General Computing Magazine

  1. Video Management Software & Analytics
    3/19/2013

    Analytics At The Edge Has Many Benefits — “Analytics at the edge, such as motion detection, cross-line detection, and license plate recognition, allow for preprocessing of video before it’s compressed and sent to the VMS server. This saves bandwidth and processing power needed at the central VMS server.” Robert Muehlbauer, application development partner, business development manager, Axis Communications

  2. Why Your Customers Need Hybrid Storage
    3/18/2013

    This MSP (managed services provider) earned a $25,000 sale by presenting a complete disaster recovery (DR) offering.

  3. The Top 6 Security Threats To Your SMB Customers
    3/18/2013

    Helping your customers understand the security threat landscape is the first step to selling managed network security solutions.

  4. Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions Product Reviews
    2/26/2013

    A managed services provider (MSP) evaluates seven Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) solutions and shares the pros and cons of each.

  5. Product Review: Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions
    2/21/2013

    There are a lot of services an MSP can sell its customers, but almost every MSP includes BDR services as one of its core offerings. For this month’s product review, Business Solutions once again turned to MSP Remote Technology Management (RTM). CEO Eric Brown and Technical Manager Kevin Danis tested seven BDR solutions in their Massachusetts test lab over a two-week period, investing more than 40 hours.

  6. The Secret To Double-Digit Managed Services Growth
    2/13/2013

    This MSP moved its outsourced help desk support in-house, bundled its services offerings, and is now projecting 19% revenue growth this year.

  7. How To Cover 1.4 Million Square Feet With Video Surveillance
    2/13/2013

    An integrator shares the details behind his 145-camera install for an upscale shopping mall.

  8. What’s Delaying Your Transition To Managed Services?
    1/16/2013

    This break-fix-VAR-turned-MSP shares his 5-year struggle to become an MSP and get 50% of his
    customers on a fixed-price program.

  9. Cloud Backup Doesn’t Need To Be A Loss Leader
    1/16/2013

    Rather than fearing your customers’ inevitable move to the cloud, heed the advice of industry experts and turn the cloud into a new revenue stream.

  10. MDM: Your Next Managed Services Offering
    1/16/2013

    Industry experts offer advice regarding how to roll out MDM (mobile device management) solutions and caution against common implementation mistakes.