Featured Manufacturing & Warehousing Articles

  1. What Smart VARs Know About Video Surveillance
    9/17/2013

    I’m excited! And, depending on your line card as a VAR/ integrator, you might be, too. For a couple years now, we’ve been writing about how IP video surveillance has reached a tipping point where the technology has improved and added capabilities which dramatically add value and ROI to an implementation. At the same time, the cost has been coming down.

  2. Customer’s Mobile Solutions Challenges Can Be VAR Opportunities
    9/13/2013

    The challenges that your customers face with mobile solutions can provide a number of opportunities for you. Gina Gallo of Stratix, an outsourcing managed mobile-services provider, shares advice on how to take the role of trusted advisor with companies that are planning mobile deployments and establishing mobile device management.

  3. Data Collection And Mobility News From August 2013
    8/30/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions collects and sorts through all the relevant channel news so you don't have to. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, companies announce new products and a new smart printing language.

  4. ASIS 2013 Strengthens Security Profession To Face Challenges
    8/29/2013

    ASIS 2013, “Smart, Strategic, Secure,” is designed for “security professionals looking for real solutions to real challenges.” The seminar and exhibition, an annual industry event for security professionals, will take place Sept. 24 to 27 at McCormick Place, Chicago.

  5. Retail IT News for VARs — August 23, 2013
    8/23/2013

    Business Solutions searched recent headlines for news of interest to VARs serving clients in the retail market.

  6. Data Collection and Mobility News From July 2013
    8/2/2013

    Each month, Business Solutions collects and sorts through all the relevant channel news so you don't have to. This month in Data Collection and Mobility, a survey shows mobile technology could decrease costs for transport and logistics companies, a mobile computer receives AT&T certification, and an upgrade is now available for a management solution.

  7. Epson Mobilink P60II: 2-Inch Mobile Receipt Printers Product Review
    7/23/2013

    Nelson found the units relatively easy to set up. Like all the printers tested, the Epson Mobilink P60II requires software to be installed on a PC and then for the printer to be connected to that PC via a standard mini USB cable. Once the software was installed and the printer connected to the PC, Nelson was able to configure the printer’s network connectivity. The Epson Mobilink P60II was quickly connected to his wireless LAN with no issues.

  8. Star Micronics SM-S220i: 2-Inch Mobile Receipt Printers Product Review
    7/23/2013

    In testing mobile label printers back in May, loading rolls of media was an area where some printers struggled and others shined. Nelson reported paper loading to be a nonissue with the Star Micronics SM-S220i. The unit had an easy-to-access button to open the media door and fast, pain-free paper loading.

  9. Zebra EM220II: 2-Inch Mobile Receipt Printers Product Review
    7/23/2013

    If you or your customers look only at features and price, you could be dooming users to wear a brick all day long. A major factor when it comes to evaluating mobile printers has to be the size and weight of the units. On paper and in person, it’s easy to see the physical differences among the reviewed units. At .66 lbs with battery and paper, the Zebra unit was the lighted of the group tested.

  10. Citizen CMP-20: 2-Inch Mobile Receipt Printers Product Review
    7/23/2013

    Like the other printers, the Citizen CMP-20 require software to be installed on a PC and then for the printer to be connected to that PC via a standard mini USB cable. Once the software was installed and the printer connected to the PC, Nelson was able to configure the printer’s network connectivity. The CMP-20 was quickly connected to his wireless LAN with no issues.