Newsletter | April 29, 2014

04.29.14 -- Total Cost Comparison Study Of Analog And IP-Based Video Surveillance

Business Solutions

In This Issue:

The Top VAR Opportunities In The SMB Space
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor Business Solutions asked industry experts “Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs” for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider. In addition to the insights in that article, these industry leaders also offer what they believe are the biggest opportunities and significant trends in the SMB space — including network and physical security, and, for SMB retailers, the transition to EMV and online marketing.
Offering solutions that drive revenue, AVG delivers tools for success. The award-winning solutions and essential services within Managed Workplace® and CloudCare™ provide technology you need to grow your business while expanding your offering.

With so many options available, it’s vital to select the right remote monitoring and management platform and companion services. You need a solution that allows you to service customers of all sizes, plus a provider who helps drive revenue without hiring additional staff.

AVG is that vendor. Learn more.
Featured Articles
The Case For Managed Endpoint Security
Learn how to achieve breakthrough growth for your managed services business.
5 Technology Trends You Need To Follow
Mobile devices, social business apps, and business analytics are converging with the cloud to create the most substantial changes in technology since the Internet revolution.
Education And Security Are Key To Monetizing BYOD
By Luke Walling
Practically everyone has been taking their mobile phones to work since they infiltrated our lives a few decades ago. Initially they stayed in our coat pockets or bags, or rested quietly on our desks, but they’ve since evolved beyond a means for simple voice or text conversations.
5 Ways To Make Implementing Vendor Management Easier
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.
SYNNEX Highlights Differences Between Rugged And Consumer Computers
SYNNEX is introducing the HP EliteBook Folio 1040, described as a business Ultrabook. Bob Stegner, senior VP of marketing, North America, SYNNEX, highlights the differences between rugged and consumer devices and how VARs can overcome customer objections to selecting rugged computers.
Lessons Learned From The Latest Data Breaches
By Bob Grabowski
The recent highly publicized data breaches at prominent retailers, smack in the midst of the holiday shopping season, teaches the lesson that building a cyber moat around the enterprise is not enough. The data itself needs to be secured, adding a potent layer of security that will defeat most attempts to monetize stolen data.
RFID: Moving From Manual To Automated
As companies become increasingly aware of the liabilities and frustrations inherent in manually affixing RFID labels, commonly called “slap and ship,” they are investigating a transition to automated RFID tagging.
Total Cost Comparison Study Of Analog And IP-Based Video Surveillance
The shift towards IP-based video surveillance solutions has been going on since the first network camera was introduced in 1996. Despite the benefits of going IP, analog technology is still entrenched in some markets and segments.
Thin Size — Powerful Performance
Thin Size — Powerful Performance
HP’s new Elitebook Folio 1040 packs all the professional features your business customers demand into HP’s thinnest Ultrabook yet: docking capabilities; full VGA and Ethernet ports; and a full suite of premium security features. Click here to order from SYNNEX. Learn more.
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