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  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. The Ultimate Guide To As-A-Service
    3/14/2014

    The transition to an as-a-service model is probably the biggest change your business has ever faced. It’s a huge undertaking and it can be daunting. Don’t try to go it alone.

  7. Education And Security Are Key To Monetizing BYOD
    3/14/2014

    Practically everyone has been taking their mobile phones to work since they infiltrated our lives a few decades ago. Initially they stayed in our coat pockets or bags, or rested quietly on our desks, but they’ve since evolved beyond a means for simple voice or text conversations. Back then our mobile phones were personal and not for work. But as the devices themselves have changed, times have changed as well.

  8. What To Do When Network Demand Skyrockets
    3/13/2014

    For some businesses, the demand on their wireless networks has built gradually. But how should a business respond if the demand is suddenly greater? In this situation, the most important thing to do is to evaluate what applications are essential or beneficial to the business and identify those that may be more of an employee convenience.

  9. Business Growth Strategy: Be A Partner, Not A Pusher
    3/13/2014

    The network security market will continue to provide high growth opportunities throughout the decade.  Market reports by Gartner and Transparency Research are calling for double digit growth in the coming years. Economic theory suggests that high growth markets draw increased competition. In order to safeguard existing market share while growing new business, VARs and managed services providers (MSPs) need to think of end users more like partners and less like customers.

  10. Financing Programs Offer Flexibility, Revenue For Resellers
    3/13/2014

    Surveillance is no longer a luxury; it’s a requirement. But as businesses look to invest in surveillance technology, the upfront cost can be overwhelming. No matter the security needs of a facility, end customers want to make smart, cost-effective purchasing decisions.