FEATURE ARTICLES

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

  • Hackers Set Their Sights On (Small) Businesses

    The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report indicates that more than 70% of cyberattacks target small businesses. Hackers are also targeting MSPs more frequently because it gives them access to even more systems with the potential to collect bigger payouts.

  • We Need The Security Benefits Of AI And Machine Learning Now More Than Ever

    As these times stress the bottom lines of businesses and SMBs alike, many are looking to cut costs wherever possible. The problem for business owners and MSPs is that cybercriminals are not reducing their budgets apace. On the contrary, the rise in COVID-related scams has been noticeable.

VAR WHITE PAPERS

  • A Better Approach To Datacenter Cooling

    The standard approach to data center cooling has been to keep data centers at a constant, cold temperature. However, as energy prices rise and as capacity concerns become more prevalent, data center operators need a better solution than this one-size-fits-all approach. As part of their data center environmental management strategy, operators are challenged to find a way to address common concerns such as hot spots, humidity fluctuations, and air delivery problems while keeping costs and energy usage low within their current data center footprint. 

  • Why Hackers Hack: It's Your Business To Care!

    As cybersecurity grows more complex, criminals around the world are evolving along with it. Their methods leave you vulnerable and many organizations are at risk. Staying informed on this ever-changing landscape is vital. In this educational eBook, we explore the minds of hackers and open the window into their world.

  • Small To Midsized Enterprises That Want An Easy-To-Use Phishing Simulation Platform Should Engage With Webroot

    Webroot® security awareness training was recognized for its microlearning training content, strong focus on phishing, and its user experience in the forrester Wave™: security awareness and training solutions, Q1 2020. 

FEATURED SUPPLIERS

  • CompTIA

    CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.

  • Shift4 Payments

    Shift4 Payments is a leading national provider of touch-screen point of sale (POS) systems and payment processing services. As pioneers of the “as a service” model, Shift4 Payments offers an unprecedented “free” POS program that allows the company’s sales partners to offer a full-featured POS system with no up-front costs.

  • EVO Payments

    EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider. We offer an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.

  • RSPA
    RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.  

     

  • APG Cash Drawer, LLC

    For more than 30 years, APG Cash Drawer has been designing and delivering cash drawers with a variety of size, color, interface, and integration options. An APG cash drawer will provide years of smooth, trouble free service with virtually no downtime, no service required, and no headaches. Our cash drawers are so well constructed and so reliable that our customers install them and forget them - even in the most demanding environments.

  • Webroot

    Webroot delivers intelligent cybersecurity for endpoint, mobile and web to channel partners, consumers, businesses, and enterprises worldwide. Powered by its BrightCloud® collective threat intelligence network, Webroot protects the internet of everything. Our cloud-based threat detection, high performance, lightweight agents, and single, web-based point of control have changed the way businesses think about protecting mobile devices, PCs and servers. Named a ‘Visionary’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Webroot’s smarter approach to security is why companies including Cisco, F5 Networks, GateProtect, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA and others choose our solutions for advanced threat protection for their security products and services.

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VAR INSIGHTS CONTENT COLLECTIONS

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It’s never been harder to be a value added reseller than now. VARs operate on low margins, there are more distributors to choose from than you know what to do with, technology and pricing are constantly changing, and you need to regularly stay updated about the latest technology and the newest products in the market. VAR Insights has compiled an E-book to help you overcome these challenges. It's authored by business owners such as yourself and we're sure this guide will help you avoid some common mistakes.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Go To Market In The New Cybersecurity Landscape

    Today’s evolving threat landscape, increased regulations, and influx of big data has made cybersecurity a top concern among SMBs. What’s more, the recent crisis around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing SMBs to rapidly adapt to new security requirements. Your customers need cyber resiliency now more than ever and will be looking to you for guidance during these difficult times.

  • Examining COVID-19’s Impact On The Delicate Balance Between Cash And The Retail And Hospitality Industries

    Robert Banker, Director of SMARTtill and Partner Sales at APG Cash Drawer, is a retail technology veteran with extensive experience in solution sales of retail technologies. Before joining APG, Robert led the sales efforts around a variety of software solutions for companies including Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, IBM, and Tyco Retail Solutions. Robert spoke with VAR Insights about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the retail and hospitality industries, as well as the future or cash, contactless payment, and cash drawers.

  • What You Need To Know About Edge Computing

    Brian L. Kelly manages the Network Architecture Research team as part of Panduit’s Corporate Research and Development department. The team develops Reference Architecture content for the Data Center, Enterprise, and Industrial Automation businesses. To date, Kelly has written well over 20 technical papers that have been published on the Panduit website, as well as partner websites such as Cisco, Juniper, and Rockwell Automation. Kelly took the time to speak with VAR Insights about all things Edge Computing.

  • Increase Revenue With Office 365 Backup

    Many IT service providers have moved, or are in the process of moving, their customers to Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 offers a variety of user benefits, including improved security, easier collaboration, increased mobility, and simplified pricing, among other things. It also offers benefits for service providers, such as ease of deployment and management, lower operating costs, and a foot in the door to other cloud services. 

  • Edge Compute Physical Infrastructure Considerations

    How is Edge compute defined? How does Edge Compute fit within your overall network design? How is Panduit doing it? What are some IoT applications? All that and more!

  • How To Protect Your MSP From Cyberattacks

    Managed Service Providers have been in the press a lot lately, and not in a good way. Cybercriminals have realized that the MSPs are a single point of entry into hundreds of poorly secured small and medium businesses (SMB’s), and come with fully functional remote access remote script execution to make their lives easier.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Carbonite Backup For Office 365

    Protect critical data in Microsoft Office 365 applications.

  • Webroot Business Endpoint Protection

    Advanced Detection and Protection Against Malware, Ransomware, Phishing, and More.

  • Vasario Series Cash Drawer

    The APG Vasario Series is the cost-effective choice that doesn't sacrifice quality or dependability.

  • Series 4000 Cash Drawer

    Exceeding customer and industry expectations, the Series 4000 is the ultimate heavy-duty cash drawer. Unmatched durability along with flexible storage space, and various sizing, color and customized options, these features make the Series 4000 another reason for APG’s reputation as the preferred choice.