ARTICLES BY CHERYL KNIGHT
Wi-Fi Alliance Adds New Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint Features
The Wi-Fi Alliance has expanded its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint program and states new program features “expand the program’s strategic value to mobile and fixed operators, and open opportunities for other sectors as they invest in Wi-Fi to meet business challenges.”
The BYOD Disconnect: Complying With Mobile Device Security At Work
Businesses are increasingly implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies at work. These programs encourage employees to use their own smartphones and tablets within the office to help spur productivity — just how secure are these devices?
Warning: Your SMB Customers Are The Targets Of Cyberattack
A staggering revelation for SMBs is the fact that they are the target of 81 percent of all data breaches. This primarily due to SMBs’ lack of more robust security measures, according to an infographic released by My Digital Shield.
2014 Holiday Spending Survey Released By The NRF
How does this year’s holiday shopping season stack up compared to 2013? A survey from the National Retail Foundation (NRF) highlights the expected shopping trends for the 2014 holiday season.
Field Service IT News For VARs -- October 29, 2014
News includes how GPS is putting a stop to aggressive driving at work, how wearables impact the field of sports monitoring and performance, and some of the risks associated with the grey fleet.
Deloitte Makes Predictions For 2014 Holiday Sales
U.S. Christmas sales are set to increase by up to 4 percent over 2013 numbers, according to Deloitte’s annual retail holiday sales forecast. This represents a greater increase over the 2.8 percent seen for the 2013 holiday season and equates to a growth of anywhere from $981 to $986 billion this upcoming holiday season.
U.S. Retail Benchmarks Show Decline In Store Traffic
In-store retail analytics company Euclid, has released its U.S. Retail Benchmarks for September. Euclid provides insights from data for brick-and-mortar retailers in the same way web analytics services do for ecommerce companies.
Citrix Study Reveals IT Trends In Manufacturing
Earlier this year, Citrix released The Annual Technology Landscape Report , including predictions of what the next five years might bring to the nation’s workplaces — including in manufacturing.
Field Service IT News For VARs — October 20, 2014
In the news, articles tackle the topics of cybersecurity, how to help your clients sell more, and how creating a disruption in your market can give you the jump on the competition.
Survey Looks At Drivers, Deterrents To Cloud App Adoption
A survey by Exoprise confirms cloud-based app adoption is growing — but there are still challenges for businesses to overcome.