Featured Articles

  1. SMBs Are Afraid To Make The Leap To Cloud
    3/7/2017

    Survey shows SMBS need more curation and support to transition to cloud services. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. IoT Helps School District Slash Its Electric Bill
    3/6/2017

    Connected lights and cloud-based servers helped save $390,000 per year. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. 5 Reasons To Make The Move To Managed Services
    3/6/2017

    Discussion around simplicity, security, and service are dominating the MSP marketplace, bringing more demand and attention to managed IT services. At the same time, continued advancements in IT automation, integration, and all-in-one platforms — combined with a growing number of well documented how to guides, pitfalls to avoid, and best practices to adopt — are fueling a managed services transition for channel partners.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.