Managed Services Articles

  1. Agencies Align With FedRAMP-Approved Cloud Services
    10/9/2014

    The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) sets the standard for how commercial cloud services providers do business with the government.

  2. ConnectWise Introduces Chat And Remote Control Capabilities
    10/8/2014

    ConnectWise users can now benefit from a new a new chat and remote control product, ChatAssist. It allows you to communicate with your customers in real time, and, as Mark Sokol, director of marketing for ConnectWise, points out, puts you just one click away from your customer.

  3. Verizon-Harvard Survey Reveals Special Challenges In Healthcare Vertical
    10/8/2014

    Verizon has recently released a cross-vertical survey in conjunction with the Harvard Business Review that examines industries and their attitudes around early technology adoption.

  4. Education IT News For VARS — October 8, 2014
    10/8/2014

    In news this week, Clayton Christensen addresses the role of disruptive innovation in education, Carnegie Mellon is investigating the science of education, and D2L has launched a Web accessibility MOOC (massive open online course).

  5. What To Look For In New IT Employees
    10/8/2014

    When you are interviewing potential new IT employees, are you biased toward a certain personality? A new study by IDG “Introverts vs. Extroverts: Is There an IT Personality?” researched personality types in among IT professionals and sheds light on the perception that they tend to be introverted.

  6. Patients Aren’t Accessing Medical Records: IT Solutions Providers Can Change That
    10/7/2014

    The Office of The National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has released a report that states that less than one third of consumers access their health records online. This is largely due to healthcare providers not offering the service, and it is likely an area in which you can offer innovative business solutions to your clients.

  7. Government IT News For VARs — October 7, 2014
    10/7/2014

    In news this week, state and federal governments are getting lots of practice in information sharing with the rash of new cyber-bugs, while experts say the Bash Bug could be bigger than Heartbleed and warn that Shellshock’s aftershock will linger.

  8. Sell A Total Solution, Not A “Cloud” Solution
    10/6/2014

    Dave Maffei, VP Global Channel Sales at Carbonite, predicts changes driven by customer demand for the right solutions that solve their specific problems — not necessarily for cloud solutions.

  9. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — October, 6, 2014
    10/6/2014

    In the news, SMEs can benefit from mobile, social, and cloud solutions. Also, technology is updating the public’s perception of manufacturing, and President Obama emphasizes manufacturing’s contribution to economic growth.

  10. The Business Case For Interoperability And Health Information Exchange
    10/3/2014

    Convincing clients of the importance and benefits of interoperability can be a challenge. Many see health information exchanges (HIEs) only as financial overhead, instead of as gateways to the operational and financial benefits they can be. HIMSS has recently released a business case that could make your conversations about interoperability and the IT solutions around it, a bit easier.

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