Newsletter | March 20, 2014

03.20.14 -- Beware Of Careless Users In The Cloud

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In This Issue:

5 Ways To Make Implementing Vendor Management Easier
By Alex Rogers
By Alex Rogers There are many benefits for both you and your clients by bringing vendor management into your professional services stack. For your business, you can control the scheduling of outside IT projects, meaning no more surprise calls about the new T1 line going in.
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3 Ways Hospitals Can Help Ensure HIPAA Compliance
By Randy Briley
There are as many places for HIPAA violations to occur in a hospital. Paying attention to a few simple steps can help keep patient and hospital information secure and save the challenges of reporting and recovering from a breach.
"Continual Service Improvement" Can Start With A Look At Your Data
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Autotask’s senior VP of community and business development Len DiCostanzo, a former managed services provider (MSP) himself, understands the struggle to find time to fit everything into your schedule.
4 Reasons Why Integrators Should Focus On The Banking Vertical
By Stephen Joseph
Stephen Joseph of Axis Communications gives four reasons to fall in love with the banking vertical. They include opportunity due to a low conversion from analog to IP video surveillance in the past and banks' interest in smart technology to compensate for shrinking staffs.
Saving Client Data And Business Operations With Data Protection And Disaster Recovery
The Massachusetts-based company uses its unique perspective to serve partners and customers across all industries who have one thing in common: the desire for enterprise-class data protection and disaster recovery.
4 Ways Big Data And Analytics Can Help Your Retail Customers
By Krish Mantripragada
New technologies provide retailers a deeper understanding into their own business performance as well as the opportunity to find out more about their customers’ behaviors and preferences. Krish Mantripragada of First Data offers four ways VARs can help their retail customers leverage Big Data and analytics.
What Do You Know About Team Collaboration SaaS Apps?
What’s new and what’s next for cloud-based workplace collaboration apps? As the number of remote employees grows, so do the number of tools they use to virtually "enter" their offices every day. Workplaces, teams, and projects are all changing the ways in which they work to be able to get the job done.
Beware Of Careless Users In The Cloud
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
A services and solutions provider surveyed 1,000 full-time workers in the United States and Canada and found employees who use cloud-based apps have some bad habits that could result in security breaches and data loss. As you create cloud-based solutions for your customers, you should advise them to be aware of employee practices that could undermine data security.
How To Provide Network Security To SMBs
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Cyberattacks have traditionally focused on larger enterprises; however, with large IT budgets, these businesses have developed sophisticated defenses. Business Solutions interviewed Dave Martin, VP of marketing for Edgewater Networks, about selling security services to your SMB clients.
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