Managed Services Articles

  1. 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.

  2. The Top VAR Opportunities In The SMB Space
    4/11/2014

    Business Solutions asked industry experts “Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs” for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider. In addition to the insights in that article, these industry leaders also offer what they believe are the biggest opportunities and significant trends in the SMB space — including network and physical security, and, for SMB retailers, the transition to EMV and online marketing.

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — April 11, 2014
    4/11/2014

    In this week’s news, GE acquires CHCA, data breaches in CA and the Smart VAR Summit approaches.

  4. Federal Cloud Migration: Challenges Bring Opportunities For VARs
    4/10/2014

    While migration to cloud platforms presents unique challenges for VARs working with federal agencies, it also offers business opportunities in addressing issues unique to the government sphere. 

  5. Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2014 Takeaways Via Twitter
    4/10/2014

    At the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2014 this week, speakers provided insight, advice, and inspiration. Here’s what channel members in the audience shared on Twitter from the presentations.   

  6. Security, Mobility Create Opportunities For Solutions Providers In Education
    4/10/2014

    Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider gave industry experts the opportunity to share their opinions on the top opportunities in the education vertical. According to BSM editor-in-chief Mike Monocello, “Their responses can be boiled down into two main categories: keeping an eye on people and assets and getting computers into the hands of students.”

  7. Common Mistakes Solutions Providers Make In The Education Vertical
    4/10/2014

    Along with their responses to questions for the Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider industry experts listed what they believe are the most common mistakes VARs, MSPs, integrators, and software developers make in the education vertical.

  8. ICD-10 Delays, ICD-11, And What Clients Want From VARs
    4/9/2014

    You’ve likely heard the noise around the U.S. transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 — most of it centered on the five-fold increase in the number of codes. However, it’s also been criticized as being a headache for CIOs and for being too granular — sometimes to the point of humor.

  9. Government IT News For VARs — April 9, 2014
    4/9/2014

    In this week’s news, VAR have new ways to find requests for bids, increased insight into government tech spending, and the finalization of the LGS sale.

  10. Details Of Global Cloud Marketplace Unveiled At Ingram Micro Cloud Summit
    4/8/2014

    Summit news includes new hosted cloud solutions, “white glove” services, and an expanded channel partner program.