Data is the lifeblood of today’s business. Sensitive customer data and intellectual property are a company’s most valuable assets; therefore, helping your customers protect their data can be the most valuable service that you can offer as a solution provider.
The number of vertical markets implementing digital signage as an end-to-end solution grows larger and larger each year.
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.
Developing a physical security plan for a new customer can be a daunting process. After all, this document means to be a comprehensive plan for securing an entire facility or organization—which certainly requires a lot of insight and technical knowledge.
On its most basic level, document imaging can be looked at as a horizontal solution. Its technology—scanning paper, automating data entry, and applying electronic workflows—can be applied to almost any organization in any market.
It’s easy to think of cybersecurity threats as something that mainly targets the nation’s largest and most profitable enterprises. In the news, we see stories of the data breaches of massive healthcare and insurance networks, of retailers with thousands of nationwide outlets, and of government offices compromised with complex, sustained attacks, sometimes presumably undertaken by state-sponsored actors. It’s enough to make you think that the little guy, the scrappy, independent small to medium-sized business (SMB), is flying under the radar of the hackers. But that is, unfortunately, not at all the case.
It can be hard to keep up with mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology. Companies all around the globe are selling solutions targeted to very small businesses, small to medium-sized businesses, and enterprises.
When it comes to workplace collaboration, unified communications (UC) is always bubbling somewhere beneath the surface or behind the context of business discussions.
Unified Comm & Collaboration
Small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are fully embracing unified communications and collaboration (UCC) tools as they take advantage of the benefits of new and growing technologies available today. These technologies make the way that SMBs communicate and transfer knowledge simpler and more efficient. Communication and collaboration among employees—and between clients, customers, and business partners—have improved using new software solutions and technologies, resulting in new business opportunities, improved productivity, and enhanced efficiency, regardless of geography or time zones. Let’s take a look at how value-added resellers (VARs) can help SMBs benefit from UCC today:
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.
For large retail companies and big box retailers, the cybersecurity lessons of the past several years came at great cost: severe brand damage, millions of dollars in lost revenue and, in some cases, the jobs of several highly placed executives. But their losses are your retail customers’ gains. Now that retail cybersecurity is top of mind, make sure your customers in this space are taking the right steps to prevent costly security breaches.
Power cables can be a tricky subject at times. While some countries have a one or two interoperating outlets, others have different styles that don’t work together. In the United States, we have it easy with most if not all outlets being the 3 prong Type B style. All plugs in the US are generally either the 3 prong Type B or 2 prong Type A style that both fit in the Type B socket. But what do you do when you need to send Juniper Gear to another country? With varying plug styles and voltages, you will want to confirm what outlet style and power type available on site, this can be accomplished by taking a look at International Electrotechnical Commission website about worlds plugs. This list shows the common outlet types and electrical specifications for that country. Taking this information, you can now look for the correct power cable for your setup or provide that info to our Juniper Technical Pre sales team and we can help you build a full solution.
IT Pro Portal recently conducted a global study of executives, managers and IT professionals to find out what devices employees prefer in the choice programs their workplaces offer. According to the study, 79 percent of respondents prefer to use iOS devices, such as the iPhone and iPad, for work.
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.
There’s a lot more to know about data backup and recovery than an average mid-market client might expect. Depending on a customer’s situation, getting them up to speed on what needs to be done—and why—can be challenging. But with the right strategy, you can guide them through the whats and the whys (and after that, the hows and the whens). The following tips will help you better understand your role in the process of rolling out a backup strategy and better understand what your customers expect of you.