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  1. Government IT News for VARs -- July 23, 2014
    7/23/2014

    This week in the news, there are reports that a government-grade malware has fallen into hacker hands, while an international collaboration was created to target the Shylock Trojan.  An interview with Mike McConnell reveals his fears of a new major cyber-attack, while Edward Snowden touts SpiderOak over DropBox to protect data from government snooping.  And a recent blog post muses about the future of the NIST-NSA relationship.

  2. Retail IT News for VARs – July 23, 2014
    7/23/2014

    In the news AT&T has announced that it experienced a data breach and has notified its mobile users.  Meanwhile, an international hacker indicted breaking into POS systems was arrested and  Carphone Warehouse is using tablets in its new mobile BI initiative, and Google saw a 24 percent increase in Q2 this year. 

  3. Channel Transitions East: Why You Have To Grow To Survive In The Channel
    7/23/2014

    At Channel Transitions East powered by Business Solutions magazine, keynote speaker Larry Walsh of channel strategy firm The 2112 Group said average revenue growth in the IT channel last year was 11 to 15 percent, but "5 percent of your peers are growing 100 percent per year."  He told the VARs, managed services providers (MSPs), and other solutions providers at the event on July 22 at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport that growth is necessary for survival -- and exceeding market expectations is possible -- but it requires a plan.

  4. The Growing Need For Mobile Device Archiving
    7/22/2014

    Are you keeping your data protected through archiving?

  5. Are We Ready For Government Biometrics?
    7/22/2014

    A new survey shows most people are willing to share biometric information with government agencies if it would in some way improve their travel experience

  6. What is the future of Net Neutrality?
    7/22/2014

    The principle of Net Neutrality has recently come under direct attack and it continues to divide the nation’s lawmakers

  7. 5 Cities For VAR Growth
    7/21/2014

    If you’ve worked with any decent number of healthcare clients, you know that the industry can show wild variations. That’s true by type of business, but also by geographical area. Cities that promise increased investment and a nurturing environment for your potential clients change with the times, and a few sometimes get overlooked — so here’s a list of five cities that are leading the way in healthcare technology growth.

  8. CMS Launches Meaningful Use Webinar Series
    7/21/2014

    CMS recently announced it will be offering a three-part webinar series on Meaningful Use (MU), the Medicare and Medicaid incentive program that provides financial incentives for healthcare entities which can prove that they are improving patient care through “meaningful use” of EHR technology. The series is open to all interested stakeholders across provider, payer, vendor, and government entities.

  9. EHRs And Disease Prediction
    7/21/2014

    Much of the chatter around electronic health records (EHRs) revolves around efficiency and cost cutting in clinical practice. There is even a bit of discussion about the use of EHRS to improve population health. But is there more benefit to be found in individual patient health?

  10. How To Explain The ROI Of Communication Tech
    7/21/2014

    Client decision makers can be slow to embrace technology solutions. Selling them on the benefits though, tends to be an easier and more effective task.

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