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  1. OKI Data Americas Promotes Mark Hansinger To Vice President, U.S. Channel Sales
    4/7/2014

    OKI Data Americas announces the appointment of Mark Hansinger to Vice President of U.S. Channel Sales. In his new role, Hansinger is responsible for developing the sales strategies required to achieve the U.S. Channel Sales hardware and consumables revenue goals.

  2. JetPay Corporation Appoints Michael J. McGovern Chief Operating Officer
    4/7/2014

    JetPay Corporation (“JetPay” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael J. McGovern as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of JetPay. Mr. McGovern will be responsible for all operations and platform innovations of the Company’s three divisions.

  3. Customers Like Managed IT Services — So Why Don’t More Use Them?
    4/4/2014

    CompTIA’s study on managed IT services reveals opportunities for market growth through customer education. The study shows that users of managed IT services are highly satisfied with the services they’re currently receiving, but at the same time, growth in the sector is only modest — CompTIA estimates about 3 in 10 organizations are using some form of managed services. This gap may be due to the fact that organizations and managers are not fully aware of the practical difference between in-house IT services and those that are handled by managed services providers (MSPs).

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs
    4/4/2014

    ICD-10 is delayed — implementation is now extended to Oct. 1, 2015. Also in the news, HIMSS reports two-thirds of hospitals are increasing their 2014 IT budgets, and the HHS offers a new HIPAA Compliance Assessment Tool.

  5. The ASCII Group Provides First Guide To Managed IT Services Sales Tax
    4/4/2014

    California responds with answers about charging state sales tax, and group is preparing guides for solutions providers in other states.

  6. CompTIA Opens New Chapter As 2014 Annual Member Meeting Closes
    4/4/2014

    CompTIA, the leading non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, used the occasion of its 2014 Annual Member Meeting here this week to introduce a new membership model, making its content, programs and resources available to a broader audience.

  7. Dolphin RFID Unveils Path Breaking Maintenance And Tour Management Solutions
    4/4/2014

    Dolphin RFID Pvt. Ltd., a leading provider of RFID and security solutions, recently announced two new RFID solutions: The Android-Based Maintenance Management Module, and the Mobile Tour Management System. Dolphin RFID will demonstrate both RFID solutions at the upcoming RFID Journal LIVE! conference and exhibition (Booth # 544A), April 8-10, 2014, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

  8. Grocery And C-Store IT News
    4/3/2014

    In the news this week is the latest survey of supermarket chains by Consumer Reports, where Walmart sank to the bottom.  Another survey by OpinionLab shows that consumers are overwhelmingly opposed to in-store tracking, fearing privacy breaches. Meanwhile, a federal appeals court upheld the 21-cent cap on debit card swipe fees that retailers oppose as too high, and an A&P senior employee pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud.

  9. Government IT News For VARs
    4/3/2014

    In the news this week, BlackBerry 10 is approved by the DoD, the former U.S. CTO launches Hunch Analytics, and the U.S. Army is upgrading IT with the capability to share information from sensors and weapons about enemy targets.

  10. New Executive Certificate In Business Agility Highlights Spring 2014 Channel Training Curriculum From CompTIA
    4/3/2014

    A program to help executives align their technology businesses with today’s market realities is one of several new educational offerings available to information technology (IT) channel companies through CompTIA, the non-profit association for the industry.