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  1. AT&T Continues Drive To Strengthen Security For Businesses
    4/8/2014

    AT&T* recently announced the launch of AT&T Cloud Web Security for businesses of any size. The new offering will provide real-time protection against viruses, malware, and compromised web sites --- all without the need for on-site equipment.

  2. Epson’s Most Relied Upon Receipt Printers Made Easy
    4/8/2014

    Recently at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) TRANSACT 14, Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, showcased its popular lineup of stationary and on-the-go printing solutions designed to work right out of the box and ideally-suited for connecting mobile POS (mPOS) devices.

  3. Education IT News — April 7, 2014
    4/7/2014

    In the news, Reno, NV, schools are leveraging data to focus on improvements in bottom-ranked schools, and New York is evaluating its best use of student data to select technology tools without infringing on student privacy. Also, school security extend to buses in Dallas County, TX,  that are now equipped with thumbprint readers and “pedophile cameras.”

  4. Book Review: The Trusted Advisor
    4/7/2014

    Our industry — both reseller and vendor executives — would benefit if we all followed the principles outlined in The Trusted Advisor  by David Maister, Charles Green, and Robert Galford. Successful channel companies try to help their clients; mediocre companies are just pushing products.

  5. SATO Group Establishes Global Key Account Business Unit And Appoints Hisashi Asai As General Manager
    4/7/2014

    SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, announced the establishment of a new Global Key Account (GKA) business unit and the appointment of Hisashi Asai as General Manager on 1 April 2014 in response to growing customer demand for dedicated one-stop services, particularly among industry-leading businesses engaged in global expansion.

  6. PROMISE Technology Debuts New Storage Solutions For 4K Video Production At NAB 2014
    4/7/2014

    PROMISE Technology recently announced three new Thunderbolt 2 and shared storage devices engineered for creative professionals. These new solutions will be showcased at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB) in booth SL#5329.

  7. Chenbro’s Customized Chassis Solutions Enable Broadcast Professionals To Harness Power Of 4k
    4/7/2014

    This week at NAB, leading enclosure solution provider Chenbro will be at the show to highlight customized chassis solutions designed for the media and entertainment market. Chenbro’s custom solutions run the gamut from pedestal/server to rackmount and HDDs.

  8. OKI Data Americas Promotes Mark Hansinger To Vice President, U.S. Channel Sales
    4/7/2014

    OKI Data Americas announces the appointment of Mark Hansinger to Vice President of U.S. Channel Sales. In his new role, Hansinger is responsible for developing the sales strategies required to achieve the U.S. Channel Sales hardware and consumables revenue goals.

  9. JetPay Corporation Appoints Michael J. McGovern Chief Operating Officer
    4/7/2014

    JetPay Corporation (“JetPay” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael J. McGovern as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of JetPay. Mr. McGovern will be responsible for all operations and platform innovations of the Company’s three divisions.

  10. Customers Like Managed IT Services — So Why Don’t More Use Them?
    4/4/2014

    CompTIA’s study on managed IT services reveals opportunities for market growth through customer education. The study shows that users of managed IT services are highly satisfied with the services they’re currently receiving, but at the same time, growth in the sector is only modest — CompTIA estimates about 3 in 10 organizations are using some form of managed services. This gap may be due to the fact that organizations and managers are not fully aware of the practical difference between in-house IT services and those that are handled by managed services providers (MSPs).