Wireless Editor’s Notebook
Webinar: Talking To Customers About The Cloud
1/20/2011Join Gennifer Biggs, Business Solutions’ storage, security, and managed services editor, at 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 17, as she discusses how to talk with customers about the cloud to determine if they are a good fit for pure, hybrid, or traditional solutions.
Lenovo Survey: SMBs Taking Risks With Data, Underutilizing Technology
12/9/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
While it may not come as a surprise to those of you working with SMBs and technology on a daily basis, a recent survey reveals that the wide gap between SMBs and IT tools that can increase productivity remains, and those businesses are often engaging in risky IT behaviors.
Do You Web 2.0? Social Media Tips For Business Owners
12/8/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
I know there are still those of you who struggle to wield the power of social media to the advantage of your IT business, so as this year — which could be argued was the point when interactive media truly started to impact the channel — wraps up, I thought I’d share some tips about making social media work for your business.
Webinar: Wired/Wireless: An Untold Love Story
11/15/2010Learn how connecting and optimizing your customers' wired and wireless networks provides opportunity for you and increased productivity and efficiencies for them.
New Cisco, Ingram Micro Collaboration Must Be Experienced
11/10/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, I had the opportunity to tour the newest collaboration effort between Cisco and Ingram Micro, the Experience Center at the distributor's Buffalo facility.
Experiential Learning Hits IT
10/21/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
We all know how fun it is to head to a local electronics store and play with the gadgets, or hit an Apple store to find out if an iPad is really as cool as it looks. But how about hands-on learning for the IT channel? Distributor Westcon Group has tackled just that issue with its LEAP Centers – a next-gen playroom for virtualized data centers and cloud infrastructure.
Webinar: Leadership For A Competitive Advantage
In our next Business Solutions Lunch & Learn Webinar, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 14, Business Solutions Editor Gennifer Biggs welcomes Jason Caras, co-CEO of IT Authorities, a Florida MSP.
Lunch & Learn Webinar: Marketing Your IT Business
8/26/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
On Thursday, Sept. 16, at 12:30 p.m. ET, Business Solutions Editor Gennifer Biggs will be joined by MSP Thomas Fox, CEO of Tech Experts. Tom shared his successful approach to marketing in a 2009 cover story, and we will talk at length about how he has automated much of his marketing process, plus the ways he measures a successful marketing campaign during this webinar.
Webinar: VAR Opportunity: Migrating Your Customers To 802.11n
8/19/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
Join Business Solutions Editor Gennifer Biggs as she talks with Jay Tsai, Wireless Product Manager at Cisco, about how the channel can use the pervasiveness of wireless networks and evolving wireless protocols to grow your IT business.
Vote For Your Channel Favorites!
7/23/2010By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
If you haven't had a chance to check out the submissions in the CompTIA Breakaway PitchIT video contest, you are missing out.