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  1. Government IT News For VARs — August 20, 2014
    8/20/2014

    In news this week, the Department of Defense (DoD) has received permission to begin migrating certain military data to the cloud. The DoD has instituted an overall mobility plan, supported by DISA. Meanwhile, cyber spies have hacked into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contractor’s data. In other news, U.S. IT exports are much higher than many perceive. Also, a new study can help government agencies figure out which cloud system is right for them. 

  2. Education IT News For VARs — August 20, 2014
    8/20/2014

    In news this week, the legal focus is on protecting student data, both at the federal and state levels.  Also, Desire2Learn has raised $85 million in its latest funding round, and aims at global expansion, while Chromebook shipments hit 5.2 million this year, in large part due to education orders.

  3. VeriFone To Expand Taxi & Media Services To Turkey And Mexico
    8/20/2014

    VeriFone Systems, Inc., recently announced plans to expand its taxi and media services to Istanbul and throughout Mexico’s Mayan Riviera.

  4. Unum Insurance Standardizes On Security Revolving Doors
    8/20/2014

    Through a decades-long partnership with Boon Edam Inc., Unum Group has standardized its approach to building entrance security for its multiple locations across the United States.

  5. Cloud Apps Continue To Gain Momentum In The Enterprise, But Fundamental Obstacles To Adoption Remain
    8/20/2014

    Cloud apps and services continue to gain traction in North American enterprises with both business users and IT departments, but big obstacles still remain for U.S. businesses according to new research.These challenges include a lack of confidence about service performance and availability, changing roles for IT professionals in organizations that adopt cloud apps and services, and continuing concerns about data security.

  6. PAR Receives 2014 Innovative Solution Award For Most Innovative Point Of Sale
    8/20/2014

    ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation recently announced that PAR Solutions Partner Essential Systems Solutions has won VSR’s 2014 Innovative Solution Award for the Most Innovative Point-of-Sale category.

  7. Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software Version 1.43 Enhances Integration With VMware Site Recovery Manager To Advance Virtualization Capabilities
    8/20/2014

    Power management company Eaton recently announced the global launch of its Intelligent Power Manager software version 1.43, strengthening its integration with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

  8. Midwest Hospitality Solutions Acquires InfoSoft In-The-Cloud POS Solutions Product Line
    8/20/2014

    MHS, drawing on his vast experience and knowledge in the restaurant and hospitality industry, will lead the development of the InfoPOS software.

  9. DataGravity Unveils Industry’s First Data-Aware Storage Platform
    8/19/2014

    DataGravity recently announced the launch of the DataGravity Discovery Series, the first ever data-aware storage platform that tracks data access and analyzes data as it is stored to provide greater visibility, insight and value from a company’s information assets

  10. RSPA Concludes RetailNOW 2014, Officially Ushers in New Era for Retail Technology’s Only Industry Association
    8/19/2014

    The Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), the only industry association for retail technology, concluded its annual tradeshow, educational summit, and membership gathering, RetailNOW 2014, on August 6 in Orlando, FL. The event was held Aug 3-6 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida.

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