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

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...
CompTIA Announces Open Access

CompTIA Announces Open Access

“Registered users” can now access CompTIA’s channel education, industry research, news and tools designed to help meet business goals.  Continue Reading...
Growing Internet Of Things Means Growing Opportunity For Solutions Providers

Growing Internet Of Things Means Growing Opportunity For Solutions Providers

The Internet of Things gives solutions providers an expanded opportunity. It enables them to grow into the role of their customers’ single, trusted advisor and manager of all IT systems and solutions inside — and outside — of the office.   Continue Reading...
VAR Survival In The Cloud-Era: Know Your Value, Embrace The Change

VAR Survival In The Cloud-Era: Know Your Value, Embrace The Change

One of your SMB customers told you they just started running a business application on Amazon Web Services.  Continue Reading...
ASCII Announces Austin Success Summit Awards

ASCII Announces Austin Success Summit Awards

The ASCII Group, Inc. announces award winners from its 2014 Success Summit in Austin, held March 19-20. At each of eight ASCII Success Summits in 2014, members of the solutions provider community attending the event vote for their choices in categories such as solutions, new products, channel programs, promotions and incentives, and sales and support.  Continue Reading...