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  1. Channel Transitions East: MSPs Should Practice What You Preach
    7/28/2014

    When you speak with a prospect or a customer about a new solution, you discuss its benefits — some of which could fall into the categories of automating to increase efficiency, making data-based decisions, and enhancing the customer experience.

  2. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — July 28, 2014
    7/28/2014

    In the news, an article explores the impact open-source technology could have on manufacturers and distributors. Also, 3D modeling can give your warehousing customers a chance to test options before they buy, and keeping up with new trends that center on the convergence of the Internet with IT will be vital to your customers’ competitiveness.

  3. FISMA Reform Efforts Aim For Balance Between CDM And FISMA
    7/28/2014

    Legislation aimed at modernizing the 12-year-old Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), introduced by committee chairman, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), and ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), has passed a vote by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 25 and is with Senate committee.

  4. Data Security Viewed With New Perspective Due To The “Snowden Effect”
    7/28/2014

    Based on disclosures made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) systems administrator Edward Snowden, individuals and companies around the world now look at data encryption and protection in a new light, according to the 2014: The Year of Encryption study by Egress.

  5. HIPAA, Meaningful Use Spur VDI Adoption In Healthcare
    7/28/2014

    When it comes to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), MSPs have more reasons than ever to pay attention. While the technology can mean everything from streamlined network administration and increased employee mobility to disaster recovery, Meaningful Use and HIPAA initiatives have added interoperability benefits to the mix that make the market an even more attractive one.

  6. Field Service IT News — July 25, 2014
    7/25/2014

    In the news are the next wave of driver scoring technology, GPS technology integrated in to the soles of technicians’ shoes — and the possibility that GPS is gathering TMI.

  7. Channel Transitions East: Panel Shares Candid Advice For MSPs
    7/25/2014

    Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conferences powered by Business Solutions magazine — education and networking conferences designed to help VAR and managed services provider (MSP) executives learn how to best implement and manage the as-a-Service model — promise “real-world, nuts-and-bolts, headaches-and-heartaches discussions and success stories on the transition.”

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 25, 2014
    7/25/2014

    In this week’s news, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) reports a boost in e-prescribing, and a study shows more physicians are opting out of Meaningful Use.

  9. Grocery And C-Store IT News For VARs – July 24, 2014
    7/24/2014

    In the news this week, a report also shows that the new Neighborhood Markets are actually not having the negative impact on conventional grocers that was anticipated. Also, an app underscores the trend toward indoor retail mapping.

  10. Hospitality And Restaurant IT News For VARs — July 24, 2014
    7/24/2014

    In the news, responsive web design has ROI for your hotel clients. Also, a new solution links social media to make reputation-aware hotel pricing decisions.

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