Networking Articles

  1. Gartner Says PC Sales Rally, Yet Still On The Decline
    7/29/2014

    A study by Gartner details recovering sales of desktops and laptop PCs, even though PC sales are still down overall, as the sale of mobile device, such as tablets and smartphones, continues to rise.

  2. Solutions Providers Miss Opportunities In Behavioral Health
    7/29/2014

    Is the behavioral health arena a land of opportunity for solutions providers, or too complex to even bother with?

  3. Florida Leads In Tightening Healthcare Data Security Laws
    7/29/2014

    The state’s new data privacy law goes beyond HIPAA and could be an additional burden for healthcare business associates.

  4. New Ransomware Strain Causes Data Breaches, KnowBe4 Warns
    7/29/2014

    CryptoWall Leads To Data Breach At Brokerage House. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — July 28, 2014
    7/28/2014

    In the news, an article explores the impact open-source technology could have on manufacturers and distributors. Also, 3D modeling can give your warehousing customers a chance to test options before they buy, and keeping up with new trends that center on the convergence of the Internet with IT will be vital to your customers’ competitiveness.

  6. FISMA Reform Efforts Aim For Balance Between CDM And FISMA
    7/28/2014

    Legislation aimed at modernizing the 12-year-old Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), introduced by committee chairman, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), and ranking member Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), has passed a vote by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 25 and is with Senate committee.

  7. Data Security Viewed With New Perspective Due To The “Snowden Effect”
    7/28/2014

    Based on disclosures made by former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) systems administrator Edward Snowden, individuals and companies around the world now look at data encryption and protection in a new light, according to the 2014: The Year of Encryption study by Egress.

  8. HIPAA, Meaningful Use Spur VDI Adoption In Healthcare
    7/28/2014

    When it comes to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), MSPs have more reasons than ever to pay attention. While the technology can mean everything from streamlined network administration and increased employee mobility to disaster recovery, Meaningful Use and HIPAA initiatives have added interoperability benefits to the mix that make the market an even more attractive one.

  9. Field Service IT News — July 25, 2014
    7/25/2014

    In the news are the next wave of driver scoring technology, GPS technology integrated in to the soles of technicians’ shoes — and the possibility that GPS is gathering TMI.

  10. Channel Transitions Provides Answers To Your As-A-Service Questions
    7/24/2014

    Our third event on the topic of transitioning from break-fix to the as-a-service model was held on Tuesday July 22 in Boston. Based on feedback from the initial respondents to our post-event survey, Channel Transitions East was a success. After pouring a lot of sweat into the event, I’m relieved. It’s not that I expected failure. We planned and prepared and prepared even more to set ourselves up to succeed. But there are so many moving parts to an event that you can’t help but wonder what will go wrong. Thankfully, everything was fine.

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