Physical Security Articles

  1. Education IT News For VARS — October 16, 2013
    10/16/2013

    In this week’s news, government spending for education technology is expected to exceed $165 billion, some Georgia schools are piloting BYOD, and educational video games are gaining popularity for classroom use.

  2. Experienced MSPs Reveal How To Fund The Transition From Break-Fix
    10/15/2013

    Changing your business model from break-fix to managed services most likely includes potentially turbulent changes to your cash flow. At Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions Conference October 7 in Philadelphia, a VAR/MSP panel discussed funding the transition to the new model and setting the right prices to establish a sufficient revenue stream.

  3. Channel Transitions Conference Takeaways, Via Twitter
    10/15/2013

    Business Solutions’ Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference provided education and networking designed to help attendees learn how to best implement and manage the as-a-Service model. Attendees shared some of the takeaways via Twitter from the October 7 conference in Philadelphia.

  4. Break-Fix VARs Ask, MSPs Answer: As-a-Service Advice From The Pros
    10/11/2013

    Attendees at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions Conference October 7 in Philadelphia, had the opportunity to ask VAR/MSP panelists questions about making the transition to providing managed services. Here are some of the questions and answers.

  5. MSP Secrets For Overcoming Customer Objections
    10/11/2013

    VARs beginning to offer managed services can hear objections from their break-fix customers about the idea of a monthly bill. At Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions Conference October 7 in Philadelphia, members of the VAR/MSP panels weighed in on how to respond to, “Why do I have to pay more?”

  6. Practical Advice On Providing Managed Services
    10/9/2013

    Business Solutions’ Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference featured John Rutkowski, CEO of BOLDER Designs, who filled the morning keynote at the conference on October 7 in Philadelphia with practical takeaways for VARs making the transition — and for MSPs looking for ways to grow their businesses.

  7. Let The As-a-Service Model Invigorate Your Tired Business
    10/9/2013

    The definition of invigorate is to revitalizeenergizerevive, and enliven. That’s the as-a-service model, isn’t it? That’s what a recurring revenue stream can do for your business. It can revitalize and even revive a struggling company to change from month-to-month or day-to-day financially to being in a position of predictable revenue for planning and growth. It can energize and enliven business owners and employees stuck in a “ho-hum” business model and way of working.

  8. Jameson Publishing/Business Solutions Supports Epilepsy Awareness "Pay It Forward" Campaign
    10/9/2013

    During the opening of Business Solutions’ Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference on October 7 in Philadelphia, the magazine’s president Jim Roddy explained why VAR/MSP/ISV registrants and conference sponsors received a $5 Starbucks gift card marked “#AJO.”

  9. 8 Channel Threats, 6 Opportunities For Solutions Providers
    10/9/2013

    The panel discussion “Future Channel Opportunities & Threats” at the ASCII Success Summit in Austin, TX featured several excellent points and lots of give-and-take. Here are some highlights from the discussion.

     

  10. Government IT News For VARs — October 4, 2013
    10/4/2013

    This week’s news includes the launch of “Twitter Alerts,” the value of APIs, and the opportunities Big Data applications can create in the government vertical.