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  1. ScanSource’s Burns: Managed Services A “Changing Paradigm” For VARs
    5/27/2015

    Following is the transcript of a conversation between Business Solutions president Jim Roddy with Mike Burns, president of ScanSource Services Group. The discussion took place at the ScanSource Worldwide Partner Conference for POS and Barcoding, March 16-18, in Greenville, SC.

  2. Why The Top 4 Business Objections To Cloud Storage Are Wrong
    5/27/2015

    Businesses using cloud storage providers will always have concerns about the quality of service they’re receiving and whether the benefits are worth the costs and risks involved. In addition to file size and storage space, cloud storage users want to ensure that their files are well protected.

  3. Get Answers For System Sizing Of Backup Storage With Data Deduplication
    5/27/2015

    Data deduplication compares each backup to previous backups and only stores the bytes or blocks that change. Employing data deduplication with backup storage greatly reduces the amount of disk storage required and also saves on WAN bandwidth as only the changes are stored, and only changes traverse the WAN to the offsite/disaster recovery site.

  4. How RFID Benefits Your Healthcare IT Clients
    5/27/2015

    Although RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies are often thought of as a manufacturing and distribution tool, the use of the RFID in healthcare settings has become increasingly common and offers unique benefits to healthcare IT leaders. RFID’s foray into the healthcare scene began primarily with manufacturers and wholesalers, who used the technology as a way to track pharmaceuticals. As the technology had advanced, so have the potential applications within a healthcare environment.

  5. 5 Must-Haves For Today’s Perimeter Projects
    5/27/2015

    Faced with a complex and fast-evolving threat landscape, organizations across the globe are working to improve the first layer of defense at their facilities. Perimeter security is becoming more of a priority for end users in every vertical; however, today’s security customer is looking for ways to protect their perimeter without breaking the bank.

  6. Advice For The IT Channel: 4 Ways To Market Your Business
    5/27/2015

    If you ask CEOs to name the most difficult aspect of their businesses, most will say the greatest challenge is reaching and retaining customers. The best way to educate your customers about your brand and the services you offer is through a strategic and coordinated approach to marketing.

  7. The Top Objections To Cloud Security — And How To Overcome Them
    5/27/2015

    Using the cloud for business is still an unknown frontier for many businesses. Regardless of their size or the markets they operate in, very few organizations understand the cloud well enough to leverage it to their advantage. That may also explain why IT providers run into so many objections relating to its security. People don’t trust what they can’t see, especially with data breaches jumping onto the priority list of most managers and owners.

  8. Must-Haves Mobile Device Features For Manufacturing And Warehousing
    5/22/2015

    Mobile devices are well on their way to becoming integrated into almost every industry, providing new ways to capture data in real time and speed up the process of overall productivity. The advantages of mobility in manufacturing and warehousing applications are continually expanding.

  9. 5-Second Rule: Why Prioritizing Web Protection Shouldn’t Take A Moment Longer
    5/22/2015

    Malware is more menacing than ever. While antivirus and patch management are known needs, an equally critical third component for defending your IT clients is required. As MAXfocus Security Lead Ian Trump explains, it’s time to incorporate a security, monitoring and filtering solution.

  10. POS Solutions As A Service: A Viable Model?
    5/21/2015

    How would you like to pay for that cash drawer? Increasingly, consumers prefer to pay for technology purchases through leasing or financing to avoid large up-front cash outlays. At APG Cash Drawer, we recognize the POS market is heading in that direction, and we need to find ways to accommodate the shift.

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