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  1. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From June 2015
    7/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, TSYS and PAX Technology launch a semi-integrated solution, NCC offers an EMV-enabled interface with Reflection POS, Zebra introduces a managed services platform and new support services, and ScanSource collaborates with Star Micronics. In other news, Pivotal Payments launches a point-to-point encryption solution, Datacap releases an EVM toolkit for ISVs, Auto-Star announced PA-DSS 3.0 certification, and Janam releases a new handheld RFID reader.

  2. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From June 2015
    7/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in access control and video surveillance news, Samsung Techwin joins SYNNEX’ VISUALSolv Physical Security Lineup, Tyco Security releases new IP video solutions for SMBs, Exacq Technologies introduces camera links which allow exacqVision users to configure overlay controls that will display when hovering over a camera in live view, and Genetec expands support for body wearable cameras and unveils a new parking module.

  3. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From June 2015
    7/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, Tigerpaw announces two integrations, Unitrends moves to a 100 percent channel sales model, Intronis announced a new dashboard design and automated executive report generator, and Datto announces its Networking Appliance Router as well as four additional new products. Also in the news,  MAX Backup announces a per-device pricing model, StorageCraft introduces a professional services program, and Tech Data launches a reseller marketing portal.

  4. Tackling The Coming Surge In Healthcare Data With Trained Machines
    7/14/2015

    Healthcare executives are seeing a massive surge in the data they’re dealing with — a recent survey revealed that 41 percent saw a jump of over 50 percent last year.

  5. RFID And Its Growing Importance To Your IT Clients
    7/14/2015

    Radio frequency identification (RFID) is set to revolutionize and reinvent the shopping experience, according to advisory firm KMPG.

  6. How To Address Your SMB IT Customers’ Concerns Over Cloud Solutions
    7/13/2015

    Desktop-as-a-Service continues to grow as SMBs’ choice to consume apps and data, as well as to enable channel partners to become “one-stop-shops” for these IT clients. In this interview, Darrin Swan from Dell Software Service Provider Program tells Business Solutions how managed services providers (MSPs) can overcome customer objections to cloud solutions, take a layered approach to cloud security, and build monthly recurring revenue in the process.   

  7. Channel Transitions Newark Panelists Tell The Best Pricing, Bundling Strategies For MSPs
    7/9/2015

    At Channel Transitions Newark powered by Business Solutions Magazine, a panel of managed services providers (MSPs) offered some advice regarding pricing and bundling solutions.

  8. Moving Your Small Practice Health IT Clients To Cloud EHR Solutions
    7/9/2015

    While much of the industry is moving on toward advanced EHR (electronic health record) use and data analytics, smaller players in healthcare are still playing catch up — a fact that can be quite useful to solutions providers looking to tackle this corner of the market.

  9. Retail Shrink Tops $44 Billion In 2014
    7/9/2015

    Retailers lost $44 billion as a result of shoplifting, employee and vendor theft, and administrative error (collectively called inventory shrink) in 2014, totaling 1.38 percent of total sales.

  10. New Technology Provides Insights Into Populations Of Consumers And Their Behaviors
    7/8/2015

    SpaceCurve CEO Dane Coyer says when his company began, there wasn’t a platform that could index space and time data collected from the physical world. He founded the company in 2009 that developed a solution — the origin of which was an attempt to organize data for Google Earth — that enables companies including retailers, real estate agencies, and advertising firms, to have insights into customers as well as potential customers.

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