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

Don’t Pass Up Niche Opportunities
Don’t Pass Up Niche Opportunities A reseller finds tablet POS and payment processing success in the high-end auto spa niche.  Continue Reading...
30-Year Anniversary: A Look Back
30-Year Anniversary: A Look Back Business Solutions magazine began as Business Electronics magazine in May 1986. In the 30 years since, the magazine and focus have undergone some significant changes. Originally, the magazine was dedicated to office automation dealers. Looking over those first few issues, you can’t help but smile at some of the topics.  Continue Reading...
“A Magazine For An Industry That’s Arrived”
“A Magazine For An Industry That’s Arrived” The above headline was used 30 years ago for the “From The Editor” in the first issue of Business Electronics magazine. In Robert Mueller’s article, the editor and associate publisher wrote that the office automation industry had experienced many changes, with many more to be expected.  Continue Reading...
Product Comparison: Endpoint Security Solutions 2016
Product Comparison: Endpoint Security Solutions 2016 We evaluate eight different endpoint security solutions. Which is best for you and your customers?  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Video Surveillance, And Networking News
Managed Services, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Video Surveillance, And Networking News Ingram Micro and Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Tianjin Tianhai will acquire Ingram Micro for $38.90 per share in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately $6 billion. Upon close of the merger, Ingram Micro will become a part of HNA Group, a Hainan-based Fortune Global 500 enterprise group focused on aviation, tourism, and logistics. In 2015,...  Continue Reading...
Product Comparison: RMM Software 2016
Product Comparison: RMM Software 2016 Which RMM is right for you? We compared eight of today’s leading platforms to accelerate your decision making.  Continue Reading...
Channel Marketing And Lead Generation
Channel Marketing And Lead Generation In today’s IT climate, VARs and MSPs should be using every tool at their disposal to lower the fruit and win business.  Continue Reading...
Strengthen Your Partner Relationships
Strengthen Your Partner Relationships Are your vendor partners merely providers of product for you to sell, or true partners that are walking with you hand-in-hand and working to help you succeed? If you didn’t answer “true partners,” it might be time to reevaluate the relationship.  Continue Reading...
Are You Ready To Sell IoT Solutions?
Are You Ready To Sell IoT Solutions? Expected to change the world, IoT (Internet of Things) is a burgeoning tech segment smart VARs shouldn’t overlook.  Continue Reading...
Multistore POS: How Do You Measure Up?
Multistore POS: How Do You Measure Up? This ISV’s $60,000 six-store install includes all-in-one POS terminals, servers, a tablet, and Software-as-a-Service.  Continue Reading...