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  1. Business Solutions Receives RSPA 2014 Gold Medallion Award
    8/27/2014

    At the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2014 Awards Ceremony on August 5, 2014, the association presented its 2014 Gold Medallion Award to Business Solutions magazine. Each year, the RSPA presents Vendor of Excellence Awards — more than 300 vendors were categorized and selected by RSPA reseller members for the awards, which make them the only industry accolade honoring vendors for channel work, given by the retail channel.

  2. Smokescreening Is The Latest Danger In DDoS Attacks
    8/27/2014

    New study warns of rising smokescreening practice in cyberattacks.

  3. Government IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have suspended contracts with U.S. Investigations Services (USIS) in the wake of the major cyber-attack that may have accessed more than 25,000 DHS employees.  Agencies also find that combining a content management system with mobile device management (MDM) can save money and provide secure transmission of content on mobile devices.  The Department of Defense (DOD) is re-examining its cloud security policies; Open Source may not be the hazard some think it is. And if the Freedom Act is passed, some IT vendors may be left holding the financial bag.

  4. Google Glass: A New Tech For Paramedics
    8/27/2014

    You may soon see Google Glass making appearances in ambulances.

  5. Education IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, three universities file suit against the FAA for bans on drones. Also, an insightful infographic examines the preferences for textbooks, technology, and social media.  Meanwhile, analysts say there has been no ed-tech investment bubble yet, as the market continues to grow. And one venture uses science to pair college roommates. Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  6. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In the news, manufacturers receive warning about Backoff malware and shadow cloud services. Also, an article also discusses how building a strong collaboration platform can benefit your clients.

  7. AVG Simplifies Microsoft Office 365 Administration With New AVG Managed Workplace Service Module
    8/27/2014

    AVG Technologies N.V., the online security company for 182 million active users, recently announced the immediate availability of an enhanced service module capability that allows IT providers and Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to use AVG Managed Workplace to remotely monitor and manage their customers’ Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based collaboration, communications and productivity software platform.

  8. 4 Great Presentations You Missed At The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
    8/26/2014

    The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine, August 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, featured outstanding educational presentations from some of the healthcare IT industry’s leading experts and vendors.

  9. Drones Are Moving Into The Healthcare Arena
    8/26/2014

    As technology is wont to do, drones have grown beyond purely military application and entered the civilian sector.

  10. ONVIF Launches Education, Enforcement Campaign, To Ensure Product Conformance
    8/26/2014

    Campaign designed to educate manufacturers about requirements to comply with standardization initiative for IP-based security products .

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