BDR Articles

  1. How Big Is The IT Channel?
    10/26/2015

    The IT channel has grown 4.5 percent year over year, according to new information from CompTIA’s 5th Annual State of the Channel report.

  2. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From September 2015
    10/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, LogicNow introduces data analytics and machine learning, AffinityLive adds asset tracking to its PSA software, Continuum and Vorex announce platform integration, ESET updates its security for Microsoft Exchange Server, Check Point unveils a new threat protection solution, Ingram Micro launches three financing programs, and Carbonite brings remote deployment and management to SMBs.

  3. Don't Go Into Services Half-Hearted
    9/28/2015

    When asked about common mistakes break-fix VARs make when they transition to services, the biggest I can think of is going in half-hearted. What I’m referring to is not making the changes to your business that are necessary to do the model well. One area where some VAR-turned-MSPs lag is with the adoption and use of automation tools like a PSA and RMM.

  4. HIPAA Compliance Survey: Your IT Clients’ Thoughts
    9/28/2015

    How do your current and potential clients feel about Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) compliance?

  5. CompTIA Research Finds New Challenges For IT Professionals In The Digital Age
    9/25/2015

    Job requirements and responsibilities for IT professionals are becoming more complicated as organizations become more digital, according to new research from CompTIA.

  6. Why POS Resellers Need To Provide Business Continuity For Their Clients
    9/23/2015

    After a disaster, it’s important to help your merchant clients stay connected to the outside world. Business continuity is crucial in the wake of disasters, when communication is essential.

  7. Solutions Provider Shares His Insights On Cloud Computing For SMBs
    9/21/2015

    Keith Fletcher, COO at Speros, a business technology solutions provider, presented “What Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Cloud Computing” at the recent Savannah Chamber of Commerce SMART Luncheon.

  8. Are You Making These Common Marketing Mistakes?
    9/18/2015

    When it comes to real marketing, many solutions providers fall short. This is typically because they either don’t believe in the power of marketing or don’t have the time and money to invest. In both cases, a big mistake is being made. Marketing, when done correctly, can have a significant effect on sales, producing an ROI that exponentially exceeds the initial investment.

  9. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From August 2015
    9/15/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, D&H offers training and support for Windows 10, SolarWinds N-able adds a new IT services platform, CharTec creates a division for distribution of services, ASCII provides a national sales tax helpdesk for managed services providers (MSPs), Unitrends unveils Release 9.0 Beta, and CompTIA offers MSPs a new sales toolkit.

  10. DISA Releases “Best Practices” Guide For Cloud Migration
    9/7/2015

    The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has released a best practices guide designed to help Defense Department (DoD) “cloud mission owners” migrate to the cloud.