Newsletter | March 3, 2014

Putting The $1 Trillion SMB Market Into Perspective

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Putting The $1 Trillion SMB Market Into Perspective
By Jay McCall
By Jay McCall After covering the IT industry for 13+ years, I’ve had the privilege of talking to hundreds of VARs, MSPs, and other channel IT professionals. It would seem sometimes that the market must be saturated with resellers, but a study by analyst group Gartner reveals just how big of an opportunity exists within the SMB market in particular.
Featured Articles
Top 10 Wireless Site Survey Tips And Common Mistakes To Avoid
By Cal Calamari   By Cal Calamari
Wi-Fi wireless networks are ubiquitous these days: changing the way we work, the way we communicate, and our expectations of how we access the information we need, wherever we are. Wi-Fi is pervasive in all things mobile — the devices we carry to communicate — and can be found almost everywhere.
3 Digital Signage Markets You Might Have Overlooked
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
In our March issue, we featured Industry Weapon, an ISV whose digital signage expertise and subscription-based recurring revenue model are leading it to a sixth consecutive year of triple-digit revenue growth. In addition to speaking about the ISV’s growth and business strategies, we asked Craig Hanna, COO of the company, to share the markets where his company sees the greatest opportunity for digital signage sales.
The Top 4 Most Overlooked BDR Features
By Neal Bradbury
Neal Bradbury of Intronis provides a test to ensure you don’t overlook some important features during your evaluation of a BDR solution.
A Marriage Of Healthcare & Payment Processing
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
When your March issue of Business Solutions arrives early next week, you might notice that much of the editorial has a healthcare-focused slant. Whenever we ask VARs, MSPs, and vendors about hot markets, healthcare is always on the list.
IP Cameras 101: WDR And Why It's Important
By James Marcella
What you don’t know can’t hurt you. It’s a common expression that abdicates responsibility for discovering the truth, from one party to another. Is it possible to ascribe the same meaning of this idiom to electronics?
6 Important Things To Consider When Evaluating A BDR Vendor
By David Maffei
David Maffei of Carbonite lists important factors channel partners should consider when selecting a data backup and disaster recovery vendor for their clients.
BYOD Risks To Watch Out For In 2014
By Andreas Baumhof
Andreas Baumhof of ThreatMetrix explains the cybersecurity implications that BYOD has for businesses and consumers in 2014 and how to manage BYOD risks.
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