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  1. Chargebacks: The Lesser Talked About EMV Risk For SMBs
    3/14/2016

    We are now almost six months removed from the EMV Liability Shift of October 2015. While Tier 1 merchants have migrated in large numbers, the vast majority of everyone else is lagging far behind — to the tune of about 17 percent adoption.

  2. Mergermarket 2015 TMT Trend Report Records New M&A Highs
    3/14/2016

    Technology, media, and telecom all saw record high M&A activity in 2015

  3. Data Protection Is Crucial
    3/14/2016

    Sometimes looking at issues from outside a healthcare perspective can be illuminating. This is especially true as your healthcare clients interact and partner with an increasingly diverse group of vendors and organizations. An NTT Communications report brings new emphasis on how important it is for organizations of all types to understand the cost of security breaches.

  4. VARsynergy Seeks To Empower VARs Through Collaboration
    3/11/2016

    In this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview, Hunter Allen, the CEO of point of sale solution provider Cervion Systems, talks with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy. Allen, regarded as the pre-eminent Retail-as-a-Service VAR in North America, talks about two new channel organizations: MobileBytes and VARsynergy. Allen explains how these organizations and their unique partnership could impact VARs and ISVs, why five well-known solutions providers formed VARsynergy, and the importance of reseller collaboration especially with the emergence of recurring revenue.

  5. Vulnerabilities EMV Doesn’t Fix
    3/11/2016

    Yasser Abou-Nasr, SVP of Commerce Services at North American Bancard, answered Business Solutions’ questions about what weaknesses still exist after EMV and how software developers and resellers can overcome these vulnerabilities.

  6. Your Clients May Soon Be Able To Experiment More With Telehealth
    3/11/2016

    Even if your clients have been interested in implementing telehealth initiatives and technology, they’ve probably been held back for multiple reasons — one of the most pressing being a reimbursement environment that discourages providers from engaging in remote medical practices. According to some recent news from Congress, though, this might soon be changing.

  7. Managers Remain Ambivalent About Unified Communications
    3/10/2016

    Despite UC’s benefits, many IT leaders remain skeptical about deployment.

  8. VAR’s Customer Service Secret: “You Can’t Train Nice”
    3/10/2016

    A common mistake made by business managers, including solutions providers, is hiring a tech based solely on the candidate’s résumé. This is probably why you’ve crossed paths with so many high-skilled technicians who offend customers with their gruff demeanor.

  9. Best Advice For Channel Success
    3/9/2016

    How channel partners can operate a successful business in 2016

  10. Surefire Strategies For Raising Capital
    3/8/2016

    ISV panelists provide advice from the trenches on how to fund your software business.