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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Quorum DRaaS Solution Is Industry's First To Attain PCI Compliance Certification
    4/15/2014

    Quorum, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for the midmarket, recently announced its DRaaS solution has been certified PCI compliant. As the first vendor in the industry to offer cloud recovery that meets the payment card industry's (PCI) security specifications, Quorum ensures credit card data obtained by retail establishments (and any other organization that handles credit card information) is kept secure throughout the backup and recovery process.

  5. Riverbed Announces SteelFusion 3.0, The First Branch Converged Infrastructure That Centralizes Data In The Datacenter And Delivers Local Performance And Instant Recovery At The Branch
    4/15/2014

    Riverbed Technology, the leader in application performance infrastructure, recently announced Riverbed SteelFusion 3.0 (formerly known as Riverbed Granite), the first branch converged infrastructure that centralizes data in the datacenter and delivers local performance and nearly instant recovery at the branch.

  6. Genetec Security Center Helps MetLife Stadium Optimize Its Security Infrastructure
    4/15/2014

    Genetec, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions, announced recently that MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, NJ)—home of the New York Giants and the New York Jets—has installed the Genetec Security Center system in its 82,500 seat stadium.

  7. BIXOLON Launches Compact Thermal Transfer Desktop Label Printer, The SLP-TX420
    4/15/2014

    BIXOLON Co. Ltd., a leading global manufacturer of dependable and innovative POS receipt, mobile and barcode label printers, has announced its new thermal transfer/ direct thermal desktop label printer, the SLP-TX420.

  8. 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?

  9. Manufacturing And Warehousing News — April 14, 2014
    4/14/2014

    In the news, additive manufacturing will enable MRO shops to “print” the parts they need. Also manufacturers are optimistic about the benefits of Big Data — MESA International will release the results of the “Metrics That Matter” survey on April 16.

  10. Education IT News — April 14, 2014
    4/14/2014

    Following the Pennsylvania school stabbings, schools continues to seek better safety procedures and technology to protect students. Additionally, government and entrepreneurs receive a boost in funding to further the presence of technology in classrooms.