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  1. HIT.gov Provides Guide For Business Associates, Including VARs And MSPs
    5/18/2015

    HealthIT.gov has released a Guide To Privacy And Security Of Electronic Health Information. Here are the points that apply most to solutions providers who quality as business associates.

  2. How Good Of A Trusted Advisor Are You?
    5/15/2015

    Oftentimes, I’ll hear VARs say that they’re a trusted advisor to their retail customers. That might be the case. However, I want to plant the seed today and ask you if you’re really doing all you can to advise your customers. You may be trusted, no doubt, but are you doing the absolute best job possible advising your customers about the latest technologies, business-enhancing solutions, threats, and opportunities?

  3. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From April 2015
    5/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, D-Link launches a weatherproof wireless access point, Ingram Micro introduces a new ISV resource for VARs, AVG updates Business Managed Workplace, Webroot integrates with Palo Alto Networks Firewall, StorageCraft unveils BDR for Linux, Continuum announces a new managed backup platform, and Panasonic updates the Toughpad 4K tablet.

  4. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From April 2015
    5/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in access control and video surveillance news, Milestone Systems enhanced its NVR series, Sony adds a 4K camera, Axis Communications unveils a new camera and an installation tool, and Genetec announces cloud-based license plate recognition and updates to its Security Center VMS.

  5. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From April 2015
    5/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Mercury Payment Systems and Datacap partner to offer an as-a-Service bundle, Powa Technologies announces Worldpay Integration, Janam Technologies introduces an RFID reader for freight and rail, and SATO launches a 6-inch thermal printer. In addition, Posiflex announces a hybrid tablet terminal, Zebra Technologies has created its first multi-operating system RFID sled, Verifone announces TransFirst certification and an Android-based cloud solution, and Datalogic has introduced a new mobile computer and queue-busting app.

  6. AIIM: Is The “ECM Era” About To End?
    5/13/2015

    Consumerization, the expansion of cloud and mobile capabilities, and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating an explosion of content and information that will require a new “post-ECM” Era by 2020. AIIM, the global community of information professionals, bases this conclusion on two new reports.

  7. NRF Supports Patent Reform Legislation
    5/13/2015

    The National Retail Federation (NRF) has announced its support for patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., that aims to help retailers guard against patent trolls.

  8. VAR Opportunity: Apple Pay Leads PayPal, Mobile Payments Use Grows, Evolves
    5/13/2015

    About 45 percent of smartphone users who are using mobile payment apps now probably are using Apple Pay, while 28 percent will use PayPal, according to a study from 451 Research.

  9. Healthcare IT Vendors Respond To Reports Of “Information Blocking”
    5/12/2015

    HIT vendors were called out last month by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) for obstructive practices — which seems to have contributed to a response.

  10. Medical Visualization Software Builds 2D Images Into 3D “Holograms”
    5/12/2015

    Medicine is (thankfully) moving away from a time when incisions had to be made every time a physician needed to take a look at what was going on inside a patient.

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