Managed Services Articles

  1. Solutions Providers: Consider What You Learned From The Past When You Set Your Course For 2016
    1/20/2016

    Looking back at 2015, there were a lot of changes — and challenges — in the IT channel. Consider the advice from these leaders at IT channel companies who offer advice on how to approach 2016, keeping in mind lessons learned last year in areas including channel consolidation, cybersecurity, and storage and data.

  2. Data Breach At Arnett Healthcare Affects 30K Patients
    1/15/2016

    In a change of pace from the larger incidents of 2015, a missing storage device is the root of one of the most recent healthcare data breaches.

  3. Should You Offer Threat Intelligence Solutions As A Part Of An Overall Security Strategy?
    1/14/2016

    In the current risk climate, protecting your IT clients’ networks and data should involve much more than just antivirus. Including threat intelligence solutions as a part of a security strategy can be of benefit to your clients —  as well as to your solutions provider business.

  4. Army Issues RFI For Cloud Transformation Project
    1/14/2016

    Last November, the Army introduced the Army Cloud computing Enterprise Transformation (ACCENT) in a draft request for proposal.

  5. The Potential Retailers See In Beacons — And Why They Need IT Solutions Providers To Help
    1/13/2016

    It’s sometimes difficult to understand how the solutions you can provide can impact your clients’ day-to-day operations — and even the success of their businesses overall. Beacon technology is one of the latest trends coursing through retail as a means of connecting with and engaging customers.

  6. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From December 2015
    1/12/2016

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, StorageCraft unveils ShadowControl v3.5, Ingram Micro expands its distribution agreement with Acronis, and PlanetOne launches the Cloud 411 Partner Program. In other news, Carbonite has entered into an agreement to acquire Evault from Seagate Technology, VaultLogix releases a long-term archive storage product, SYNNEX will distribute Atlantis Computing storage solutions, and CompTIA reports Big Data initiatives are delivering positive results for businesses.

  7. Why You Should Share The 2015 Data Breach Tally With Your Healthcare IT Clients
    1/12/2016

    The numbers are in on the Office Of Civil Rights’ tracking of healthcare data breaches (via Forbes) and as expected, they aren’t pretty.

  8. Will You Sell IT To A CDO This Year?
    1/11/2016

    Filling the position of chief digital officer (CDO) is a growing trend among companies worldwide. A survey by Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting company, found that although only 6 percent of companies have a CDO, more will assign the role as digital transformation continues.

  9. Top Healthcare Tech And Market Predictions For 2016
    1/8/2016

    Here are technologies healthcare IT VARs might want to keep on their radars in 2016.

  10. Fileless Malware Threatens Systems
    1/7/2016

    New platform capabilities and threat development innovations have created a new type of fileless malware, according to a report from Intel Security.