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.

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Retail IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014

Retail IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014

In the news, studies show consumers view transactions with retailers differently since recent high-profile data breaches, and Kentucky passed legislation for new data breach notifications. Also, biometrics are emerging as a part of payment solutions.  Continue Reading...
The Evolution Of Data Collection VARs Into Healthcare VARs

The Evolution Of Data Collection VARs Into Healthcare VARs

Before the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), VARs that provided data collection solutions were, basically, VARs that provided data collection solutions — to any vertical. HITECH, which gave healthcare providers the opportunity to fund electronic medical records (EMRs) systems through government reimbursements, also enabled some VARs to...  Continue Reading...

Websense Security Labs Identifies New Strain Of Zeus Malware

Websense Security Labs announced that they have identified a recently evolved strain of Zeus malware, often used to steal banking information.  Continue Reading...
What MSPs Need To Know About Storage Solutions For Retail

What MSPs Need To Know About Storage Solutions For Retail

Any MSP (managed services provider) providing storage or data center space to a customer should have a product option for data protection for their customers. The physical hand-off of servers and information to an MSP almost always includes a customer expectation that their data will be protected.  Continue Reading...
Brave, New, Fragmented World: Tying IT Together For Your Clients

Brave, New, Fragmented World: Tying IT Together For Your Clients

As the world of IT grows and changes, it can be increasingly complex for your end-user clients. Dave Sobel, director of partner community for GFI Software points out from 1998 to 2005, Windows and the Intel architecture dominated computing, with 96 percent market share of the computing world. In 2012, iOS and Android accounted for 45 percent of all the computing operating systems, with Windows reduced to 35 percent.  Continue Reading...
How To Help Your Merchant Clients Build Customer Databases With mPOS

How To Help Your Merchant Clients Build Customer Databases With mPOS

Craig Tieken, vice president of product for TransFirst, tells how to enable your merchant client to  build a customer database with data collected through mobile point of sale (mPOS), how to enable them to collect data, and some of the metrics your client can track.  Continue Reading...
Syncrify Brings Security, Synchronization, Reporting To Private Cloud

Syncrify Brings Security, Synchronization, Reporting To Private Cloud

Synametrics Technologies offers Syncrify, private cloud backup software that enables organizations to back up data within their own enterprises. Resellers can provide Syncrify to customers that require a private cloud — like healthcare facilities or law firms — as well as to users that prefer not to allow a third party to have control of their data. Imran Hussain, president of Synametrics Technologies explains that Syncrify is...  Continue Reading...

GFI MAX Webinar: Delivering Superior Customer Service With ServiceDesk

GFI MAX announces a webinar that will present how to deliver superior customer service and boost productivity with ServiceDesk. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT.  Continue Reading...
Bank Benefits From Document Capture, Retrieval, Delivery Solution

Bank Benefits From Document Capture, Retrieval, Delivery Solution

Rus Weatherby, information services manager for Great Southern Bank, can provide a long list of benefits from integrating secure document capture, retrieval, and delivery with document management. At the bank’s locations throughout Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, and Nebraska, a solution leveraging Notable Solutions products enable capture, process, and routing of documents and information to the right locations and...  Continue Reading...
“Dream IT” Initiative’s Message To Girls: There Is A Career For You In IT

“Dream IT” Initiative’s Message To Girls: There Is A Career For You In IT

A team organized by CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) Community is preparing to reach 10,000 people with this message this year: There is a place for women in IT.  Continue Reading...