Managed Services Articles

  1. Creating A Content Marketing Strategy For VARs
    11/3/2014

    It can be tempting for a company to use its content outlets, such as blogs, social media, eBooks, and other articles, as avenues of self-promotion. They use these distribution channels to advertise new products, customer acquisitions, or other business wins. While the business owners and employees may love reading these updates, customers don't. Instead, for value-added resellers (VARs) to ensure the continued loyalty and engagement of their audiences, companies need to create content that appeals to these customers.

  2. Apple iOS 8 Boosts Security, Presents New Challenges To IT Solutions Providers
    11/3/2014

    In response to security issues, Apple has made moves to tighten security with iOS 8, but the new operating system also presents some new challenges.

  3. Healthcare Providers Don’t Trust Infrastructure, According To Report
    10/31/2014

    Many healthcare providers are planning to implement cloud, Big Data, mobile, and social to optimize their electronic health records (EHR) systems, but their faith in their infrastructure is low. A Meritalk report highlights opportunities for VARs not only in infrastructure development, but also in targeting services along pain points that providers are already focused on.

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 31, 2014
    10/31/2014

    In this week’s news, California reports an increase data breaches with — 15 percent from the healthcare sector. Also, nurses are dissatisfied with EHR (electronic health record) systems, and a study found 26 percent of healthcare data breaches since 2009 have involved a contractor or business associate.

  5. IT Professsionals Need To Build Better Relationships With Other Departments, Report Says
    10/31/2014

    IT professionals need to pay more attention to the relationships they have with people in other business units and be less concerned about resources, according to a recent report by Information Week.

  6. Wi-Fi In Schools Requires Special Attention To Security
    10/31/2014

    Access to Wi-Fi in schools can enhance student learning, but addressing the security risks is imperative. The importance of Internet and Wi-Fi security is already standard practice in many arenas — business, government, retail.

  7. Education IT News For VARs — October 30, 2014
    10/30/2014

    In news this week, universities are facing growing challenges by changes in technology, including preparation for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitizing media.

  8. The BYOD Disconnect: Complying With Mobile Device Security At Work
    10/29/2014

    Businesses are increasingly implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies at work. These programs encourage employees to use their own smartphones and tablets within the office to help spur productivity — just how secure are these devices?

  9. Warning: Your SMB Customers Are The Targets Of Cyberattack
    10/29/2014

    A staggering revelation for SMBs is the fact that they are the target of 81 percent of all data breaches. This primarily due to SMBs’ lack of more robust security measures, according to an infographic released by My Digital Shield.

  10. Apple And Samsung Leading Smartphone Health Integration
    10/29/2014

    A report from hi-tech analyst house, Juniper Research, has named Apple and Samsung as leaders in the global healthcare accessory market — a segment that’s projected to grow to $3 billion by 2019.

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