Why Apple Could Be A Bigger Threat Than Many VARs Realize By Mike Monocello, chief editor
There’s been a very interesting discussion taking place on Business Solutions‘ LinkedIn group regarding Apple and the retail IT reseller channel. The initial topic, presented by Bill Kisse, a long-time retail solutions provider, proposes the idea that Apple could reach into its deep pockets, create its own online payment infrastructure (iBank?), and leverage its dominant market share to instantly have millions (billions?) of users. Full article...
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ASIS draws the top players in the industry – in every sector, every year. More than half of the 20,000 attendees don’t attend any other show. So if you want to rub elbows with security movers and shakers, you need to roll up your sleeves here. Get INside the Expo and touch the technology with 700 plus exhibitors. Expo admission is free in advance. Use the Show Planner to view sessions in 24 topic tracks and search exhibitors, products, and more. Visit www.asis2012.org for details and register today.
ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar & Exhibits
September 10 to 13, 2012 | Philadelphia, PA
I just recently returned from ESX Nashville, a convention dedicated to video surveillance and access control technologies. Over the course of two days, I had many conversations with experts in the security field, giving me the opportunity to validate some of the information we hear from readers every week. After putting together all this information, I’ve arrived at 7 common mistakes many of today’s IT integrators are making. Full article...
In the July issue of Business Solutions magazine, I wrote a tech trend article based on a recent distributor event I attended where I was struck by how unfamiliar the attendees were — many of them long-time partners of this particular distributor — of the various services the distributor offered. After the show, I was curious to find out whether this scenario was unique to that particular distributor or whether this was a common occurrence. Full article...