Featured SMB Articles

  1. How Software Companies Are Overcoming EMV-Related Challenges
    6/17/2016

    Total Merchant Services is a credit card merchant account acquirer that provides solutions to merchants and sales partners while focusing on technology-driven products designed to help small businesses prosper and grow. Scott Blum is VP of Marketing, Business Development and Software Partners for Total Merchant, which was named the 2012 ISO of the Year by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) for providing payment industry sales professionals with outstanding product and service innovation.

  2. Demystifying Russian Ransomware Campaigns
    6/17/2016

    Flashpoint research on organized Russian ransomware highlights campaign methods and targets.

  3. Datto Report Highlights 7 Habits Of Highly Effective MSPs
    6/16/2016

    How MSPs can optimize growth and margin with field-proven business strategies.

  4. Overcoming Market And Technology Barriers To Use Mobile Apps In Hazardous Manufacturing
    6/16/2016

    A 2015 VDC Research survey found manufacturing organizations were facing challenges of outdated infrastructure, workforce transition, and an aging workforce, as well as issues surrounding overall worker productivity and safety. These issues are particularly significant for workers operating in hazardous environments, where paper-based or manual processes have traditionally supported workflows.

  5. Beat Ransomware Once And For All
    6/14/2016

    It’s no secret businesses need to defend against ransomware attacks, but according to Carbonite Chief Evangelist Norman Guadagno, they need to be able to respond effectively and efficiently to them as well. For the unfamiliar, ransomware is a type of malware that infects a computer, restricting access of the infected system in some way. The actor(s) who infect the system hold it hostage in exchange for payment, presenting a particularly severe problem for businesses.

  6. Epson, BlueStar Execs Analyze The Channel’s “Mobility Metamorphosis”
    6/14/2016

    The “Mobility Metamorphosis” breakout session May 18 at the Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference in Chicago featured insights from two veteranl channel executives: Luis Artiz, Group Product Manager, Epson America Inc. and Jason R. Firment, Director of POS and VARCOM,  BlueStar.

  7. Ransomware Blog Series Offers Protection Advice
    6/9/2016

    As ransomware becomes a more serious threat, businesses need to take new precautions.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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

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