Newsletter | June 19, 2014

06.19.14 -- The Future Of Storage: Giving Data A Voice

Business Solutions
 

In This Issue:

From ASCII Columbus: How To Stand Out In A Crowded Market
By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine I liked the tactic AVG used for its presentation on May 29 at the ASCII Success Summit in Columbus, OH. They correctly assumed the nearly 100 channel executives in the room were already aware of AVG’s RMM platform, AVG Managed Workplace, so they used their 25 minutes on the main stage to educate the attendees.
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Featured Articles
All The Help Desk You Need
An effective help desk is a critical customer interface, strengthening customer relationships with quick, satisfying service experiences. While most professional services automation (PSA) solutions offer this functionality, not all organizations want to take on the cost and complexity of a full-featured PSA just to acquire business-enhancing help desk capabilities.
The Modern Retailer & You: Finding New Paths To Profit
Serving the needs of today’s modern retailers can’t be done with yesterday’s business model. In this RSPA webinar, ConnectWise Product Marketing Manager Mark Sokol, and retail solution provider Chris Rumpf of Rumpf Computer Services discuss who the modern retailer is and new service offerings POS VARs should consider to earn recurring revenue by solving their needs.
Exploring Opportunities In BYOD And Mobile Device Management
A solution provider’s role is all about serving as a trusted advisor to his or her client. Often that means helping them with their clearly identified business problems, but it also requires noting gaps that the clients themselves may not have noticed. Such is the case with mobile devices.
Backup And Recovery Of Adaptable Database Systems
This white paper describes the general recovery procedures for ADABAS databases and the benefits from enhanced storage products such as the HP XP7 Storage to simplify the handling and to improve database availability and data integrity.
Channel Trends — And Anti-Trends — To Watch
By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
Gary Bixler provided many interesting insights during his “2014 Industry Outlook and Trends to Watch” presentation on May 29 at the ASCII Success Summit in Columbus, OH. And something tells me the trends he outlined will carry over into 2015 as well.
How To Build A World-Class MSP
By Alex Rogers
In most cases, any solution provider can break into managed services and set themselves up for a lifestyle of monthly recurring revenue. However, that revenue stream isn’t solely what will launch your business into the next stage.
Avoid AV Storms
Traditional security solutions used in virtualized environments can consume precious resources, creating what’s called an AV storm. Please join us as we explore how you can avoid the AV storms that threaten to cripple you and your customer’s business daily.
The Future Of Storage: Giving Data A Voice
By Joe Paquet
The storage industry is evolving — moving from providing a place where data resides to enabling organizations to leverage insights from data to make better business decisions. Joe Paquet of Axis Business Solutions, a DataGravity partner, explains where the industry is now, and where it’s going.
The Biggest Impact Of The Internet Of Things On VARs
By Clint Hofer
First, understand that your business is under attack from competition that until recently was not even on your radar.
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Most Popular News
The VA Develops Patient-Generated Data App Playbook, Best Practices
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AHIMA Provides Breach Management Toolkit
U.S. Launches Initiative For Procurement Cybersecurity
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