General Computing Executive Commentary

  1. Application Development: Creating Trust From The Ground Up

    Businesses are enjoying significant new levels of efficiency with the adoption of cloud-based services and mobile computing. These trends have grown at astonishing rates, lowering costs, and creating growth in almost every industry.

  2. Backup, Continuity, And Archiving Technologies — What’s The Difference?

    The short answer to the question posed in the title above is: “Quite a bit actually.”

  3. Process-Driven CRM: Increasing Revenue With Smarter Workflows

    The CRM market has come alive of late with innovation and new feature sets that make it an exciting opportunity for channel partners in search of additional revenue streams. Gartner and Bessemer Venture Partner’s spring 2015 data shows double the growth for cloud based CRM. With a 27 percent growth rate in online CRM solutions for SMBs, according to Odin’s data, the channel is rapidly signing up alternatives that as Forrester says are often better suited to mid-tier entities than the big names. In addition, both Forrester Research and Nucleus Research have noted the fragmentation of the CRM market and the innovation emerging from players beyond the few big names. 

  4. 5 Insights Into Successful Channel Relationships: Transparency And Proof Of Concept

    For Mosaic Technology, Infinio Had Them At Trust, Transparency, And Proof Of Concept.

  5. Security Realities In Light Of EMV

    Good security measures require a layered approach and to date, no security technology or services company has come up with “the” silver bullet. There are simply too many ways a hacker can compromise a system. As it relates to EMV and the mandate to implement new readers and systems, every business needs to understand a few harsh realities before concluding they are safe from attack.

  6. The Legacy Migration — Is It Time?

    The cost of sticking with legacy solutions is only going to grow and new technologies and approaches will be adopted. The only question is when. It’s up to the technology leaders in our organizations to drive this and counteract the inertia of legacy software.

  7. 5 Ways To Make Your Client’s Cloud Storage Meet Today’s Requirements

    Here are five ways to make sure your portfolio includes the enterprise storage capabilities that are most in demand.

  8. How To Do Real-Time Analytics The Right Way

    Many businesses are pushing their IT departments to not just adopt Big Data solutions, but to enact real-time analytics operations. While the benefits are certainly genuine, real-time analytics can be a complicated topic, with many companies doing it incorrectly or for the wrong reasons. With the demand for real-time analytics seemingly growing daily among numerous different types of industries, businesses need to understand the difference between doing it the right away and doing it poorly.

  9. Mobile Content Is Getting Enterprise Attention

    Enterprises have been looking at mobile ECM for a while, but AIIM’s CEO John Mancini believes is the time for the channel to get serious about the technology as the market continues to expand.

  10. 5 Reasons A Security Command Center Is Crucial To Higher Education

    Today’s campus environments require a variety of systems to manage the vast amount of data, evolving security needs, and a growing number of assets that must be protected on a daily basis. To accomplish this, colleges and universities should look at a number of ways technology can help address safety and security needs.