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 Miss Out On Law Enforcement Sales
Don’t Miss Out On Law Enforcement Sales Experts explain where the IT opportunities in law enforcement lie and how solutions providers can capitalize.  Continue Reading...
Don’t Short SMBs When It Comes To Security
Don’t Short SMBs When It Comes To Security An MSP installs six firewall/VPN appliances and a backup appliance for its audiology customer.  Continue Reading...
Set Your Sights On The Bar/Nightclub Vertical
Set Your Sights On The Bar/Nightclub Vertical An ISO-turned-POS dealer is bundling POS hardware, software, and merchant processing to win over clients in the bar vertical.  Continue Reading...
ISVs Have New Events Just For Them
ISVs Have New Events Just For Them Little-known fact: More than one in four Business Solutions readers have indicated during the subscription process that they have a software development component to their business.  Continue Reading...
Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From August 2015
Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From August 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, D&H offers training and support for Windows 10, SolarWinds N-able adds a new IT services platform, CharTec creates a division for distribution of services, ASCII provides a national sales tax helpdesk for managed services providers (MSPs), Unitrends unveils Release 9.0 Beta, and CompTIA...  Continue Reading...
Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From August 2015
Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From August 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Ingram Micro adds key injection services and creates a payments playbook, ZyXEL unveils a router-access point-printer combination, MMF POS introduces an illuminated cash drawer, Mercury launches its Security Pays education initiative, Moneris introduces mPOS payment devices, Honeywell unveils ...  Continue Reading...
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From August 2015
Access Control And Video Surveillance News From August 2015 Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in access control and video surveillance news,VIVOTEK announced a new fisheye network camera and license plate kit for day and night monitoring.  Continue Reading...
Advice For Raising Capital
Advice For Raising Capital Unless you’re a lifestyle VAR happy to chug along with a modest business, you’ve probably at one time or another thought about raising capital to help your business reach the next level. Business Solutions recently held a Webinar on the topic of raising capital. While the guests were ISVs, the information they gave applies to any company looking for investors.   Continue Reading...
Visa Reports On Slow EMV Adoption: Where Do We Go From Here?
Visa Reports On Slow EMV Adoption: Where Do We Go From Here? This morning I received an email from BridgePay Network Solutions in regard to the Visa Payment Technology Provider Forum held last week at Visa Headquarters in San Francisco. The email includes some interesting stats and information that was shared at the Forum concerning the upcoming Oct. EMV liability shift. If you do any work in the retail and restaurant verticals, this information is very relevant.  Continue Reading...
Product Comparison: Backup & Recovery Software, Part 2
Product Comparison: Backup & Recovery Software, Part 2 We compare 11 business continuity solutions. Which is right for you and your customers?  Continue Reading...