Without a disaster recovery plan, your customers’ businesses could suffer irreparable damage. Worse yet, they could go out of business. Learn about the difference between data replication and disaster recovery and how you can easily start the business continuity conversation with customers.
Healthcare is one of the more difficult verticals to break into, which is why solution providers already involved should strive to maximize their relationships and sell a broad array of technologies. One solution set that’s very appealing to healthcare organizations is digital signage; however, you often won’t know there’s a need or interest in the technology unless you ask the right questions. Indeed, sometimes your healthcare customers won’t even be aware of digital signage as a potential answer to their problems.
With Ingram Micro announcing the expansion of its Ecosystem of Cloud to include new cloud delivery platforms at Cloud Summit 2016, many channel partners were eager to learn more about the capabilities of each platform, including the Ingram Micro Cloud Store.
In today’s highly competitive environment, retailers need to leverage every tool they can to not just remain competitive, but to stay in business. Many retailers are moving to an omnichannel model. That is, with the right systems in place, customers are given an improved and seamless shopping experience whether in-store or online (from a desktop, smart phone or tablet). To pull this off, retailers need unified databases of inventory and customers.
Since passage of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996, healthcare organizations now face stiff penalties for the unauthorized release of patient information. However, with cyberthreats on the rise, the risk of patient data breaches is higher than ever. In fact, studies show that more than three-quarters of healthcare organizations have suffered some sort of incident that compromised patient records, costing the industry about $5.6 billion annually. The overwhelming majority of these incidents were the result of improper IT security systems.
According to Kofax, 88% of process mistakes are due to humans. Unfortunately, we can’t scale like machines.
Unified Comm & Collaboration
“We want to increase sales. Where do we look?” It’s a question we hear often. While the answer can vary depending on the size, location and capabilities of the solution provider asking, there’s one answer that’s almost always correct: focus on business outcomes.
Many SMB owners have a tendency to downplay the impact of IT downtime. They think it can only cost them the loss of a few hours of productivity, when in fact having systems go down can cause a lot more damage. Here are several risk factors they should take into account.
At the recent Fall ONE in Las Vegas, Symantec—a leading information protection corporation—showcased its latest security solution: Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 (SEP 14). With attackers employing more sophisticated attacks, your customers need solutions that evolve to keep their information secure. SEP 14 protects your customers’ endpoints across operating systems and platforms, all from a single management console. Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (SEP Cloud) is a cloud-based security as a service that keeps your clients protected with an affordable pay-as-you-go model and no additional infrastructure investments.
You know that guy who walks around wearing a mullet and that girl whose cell phone still has an antenna? That’s a great metaphor for how a lot of businesses approach their IT security. In other words, some people are still trapped in the past and desperately in need of a makeover.
Thousands of partners flocked to the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas last week for Cisco Partner Summit 2017 to hear firsthand about Cisco’s vision and strategy for the future. If you weren’t able to attend, here are 4 key takeaways you missed:
Windows Server Migration
Over the past several years, Microsoft has been beating the drum, waving the flag, and blowing sirens in order to broadcast upgrading from Windows Server 2003. The advantages are numerous and so are the risks of continuing to operate this server release after July 14, 2015, especially now that we’re past the end-of-life-support deadline.
A meteor is streaking toward the earth at an unprecedented speed. NASA has pinpointed its trajectory, and there is a 100-percent chance that your customer’s office will be reduced to a steaming crater within 24 hours.