Featured Articles

  1. How Gift Card Solutions Can Help Your Merchant Clients Compete With Larger Retailers
    2/1/2016

    Gift cards are an important sales and relationship-building tool, especially for small retailers. In this exclusive interview with John Nail, senior product manager for stored value solutions at Mercury Payment Systems, discusses some of the benefits of a gift card program and its potential ROI.

  2. Banks Are Moving To Biometric Technology To Secure Data — And So Are Their Customers
    1/29/2016

    As data breaches and other intrusions multiply, businesses that deal in sensitive data on a daily basis are scrambling to find the most effective means of protection possible.

  3. PCI Compliance: Security For Your Merchants, Business Opportunity For You
    1/29/2016

    In this exclusive interview, Tamara Worden, senior director of card brand compliance for Sterling Payment Technologies discusses Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards compliance, why it is an essential component in safely installing and maintaining the security of a merchant’s card data environment, and how working to ensure your clients’ compliance can differentiate you among your competitors.

  4. IT Solutions Providers Techs: To Certify Or Not To Certify? That Is The Question.
    1/28/2016

    The decision to obtain IT certification can be a controversial topic, begging the question “Why even become certified?” A blog post from Global Knowledge says, the better question is, “Can I afford not to be certified?”

  5. Kaseya Study: What High-Growth MSPs Look Like And What They Sell
    1/28/2016

    There has been a continued surge in overall growth for managed services providers (MSPs) according to the latest MSP Global Pricing Survey from IT management solutions provider Kaseya.

  6. CompTIA Highlights Solutions Provider Opportunities In The Professional Services Vertical
    1/27/2016

    According to the study IT Opportunities in the Professional Services Vertical, 78 percent of accounting, law, and marketing firms rate technology as important in reaching business objectives.

  7. What Are Your IT Clients’ CIO Priorities For 2016?
    1/27/2016

    PwC conducted a Twitter poll asking more than 1,000 people what the CIO’s priorities should be for 2016.

  8. Why Mobile App Security Can Differentiate You From Your Competitors
    1/26/2016

    While more than four out of five people are confident that their mobile health and finance apps are secure, an Arxan report has found 90 percent of mobile health and finance apps proved to be vulnerable to at least two of the top 10 serious security risks, revealing a great disparity between perception and reality regarding mobile app security.

  9. Keep Your Head In The Cloud: UCC Market Penetration To Grow Sixfold By 2020
    1/25/2016

    Technology’s adoption lifecycle follows a bell curve from beginnings driven by the innovators and early adopters, to where it peaks and the market becomes saturated, and then transitioning to commodity. Think of something as simple as a VCR and how it went from just somebody you knew with one because of the associated price tag to the device itself being sold everywhere for less than $50. It’s the curve that follows most products regardless of its consumer or business technology.

  10. Survey Finds Shift In Trust Toward Cloud Adoption And Security
    1/22/2016

    Confidence in the cloud is rising, according to the report The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril, from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Skyhigh Networks.