Retail Multimedia

  1. Covering Your A$$: Next-Gen Threat Landscape
    8/25/2016

    Today's advanced malware is increasingly difficult to remove and even harder to detect in the first place. In this presentation, we examine the modern threat landscape and discuss the shortcomings of traditional antivirus, as well as how organizations can stay ahead of the malware curve. Malware authors aren't too concerned about what traditional security is capable of blocking, since they've formed reliable tactics to circumvent that protection. Either by leveraging social engineering or advanced evasive tactics, modern malware spells an uphill battle for traditional defenses.

  2. EMV Semi-Integrated Solution For ISVs
    8/22/2016

    The thought of integrating EMV can seem overwhelming and confusing. Many ISVs and VARs are still not aware of the best way to integrate EMV and haven’t yet invested time or money into EMV solutions. With the recent liability shift now in place, the time is now to offer enhanced and secure payment options for your customers. First American Payment System’s Semi-Integrated EMV solution is just what you need to get started down the EMV path. We have done the heavy lifting of certification for you, allowing you to deploy EMV quickly and efficiently.

  3. Crypto Ransomware: Fighting A Real Problem With Real Solutions
    6/16/2016

    Crypto ransomware has come a long way over the past 2½ years and no single solution can stop it 100% of the time. But the right recovery and mitigation strategies can help MSPs keep businesses a step ahead of this virulent threat and ensure their clients are effectively protected.

  4. E-Myth Author Gerber Sounds Wake-Up Call For VAR, MSP Owners
    5/10/2016

    In addition to being recognized worldwide as a small business guru, Michael Gerber is known for his straight talk. And he’s eager for solution provider owners to be candid with themselves and embrace their reality as well. In a recent interview with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy, Gerber said, “Until the straight talk happens, until somebody pulls the chain, until somebody says something that strikes (VARs and MSPs) so deeply that they can't avoid it or ignore it any longer, nothing's going to change for them.

  5. Profitable Partnering For ISVs — 4 Expert Perspectives
    3/24/2016

    If you were not able to attend the ISV IQ Live! conference on February 24 in Santa Ana, CA, you missed out on a day of outstanding education on partnering, raising capital, and marketing. Business Solutions invited a panel of channel thought leaders who spoke at the event to participate in this webinar so more of our ISV subscribers can learn about partnering best practices.

  6. Why Security Isn’t Enough To Stop Ransomware
    2/25/2016

    The best IT Security will only help stop infections from ransomware like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall, but if your vendor is promising 100% prevention then you should be very wary. Webroot SecureAnywhere has some of the most advanced defenses against ransomware but still a few of our 50,000+ business customers were infected in 2015.

  7. The IT That Retailers Want, Versus What They Need
    2/22/2016

    Omni-channel is all the rage in retail, but is it something small retailers want or even need? And what did you miss at NRF last week that could make you more successful in 2016? We’re talking retail technology with Matt Pillar, retail guru, on this episode of the Trusted IT Advisor.

  8. INSPIRE Preview: Seeking — Actually, Obsessing About — The Competitive Advantage
    11/24/2015

    Dr. Robert J. Bies, professor of management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, is the keynote speaker for Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) INSPIRE 2016. In this exclusive interview, Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions, asks Bies to share a preview of his presentation he plans for the event scheduled January 31 through February 3 at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego.

  9. VARs And Payment Solutions: Stronger Client Relationships, Recurring Revenue
    11/18/2015

    In this Business Solutions podcast, Gary Staub, chief sales and marketing officer at Sterling Payment Technologies, discusses how retail IT VARs can capitalize on payment solutions.

  10. Panel: Take A Tech Consultant Role When It Comes To Tablet POS
    10/6/2015

    At RetailNOW 2015, APG Cash Drawer hosted a panel of retail industry thought leaders who shared their insights on tablet point of sale (POS).