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The Future Of Technology Holds Never-Ending Innovation For Retail
The Future Of Technology Holds Never-Ending Innovation For Retail

Technology in the retail sector has been experiencing major enhancements recently. From the early days of the cash register and hand-written sales slips to the computer technology and IOS Systems of today, retailers are adapting with new solutions to marketing and selling problems. By Rick Delgado, contributing writer

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BACKUP & RECOVERY-FOCUSED EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY

  • Riding The On-Premises-as-a-Service Wave
    Riding The On-Premises-as-a-Service Wave

    Six ways service providers can better align their business model with today’s most in-demand data storage option.

  • 7 Ways To Be Your Clients’ Safety Net
    7 Ways To Be Your Clients’ Safety Net

    If we’re being honest, completely removing security threats would probably take a return to pen and paper. However, you’d be losing out on a ridiculous amount of efficiency and visibility would be a thing of the past. Since your customers rely on mobile devices, cloud services, and automation, it’s up to you to find ways to reduce risks and minimize impact.

  • How To Differentiate Your IT Solutions Company From Your Competition
    How To Differentiate Your IT Solutions Company From Your Competition

    You may have heard — or even said yourself — your IT solutions company’s most important asset is its people. But that’s only part of the story. In fact, your people have little to do with why companies choose your firm over another.

  • How MSPs Can Overcome Disaster Recovery Planning Objections
    How MSPs Can Overcome Disaster Recovery Planning Objections

    Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are becoming increasingly vulnerable to security risks and data loss resulting from malware attacks, DDoS attacks, server failures, and natural disaster. Here’s why — many believe they are too small to be a target for cybercriminals; and/or will never experience a fire, flood, or other catastrophic incident.

  • Thinking Outside The Box: Why Cloud Storage Services Are A Bad Fit For Managing Brand Assets
    Thinking Outside The Box: Why Cloud Storage Services Are A Bad Fit For Managing Brand Assets

    The popularity of cloud-based storage and sharing tools has skyrocketed over the past five years. Businesses and consumers use Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox for sharing files, collaborating on documents, and coordinating projects in real time.

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BACKUP & RECOVERY WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES

  • Lead Generation Made MSPeasy
    Lead Generation Made MSPeasy

    Lead generation is a major pain point for managed service providers (MSPs), who often lack the time and resources necessary to dedicate to marketing efforts. In this eBook, we highlight a wide variety of tried-and true-methods for driving solid prospects into your sales pipeline.

  • IT Staffing Made MSPeasy

    Looking to recruit and hire new IT talent for your MSP, but unsure of where to start? We’ve got a guide for this: IT Staffing Made MSPeasy, featuring tips from successful MSPs on growing your technical staff to success.

  • State Of The Channel Ransomware Report

    Datto surveyed over 1,000 managed services providers about ransomware and published the key findings in this report. Download today for the Channel’s perspective on the state of this growing epidemic and what can be done to stop it.

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INDUSTRY EVENTS

SYNNEX Spring VARNEX April 10-15 Dallas
Ingram Cloud Summit April 11-13 Phoenix
ASCII Success Summit April 17-18 Milwaukee, WI
SMB TechFest Q2 April 21-22 Anaheim, CA
Q2 HTG Peer Group Meetings – North America May 2-6 Dallas, TX
Q2 HTG Peer Group Meetings – Europe May 16-20 Dublin, Ireland, IE
Q2 HTG Peer Group Meetings – Australia/New Zealand May 23-27 Sydney, NSW, Australia
ASCII Success Summit May 25-26 Linthicum, Maryland
Channel Transitions June 2 Philadelphia
ASCII Success Summit June 22-23 Miami Beach, Florida
SMB TechFest Q3 July 21-22 Anaheim, CA
Q3 HTG Peer Group Meetings – Europe July 25-29 Aberdeen, Scotland, GB
Q3 HTG Peer Group Meetings – North America August 1-5 Denver, CO
ASCII Success Summit August 17-18 East Brunswick, New Jersey
Q3 HTG Peer Group Meetings – Australia/New Zealand August 22-25 Queenstown, New Zealand
Channel Transitions September 14 Boston
ASCII Success Summit September 22 Toronto, ON
ASCII Success Summit September 28-29 Columbus, Ohio
ISV IQ Live! East October 6 Philadelphia
ASCII Success Summit October 13-14 Newport, Rhode Island
ASCII Cup Party October 14 Newport, Rhode Island
SMB Tech Fest Q4 October 20-21 Anaheim, CA
Q4 HTG Peer Group Meetings October 31 - November 5 Championsgate, FL

ABOUT BACKUP & DISASTER RECOVERY

Backup & disaster recovery (BDR) includes cloud backup, hybrid storage, recovery software, local storage, managed services, and more.

A backup is a copy or archive of computer data that can be used to restore the original data if lost. Backups are also used to restore data from an earlier time. They are a simple form of disaster recovery and should be a part of a disaster recovery plan however; a disaster recovery plan should never be just backups alone. Backups can often require significant amounts of data storage space and can be complicated to maintain and organize. Many different methods have been developed to optimize backup procedures, including ways to deal with open files, live data, encryption, compression, and de-duplication. Backup solutions should also include dry runs in order to verify the reliability of the data in the backup.

Disaster recovery is a set of rules, policies, processes, and procedures that organizations set up and follow in order to maintain a running technical infrastructure in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. A subset of business continuity, disaster recovery deals specifically with the IT or technological systems of a business.

Many companies choose managed backup & disaster recovery services, where a vendor provides automatic backups or backup services via on-premise hardware and/or cloud storage along with the necessary software and support.

Common strategies for data protection include backups made to tape and sent off-site, backups made to disk on-site and copied or made directly to disks off-site, data replication to off-site locations, hybrid cloud solutions that replicate data to on-site appliances and off-site data centers, and high availability systems which replicate data and systems off-site and enable continuous access even after a disaster.

FEATURED BDR PRODUCTS

  • MAX Backup
    MAX Backup

    MAX Backup™ - fast, reliable, automatic, offsite, secure backup and disaster recovery to make your life easier! No more worrying about on-premised backup failure, or someone missing a crucial tape backup. The days of lost customer data are gone!

  • Datto SIRIS 2
    Datto SIRIS 2

    Datto SIRIS 2 delivers the most aggressive Recovery Time Objective (RTO) of any backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity solution available today. It is the ideal solution for businesses for whom downtime is not an option. SIRIS 2 offers the best protection for a business’s mission-critical applications, delivered via the most robust and flexible technology on the market today.

  • CharTec BDR
    CharTec BDR

    When was the last time you did a full data recover or server migration? Last month? Last Quarter? Can’t remember?

  • Intronis Cloud Backup And Recovery
    Intronis Cloud Backup And Recovery

    Designed specifically for the IT channel, Intronis Cloud Backup and Recovery helps MSPs offer their clients a hybrid solution for local and cloud backup, data security, and on-demand recovery. Intronis is committed to helping MSPs grow their business, delivering an intuitive solution that eliminates the time-consuming and costly manual administrative processes typically associated with backup and recovery.

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MULTIMEDIA

  • Seagull Scientific Features BarTender Software At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
    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
    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. 

  • Honeywell Reps Demonstrate Healthcare Applications
    Honeywell Reps Demonstrate Healthcare Applications

    At the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ, Honeywell Scanning and Mobility representatives discuss some of the healthcare applications of their product lines.

  • Zebra Technologies: Bar Coding Is Bridge Between Patient And EHR
    Zebra Technologies: Bar Coding Is Bridge Between Patient And EHR

    At the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit held on May 6 in New Brunswick, NJ, Andy Tippet, Healthcare Practice Lead for Zebra Technologies, North America, demonstrates a part of Zebra’s mobile specimen collection solution set — which allows for immediate specimen label printing as the medical professional collects specimens and moves from room to room.

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