December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.
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Jump-Start Your As-a-Service Transition
As you might know, we’ve dedicated many pages to educating readers on the value of a managed services model. While the benefits can be great, there also can be some significant hurdles to clear before you sail off into the sunset. Many established MSPs have stories about adopting certain aspects of the model, while ignoring other aspects. This can delay or stifle your success on this model and potentially poison people into thinking that the model isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
A Marriage Of Technology & Profitability
Each year, we give you this guide with one purpose in mind: to educate you on the latest trends in the most lucrative verticals out there, while providing a handy partner program reference to some of the leading vendors in the market today. Why this combination?
Reaching Into The Mobile Wallet Market
With no standards in place, VARs/ISVs will need to be creative to take advantage of the expanding mobile wallet opportunity.
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What Banks Can Learn From Recent Data Breaches
It’s good to learn from your own mistakes, but it’s better to learn from someone else’s. In the case of banks — and those in charge of their IT security — it’s much better to learn from the mistakes of JPMorgan and other recent high-profile victims, as opposed to making similar mistakes yourself.
Threat Report Concludes: Services Providers Must Become Security Providers
Jeffrey Lyon, the founder of Black Lotus, discusses the findings of his company’s recent Q1 2014 Threat Report.
Mobile POS Hardware: Alternatives To The iPad/iPhone
Frank Riso, senior director of global lead retail for Motorola Solutions, discusses mobile point of sale solution options.
CIT Builds A Strong Managed Services Foundation With Automation Platform
Computer Integration Technologies (CIT) is a comprehensive IT services firm with an impressive portfolio of offerings – from application training, to hardware products and services, to software development and more. Nearly 10 years ago, it added managed services into the mix, recognizing the growing market opportunity for supporting its SMB (small to midsize business) customers around the clock under a monthly fee arrangement.
Managed Services: Why It's Good For Business
As technology becomes increasingly complex, more companies are outsourcing their IT management and maintenance functions. The idea of outsourcing IT has become so appealing that worldwide spending for IT outsourcing is increasing. IT service providers are responding to this growing need by introducing a new business model, managed services, which can take the burden of IT management off their clients’ back. This eBook provides an overview of managed services and outlines steps you can take to add managed services to your IT service offering.
PrehKeyTec Seeks Sales Engineer
PrehKeyTec seeks a North American Sales Engineer to grow existing customers and establish relationships with new accounts.
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