Featured Articles

  1. Adopting A Utility Strategy: 20 Cloud Truths To Share With Your SMB Clients

    The cloud computing is becoming ubiquitous to today’s businesses, but you need to help your SMB clients understand some basic cloud truths in order to make the most of its capabilities. 

  2. ONC Finalizes HIT Strategic Plan While CHIME Calls For MU3 Delay

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has continued to spell out its strategic vision for HITin the U.S. according to a letter available on HIT.gov. The letter begins, “Over the past five years, our nation's health information technology (health IT) landscape has experienced a remarkable transformation. Developing the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 (Plan) has given us a chance to reflect on our collective health IT journey. When we released the prior Plan in 2011, non-federal adoption of health IT was in its nascent stages, Affordable Care Act implementation was commencing, and the use of mobile health applications, especially by consumers, was far from ubiquitous.”

  3. Will Voice Providers Or MSPs Bring Cloud Services To SMBs?

    It could be extremely profitable to bring cloud computing to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), according a report from BCSB, a cloud services marketplace supplier.

  4. Zebra’s “PartnerConnect” Partner Program Launching Q2 2016

    Zebra will launch “PartnerConnect” in Q2 2016. Since Zebra acquired Motorola Solutions' Enterprise business last year, the company has been thoughtfully advancing the development of the newly named partner program.

  5. How MSPs Can Fill The Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Gap

    An article on Forbes by contributor Steve Morgan examined the cybersecurity labor shortage.

  6. Top 6 Population Health Upsells For Your Clients

    Population health is on the mind of decision-makers with your current clients, so while it may be hard to launch an entirely new relationship based on a population health solution, its entirely possible to start a conversation with your existing client base about ways they’re handling the concept and how they can prepare for industry changes around it.

  7. Wearables Break New Ground With Google’s Smart Contact Lens

    Google’s technology is far from new in the optical wearable world. Last year, Google Glass was being used by MedEx Ambulance Service to allow paramedics to transmit live audio and video to doctors, and now a partnership with Novartis has given birth to a smart contact lens.

  8. Channel Transitions: Remote Monitoring And Management Is A Must For MSPs

    A packed house listened intently as Business Solutions’ president Jim Roddy talked remote monitoring and management (RMM) with Jessica Schroder, community manager for MAXfocus and Chris Soutar, director of managed services for Entre Computer Solutions. The Q&A was part of BSM’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference held September 24 at the DoubleTree Chicago Downers Grove.

  9. Don't Lose Your Business Over EMV Apathy

    Various studies and reports show the same thing. The majority of merchants in the U.S. will not be EMV-compliant by tomorrow. Many software vendors are still waiting for clear migration paths. Many VARs and merchants aren’t worried. Big mistake.

  10. New SVP At First American Talks Payments Trends, Opportunities For VARs, ISVs

    In an exclusive interview, Bill Lodes, new SVP of strategy and business development at First American Payment Systems, shares his insights with Business Solutions on the opportunities and challenges payment trends present to VARs and ISVs.