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  1. How Patch Management Can Make You More Money
    8/13/2014

    Keeping software up-to-date is a critical component of computer and business security. Most of all vulnerabilities are in 3rd party software. However, keeping all software current can be an overwhelming task for your customers, which is why it often gets neglected but in turn, becomes a great opportunity for you.

  2. Adopting A Services Model For Success
    8/12/2014

    If you’re like most VARs, you’ve found it difficult to be profitable by relying on revenues from hardware and software sales, support, and a break-fix business model.

  3. Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting An Access Control Solution
    8/11/2014

    An effective access control system is one of the most important elements of any comprehensive security solution. For a broad range of facilities, security begins at the perimeter. Finding the right access control system for your customer is the first step toward achieving a safe and secure environment.

  4. How To Combat Encryption Sprawl
    8/11/2014

    Encryption isn’t new, but it is gaining new momentum. Used for decades in the financial and defense industries, encryption is on the rise again due in part to recent privacy concerns, aggressive data breaches, and laws regarding the disclosure of those breaches. Organizations from small to large are now seeing encryption technology not just as a nice-to-have but as a must-have.

  5. Safe City Technologies Turn Information Into Action
    8/11/2014

    Homeland security initiatives are on the rise, thanks in large part to a growing concern over terrorist activity, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research.

  6. Tips For Using Storage To Enable A Business
    8/11/2014

    In industries with some of the biggest data storage challenges — broadcast, media, retail, geospatial, and many others — many companies don’t refer to their data as “data” anymore.  They refer to it as “content,” “assets,” or “information.” 

  7. 5 Simple Steps To Break The Barrier To The Small Business Market
    8/11/2014

    Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are doing small businesses a disservice if they sell them a backup only product. Small businesses, just like their enterprise counterparts, must have the ability to recover data and keep their business running in the event of a disaster.

  8. Backup Vs. Business Continuity: Using RTO To Better Plan For Your Business
    8/11/2014

    SMBs in general don’t have the same IT budgets and staffs as larger enterprises. Yet just like larger organizations they need to protect their data—and make sure they can get back to business rapidly after a disaster or other event that compromises their data and systems.

  9. Best Practices For Professionals: Working Smart Vs. Working Hard
    8/11/2014

    I wish that being successful in business and life was as simple as working harder. If that was the case, a lot more folks would get a lot more of the things they wanted out of life. The reality is that most people spend most of their time focused on things that will never get them closer to their goals. They justify this by thinking or telling other that those tasks “have to be done.”

  10. The Current IT Industry Sales Model Is Officially Broken
    8/11/2014

    I surely have not been alone in watching the demise of the IT sales model over the past several years, and I believe the time has come to officially declare it broken and possibly beyond repair in its current state.

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