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  1. 5 Metrics Every IT Solutions Provider Should Track
    3/21/2014

    The ability to make fact-based decisions regarding the strength of your business is crucial to success. Knowing what information to base those decisions on is even more important.

  2. Protect Your Customers Against The Dangers Of The Cyber Seas
    3/20/2014

    No one ever expects to become a victim of piracy—especially those that don’t regularly take to the high seas—but don’t let your customers be fooled into thinking that they can ever let down their guard. As long as there is something to lose, there will be criminals trying to take it, and data files are no exception.

  3. The Insider’s Guide to Evaluating Integrated Backup Appliance Solutions
    3/19/2014

    Integrated backup appliances have spent the last few years illustrating that they are another step in the evolution of data backup and recovery. Combining the reliability and familiarity of physical server hardware, the increased throughput that memory, SSDs and 10 gigabyte Ethernet and/or FC networks provide, plus throwing in virtualization and deduplication capabilities for good measure, integrated backup appliances make deploying and implementing backup in enterprise environments easier and faster than ever before.

  4. Operating System Strategy For Mobile Computers
    3/18/2014

    This paper will discuss the major operating system environments for mobile computers and Intermec’s strategy to serve customer needs with each. The scope of this discussion is limited to operating systems used on handheld computers and does not address strategy for larger form factor devices such as Vehicle Mount computers. This paper is intended as an introduction and overview to the various technologies discussed; many online resources are available for further technical information.

  5. ERP Integration: Time & Attendance On Any Device
    3/18/2014

    How SaaS-based middleware enables the device-agnostic collection of time and attendance data in virtually any software environment.

  6. 6 Features An Enterprise-Grade Tablet Has That A Commercial Tablet Doesn’t
    3/17/2014

    Over the past few years, the tablet PC has had a meteoric rise from niche product to global phenomenon. Today, according to analysts at IDC, more tablets are sold globally than both desktop PCs and laptops combined. It’s easy to see why — tablets can offer processing power, connectivity, functionality, and performance capabilities comparable to those of a desktop computer, while being a good deal lighter and more portable than even a laptop.

  7. What MSPs Need To Know About The Unified Certification Standard
    3/17/2014

    A Q&A with Charles Weaver, CEO of the International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers (MSPALLIANCE).

  8. Four Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned From Baseball’s Joe Maddon
    3/14/2014

    If you follow Major League Baseball, chances are you’re familiar with Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon and his unorthodox approach to managing the game … not to mention his team. Joe’s famous (or infamous, depending on where you’re standing) for mixing things up, taking players out of their standard positions and testing their skills in new ways.

  9. The Ultimate Cloud Sales Strategy
    3/14/2014

    During a recent new client strategy meeting and a session where I had a chance to interview their entire sales team I came away with a break through idea regarding their sales efforts. I think it is pertinent to almost every past client and all future clients. I just had to share it with my many readers.

  10. What About The (Hard) Cloud?
    3/14/2014

    The cloud has dramatically broadened the potential for video, access control, and related security systems to proliferate on the enterprise level for numerous reasons. Aside from the overall advancements in both hardware and software technologies, the cloud presents a much more viable economic model for users to benefit from what can be complex and expensive software solutions.