Supply Chain Executive Commentary
5 Ways To Turn Training Into A Revenue Generator
Dan Schwab, co-president of D&H Distributing, lists ways VARs can leverage training to their advantage.
Managed Service Myths Break-Fix VARs Believe
ASCII member Douglas R. Grabowski, managing partner of Grabowski Group, tells why it’s not difficult to change your business from break-fix to managed services He lists five common myths a break-fix VAR might believe — and the truth.
3 Mistakes VARs Make When Selling To Hospitals
In today’s competitive market, following an appropriate sales mode is crucial for success in the healthcare vertical. Eddie Franklin, VP of public sector/vertical markets for SYNNEX, tells you three pitfalls to avoid.
Is The “Break/Fix” Model Still Viable?
Technology breaks. It’s a reality we all face. Justin Crotty, senior VP and GM of NetEnrich points out that how a solutions provider chooses to manage the breaks is what separates the good from the great.
Why The Tablets You Sell Should Be Running Windows 8
Technology is evolving at light speed, and the way we work is changing with it. Capabilities that were unimaginable 10 or even 5 years ago are now commonplace, and this has driven efficiency and productivity by leaps and bounds. We now have the ability to work from virtually anywhere, storing our data “in the cloud,” and staying constantly linked to the central office via wireless broadband connections.
The Appetite For 802.11ac Standards
The appetite for wireless bandwidth is seemingly insatiable. Today employees typically tote a combination of smartphones, tablet computers and laptops – all which allow them to stay connected to the people and information they need to get their jobs done quickly and efficiently. As a result, there are more devices and more traffic pressuring the performance on wireless networks, and many enterprises are looking toward the capabilities that 802.11ac standards will bring.
Enterprise Mobility: Reducing Or Eliminating IT’s Mobile To Do List
From the very beginning of the smartphone revolution, IT has been concerned about security and support — even before employees started bringing their own devices into the workplace and wanting to use them to access the enterprise.
It’s All About Mobile In 2013
The move to mobile is more than just using smart phones and tablets to work from home or by an app. Mobile technologies are creating a new way of doing business that is not only changing our culture, but raising the bar when it comes to customer service and technology innovation.
The VAR Challenge For 2013: Enabling Field Workers In Any Industry
The past year was an exciting one for the VAR selling technology, as new equipment and solutions for field workers in every industry were released in 2012 and more are on the way next year. The enterprise has moved out of its climate-controlled office and is on the move, and its workers expect to be ever more productive in the utilization and application of hardware, software, and integration solutions.
The Reality Of The Internet Of Things: How Channel Partners Can Benefit From Internet Of Things Emerging Technologies
When Kevin Ashton first used the term Internet of Things (IoT), he truly believed that if computers knew everything there was to know about things, without human interaction, it would change the world. This idea that we could gather information, in real time, to help us make better business decisions is proving to be more than just a concept, and is quickly becoming the future of business operations.