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

Cognitive TPG Demonstrates Printing With Security Features

Cognitive TPG Demonstrates Printing With Security Features

At the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ. Joe Howe, business development manager for Cognitive TPG, his company’s printers’ ability to print special security features on plain, thermal paper.   Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, And Networking News From April 2014

Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, And Networking News From April 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, SYNNEX announces a unified communications solution for SMBs, Axcient release a free version of its Virtual Appliance product, RapidFire Tools launches its HIPAA IT Compliance Tool, and Intronis presents Spring Release ’14. Also, CompTIA announces a new, open access model that gives...  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From April 2014

Access Control And Video Surveillance News From April 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Genetec’s Stratocast is updated with new features, Axis adds a new camera series, Samsung expands its megapixel camera lineup, Cognitive TPG launces an on-demand security printing solution, WavestoreUSA updates its video surveillance software, Arecont adds new cameras to its line, and ScanSource Security...  Continue Reading...
Data Collection and Mobility News From April 2014

Data Collection and Mobility News From April 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, SYNNEX’ MOBILITYSolv group launched its Carrier Service Platform via MasterStream, Datalogic offers a new mobile computer and imager, and BIXOLON introduces a new label printer.  Continue Reading...
Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From April 2014

Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From April 2014

Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, VeriFone announces its first handheld EMV-capable payment terminal and announces a new partnership with First Data. Also, Merchant Warehouse partners with TabbedOut, Merchant Link provides point-to-point encryption to MICROS Clients, and Star releases a new, white, color option on select printers.  Continue Reading...
Smart VAR Healthcare Keynote: 5 Keys To Success In The Healthcare Vertical

Smart VAR Healthcare Keynote: 5 Keys To Success In The Healthcare Vertical

In his SmartVAR Healthcare Summit keynote, Shahid Shah, known as “The Healthcare IT Guy,” told VARs selling into the healthcare IT market that it is necessary to understand why this market is different from any other.  Continue Reading...
Channel Transitions West: Define The Unique Process You Use To Deliver Value

Channel Transitions West: Define The Unique Process You Use To Deliver Value

Featured speaker Gary Pica stressed the importance of “defining your company way” at the first of the 2014 Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conferences, powered by Business Solutions magazine (BSM). Pica is the CEO and owner of TruMethods, a coaching and mentoring company that has helped transform more than 800 IT providers around the world. His company Dynamic Digital Services, which was acquired by mindSHIFT Technologies,...  Continue Reading...
CompTIA Explains New Open Access Model At Channel Transitions West

CompTIA Explains New Open Access Model At Channel Transitions West

Lisa Person, a director in the member community at CompTIA, discussed the organization’s new open access model with conference attendees at Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA. She also encouraged them to attend CompTIA’s industry event, ChannelCon.  Continue Reading...
Top Opportunities Revealed At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

Top Opportunities Revealed At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

VARs and systems integrators who attended the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ, learned where to find opportunities in the healthcare IT market.  Continue Reading...
Healthcare IT End Users Tell VARs The Do's — And Don'ts — Of Selling

Healthcare IT End Users Tell VARs The Do's — And Don'ts — Of Selling

The panel at The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ, helped take the guesswork out of selling IT to healthcare providers. Responding to questions from panel moderator, Mike Monocello, Business Solutions editor in chief, the panel listed the best ways to contact them, how to get and keep their attention, information that can get a second call or appointment — as well as what not to do if you want the sale.  Continue Reading...