Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Access Control And Video Surveillance news, WavestoreUSA releases a new version of video management software (VMS); Genetec expands a partnership enabling the company to resell BCDVideo servers and storage equipment; and OnSSI introduces a new licensing structure that requires only one license for each encoder IP address, regardless of the number of analog cameras. Also, D-Link expands its IP camera line and offers a new access point, and Pivot3 upgrades its virtual SAN software.
IP SECURITY MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Multimarket Surveillance Sales Drive Double-Digit Growth
This LA-based security solutions reseller doesn’t discriminate by vertical, and it’s consistently achieving 20 percent annual sales growth.
Why Now Is The Right Time To Sell IP Security
With a market poised for explosive growth over the next three years, smart IT integrators are capitalizing on their advantage over traditional security dealers.
How Using Video-as-a-Service Can Strengthen Customer Relationships
This security integrator is realizing the advantages of a recurring revenue model.
IP VIDEO & ACCESS CONTROL EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Channel Sales Vendor/Partner Relationships: What Vendors Want (Part 3)
It’s not love at first sight. It is all about the relationship between the vendor and the partner if a channel sales partnership is to be successful. A better understanding of what a vendor expects from a partner helps the solution provider make well informed and prudent business decisions that have a positive and profitable impact on their organization.
Advice After The Joplin Tornado: Put A Disaster Recovery In Place Now
Late in the afternoon on May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore a mile-wide swath through the southern part of Joplin, Missouri. It was the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1947 and has proven to be the costliest single tornado in U.S. history with more than $2.2 billion in insurance payouts.
5 Must-Haves For Surveillance Solutions For Public Transportation Vehicles
2013 marked the eighth year in row that more than 10 billion trips were taken on public transportation systems nationwide, and that number is showing no signs of slowing down. As ridership figures have grown exponentially so too has criminal activity, including crimes against passengers and employees, fare evasion, revenue theft by employees, and crimes against transit property such as vandalism and graffiti, all of which further complicate the role of the transit security official and transit system administrators.
Does Your Brand Translate From Traditional To Online Media?
As consumers move toward digital media for brand information, it’s the perfect time to reassess how a brand translates from traditional media to online media. A consumer’s opinion about any brand is shaped from the moment they enter the brand search term, or related keywords in any search engine — such as Google or Yahoo. The impact of these search results on the consumer perception of the brand is known as Search Perception Impact (SPI).
Ask The Consultant: How Do I Manage My Energy To Sustain A High Level Of Productivity?
My short answer is this: improve your focus, habits, exercise, nutrition, and sleep in ways that help you.
IP VIDEO & ACCESS CONTROL WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
The Four T’s Of Marketing
There are so many elements to modern day marketing. From direct mailers and blogs to newsletters and emails, the modern day marketeer has a lot of things to consider when developing a marketing strategy. While there’s no magic 8 ball with all of the answers to your marketing questions, there are ways to make the whole process easier.
The Top 10 Myths About Sales
No matter what point that you look back to in history, you can always find a notable deal, trade, or sale that shaped our world to what it is today. Even with its notoriety, sales is an industry that mystifies most of the general public. Is it about relationship building? Closing no matter what? Tricking someone into doing what you want?
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.
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Mercury Discusses Recurring Revenue At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Jake West, who manages Mercury’s business development team, shares in this video what he discussed with conference attendees, including finding recurring revenue streams for your business.
GFI MAX Discusses Tools For MSPs At Channel Transitions West
Todd Haugland, lead sales engineer for GFI MAX, discussed tools for managed services providers with conference attendees at Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA.
F-Secure Meets SaaS Channel Members At Channel Transitions West
Michael Wong, systems engineer at F-Secure, summarizes what he discussed with conference attendees at Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA.
AIM Meets Bar Code, Mobility Channel Members At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Doug Hall, business development director of AIM, the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, shares on video what he discussed with attendees at the conference.