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

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...
Details Of Global Cloud Marketplace Unveiled At Ingram Micro Cloud Summit

Details Of Global Cloud Marketplace Unveiled At Ingram Micro Cloud Summit

Summit news includes new hosted cloud solutions, “white glove” services, and an expanded channel partner program.  Continue Reading...
You Have To Study The Education IT Market To Make A Sale

You Have To Study The Education IT Market To Make A Sale

Business Solutions magazine interviewed industry experts for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider article on the top opportunities for solutions providers in the education vertical. In addition, BSM asked their opinions on the current health of the education market from a potential IT spend perspective.Their responses show that to answer this question, you have to define which part of the market and which time of year you’re ...  Continue Reading...
Peer-To-Peer: Pitfalls Of Access Control & Video Surveillance Integration

Peer-To-Peer: Pitfalls Of Access Control & Video Surveillance Integration

In the BSM article “Security In The Cloud,” Rueben Orr, co-owner, VP, and FSO of Security Install Solutions (SIS) explains the benefits of cloud access control systems. Citing the case of an installation in Denver, CO, Orr says the cloud-based solution provides a central view of all facilities, and the user no longer has to back up software or support servers. Also, administrators can log into the system remotely to resolve access...  Continue Reading...
MSPs Changing Roles: Managing Devices To Managing User Experience

MSPs Changing Roles: Managing Devices To Managing User Experience

Alistair Forbes, general manager at GFI MAX, shares insights on how managed services providers (MSPs) can help their customers leverage cloud services while continuing to engage with those customers and solidifying their role as trusted business advisors.  Continue Reading...
The ASCII Group Provides First Guide To Managed IT Services Sales Tax

The ASCII Group Provides First Guide To Managed IT Services Sales Tax

California responds with answers about charging state sales tax, and group is preparing guides for solutions providers in other states.  Continue Reading...