ARTICLES BY CHRISTINE KERN
SOTI Research: Employees Continue To Be The Biggest Threat To Corporate Data
A survey from SOTI illustrates the conflict between solutions providers’ best intentions and how employees use their mobile devices — and how this conflict jeopardizes corporate and personal data.
Why Wearables Are Becoming A More Frequent Tool For Your Field Services IT Clients
Wearables are a technology of the future across industries, from healthcare to manufacturing — and for businesses across the spectrum with field services.
What Are Parents’ Perceptions Of The IT Solutions You Provide To Schools?
A survey published by Marketplace Learning Curve let parents weigh in on the impact of technology on the quality of education, and found that 71 percent of those polled think that the digital classroom is doing good things for their children.
The Potential And The Limitations Of Drone Use In Disaster Recovery
A study details how drones can help first responders and improve relief efforts following a disaster, while also highlighting the regulatory roadblocks that hamper their use in emergencies.
MeriTalk Launches New FedRAMP 411 Site
Federal agencies will spend more than $2 billion on cloud services during 2015, and cloud service providers are also spending millions to insure that their products and services are in line with governmental security standards as laid out in the FedRAMP regulations.
Education Technology Spending Will Focus On Laptops, Tablets This Year
A report from IDC has found that network and laptop purchases will spur educational IT spending to about $6.6 billion in 2015.
Cloud Backup Can Help Mitigate Downtime, Losses
An infographic from private cloud company SingleHop reflects the results of a study that shows that while enterprises may pay close attention to their servers, they are less likely to protect their endpoint data from downtime or loss.
How OpenStack Can Work For DaaS
More and more commonly, OpenStack is being utilized to manage large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources through a data center. According to software company Leostream, it’s useful for virtual desktop environments as well: OpenStack, a free and open-source platform, is “changing the equation for virtual desktops and has the potential to turn VDI on its head.”
Study Finds Inconsistent Use Of Project Management Tools Among Services Providers
Almost 40 percent of project managers do not use project planning, tracking, or collaboration software, making it impossible to track the profitability of their projects, according to new study from AffinityLive.
What VARs Need To Know About Their Customers' Business Labeling Needs
A recent Loftware Enterprise Labeling Trends Survey has identified a number of key factors that are impacting supply chain strategy and ultimately labeling processes today. Labeling has become a mission-critical component in the current supply chain with global expansion of businesses. Among the trends that have been identified as affecting the labeling process are growing customer demands and evolving regulatory requirements. VARs need to be aware of these factors in order to better serve their customers’ changing needs.