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

IT Nation 2015 Recap: By The Numbers
IT Nation 2015 Recap: By The Numbers Last week was the 7th straight week of travel for me as I returned to Orlando for IT Nation. If you aren’t familiar with this event, it’s brought to the IT community by ConnectWise. Without a doubt, it’s the best channel event of the year if you’re interested in amazing education. I attend a lot of shows each year so I feel confident when I make this statement.  Continue Reading...
No Crystal Ball Needed For Success In 2016
No Crystal Ball Needed For Success In 2016 2016 is just a few holiday parties away and will be here before we know it. This month prior is a good opportunity to take a step back and reflect on the past year. What has your company done well? Are there wins you should be celebrating? What will your company look like in the years to come? What have you struggled with? Are you taking steps to ensure that those same struggles don’t occur in 2016?  Continue Reading...
Special Report: Customer Experience
Special Report: Customer Experience Whether retailers succeed or fail in the future will depend on their ability to engage customers and provide a cohesive shopping experience.  Continue Reading...
Does Your Retail POS Line Card Come Up Short?
Does Your Retail POS Line Card Come Up Short? Learn why mobile POS, mobile payments, and digital signage should be a significant part of your business plan.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From October 2015
Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From October 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, Barracuda has entered in an agreement to acquire Intronis, Solarwinds N-able introduces a new remote control access platform, Carbonite announced its portfolio of disaster recovery solutions, SYNNEX boosts its K-12 solution set, Continuum upgrades its backup and disaster recovery (BDR) platform, and...  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From October 2015
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From October 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in access control and video surveillance news, Genetec launches a parking enforcement solution and Milestone releases a device pack for its monitoring solutions.  Continue Reading...
Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From October 2015
Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From October 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Merchant Link announced it has acquired Precidia Technologies, Sterling announces a protection plan for those working toward EMV acceptance, and Datalogic unveils two new imagers. In other news, Creditcall gains EMV certification from Chase Paymentech and First Data, Advantech introduces two new touch...  Continue Reading...
POS-As-A-Service Helps Restaurateur And VAR
POS-As-A-Service Helps Restaurateur And VAR A POS veteran uses POS-as-a-Service deals to help customers with no credit while building his recurring revenue.  Continue Reading...
The Way POS Should Be
The Way POS Should Be An ISV’s stadium software helps its minor league customer generate revenue and reduce expenses.  Continue Reading...
The Power Of Software Development
The Power Of Software Development Did you know that more than a quarter of Business Solutions’ subscribers have indicated via their subscription forms that they do some level of software development?  Continue Reading...