Managed Services Articles

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Field Service IT News For VARs
    4/2/2014

    A virtual summit on the field service industry is slated for Thursday. Also in the news this week,  experts offer tips for mobile device selection, construction leads adoption of GPS tracking technology, and freight volumes are climbing — after a decrease during the harsh winter.

  4. CompTIA Announces Open Access
    4/2/2014

    “Registered users” can now access CompTIA’s channel education, industry research, news and tools designed to help meet business goals.

  5. Growing Internet Of Things Means Growing Opportunity For Solutions Providers
    4/1/2014

    The Internet of Things gives solutions providers an expanded opportunity. It enables them to grow into the role of their customers’ single, trusted advisor and manager of all IT systems and solutions inside — and outside — of the office. 

  6. Why Small Business Security Is Such A Big Deal
    3/31/2014

    When small business owners read headlines about security breaches at Target and other multi-billion dollar companies, it can lead to the false notion that cybercriminals really aren’t interested in going after the “small potatoes” of the world. There’s mounting evidence, however, that suggests this mindset is not only prevalent — it’s harmful.

  7. 3 EHR Data Questions Your Healthcare Clients Are Asking Today
    3/28/2014

    Data, and the opportunities for change that it brings your clients, continues to be a driving topic for VARs in all industries. EHR data in healthcare is no different, bringing with it its own set of issues and opportunities. Healthcare providers are intensely invested in patient outcomes, so it is crucial that your solutions are centered on their questions and concerns.

  8. CompTIA Study Shows Growing Opportunity To Sell BPA
    3/28/2014

    CompTIA’s study on Business Process Automation (BPA) shows VARs have growing opportunities to provide these solutions. The association conducted an online survey of 500 IT and business professionals in the U.S. about how businesses handle workflow and process, including automation and communication. CompTIA also surveyed 500 IT firms in the U.S. for their insights.

  9. Education IT News — March 28, 2014
    3/28/2014

    Schools adopt real-time cameras and communications technologies as ways to communication with police. Also in the news, the Florida Senate passes a bill prohibiting the collection of some student data.

  10. Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 27, 2014
    3/27/2014

    Articles this week include looks at the rate of EHR adoption: fast for small medical offices, slower for providers trying to comply with new GAO standards.