Managed Services Articles

  1. Managed Services, Backup and Disaster Recovery, Video Surveillance, And Networking News
    3/28/2016

    Ingram Micro and Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Tianjin Tianhai will acquire Ingram Micro for $38.90 per share in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately $6 billion. Upon close of the merger, Ingram Micro will become a part of HNA Group, a Hainan-based Fortune Global 500 enterprise group focused on aviation, tourism, and logistics. In 2015, HNA Group had revenue of $29 billion and nearly 180,000 employees worldwide.

  2. FHIR Looks To Extend EHR’s Capabilities
    3/28/2016

    Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is making strides to open EHRs up to patients.

  3. IoT Causes New Wave Of Healthcare Cybersecurity Concerns
    3/22/2016

    The Internet of Things (IoT), or Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) as it’s known within the healthcare industry, is becoming a tangible reality. As it does, its running head long into a healthcare environment that is functioning within an increasingly hostile cybersecurity environment.

  4. Data Breaches Cause Patients To Withhold Information
    3/21/2016

    Any of your clients who work directly with patients are concerned with making the patient experience as positive as possible. One reason for this is that a happy patient is a more compliant and open patient, and that leads to better clinical results. In an era of value-based care, these results are tied directly to the long-term viability of your client organizations.

  5. Data Security Remains Top Concern For Tech Leaders
    3/17/2016

    While tech spending is on the rise, leaders say current IT Infrastructure gets a “B Minus” .

  6. Trends, Challenges, & Strategies For Adoption Of Enterprise Mobile Apps
    3/15/2016

    Over Half Of Organizations Are Deploying Mobile Apps For Extended Enterprise Workers.

  7. Data Protection Is Crucial
    3/14/2016

    Sometimes looking at issues from outside a healthcare perspective can be illuminating. This is especially true as your healthcare clients interact and partner with an increasingly diverse group of vendors and organizations. An NTT Communications report brings new emphasis on how important it is for organizations of all types to understand the cost of security breaches.

  8. VARsynergy Seeks To Empower VARs Through Collaboration
    3/11/2016

    In this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview, Hunter Allen, the CEO of point of sale solution provider Cervion Systems, talks with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy. Allen, regarded as the pre-eminent Retail-as-a-Service VAR in North America, talks about two new channel organizations: MobileBytes and VARsynergy. Allen explains how these organizations and their unique partnership could impact VARs and ISVs, why five well-known solutions providers formed VARsynergy, and the importance of reseller collaboration especially with the emergence of recurring revenue.

  9. Your Clients May Soon Be Able To Experiment More With Telehealth
    3/11/2016

    Even if your clients have been interested in implementing telehealth initiatives and technology, they’ve probably been held back for multiple reasons — one of the most pressing being a reimbursement environment that discourages providers from engaging in remote medical practices. According to some recent news from Congress, though, this might soon be changing.

  10. Managers Remain Ambivalent About Unified Communications
    3/10/2016

    Despite UC’s benefits, many IT leaders remain skeptical about deployment.