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  1. 5 Questions To Help Evaluate Your Wireless Network Security

    $400 million. That’s the estimated loss from 700 million compromised records caused by data breaches according to Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report. There’s no question data breaches are becoming a bigger threat to companies worldwide, particularly as their customers and employees rely more on technology to do their jobs — and as more and more devices are connected via the Internet of Things.

  2. Understanding How Technology Deployment Impacts The POS System

    Despite the Cloud’s obvious advantages, retailers should remember how much technology still needs thoughtful deployment and ongoing support in the store.

  3. 4 Ways Retail Technology Can Take Your POS Customers Where They Need To Be

    As a point of sale (POS) reseller, you work with clients that have different perspectives when it comes to retail technology. Chances are you could characterize some of them as merchants who recognize technology as a valuable tool that helps them stay competitive and profitable. Others, though, are still hanging on to legacy systems that could be crippling their ability to attain the productivity, efficiency, and level of customer service they need to survive.

  4. The Power of Technology Deployment: Why You Should Make Deployment A Priority

    Too many IT projects come in late and over budget despite smart technology choices. You need appropriate scale, integrated deployment thinking, and project transparency.

  5. E-Myth Author Gerber Sounds Wake-Up Call For VAR, MSP Owners

    In addition to being recognized worldwide as a small business guru, Michael Gerber is known for his straight talk. And he’s eager for solution provider owners to be candid with themselves and embrace their reality as well. In a recent interview with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy, Gerber said, “Until the straight talk happens, until somebody pulls the chain, until somebody says something that strikes (VARs and MSPs) so deeply that they can't avoid it or ignore it any longer, nothing's going to change for them.

  6. How To Make The Move And Be A Successful MSP

    A hardware-centric focus isn’t going to grow your business fast or make it last for decades. The profit margins are thin and the business of “reselling” is old school. The real opportunity for channel partners is around professional services and managed solutions.

  7. 10 Fundamentals For Protecting Your Customers From Ransomware

    Ransomware attacks are now common, disrupting business operations and costing thousands of dollars in losses. As an MSP, you can protect your business clients from ransomware by understanding the threat and by having the right technologies, policies, people, and processes in place to counter this insidious attack. Here are 10 best practices to consider for protecting yourself and your clients from ransomware.

  8. Transforming Workflows Into Profits

    This white paper describes why integrating project management with your existing CRM or ERP systems provides dramatic process improvements across your organization, and how to prepare for such an initiative.

  9. Demystifying Mistakes ISVs Make When Pricing Software

    Pricing strategy is perhaps the most critical factor for gaining a competitive advantage for any ISV, but most still struggle to price their software effectively. Today, ISVs are dealing with quickly evolving markets and enterprise demands at unprecedented levels. For an ISV to thrive in a transforming marketplace, the road ahead is clear: ensure your software delivers real ROI and it is priced to perfection. In this discussion, we will be focusing on the latter part of this ISV challenge, i.e. pricing the software.

  10. Land Title Insurers: Don’t Think You Have Data To Protect? You Do.

    Operating a business is challenging enough even before you begin taking into account thorny issues like data security — and the threat of some sort of compliance audit or regulatory action is a motivator that’s easy to begrudge. Among title insurance companies and IT solution providers that work with them, there’s the additional hurdle that many companies aren’t all that aware they even have sensitive data to secure.