Newsletter | March 7, 2013

03.07.13 -- Untangling The Confusion Around Cloud-Based POS

Business Solutions Newsletter

In This Issue:


Three Keys To Digital Signage Success
By Matt Pillar, Business Solutions magazine
Success selling digital signage is predicated on sound strategy, consistent content, and the right technology.
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Chasing UC Innovations Is A Profitable Risk
By Gennifer Biggs, Business Solutions magazine
This unified communications (UC) solutions provider stays one step ahead of its competition by investing in the newest communications technology — a strategy paying off in solid revenue growth.
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Make Mobile POS Your Next Revenue Generator
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
This ISV landed a mobile POS and payment solution for a national chain.
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Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions Product Reviews

There are a lot of services an MSP can sell its customers, but almost every MSP includes BDR services as one of its core offerings. For this month’s product review, Business Solutions once again turned to MSP Remote Technology Management (RTM). CEO Eric Brown and Technical Manager Kevin Danis tested seven BDR solutions in their Massachusetts test lab over a two-week period, investing more than 40 hours. Learn more.

The 3-Year Mobile Sale Payoff
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
A mobility integrator’s perseverance leads to a $100k+, 40-handheld and mobile printer install with recurring revenue.
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How To Cover 1.4 Million Square Feet With Video Surveillance
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
An integrator shares the details behind his 145-camera install for an upscale shopping mall.
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Untangling The Confusion Around Cloud-Based POS
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Three industry experts address common VAR misconceptions and objections.
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Magazine Article

Add Hosted Access Control To Your Managed Services Portfolio
By Mike Monocello, chief editor

IT integrators looking for additional profit and a more sticky relationship with customers should consider adding hosted access control to their portfolios.
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Executive Commentary

Making The Case For Storage QoS
By Chris McCall, VP of marketing, NexGen Storage

Similar to the concept of QoS (quality of service) in the networking realm, storage QoS lets you accelerate, control, and guarantee storage performance levels.
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Blog

3 Roadblocks To Retail’s -as-a-Service Transition
By Mike Monocello, chief editor

I began assembling the editorial for an upcoming issue of Business Solutions. We did a call for thought leadership where we asked industry experts to weigh in on the biggest topics for key verticals. When it came to retail, a common theme referenced was the "-as-a-Service" business model.
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Blog

Point/Counterpoint: Apple Integrators Take Issue With BDR Article
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

Apparently my previous blog article "Don’t Let Apple Cripple Your BDR Business," which describes MSP Remote Technology Management’s (RTM’s) experience backing up Apple laptops and desktops hit a raw nerve with some of our readers.
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Blog

Will Neglecting Mobile Device Backups Be Your Downfall?
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

One of the hottest trends we’ve covered over the past year is the mobile device explosion. More specifically, we’ve talked about BYOD (bring your own device), the reality that your customers’ employees are bringing their laptops and smartphones to work and using these devices both for personal and business purposes.
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Shows And Events

ASCII Success Summit
March 21, 2013 | Palm Harbor, FL

ISC West
April 10 to 12, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

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