Newsletter | February 3, 2014

02.03.14 -- Will 2014 Be The Year For Mass Mobile Payments Adoption?

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In This Issue:

A VAR's Ascent To The Managed Services Summit
By Jay McCall
After years of selling break-fix IT services, this VAR-turned-MSP figured out the secret to double-digit revenue growth and recurring revenue.
Featured Articles
SYNNEX, Google Partner To Give VARs Unique Education Sales Opportunity
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
SYNNEX Corporation is the first distributor in North America to provide the Google Chrome Management Console and related tools and services. This enables authorized resellers — with SYNNEX support — to offer a turnkey solution that brings Chromebooks in a managed environment to their K-12 education customers.
Financing Options Your Customers Will Love
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Solutions providers share how they handle customers who need to finance projects and how it reinforces their role as a trusted advisor.
Six Questions That Will Lead To Better Consumables Sales
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Scott Robnett, director of interactive services for Imprint Enterprises, says regular communication is key to consumables sales. He points out it is easy for companies to compare prices and order standard or stocked consumables, but they will be less likely to look into ordering on their own if you stay in touch.
Breaking Down Barriers To Offering Cloud Services
By Casey Burns
Casey Burns of Quantum Corporation says Cloud Backup-as-a-Service continues to be a hot topic for managed service providers (MSPs), as more now specialize in providing cloud services to an increasing number of customers.
Is Tablet POS Ready For Prime Time?
By Brian Albright, Business Solutions magazine
Keep your tablet point of sale options open and flexible, or risk missing out on new business.
VARs, ISVs Rate The Payments Industry
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
Exclusive research reveals how VARs and ISVs feel their payment processing partners are performing.
Will 2014 Be The Year For Mass Mobile Payments Adoption?
By Jay McCall
Although mobile payment conversations have been “in the works” for the past decade, there’s good reason for retail VARs to get ready now for big changes happening in the near future.
The Modern Retailer & You: Finding New Paths To Profit
The retailers of yesteryear are evolving into modern retailers, but what does that mean for you? In order to plan for the future, you must review the past. In this eBook, you’ll see the evolution of managed services, how we got here, and what to expect of the future.
Top Reasons Your Retail Customers Should Look At IP Surveillance
By Jim Malafronte
Jim Malafronte of Verint Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions says retailers can expand their capabilities with the power of network solutions, while IT resellers can build long-term relationships by furnishing IP technologies that can integrate with other networked systems and devices.
My Book Recommendation: Good To Great
By Debi Besmer
Debi Besmer of Archelon Enclosures shares keys from the book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins that are vital to the corporate culture of a great company.
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