Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Technology Is Changing How We Monitor Our Roadways
    9/20/2016

    Survey finds Toll Technology is transforming mobility for customers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Drones, Fully Autonomous Robots Transform The Security Landscape
    9/19/2016

    New technology is changing the way security is handled across the private and public sectors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. VARTECH 2016: A Wild Start, A Changing Channel
    9/15/2016

    VARTECH, the annual conference hosted by value-added distributor BlueStar, has a reputation for being the most unusual event in our channel. A parade through New Orleans led by a WiFi-enabled elephant? Been there. Shutting down rush hour traffic in downtown Cincinnati to march in the middle of the street to a baseball game? Done that. Trade show on a cruise ship? BlueStar’s actually pulled that off twice.

  4. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- IoT Isn’t Just Hype, It’s A Real Money Maker
    9/13/2016

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. A variety of BlueStar’s team are on hand to provide great insight into the goings on within the industry and at the distributor. One trend that gets a lot of headlines is IoT (Internet of Things). I had a chance to speak with Duane Roebuck, IoT & WLAN business development manager for BlueStar about IoT. Specifically, what’s hype and what VARs and integrators should be keeping their eyes on.

  5. Inside VARTECH: Day 2 -- Government Sales Aren’t Out Of Reach
    9/13/2016

    Today is the second day of VARTECH 2016 in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. After speaking with BlueStar’s leaders on the topics of POS, payment processing, IoT, and healthcare, I was able to sit down with Peggy Lane-Welch, manager of government services at Bluestar, to talk about all things government. Lane-Welch’s message to VARs is clear: if you aren’t doing government work, don’t assume that it’s too difficult to get involved.

  6. Inside VARTECH: Day 2 – It’s All Upside With BlueStar’s Technical Services
    9/13/2016

    Today is the second day of VARTECH 2016 in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak with BlueStar leaders about POS, payment processing, IoT, and healthcare. Today, I was able to speak with Dan Brewer, technical services manager at Bluestar. Brewer’s message is simple: VARs should be leveraging BlueStar’s many services to extend their capabilities, improve their profitability, and win more business.

  7. Inside VARTECH: Day 1 -- Healthcare’s Biggest Opportunity & Threat
    9/12/2016

    BlueStar’s VARTECH 2016 kicked off today in Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. I had the opportunity to speak with Rick Bird, healthcare vertical manager for BlueStar, who shared details on what the company sees as the biggest opportunity (and threat) to the VAR/integrator channel — unified communications.

  8. California School District Embraces Wearable Tech To Connect Their Students
    8/30/2016

    Wearable tech will have a tremendous impact on the education of the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News
    8/29/2016

    Seiko Introduces New Mobile Printer Line, Datalogic Announces New Multipurpose Retail Device, Zebra Unveils New Wearables Line, Vantiv Launches New Developer Resources, Creditcall, Elavon Address Unattended EMV, and Touch Dynamic Announces The Quest II Tablet.

  10. Research Shows DNSSEC Vulnerabilities Are Prolific
    8/26/2016

    Neustar Report finds that savvy DDoS attackers are using our defenses against us. By Christine Kern, contributing writer