In this week’s news, EHRs are used to take on hypertension, and the CDC speaks out against electronic errors.
MSP-FOCUSED MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Refine Your Managed Services Blueprint
This MSP finally started experiencing year-over-year double-digit profits in managed services after making a few changes to its processes.
No Time For POS Downtime
Your retail clients can lose tens of thousands of dollars an hour if their brick-and-mortar or online point of sale systems crash, making BDR (backup and disaster recovery) a must-have.
Life-Changing Content, Just For You
If you’ve been reading Business Solutions magazine (BSM) for the past couple years, you know that we believe strongly in the power of recurring revenue via the as-a-Service model. Recurring revenue is predictable and stable and can help your business reach new heights. Unfortunately, there are many obstacles you’ll probably have to overcome. We want to help. In fact, it’s our mission.
MSP-FOCUSED EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
How Your Company Can Thrive With Marketing Automation
Do you hate that feeling of wondering how long it’s been since you emailed that prospect? When you look at your sales forecast, does it seem like a few leads may have slipped through the cracks?
Adding These 3 Services Will Build Stickier Customer Relationships
One of the toughest things that any business owner will run into is, “How do I give more value and keep my customers coming back for more? What can I do to keep the relationship going?” If you are a large, big box company, you have worked the process to an art form. To a small or medium business owner that sells widgets, the challenge can be tough. How do you add value to the transaction (bigger sale) or add value to the relationship (more purchases more frequently)?
5 Ways To Protect Your SMB Customers’ VoIP Networks From Getting Hacked
The term “security through obscurity” once may have applied to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Several years ago, few individuals and even fewer businesses relied on VoIP. But in recent years, business VoIP adoption has exploded. The potential downside is that Internet services, in the past, have been much more vulnerable to attack and exploitation than copper wires and fiber optic cables. Fortunately, VoIP security has also increased as VoIP has gained market share. Here are five ways to make sure your customers’ VoIP networks are safe.
How MDM Benefits Your Education Clients
Dave Saltmarsh, education evangelist at JAMF Software, tells how mobile device management (MDM) can enhance users’ productivity, help protect students’ privacy, and limit shadow IT and access to certain websites and apps.
Why You Should Embrace Commoditization
Is commoditization actually fueling innovation? Yes — I’m actually suggesting that solution providers should be embracing commoditization. Before you call that crazy, or think that I’m just trying to sensationalize, give me a chance to explain.
MSP-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
How Resellers Can Become The Trusted Advisors On Security Issues
Providing superior IT solutions to customers not only differentiates VARs from their competitors, it also establishes a foundation of trust upon which a VAR can build a lasting advisor relationship with its customers. Becoming a trusted advisor requires that VARs make a concerted, continuous effort to learn not only about their clients’ business operations, but also about the optimum IT solutions for those customers – and that often means refusing to settle for the status quo.
The Power Of Multiples: Best Practices For Selling Best-of-Breed Solutions
Value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators have choices in sourcing, assembling and deploying hardware and software solutions for customers. These IT solutions specialists can work either with a single vendor that offers most of the technology needed to build end-to-end offerings, or multiple vendors to integrate and craft more comprehensive solutions.
Using Managed Endpoint Security To Grow Your Managed Services Business
Keeping your customer’s data and networks safe and secure is one of an MSPs top priorities. Using a managed endpoint security solution keeps data safe and networks secure and helps win business and retain customers.
MANAGED SERVICES EVENTS
|Tech Select - Tech Data Partner Conference||May 14-17||Orlando, FL|
|ASCII SMB IT Success Summit||May 28-29||Columbus, OH|
|Autotask Community Live||June 8-10||Miami|
|ASCII SMB IT Success Summit||June 18-19||Atlanta (Pine Mountain, GA)|
|CharTec Event||July 11||Chicago|
|Channel Transitions – East||July 22||Boston|
|ASCII SMB IT Success Summit||July 30-31||Providence (Warwick, RI)|
|CompTIA Channelcon||Aug 4-7||Phoenix|
|GFI MAX 2014 Customer Conference||Sep 8-10||Orlando, FL|
|ASCII SMB IT Success Summit||Sep 17-18||Phoenix|
|Navigate - Continuum User Conference||Sep 21-23||Boston|
|Ingram IMOne - Fall||Sep 21-24||Las Vegas|
|Channel Transitions – Midwest||October 7||Chicago|
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Patch Manager - Built With Technicians In Mind
One of the essential services you deliver to your customers is patch management. From fixing security vulnerabilities to improving performance – keeping your customer’s systems current and secure can be time-consuming and costly.
Kaseya Endpoint Security Module Kaseya Endpoint Security (KES), a powerful and proven add-on to the Kaseya IT Framework, provides an essential security protection component. By incorporating reactive antivirus and spyware detection with the latest proactive technologies, IT Professionals are able to include effective protection against malicious programs ensuring not only anti-virus protection but protection from unknown threats.
StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® Granular Recovery For Exchange Exchange administration can be time-consuming and difficult if you don't have the right tools at your disposal. ShadowProtect® Granular Recovery for Exchange allows you to easily recover mailboxes, search email messages and attachments and migrate to new Exchange servers.
IT As A Service
The new Dell PartnerDirect Services Provider program offers access to heterogeneous management solutions that go both deep and wide. The Program addresses your customers’ IT service delivery quality, compliance, security, availability, and performance expectations – all from a single vendor – through subscription-based licensing, billing in arrears, as well as management and technical resources.
Seagull Scientific Features BarTender Software At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
David Rau, director of sales, Americas for Seagull Scientific, discusses BarTender software at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ. The software enables data from EHR systems to be partitioned and added to a wristband or label — with the option of applying color.
Cognitive TPG Demonstrates Printing With Security Features
At the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ. Joe Howe, business development manager for Cognitive TPG, his company’s printers’ ability to print special security features on plain, thermal paper.
MCL Technologies Demonstrates App Development Tool At Healthcare Summit
Susan Krusee, AMERICAS sales director for MCL Technologies, met conference attendees at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ. She provides information about MCL-Designer, a rapid app development tool/mobile platform cloud computing tool.
Datalogic: Healthcare Providers Are Adopting, Upgrading Technologies
Gina Wilde, national manager, healthcare vertical for Datalogic, talks with an attendee at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ.