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  1. Almost One-Fifth Of Higher Education IT Purchases Are Made Outside Of Central IT
    8/13/2014

    U.S. campuses are spending $4 billion annually on unmanaged, unmeasured investments.

  2. Retail Predictions For The Second Half Of 2014
    8/13/2014

    Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) released its 2014 economic forecast, as detailed in a press release. In the forecast, the NRF predicted an increase in industry retail sales of 4.1 percent, including auto parts, discount, department, grocery, and specialty stores. In addition, the NRF expected online sales to grow 9 to 12 percent in 2014. However, according to a more recent article from CNBC, that forecast has been lowered to 3.6 percent by the NRF as a result of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year.

  3. Legislation Could Change Taxes On eCommerce
    8/13/2014

    With the recent passage of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, a piece of legislation dealing with taxes on the fees that Internet server providers (ISPs) charge their customers is set to come before Congress. The extension of the ban on this Internet access tax finds widespread support among members of both the House and the Senate.

  4. Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, MegaPath introduces managed Wi-Fi, HP offers a new switch series and a new channel program, and T-Mobile launches a channel partner program. In addition, Seagate offers a new portfolio of network attached storage solutions, and Unitrends introduces disaster recovery assurance. Upcoming events include Channel Transitions 2014 VAR/MSP Executive Conferences powered by Business Solutions and The Denver Biz Tech Expo.

  5. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Point of Sale and Payment Processing news, North American Bancard launches a payment platform, and MMF announces new tablet enclosures. In addition, UP Solution introduces a solution for salons, spas, and other personal care businesses, and Lavu offers an online ordering application as well as a delivery and routing extension.

  6. Data Collection And Mobility News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Datalogic introduces a healthcare PDA, SATO launches an RFID print and verify system for healthcare, Panasonic updates a semirugged laptop, and Motorola Solutions introduces a voice directed solution and an app development tool.

  7. Access Control And Video Surveillance News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, WavestoreUSA releases a new version of video management software (VMS); Genetec expands a partnership enabling the company to resell BCDVideo servers and storage equipment; and OnSSI introduces a new licensing structure that requires only one license for each encoder IP address, regardless of the number of analog cameras. Also, D-Link expands its IP camera line and offers a new access point, and Pivot3 upgrades its virtual SAN software.

  8. Paragon Software’s Pure Channel Program Gains Momentum As Backup And Recovery Leader Redefines Industry’s Approach To IT Channel Strategy
    8/13/2014

    Paragon Software Group, a leader in data protection, backup and disaster recovery (BDR),recently announced record revenue growth for the first half of 2014, besting last year’s number by 86 percent for the same period. 

  9. Ingram Micro Expands ProAV/Digital Signage Portfolio With Ten New Vendor Lines And An Exclusive Media Solution
    8/13/2014

    Ingram Micro Inc. recently welcomed ten new vendor lines to its growing U.S. ProAV/Digital Signage portfolio. The company also said that it has been named the exclusive provider of innovative media solutions from PROconnect and Sherlock Systems.

  10. Latest Version Of Single-Step Disaster Recovery Solution Offers Industry’s Only True Agentless Protection
    8/13/2014

    Quorum, the leader in instant disaster recovery, recently announced the general availability of Quorum onQ v3.8. This latest version offers a long list of new features and enhancements — among them, the industry’s first truly agentless protection for application consistency.

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