In this week’s news, the CMS is searching out small companies to replace Accenture to manage Healthcare.gov, the FBI Cyber Division releases hallmarks of a Heartbleed-enabled security breach, and the GSA is backing away from an emphasis on BYOD.
The Critical Diversify Or Die: Move Into MPS
This office supply company’s foray into managed print services (MPS) brought in a new, multimillion-dollar, recurring revenue stream that’s offsetting its shrinking office products business and positioned it for growth.
Boosting Video Surveillance Revenue In Retail
Analytics and hosted solutions can provide upsell and recurring revenue opportunities for VMS VARs.
Courthouse Project Includes Video Surveillance, Access Control
A security integration platform has helped this integrator secure a place at the table for large government projects.
5 Elements Of A Partner Program That Will Help You Achieve Your Goals
Selecting the right partners is critical as resellers look to strengthen and grow their businesses. And while you may find that all partner programs have some similar elements, you’ll also quickly learn that each program is very different.
Five Things an MSP Needs To Know About Nonprofits
The 1.5 million registered nonprofits in the US can be a rewarding vertical for MSPs to explore in their market. With some research and planning, nonprofits can be a satisfying and profitable addition to your client roster. Working with nonprofits devoted to solving today’s substantial issues can engage the hearts of your employees, boost your reputation with current clients and elevate your standing within your community.
6 Critical Pressure Points Of Healthcare Network Security
Today, even the smallest healthcare organization is a technology hub. Multiple IT systems connect providers to patients, medical specialists, online resources, and external providers and staff are increasingly equipped with mobile devices to support their work within and outside the facilities. The regulatory environment is stringent, and new state healthcare exchanges place additional security and privacy pressures on healthcare organizations.
A Reseller's Guide: Unique Challenges Of Network Management In The University Marketplace
Universities and colleges are besieged by a growing number of wireless devices and increased demands on the capacity of the network. Resellers need to serve as partners as these universities struggle to find the right balance for providing service and containing costs.
5 Features All Cloud Platforms Should Possess
Managed services providers (MSPs) face an array of complex questions as they decide whether to migrate workloads to and between clouds.
WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
Uncrowding The Crowd: A New Model Designed To Create Better Working Relationships
When organizations first began crowdsourcing to identify talent for specific projects, the concept seemed to offer limitless potential.
The Ultimate Guide To As-A-Service
The transition to an as-a-service model is probably the biggest change your business has ever faced. It’s a huge undertaking and it can be daunting. Don’t try to go it alone.
Staminus Protects Customers From Cyberattacks With A Terabit Scale Network
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have become a favorite tactic of cybercriminals, and attacks on the scale of hundreds of gigabits are commonplace. For many banks, media and entertainment companies, retailers, and data center providers, defending against cyberattacks is a routine part of business, and organizations are increasingly turning to companies like Staminus for cyber-protection.
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|Ingram Cloud Summit||April 7-9||Hollywood, FL|
|SYNNEX Spring VARNEX Conference||April 13-18||Orlando, FL|
|ASCII SMB IT Success Summit||April 16-17||Chicago|
|Channel Transitions – West||April 29||Santa Ana, CA|
|Smart VAR Healthcare Summit||May 6||New Brunswick, NJ|
|Ingram IMOne - Spring||May 7-10||New Orleans|
|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)|
|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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ASCII Discusses Membership Benefits At Channel Transitions 2013
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GFI MAX Highlights “RemoteManagement” At Channel Transitions 2013
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