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  1. ERP, WFM, And Time Clocks: Critical Integration
    2/20/2014

    Retailers are increasingly searching for single platform applications that incorporate their enterprise resource planning (ERP) and human capital management (HCM) requirements into a unified environment. Many retailers grapple with separate application suites that don’t talk to each other. Their accounting, supply chain, inventory, and POS management functions are isolated from their talent, compensation, scheduling, employee benefits, and workforce management systems.

  2. Hermetic Networks Saves Time And Headaches With N-Able
    2/19/2014

    Founded in 2004 by Mike Bailey, Hermetic Networks has seen vast changes take place across its organization since aligning in mid- 2013 with N-able by SolarWinds®, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software. Located in Richmond, Va., the managed service provider’s (MSP) business has kicked into high gear with the power of N-able’s N-central ® MSP service automation platform behind it.

  3. IP Cameras 101: WDR And Why It’s Important
    2/19/2014

    What you don’t know can’t hurt you. It’s a common expression that abdicates responsibility for discovering the truth, from one party to another. Is it possible to ascribe the same meaning of this idiom to electronics? Can we mitigate risk by burying our heads in the sand using outdated technology?  With regard to video surveillance, the answer to these questions, respectively, is “Yes” and “No.”  

  4. Top 10 Wireless Site Survey Tips And Common Mistakes To Avoid
    2/18/2014

    Wi-Fi wireless networks are ubiquitous these days: changing the way we work, the way we communicate, and our expectations of how we access the information we need, wherever we are. Wi-Fi is pervasive in all things mobile — the devices we carry to communicate — and can be found almost everywhere, e.g., home, work, cafés, fast food restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals, retail stores, manufacturing, subways, trains, and airplanes.

  5. Prepare For New Competition From Big-Box Retailers, Copier Companies
    2/18/2014

    For most of us, we began our journey in managed services for one main reason: the guaranteed, recurring, monthly revenue stream. Over the years, the managed services industry as a whole has been lucky enough to keep the hands of big business out of the money pot, allowing us little guys a chance to stake our claim. Well guys, I hate to say this, but the secret’s getting out.

  6. The Most Overlooked Bar Code Printing/Scanning Features
    2/14/2014

    When searching for a barcode printer or scanner, a new solutions provider’s main concerns are that the equipment works and how much it’s going to cost. However, it’s prudent to take a more in-depth look at the hardware before making a purchase decision. Brian Suter of Wasp lists four features that solutions providers often overlook when assessing a barcode printer or scanner.  

  7. 4 Steps to Building a Profitable Services Business
    2/14/2014

    Justin Crotty of NetEnrich offers best practices that help you avoid common obstacles to building a profitable IT services business.

  8. 5 Reasons MSPs Should Sell Microsoft Office365
    2/13/2014

    Some managed services providers (MSPs) are still on the fence about Microsoft Office 365.  Here are five reasons for them to take the leap — sooner rather than later.

  9. Building An IP Surveillance System SMB Retailers Can Afford
    2/13/2014

    Small video surveillance systems have traditionally been dominated by analog, but when you compare IP video vs. analog, IP video simply offers more. The best surveillance integrators position these benefits as part of the sales cycle to prove that there’s much more value and potential with IP video.

  10. Motorola TC55 Touch Computer
    2/13/2014

    To get the job done, your workers need access to business-critical applications out in the field. They want a business device that is every bit as small, sleek an as easy to use as their own personal smartphones. But today's smartphones fall far short of the feature set you need in your business.