Managed Services Articles

  1. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs –August 4, 2014
    8/4/2014

    In the news, your manufacturing customers face risks affecting their supply chains, with financial fraud, cybersecurity, and management regulations topping the list. Also, an article provides an argument for why open source software could benefit your clients.

  2. Help Your Healthcare Customers Achieve Patient Safety Through IT Risk Management
    8/1/2014

    A recent report sponsored by the Office Of The National Coordinator that examines the correlation between patient safety and IT risk management might be your latest tool in discussing the benefits of well-managed IT services with your clients.

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 1, 2014
    8/1/2014

    In the news, EHR vendors and the American Medical Association say EHR systems certified for Stage 2 Meaningful Use are frequently found not to be interoperable. Also, telemedicine is being proposed for VA hospitals, and some non-HIPAA-covered entities are adopting ICD-10, even though they are not required to do so.

  4. 4 Steps In A Successful Managed Services Sales Process
    8/1/2014

    There can be common steps in a basic sales cycle for most businesses, but when you are selling managed IT services, a successful sales process reflects how this business model provides benefits to your customers.

  5. Lisa Bodell To Give Keynote Address At ChannelCon
    8/1/2014

    CompTIA, the IT industry trade association, is set to host its annual ChannelCon, August 4 to 6 in Phoenix. In addition to many panels, sessions, and presentations at the event, it features keynote speaker Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink, a research and training firm specializing in helping businesses embrace the change that is a normal part of a company’s progression and to become top innovators in their field.

  6. 6 Reasons ChannelCon Is Different From Other IT Channel Events
    8/1/2014

    Members of the IT Channel are heading to Phoenix for CompTIA’s ChannelCon, August 4-6. Kelly Ricker, senior VP of events and education for CompTIA, points out the event is different from others in the industry — providing different opportunities and benefits for attendees.

  7. Automation Is Key To Network Security
    7/31/2014

    In more ways than one, the key to the future is automation. The more we can have computers and some of the latest technology handle daily tasks, the more that frees us up for other pursuits. Some of these automation changes may be seismic in their impact, like with the self-driving car phenomenon.

  8. Carbonite Makes Another Step Toward Channel-Only Model With New Partner Program
    7/31/2014

    Carbonite, a provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses, announced its new partner program earlier this month at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington, DC.

  9. Physicians Are Replacing Practice Management And Revenue Cycle Software
    7/31/2014

    Are your clients more likely interested in upgrading their software, or replacing what they have? A recent study from Software Advice may have the answer.

  10. Government IT News For VARs — July 30, 2014
    7/30/2014

    In news this week are some tips for Big Data strategy, updates about plans for Labor’s IT modernization and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, and a discussion of the applications of military cyber awareness. And finally, the FBI is compiling a new data base that include biometric information in an effort to streamline identification and prosecution of criminals.

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