Managed Services Articles

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

    New study warns of rising smokescreening practice in cyberattacks.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  4. 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.

  5. VARs Will Find Opportunities Helping Hospitals Toward EMR Adoption
    8/26/2014

    John Daniels, VP of strategic relations for HIMSS, assured VARs there are opportunities for them in healthcare. In his keynote at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, on Aug. 21 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Daniels explained how HIMSS tracks a hospital’s progress toward electronic medical records (EMR) adoption, which technologies are likely to be in the highest demand in the next one to two years, and how to explain ROI to healthcare IT clients.

  6. Are Your Customers Ready For Secure Archive Migration?
    8/26/2014

    As organizations, including government and education, undergo infrastructure changes, they need to migrate huge amounts of data.

  7. Report Ranks SIEM Providers
    8/25/2014

    Customers look to security information and event management (SIEM) technology for real-time security monitoring, historical analysis, incident investigation, and compliance reporting. The technology aggregates event data collected by security devices, network infrastructures, systems, and applications, which it then correlates with contextual information about users, assets, threats, and vulnerabilities.

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 22, 2014
    8/22/2014

    In this week’s news, data breaches and ACOs face barriers to IT implementation.

  9. Security Mistakes Your Customers Might Be Making
    8/22/2014

    Securing the enterprise is no easy task. Every day it seems like there are dozens of new security risks out there, threatening to shut down your customers’ systems and steal valuable data. Stories of large corporations suffering from enormous data breaches probably don’t help calm those fears, so it’s important to make sure your clients know the risks are real and businesses must be able to respond to them.

  10. Is Video Data A New Opportunity for VARs And ISVs?
    8/21/2014

    Video analytics — the automated analysis of terabytes of video content — has a proven track record helping investigators to glean information from surveillance cameras, recognize faces in a crowd, or zoom in on the license plates of suspects. However, researchers know they need more advanced capabilities and software algorithms to go beyond detection and tracking and really understand the relationships between objects in video footage.

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