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  1. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — August 21, 2014
    8/21/2014

    In the news, a data breach at 51 UPS Stores locations is under investigation. In other news, Heartland Payment Systems acquires mPOS solution creator Leaf. Also, studies confirm business travelers’ interest in virtual payment, and conclude beacons could be the most important technology for retail since the card reader.

  2. RSPA Awards Presented at RetailNOW 2014
    8/21/2014

    The RPSA presented Innovative Solutions Awards, Vendor Awards of Excellence and 2014 RSPA Hall of Fame Inductee, announced in a newly formatted awards event.

  3. The ROI Of E-Alerts For Your Healthcare IT Customers
    8/21/2014

    The best way for your healthcare customers to attract new clients and continually prove their importance to existing ones, is to connect day-to-day operations to patients’ clinical outcomes. E-alerts (electronic reminders) have gained attention over the last couple of years for their benefits in both the work of physicians and in changing patient behavior.

  4. When Peeping Toms Go High-Tech, Could VARs Be Held Liable?
    8/21/2014

    As legislation catches up with surveillance technology, could IT solutions providers be required to run background checks?

  5. How To Build A Strong Healthcare IT Network
    8/21/2014

    Your healthcare clients need to share information securely and reliably among their locations, with other offices, laboratories, and testing facilities, and with their patients

  6. Is Video Data A New Opportunity for VARs And ISVs?
    8/21/2014

    Video analytics — the automated analysis of terabytes of video content — has a proven track record helping investigators to glean information from surveillance cameras, recognize faces in a crowd, or zoom in on the license plates of suspects. However, researchers know they need more advanced capabilities and software algorithms to go beyond detection and tracking and really understand the relationships between objects in video footage.

  7. Zerto To Enable Hybrid Cloud Adoption
    8/21/2014

    Zerto, setting the standard for protection, recovery and migration of data in cloud and virtualized datacenters, today announced Zerto Virtual Replication will offer support for Microsoft Hyper-V and replication to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  8. What Do The New GSA IT Vendor Cuts Really Mean For VARs?
    8/20/2014

    The General Services Administration (GSA) has trimmed the Schedule 70 contracts of about 1,000 vendors over the last year. According to Kay Ely, GSA’s director of IT schedule programs in the Federal Acquisition Service, the decision to eliminate underperforming vendors is saving the agency about $3.2 million a year in administrative costs. The performance target is $25,000.

  9. IoT Adoption And Its Impact On Manufacturing
    8/20/2014

    The Internet of Things (IoT) brings into play advanced options between device, system, and service that go beyond mere machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. This connectivity between devices and the Internet is expected to usher in a new age of automation in a wide variety of fields, including manufacturing, in addition to making applications like the Smart Grid possible.

  10. VA Healthcare Overhaul Could Mean Opportunities For VARs
    8/20/2014

    Behind all the scandal, the Veterans Health Administration has been taking steps to overhaul the way it deals with IT. As early as 2013, it began efforts to improve the patient experience through technology including health and wellness apps, sensors, and home monitoring devices. Last Thursday though, a more official step was taken.

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