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  1. Field Service IT News – April 15, 2014
    4/15/2014

    In the news, Zebra Technologies will acquire Motorola Solutions' Enterprise business. Also, articles share insights into benefits of cloud solutions, BYOD security, overlooked benefits of management tracking solutions, and how work-order systems not only improve response times, but also provide data about costs and equipment use. 

  2. Where to Find Replacements After Zebra Tech’s Acquisition of Motorola Solutions?
    4/15/2014

    CipherLab, founded in 1988 an established innovator in Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC), continues to provide the replacement solutions on mobile computers and barcode scanners.

  3. SYNNEX Combines Product Strengths From Avaya And Lenovo To Offer Compact, Affordable UC Solution For SMB Market
    4/15/2014

    SYNNEX Corporation, a leading distributor of IT products and services, announced it is now offering a compact UC solution for small businesses with fewer than 50 users that embed the proven Avaya IP Office Server Edition software on the Lenovo ThinkCentre Tiny Desktop.  The solution delivers all of the features and benefits of the Avaya IP Office(TM) Platform in a dramatically smaller hardware footprint, at an affordable price.

  4. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From March 2014
    4/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, RSPA appoints a new CEO and president, pcAmerica acquires MobiMagic, Shift4 certifies with Moneris, Lavu releases apps for niche markets, MMF POS partners with Star Micronics, Datacap Systems will offer Phoenix Managed Networks PhoeniXSentry, and Harbortouch offers a new sales center app and web-based demo.

  5. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From March 2014
    4/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Conferences will feature Gary Pica, Axcient teams with Ingram Micro, GFI MAX announces App Control, Autotask IT Business Mangement now integrates with StorageCraft Recover-Ability, StorServer launches a backup appliance and a small expansion system, N-able introduces Help Desk Manger and N-central 9.4,  HP develops bundled solutions, snom phones are capable of Lync Device Management, Xerox offers new business tools for partners, and D&H is carrying Sophos’ UTM.

  6. SYNNEX Corporation Enhances Varnex Community Website For Its Members Across North America
    4/15/2014

    SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading distributor of IT products and services, announced today from its Varnex Spring Partner Conference in Orlando, FL that it has unveiled its enhanced Varnex Community website featuring a rich menu of new and improved offerings that allow for greater collaboration, networking and educational opportunities among Varnex members. Varnex is a peer-to-peer community of SYNNEX resellers, united in a spirit of collaboration to drive growth and achieve success in the IT channel.

  7. Data Collection and Mobility News From March 2014
    4/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, healthcare IT experts will speak at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, BlueStar expands its product line, and SATO adds new thermal printer screens.

  8. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From March 2014
    4/15/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, Panasonic announces the availability of the first cameras in its new “6 Series,” and Genetec offers AutoVu, a license plate recognition solution.

  9. Zebra Technologies to Acquire Enterprise Business from Motorola Solutions for $3.45 Billion
    4/15/2014

    Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) and Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Zebra will acquire Motorola’s Enterprise business for $3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will be funded through a combination of cash on hand and new debt. The transaction, which was approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2014. 

  10. Heartbleed — A VAR's Preparedness Kit
    4/14/2014

    You’ve undoubtedly seen stock images of injured and bleeding hearts flying across news channels. You may have even changed your Yahoo! and Gmail passwords. Your personal data is safe, but what does the bug mean for your clients?