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  1. Government IT News For VARs — September 17, 2014
    9/17/2014

    In news this week, the U.S. Defense Department (DoD) institutes a three-part cloud strategy, one senator warns agencies may already have been hacked, and Internet Slow Down Day proved to be a thorn in lawmakers’ sides. Social media is also proving to be a valuable resource for agencies.

  2. Education IT News For VARs — September 17, 2014
    9/17/2014

    In news this week, Education Dive presents some lessons learned from MOOCs. The Oculus founder makes a large donation to fund computer science at University of Maryland, while colleges gain free access to Epic Games’ Graphics Engine. And an enlightening infographic looks at how technology has changed higher education.

  3. Telematics Data Can Earn Insurance Discounts For Fleets
    9/17/2014

    Telematics is used by many fleets — now, according to a FleetOwner article, insurance companies are getting in on the telematics trend. They are offering customers lower prices on insurance premiums for safe-driving practices — practices determined through the use of telematics solutions, such as those that use GPS.

  4. RapidFire Tools Wins Revenue Generator Award At GFI MAX, Datto Partner Events
    9/17/2014

    RapidFire Tools Inc., the world leader in non-invasive IT assessment tools, announced that it has won the “Revenue Generator” award at the recent GFI MAX U.S.

  5. EasyConnect, New Automatic IP Camera Addressing Feature, Highlights exacqVision 6.4 Release
    9/17/2014

    Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, introduces the new EasyConnect automatic IP camera connector feature with the version 6.4 of exacqVision, a video management system (VMS) software used for video surveillance.

  6. Genetec Introduces Sipelia: New Communications Management Module For Security Center
    9/17/2014

    Genetec, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions recently announced the upcoming release of Sipelia Communications Management, a new module of Security Center that enables unified SIP (Session Initiated Protocol)-based communications between operators and intercom devices deployed throughout an organization.

  7. Voice Technology Applications In The Warehouse Environment
    9/16/2014

    Voice technology has taken hold in a variety of work environments, but applications are particularly beneficial for warehouses. Businesses with warehouses use voice technology when picking stock, inventorying and replenishing stock, and improving customer service.

  8. Healthcare Providers Have EHRs, Need Advanced Use Of IT
    9/16/2014

    Data from a survey conducted by the American Hospital Association in its 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement reveals that most hospitals use basic EHR (electronic health records) systems, but lack advanced use of healthcare IT.

  9. California Sends Two Student Data Privacy Bills To Governor
    9/16/2014

    California has taken the lead in student data privacy and sent two bills to Gov. Jerry Brown. SB 1177 lays out privacy guidelines for operators of Internet websites, online services, online applications, and mobile application, while AB 1584 deals with contracts between local educational agencies and third-party technology vendors.

  10. Federal IT Spending Expected To Decline
    9/16/2014

    Federal IT spending is expected to decline, with the decrease attributed to the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Deltek. An article from the e-Commerce Times states that spending within the civilian sector in 2015 is expected to equal that in 2014, although there will be differences among departments and agencies.

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