Networking Articles

  1. Cloud Communications Is “Logical Step” For Businesses

    Most businesses will use cloud computing resources for communications in the next two years, the fourth annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey finds. Because of this growth, vendors and service providers could see increased and sustained revenue.

  2. How Your MES Customers Can Cut Costs With (More) Paper Reduction

    In the Digital Age, manufacturers are relying less and less on physical paperwork — especially those that employ a manufacturing execution system (MES). According to an LNS Research report, while an MES can help reduce paperwork, companies can benefit from looking at the big picture instead of focusing on one or two areas at a time.

  3. Will There Ever Be A Tax On The Cloud?

    As more companies move toward cloud-based technologies, cloud sales are expected to rise dramatically, generating billions of dollars in revenue, which poses a question for state and local lawmakers — can this revenue be taxed, and, if so, how?

  4. What Should A Patient Portal Look Like?

    When dealing with your clients, it’s essential to remember that ultimately, any technology solution they implement is actually about the patient. This is especially true in healthcare, which is why industry moves toward patient-centered care have gotten so much attention. In the past, patient interaction with the industry was limited to time with clinicians and paying actual bills, but as time progresses, we’re seeing a push toward more patient-driven tech initiatives. One of those getting attention as of late, is the patient portal.

  5. CompTIA Study: BYOD Implementation Is Slow, Despite Hype

    By now, most businesses have heard the buzz surrounding bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives. However, many of them aren’t buying in. A recent CompTIA survey finds that 51 percent of large enterprise firms don’t allow employees to bring their own devices to work.

  6. Manufacturing IT News For VARs — June 30, 2014

    In the news, articles give the details of ISO/DIS 9001:2014, explain 3D printing’s growth in manufacturing, and discuss the challenges of security around the Internet of Things (IoT).

  7. Senate Committee Asks: What Is The Best Use For Healthcare Data?

    Healthcare may traditionally lag behind when it comes to technology, but the importance of, and vulnerabilities around healthcare data have pushed it to the forefront of the data transparency discussion.

  8. How To Defend Against Cryptowall

    A new type of ransomware, Cryptowall, is on the rise, according to the Intronis blog. Cryptowall uses similar tactics as Cryptolocker in order to exploit its victims. Ronnie Tokazowski of gives a detailed description of how the ransomware operates and ways enterprises can protect themselves from this serious threat.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — June 27, 2014

    In this week’s news, data breaches affect 1.3 million in Montana, and the FDA uses EHR data to monitor drug safety.

  10. Field Service IT News For VARs — June 26, 2014

    In the news, an article reports a panel at the CCJ Summer Symposium says experiences with e-logs have been overwhelmingly positive. In other news are reports of ways for field service organizations to leverage technology to improve service strategy and lower costs.

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