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Technology Posts

Jul

27

Data Center

Five Tips for Selling into the SMB Market

In the minds of many small-business owners, the term “big data” often translates to “big budgets for big business.” Not so. Any business of any size can benefit from the insights delivered by big data.

Jul

28

ProAV

Six Ways That Digital Signage Displays Can Level the Playing Field for SMBs

Six Ways That Digital Signage Displays Can Level the Playing Field for SMBs

Small business accounts for more than 99 percent of the U.S. economy, yet about 50 percent of small businesses go under by the fifth year of existence. Ironically, it’s neither the economy nor the industrial sector they operate in that plays a role in their demise.  

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.

Jun

29

Physical Security

6 Tips for a Successful Access Control Installation

As the number and nature of threats that your customers face continue to evolve, they require the right technology to enable their facility to achieve a high level of security and incident response. However, the systems you choose aren’t the only factor in a successful project; it’s also vital to ensure that you are listening to your customer, looking to the future, and following best practices for each installation.

Jul

26

Document Imaging

How to Get Your Customers on Board with Going Paperless

Everyone likes to throw out the term “paperless office.” One problem, however, is that many people like paper. Another is that many of your customers might look around their offices and laugh when they hear the term “paperless”: “Like, really, how am I going to get there from here?” Well, the good news is that with a document imaging system, you are not really pitching a “paperless” office so much as you are an office with “less paper.”

Jul

29

Security

Are Firms Overconfident in Their Financial Data Security Capabilities?

It’s not difficult to see why the financial services industry is a prime target for hackers. With a tremendous amount of financial data uploaded to, stored on, and manipulated through the systems of financial services firms nationwide, those systems offer a perhaps unparalleled repository of valuable data to steal. A huge portion of the people in the country have some tie to the industry—whether it’s people with their money in banks, investors pouring over message boards and day trading at an advanced level, or people who have 401(k)s or pensions invested in the market that they rarely think about. So data breaches can have a devastating impact on a wide range of lives. And while the financial services industry does take cybersecurity seriously, a recent study indicates that there’s a disparity between what firms think they’re doing in order to secure financial data and how well they’re actually doing it—despite, or perhaps even because of, the frequency with which the industry is targeted.

Jul

27

Data Capture/POS

Top 2016 Headlines for Mobile POS Solutions

Does it seem like you're always hearing about mobile point-of-sale (POS) solutions? It's true that there's plenty of buzz.

Jul

29

Components

6 Thoughts When Conducting an SSD Comparison

ssd_comparison.jpgAs value-added resellers’ (VARs) clients begin looking beyond the comparisons of solid-state drives (SSDs) and hard disk drives when they are armed with data such as the benefits of SSD over HDD, comparisons of SSD to HDD, and the beneficial differences of SSD over HDD. Armed with this knowledge, the need to compare SSDs becomes the logical conclusion of those engagements. While SSD comparison can be generally reduced to finding the appropriate type of flash memory, size, performance, and interface type required for your usage scenario, here are six thoughts on these and other areas that VAR clients should consider.

Jul

28

Unified Comm & Collaboration

UCC Solutions: What's Trending in 2016?

Unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions and their supporting tools are becoming more and more cutting-edge, and, as a result, organizations are seeing their value. Because many companies are increasing their tech budgets, technology companies have even more opportunity than ever to offer solutions and tools that can advance business.

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.

Oct

22

Symantec

How to Protect Your Retail Customers from Security Breaches

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.

Jul

12

Jul

19

Cisco

Finally, A Better Way to Navigate Cisco Onboarding, Certification, and Specialization

Attempting to articulate your multilayered, cloud-based Cisco security or unified communications (UC) offering without overwhelming a prospective client can be a real challenge. And even highly-skilled engineers and technicians may not know the best or easiest way to integrate OpenDNS with Cisco ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance), for example.

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.

Jul

20

Arcserve

The Top 3 Questions Your Clients Have About Cloud Data Protection

Lately, the cloud has been gaining popularity amongst mid-market businesses implementing backup solutions. The cloud has become such a popular solution, in fact, that it’ll probably be at the top of your client’s list of options to discuss, whether it’s a new business just getting off the ground or a business that has been around for a while and is growing tired of tapes.

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