Featured SMB Articles

  1. EMV Migration Is Changing Everything
    6/6/2016

    The migration to EMV chip technology in the U.S. is changing the payments landscape. As consumer’s experience and adapt to the new process, businesses are evolving to make the payment itself as easy as possible. With the competitive nature of the ever-present online store, the last things a merchant wants in are an added barrier, frustration, or detraction point. The demand for a smooth flow is pushing developments in mobile payments merchants are eager to adopt.

  2. Top 5 Help-Desk Productivity Killers
    6/3/2016

    In today’s marketplace, customer help-desk services are crucial to the survival of any enterprise. But making these services efficient and timely, while reducing redundancy, poses a particular challenge.

  3. Institutions In The Americas Connect Via New High-Speed Network
    6/1/2016

    Consortium uses 100-gigabit network link to support innovation across continents.

  4. POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And Physical Security News
    5/31/2016

    Genetec recently began shipping the new version of its turnkey network security appliance, the SV-32 v2. With built-in analog encoder cards, the SV-32 v2 offers a cost-effective solution to integrate legacy analog cameras as part of an IP transition plan. Pre-installed with the Genetec Security Center platform, the appliance allows for the consolidation of multiple remote sites within a single security environment, while supporting a wide range of future-proof IP cameras and door controllers to suit various deployments needs.

  5. Managed Services, Backup And Disaster Recovery, And Networking News
    5/31/2016

    RapidFire Tools announced recently the release of Reporter, a new stand-alone, virtual appliance that MSPs can use to fully automate regularly scheduled Network Detective IT assessments for their clients. The new software appliance is available as a $29/month add-on for Network Detective subscribers; it is used to remotely schedule the running of any Network Detective scan and automatically generate any of the fully brandable reports included with most of the individual module subscriptions.

  6. Arm Your Payments Clients With DDoS Attack Protection
    5/13/2016

    Eight out of 10 companies that adopted IoT suffered DDoS attacks.

  7. 3D Printing’s Enormous Potential
    5/12/2016

    From the military to space and beyond, 3D printing is on the rise.

  8. Managed Services, Backup And Disaster Recovery, And Networking News
    5/4/2016

    IT professionals can now protect their virtual environments through socket-based pricing for StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX. The new licensing model allows IT administrators to purchase licenses based on the number of CPU sockets on the host, both VMware and Microsoft, and protect an unlimited number of virtual machines per licensed socket.

  9. From ASCII Milwaukee: Build A Better Brand Through SOPs
    4/28/2016

    I can’t keep up with Karl Palachuk. Recognized in our channel as a managed services pioneer and the owner of solution provider advisor Small Biz Thoughts, Palachuk dispensed an avalanche of wisdom today at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, so much that I couldn’t capture it all.

  10. From ASCII Milwaukee: Continuity Is Key To Selling Backup
    4/28/2016

    Datto Vice President of Business Development Rob Rae said to forget about acts of God and focus on continuity if you want channel success during his presentation at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, WI. “Backup means fires, floods, tornados, and hurricanes,” Rae said. “Most people think acts of God won’t happen to them, so stop selling backup and start selling continuity.”