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  1. What IT Solutions Providers Need To Know About Bitcoins And Cryptocurrency
    7/24/2015

    Bitcoins are a form of cryptocurrency, meaning they do not have a physical representation. Instead they are stored in an online exchange in anonymous wallets. They can be transferred anywhere in the world via the Internet. They can be paid from anywhere, to anywhere with total anonymity. The long and short of it is: They are the ideal form of payment for illicit activities and hackers.

  2. What To Consider When Planning Your Business Exit Strategy, Part I
    7/24/2015

    One of the areas I spend considerable time on is helping business owners prepare for and then complete an exit from the business they often founded and have worked in for decades. Let’s get one thing straight:  It is a big deal for an entrepreneurial owner to exit his or her business. In fact, it is a very big deal. The saddest call I receive comes from a small business owner that has worked in their company for decades. It was their creation, and they have poured sweat and blood into building it to where it is today.

  3. 6 Reasons Every MSP Should Sell VoIP
    7/23/2015

    Remember the days when the most integration your computer and your telephone had was when you connected to the Internet via dial-up modem?  It was really more like the occasional meet-up than a full-fledged marriage between two critical pieces of technology. Phone systems, like mainframe computers, were highly specialized, cumbersome, and expensive long-term commitments — and there was an equally specialized and highly trained sector of people who sold and serviced them. 

  4. The Appeal Of Open Source And The Opportunities For VARS
    7/23/2015

    Enterprise IT decision makers are now among the ranks of those taking a long look at what open source software can offer their organizations. Given the advantages, this transition comes as no surprise. VARs would do well to pay attention to this trend and be prepared to offer strategic advice and solutions that will help their enterprise customers address current and future needs.

  5. Navigating The Waters Of Hardware Acquisition: Purchase vs. As-A-Service
    7/23/2015

    In our last blog post, we discussed the importance of understanding the true costs associated with owning business hardware. Once you are cognisant of your hardware’s total cost of ownership, you are better equipped to make the difficult decision between making a CapEx purchase or subscribing to a solution provided as-a-Service. In order to help you make an informed decision, here are some of the advantages and disadvantages associated with an outright purchase and with a monthly as-a-Service subscription.

  6. RetailNOW 2015 Panel Session: Tablets In Retail
    7/23/2015

    RSPA’s annual RetailNOW show is right around the corner! The conference will take place August 2-5, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida at the Gaylord Event and Convention Center. The four-day conference, trade show and networking event is known as “where the industry meets” and it couldn’t be more true. With over 2,000 expecting to attend, this is one event you don’t want to miss.

  7. Why Retail VARs Should Consider Tablet POS Hardware With Universal OS Support
    7/23/2015

    If you are grappling with the decision of which operating system your tablet point of sale (POS) hardware should support, Paul Rasori, EVP, product and marketing, for Powa Technologies, says the answer could be: Don’t limit yourself to one. In this exclusive interview with Business Solutions, Rasori explains the importance of universal support for iOS, Android, and Windows to you and your merchant IT clients — now and in the future.

  8. With Windows Server 2003 Reaching Its EOS, What’s Next For Data Centers?
    7/22/2015

    With its July 14 end-of-service date just past, Windows Server 2003 leaves many data center operators considering what’s next for their networks. The imminent server migration will impact support, security, and cloud functionality for data centers still operating on the expiring server, so it is critical for them to evaluate power management and virtualization strategies.

  9. Events Guide For MSPs And VARs
    7/22/2015

    From webinars to tradeshows to open houses, here’s how to profit from events large and small.

  10. 6 Uses For IoT Sensors In Equipment Manufacturing
    7/22/2015

    It seems you can’t read any technology-related news these days without hearing about the potential of the Internet of Things to revolutionize the way we engage with the world. The reason? It’s a really big deal! The IoT promises to be the most disruptive technological advance since … well …. the Internet.

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