Featured Articles

  1. Cloud Spending Will Reach $203.4 Billion In 2020
    3/3/2017

    Global IT spending will reach $2.65 trillion by 2020, with SaaS ousted as the top cloud computing type. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Partners To The Rescue: How To Protect And Educate Clients From Insider Threats
    3/2/2017

    As dedicated, go-to technology resources, VARs and IT service providers are in a unique position to help their clients stay ahead of an increasing vulnerability faced within organizations today — the invisibility factor of insider threats. By Isaac Kohen, Teramind

  3. Digital Transformation Tops Priority List For Merchants In 2017
    3/2/2017

    Digital transformation tops the priority list for the vast majority of merchants in 2017, as almost seven in ten (69 percent) of retail executives report plans to increase their investment in emerging technologies, according to a survey from PwC and JDA Software.

  4. Top Ways To Profit From Network Assessments
    3/1/2017

    Network assessment is a unique and effective discipline under the network security umbrella. A network assessment tool doesn’t simply monitor a network the way RMM software does. By Mark Winter, Vice President of Sales, RapidFire Tools

  5. Data Management The Leading Mobility Focus For Enterprises
    3/1/2017

    DMI and Clutch find high expectations for cloud integration and mobile security in 2017. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. POS, Payment Processing, And AIDC News
    2/28/2017

    OKI Data Americas has unveiled two new devices — the ES5473MFP, a smart color multifunction printer (MFP), and the ES7412, an A4 color printer for SMBs. The ES5473MFP utilizes OKI LED print technology that produces HD color output with a customizable scan/print document platform and secure cloud integration. It features SENDYS Document Explorer Lite with optional connectivity to Office 365, Google Drive, and Dropbox, making document management easier for the user. The ES5473’s interface enables users to troubleshoot the machine from a customizable 7” touch panel.

  7. Managed Services And Physical Security News
    2/28/2017

    According to IHS, information and communication technology downtime costs North American organizations $700 billion per year. The latest enhancements to Xirrus CommandCenter enable MSPs to incrementally scale operations, monitor customers, and respond immediately to minimize network downtime.

  8. 5 Ways MSPs Can Become Trusted Cloud Advisors
    2/28/2017

    Cloud adoption among SMBs is on the rise. A recent survey by Techaisle projects that, by the end of this year, the penetration of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications among SMBs will reach 94 percent, up from 73 percent in 2016. By Neal Bradbury, Senior Director of Business Development, Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda

  9. Forecast Predicts PC Market Will Grow 10% Annually Over Next 5 Years
    2/28/2017

    Detachable tablets will take an increasing share of the market over during the same period. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. 3 Cloud-Based Security Services Every MSP Needs To Offer
    2/27/2017

    Today’s businesses face an IT environment where proprietary information and confidential client data must be secured against ever-escalating attacks and evolving vulnerabilities. By Ellen Jennings, CEO, BEI