Mike Monocello

Mike Monocello

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Mike Monocello is the editor in chief of Business Solutions magazine, a monthly publication dedicated to helping IT solutions providers grow their businesses by selling complementary technologies and moving into thriving markets.

ARTICLES BY MIKE MONOCELLO

RetailNOW 2016 - Day 1 Recap
RetailNOW 2016 - Day 1 Recap Despite Monday being technically the first day of RetailNOW, I’ve been here since Saturday, participating in various meetings and event-related activities. While this is my day 1 recap of the event, it’s really my notebook for what’s transpired over the first day, as well as the unofficial previous two days.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services News
Managed Services News If you deliver IT services, there’s a strong chance that you’ve used TeamViewer to gain remote access to your customers’ machines. The company has seen the value in working closer with the MSP community, so it’s made some recent appointments and announcements to that end. More specifically, TeamViewer recently appointed Konstantin Ebert as director of channels. In his new role as director of channels, Ebert will be...  Continue Reading...
POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News
POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News Getac recently announced its new B300, an ultra-rugged notebook designed for the most extreme, mission-critical environments found in military and law enforcement applications, as well as with certain field service technicians.  Continue Reading...
Product Comparison: Backup & Recovery Software - 2016
Product Comparison: Backup & Recovery Software - 2016 We compare 11 business continuity solutions. Which is right for you and your customers?  Continue Reading...
Cash In On Manufacturing AIDC Trends
Cash In On Manufacturing AIDC Trends Internal and external factors play a role in what today’s manufacturers need from an IT standpoint.  Continue Reading...
Is Tablet POS On Your Line Card?
Is Tablet POS On Your Line Card? This ISV upgraded a sports bar and grill with its cloud-based tablet software that runs on iPads.  Continue Reading...
Bring Multi-Site POS To Restaurants
Bring Multi-Site POS To Restaurants This VAR did a complete POS hardware and software overhaul for a Vietnamese restaurant chain in Los Angeles.  Continue Reading...
Don’t Stand Still
Don’t Stand Still My grandfather, 95 years old at the time of this writing, has been in and out of the hospital quite a bit in the last 12 months. Prior to his health decline, this man was very active. In fact, he never stopped moving.  Continue Reading...
Roddy Launches VAR/ISV Consulting Business
Roddy Launches VAR/ISV Consulting Business I typically fill our blog with advice on tech trends and business topics. Today’s post is of a more personal nature. After more than 17 years with Jameson Publishing (formerly Corry Publishing), Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions, speaker, and author of Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer, has left the magazine to pursue a new business venture.  Continue Reading...
POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And IP Video News
POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And IP Video News Datacap Systems has released TranCloud, a new EMV-enabled payments solution for mobile and browser-based POS providers. Engineered specifically for mobile/browser POS, Datacap’s cloud approach with small footprint hardware allows POS systems to process transactions through a variety of payment processors while simultaneously driving a range of PIN pad hardware from leading OEMs — all via the cloud.  Continue Reading...