Data Collection & Mobility Articles
Will Neglecting Mobile Device Backups Be Your Downfall?
One of the hottest trends we've covered over the past year is the mobile device explosion. More specifically, we've talked about BYOD (bring your own device), the reality that your customers' employees are bringing their laptops and smartphones to work and using these devices both for personal and business purposes. This opens up a whole can of worms, starting with security issues and extending to your data backups.
Product Reviews Coming To Business Solutions Magazine In 2013
We recently surveyed our readers, asking what they'd like to see added to the magazine. The overwhelming response was for the addition of product reviews. So, the January 2013 will feature our first set of reviews and each month we'll look at another set of products.
Where Are They Now? Coridian Technologies (June 2009)
Historically, the healthcare vertical has been one of the most lucrative, albeit difficult to penetrate, markets for VARs. Back in 2009, I spoke with Mike Cleary, president of Coridian Technologies, who explained that a switch from the manufacturing vertical to healthcare was resulting in a 20% revenue increase for his company. With so much happening since 2009, I was eager to get an update from Cleary and capture any lessons he might have for integrators.
A Lucrative Recurring Revenue Source You've Overlooked
A few weeks ago, I wrote The Lazy VAR's Guide To Recurring Revenue. The contents of the article, at this point, have become the table of contents for a much larger project we're working on which will educate VARs on all the different ways they can be earning recurring revenue.
Where Are They Now? AbeTech (Sept. 2010)
In many cases, it's a combination of many different things that contribute to a company's success and pinpointing what's leading to success is difficult.
The Lazy VAR's Guide To Recurring Revenue
I don't think you would dispute the fact that its pretty difficult to grow your business on hardware and software margins alone. Having interviewed many resellers over the years, one stand-out characteristic of the most successful of the lot has been a focus on some service that earns them recurring revenue.
How To Take Charge Of Your Customers' BYOD Threat
If you've been following our blog or paying attention to any channel trends, you've not doubt heard about BYOD (bring your own device). If you're just hearing about this topic, here's a quick BYOD overview.
Top Tweets From 2012 Ingram Micro Partner Invite
My original plan for this article was to share with you the top 10 or 20 Tweets from the event, but there were so many valuable nuggets of information, I’m not going to put a cap on the number. To help you navigate through the Tweets, I’ve organized them by category. By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
Stratix' Success Secrets: A Preview
You know how your local TV stations break in to your favorite evening programs to tease you about what will be on the news at 11? I’m doing a version of that with this article. By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
Where Are They Now? Intellicheck Mobilisa (Jan. 2010)
In January 2010, Business Solutions magazine featured Steve Williams, COO of Intellicheck Mobilisa, a software developer focused on the government vertical. Things were going great for the company.