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Technology Posts

Mar

29

Data Center

Five steps to take now to position yourself as the solution provider of the future

It’s a fact. Hardware sales don’t pay the bills, so how do you position your business to thrive in the future? Learn more about cloud shift and how you can future-proof your business with the following five steps:

Mar

1

ProAV

6 factors of a successful command-and-control install

shutterstock_1017015.jpgCommand-and-control video wall solutions are as demanding as the information displayed on the end product is critical. Make sure you’re not missing important elements when selling and installing these solutions. Read on to learn about key factors that will help you greatly increase your success with command-and-control projects.

Apr

15

Cloud

Ingram Micro Unveils New Cloud Store at Cloud Summit 2016

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.

Mar

24

Physical Security

3 ways to improve your site surveys

Conducting a thorough site survey is a crucial step in providing your customers with the best possible solution that meets their needs. However, it’s where many solution providers make some common mistakes.

Mar

29

Document Imaging

7 best practices for securing document imaging devices

It’s easy to see why printers and copiers are security risks. A treasure trove of confidential and sensitive information passes through them—and they’re connected to networks and used by lots of different people, making them prime targets for data breaches.

Mar

29

Security

IT SECURITY ASSESSMENTS: Top 10 questions to ask your customers

Before you can recommend an IT Security solution to your end customers, you first need to know what their challenges are, where the gaps might be and what their current IT security practices are.

Mar

17

Mar

28

Components

Five-year prediction: cloud vs. data center

shutterstock_377237812.jpgAnalysts, tech bloggers and IT managers have been debating the net value of using data centers vs. the public cloud for years now. We’ve seen opinions around business advantages and disadvantages for both, but which will ultimately win the cost war in the future? We went straight to the front lines of IT for answers.

Mar

24

Unified Comm & Collaboration

Why UCC is poised to replace email

You are living in the most exciting time to be offering UCC solutions. After decades of offering solutions that didn’t always meet expectations, you can now offer truly business-changing solutions with a real ROI. With the prevalence of fast internet connections and improved media codecs, manufacturers have been busy creating amazing new solutions focused on improving user experiences and outcomes.

Manufacturer Posts

Manufacturer Posts

Jul

25

LENOVO

6 Ways Downtime Hurts Your Customers’ Businesses

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.

Jan

13

Symantec

Protecting your customers from today’s threats—and tomorrow’s

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.

Nov

7

Juniper

Security Shift: Beyond Firewalls and Endpoints

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.

Mar

28

Cisco

Provide enterprise-grade Wi-Fi to SMBs without making tradeoffs

Today’s small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are increasingly faced with the same wireless challenges and opportunities as their enterprise counterparts—without the luxury of big IT budgets. For those recognizing the importance of having Wi-Fi for employees and guests, there are oftentimes several tradeoffs that must be made, ranging from nonexistent support to an inability to accommodate more than a few users simultaneously without dropping packets and causing other performance problems.

Dec

3

Windows Server Migration

How To Master The Windows Server 2008 vs 2012 Conversation

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.

Dec

7

Arcserve

Are Your Customers Thinking Too Big About Disaster Recovery?

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.

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