For Schools

Ingram Micro has expanded its K-12 solutions portfolio to include Pearson’s digital learning solutions. Pearson creates solutions that enable educators to leverage data to improve teaching and learning, and Ingram Micro channel partners can now create customized offerings to meet the individual learning needs of schools and districts.  Continue Reading...

HP Switch Series Assists VARs With Migration From Legacy To SDN Environments

HP recently announced its next-generation HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series, designed to support customers as they migrate from legacy vendors to software-defined network (SDN) environments.  Continue Reading...