Featured SMB Articles

  1. Who Is (And Who Is Not) Ready For The Transition To EMV

    October 1 marked the shift in liability for fraudulent credit card transactions from issuing banks to the party with the least compliant EMV technology. As of this date, most card-accepting U.S. merchants face liability for fraudulent transactions if they are not EMV-ready.

  2. Adopting A Utility Strategy: 20 Cloud Truths To Share With Your SMB Clients

    The cloud computing is becoming ubiquitous to today’s businesses, but you need to help your SMB clients understand some basic cloud truths in order to make the most of its capabilities. 

  3. Will Voice Providers Or MSPs Bring Cloud Services To SMBs?

    It could be extremely profitable to bring cloud computing to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), according a report from BCSB, a cloud services marketplace supplier.

  4. Solutions Provider Shares His Insights On Cloud Computing For SMBs

    Keith Fletcher, COO at Speros, a business technology solutions provider, presented “What Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Cloud Computing” at the recent Savannah Chamber of Commerce SMART Luncheon.

  5. Attention VARs: EMV Transition Deadline Looms And Retailers Aren’t Prepared

    Nearly 8 in 10 (78 percent) of SMB retailers have not yet adopted EMV-ready systems according to a study that surveyed small businesses and their customers on EMV readiness.

  6. Ipswitch Survey: Summer Is A Hard Time To Keep IT Networks Running Smoothly

    IT professionals felt heat this summer — thanks to growing pressure to keep networks running smoothly. According to the inaugural Ipswitch Summertime Blues Survey, with growing numbers of remote workers, broken laptops, and bring-you-own-device (BYOD) policies, it’s more of a chore to manage IT networks.

  7. Honeywell Connects The Dots: Scanners And Mobile Printers To Addressing Retail IT Pain Points

    The retail IT channel is evolving quickly — marketing is migrating to digital, workflows are leveraging mobile computing, and “green” initiatives, inspired by millennial consumers concerned with the environment, are becoming more common. The changing world of retail challenges VARs to deliver the right solutions to meet these new demands.

  8. 3 Measures To Take Now That Can Help Your IT Clients If They Are Breached

    Some of your IT clients could still believe they won’t be targeted by hackers, but Logicalis US says otherwise.

  9. 5 Common Mistakes That Put Your SMB Clients At Risk for A Hack

    Hackers, it turns out, target SMBs with as much frequency as large businesses. SMBs are at the same level for risk of security and credit card breaches as large corporations, according to the New York Times.

  10. Trends Impacting The SMB IT Security Market

    According to CompTIA’s 2015 IT Industry Outlook and Trends to Watch, the democratization of technology is creating new opportunities for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that are embracing digitalization, including cloud-based technologies, to improve processes, and save time and money. Of SMBs surveyed by CompTIA, 47 percent plan to increase technology expenditures in 2015, and 50 percent plan to invest in new products or lines of business.