Featured Articles

  1. Public Cloud Usage Expands, Businesses Want Accounting Of Real Costs
    12/24/2015

    IT will need to reliably allocate usage and spend for each cloud service as the need for greater cost transparency and the reliance on public cloud both increase.

  2. 2015 Musings, 2016 Predictions
    12/24/2015

    It’s tough to not do a recap or predictions article around the New Year when you’re in the media. Editor in chief Mike Monocello says, frankly, they’re a lot of fun since it’s an opportunity to let your voice be heard and get bold. Here he takes a look back at the past  year and forward to the new one.

  3. Education Technology Budgeted In Revisions To No Child Left Behind
    12/22/2015

    On December 10, President Barack Obama passed into law the revisions made to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, collectively called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These revisions, which totaled 1,059 pages, include support for education technology. The bill authorized $1.65 billion for education technology and includes training for teachers to use new technologies in the classroom

  4. Why Your Retail IT Clients Could Need Solutions To Support Home Delivery
    12/22/2015

    More and more retailers are entering the field of home delivery as part of an effort to win and satisfy customers. Consumers increasingly demand omni-channel shopping — and increasingly demand free, on-time delivery. Your merchant clients are challenged to compete.    

  5. 3D Printing Wins Health IT Hackathon
    12/18/2015

    Philadelphia’s health innovation community gathered together last month for Independence Blue Cross’ free Health Hack hosted in conjunction with Jefferson Health System. The hackathon was designed to tackle healthcare access and delivery through innovative solutions and address the most pressing issues in the industry.

  6. Why MSPs Need To Consider Offering Payment Processing
    12/18/2015

    There are a number of ways managed services providers (MSPs) can benefit from offering payment processing, and the U.S. transition to EMV payment technology represents added opportunity for sales.

  7. Interest Rate Hike Could Impact IT Budgets
    12/17/2015

    The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in nearly six years. While interest rates may not seem to have much to do with information technology adoption, the finance experts at Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, have pointed out that they are actually quite closely integrated.

  8. Sales Advice For 3D Printer And Scanner Healthcare Solutions Providers
    12/17/2015

    While some solutions providers are still waiting to see how 3D printing and scanning plays out in the healthcare sector, others are ready to jump in and start selling. Healthcare hold some very specific opportunities for VARs interested in selling in the 3D printing space.

  9. Flash Storage: Ready For The Next Level Of Adoption?
    12/16/2015

    All the signs point to a rising technology in the enterprise storage market: flash storage. This shouldn’t be a surprise to any business that’s been paying attention as flash storage has steadily gained traction over the last few years.

  10. Misconceptions Your Merchant Clients May Have About PCI Compliance
    12/16/2015

    An infographic from TransFirst highlights some of the common misconceptions retailers have about PCI compliance. This information provides insights that can help VARs better understand and serve their merchant clients.