Managed Services Articles

  1. Why MSPs Need To Consider Offering Payment Processing

    There are a number of ways managed services providers (MSPs) can benefit from offering payment processing, and the U.S. transition to EMV payment technology represents added opportunity for sales.

  2. What Is The Potential Of The Internet Of (Medical) Things?

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to help solve operational problems, track assets, cut costs, and collect data that can be analyzed and used to make intelligent decisions.

  3. Study Examines Data Theft And Fraud By State

    In honor of December, National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month, WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis that identifies 2015’s States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud.

  4. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From November 2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, Ingram Micro’s VTN becomes Trust X Alliance; Panasonic announces a rugged, detachable laptop; and Kayesa VSA 9.2 is now available. In addition, new Tigerpaw One is offered via the SaaS model; Acronis adds file sync and share and partners with Ingram Micro; ConnectWise announces CloudConsole; Zebra Unveils a rugged vehicle mount computer; and Unitech releases a new tablet.

  5. Your IT Clients’ Opportunities In Virtual Health

    A report from Accenture has revealed that virtual health could save $10 billion yearly and allow them to treat more patients without them needing to train more physicians.

  6. Retailers Face Security Holes This Holiday Shopping Season

    The Pre-Holiday Risk Report found retailers, overall, believe that they are successful in handing the security of their infrastructure, effectively identifying critical data assets that need to be protected; detecting theft or data leakage efficiently; and controlling employee access to critical data assets. But they may have a false sense of security.

  7. What The IoT Can Do For Your Manufacturing IT Clients’ Labor Shortage

    One of the biggest challenges in industry is the shortage of skilled labor. As the number of retiring workers increases, the challenge will only become greater. Can the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data/predictive analytics help ease this burden?

  8. Your Merchant IT Client Is Facing A Challenge. Be Ready With The Solution

    Your merchant IT clients may find during busy times — like the holiday shopping season — inefficiencies or deficits in their infrastructure become more apparent. This could present an opportunity for you to start a conversation about how technology solutions can help them win business and customer loyalty and reach their business goals.

  9. SMB Owner Confidence At A Three-Year High

    Small business owners are demonstrating confidence in the economy at the highest levels in three years, according to Bank of America’s annual Small Business Owner Report.

  10. Are Physicians Ready To Put A Stop To MU 3?

    Even as more vendors are jumping on board with Meaningful Use (MU) initiatives, physicians are coming forward with more issues with the program.