Featured Articles

  1. Business Solutions Adds New Channel Resource: “Ask Michael Gerber”
    3/30/2016

    Business Solutions and renowned small business expert Michael Gerber have expanded their partnership with a new offering that will benefit the entire IT channel. For a limited time, executives from VAR, MSP, and ISV organizations can have their business-related questions answered directly by Gerber at no charge.

  2. Your Clients Might Be Protecting The Wrong Data
    3/30/2016

    If your clients are prioritizing the protection of patient data above all else, they may actually be putting their patients’ health at risk.

  3. What MSPs Need To Know To Grow Their Business
    3/30/2016

    A new white paper reveals the “Seven Habits Of Effective MSPs.” By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. The Truth About Crypto Ransomware
    3/30/2016

    Crypto ransomware is making headlines, lurking in ads on popular websites and shutting down hospitals. Where and when did crypto ransomware burst on the scene, and what does the future hold? In this exclusive interview, Hal Lonas, Chief Technology Officer at Webroot, looks at the evolution of crypto ransomware, what can be done to protect customers from it, and if the FBI is right in advising to pay ransoms.

  5. Looking Beyond EMV
    3/29/2016

    EMV has been in place for nearly six months, but ISVs can’t afford to rest. There are new payment security issues to be concerned with, but which ones needs immediate attention? In this exclusive interview, Bill Lodes, SVP of business development & strategy at First American Payment Systems, explains what’s on the horizon for ISVs, what needs to be done to properly address payments security, and where time will best be spent the rest of the year.

  6. The Struggle Of Building A Great Online Store
    3/29/2016

    We’ve heard discussions about the struggle of brick and mortar and have seen continuous growth in online shopping year over year — especially around the holidays. The numbers are even bigger than once thought.

  7. POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News
    3/28/2016

    Touch Dynamic recently announced an update to the Breeze Performance all-in-one touch terminal. Offering increased CPU processing up to Intel i7 and enhanced memory to meet the needs of demanding applications, the Breeze Performance is customizable with a 15-inch or 17-inch touch display. The all-in-one also offers either Elo resistive touch or projected capacitive touch. It boasts enhanced product features such as an 180W power supply, cable management, a 24V printer power port, and the ability to be configured with dual RAID rackable hard drives.

  8. Managed Services, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Video Surveillance, And Networking News
    3/28/2016

    Ingram Micro and Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Tianjin Tianhai will acquire Ingram Micro for $38.90 per share in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately $6 billion. Upon close of the merger, Ingram Micro will become a part of HNA Group, a Hainan-based Fortune Global 500 enterprise group focused on aviation, tourism, and logistics. In 2015, HNA Group had revenue of $29 billion and nearly 180,000 employees worldwide.

  9. FHIR Looks To Extend EHR’s Capabilities
    3/28/2016

    Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is making strides to open EHRs up to patients.

  10. Profitable Partnering For ISVs — 4 Expert Perspectives
    3/24/2016

    If you were not able to attend the ISV IQ Live! conference on February 24 in Santa Ana, CA, you missed out on a day of outstanding education on partnering, raising capital, and marketing. Business Solutions invited a panel of channel thought leaders who spoke at the event to participate in this webinar so more of our ISV subscribers can learn about partnering best practices.