Many SMBs struggle not only when it comes to selecting the right security solutions but also in evaluating the benefits and detriments of other IT solutions in accordance with their overall security posture. MSPs can provide tremendous value in recommending the right approach and components for each customers’ unique IT and security needs and give insight on security benefits and drawbacks when evaluating adding new technologies like virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to support emerging business priorities such as supporting hybrid work.
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Software suppliers are continuing their work to improve how customers engage with their products. The goals: to solidify customer satisfaction and retention, while helping strengthen revenue recognition for the supplier. Achieving these requires an effective strategy that considers both software monetization (how the customer pays for the software) and software deployment (how the software is delivered to customers), with clear and actionable insights about both.
As a business owner, you know how imperative it is to constantly look for new ways to improve your company’s financial health. From seeking out less expensive suppliers to analyzing ways to boost the efficiency of business processes, there are countless methods to cut costs and increase margins. However, with a possible recession just on the horizon, there is one action you may be forgetting to do that is vital for maximizing your company’s future financial wellbeing: conducting a CVP (Cost-Volume-Profit) analysis financial stress test.
Supply chains have been indelibly linked to the trend toward globalization for the past several decades, driven by productivity-enhancing technology, reasonably priced multinational labor costs, and efficient logistics. However, businesses across the globe are experiencing supply chain disruptions and a shortage of workers that result in both increased labor and higher transport costs that aggravate inflation.
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Thin-bility Creates Service Opportunities for POS VARs
In the highly competitive retail space, businesses must do all they can to improve the shopping experience. Consumers have plenty of choices, and making a purchase can be as easy as a few taps on a smartphone or tablet screen.
SMARTtill Solves Disappearing Cash Problem at Gainfort Stores
Gainfort Ltd. operates two convenience stores in Huntingdon, U.K., about 70 miles north of London. At the end of employee shifts, owner Sunil Lahal noticed a disturbing trend during cash counts: The totals were off.
The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARS and solution providers in North America. The organization offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services, and more. Founded in 1984 by Alan Weinberger, ASCII is the oldest and largest group of independent IT solution providers, integrators and VARS in the world.
RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.
At apg® we believe that brick-and-mortar retail connects people to their community, to each other, and drives business success. For more than 40 years, we have been supplying your communities and their retail and hospitality businesses with cash drawers through various partner channels.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
The retail Guardiant™ is ideal for grocery, convenience and retail settings and is built to help reduce the spread of contagious, airborne germs commonly spread by coughing or sneezing. Create a protective shield in any place of commerce that requires direct interaction between employees and customers in close proximity such as POS checkouts.
The MSP’s Guide To Building A Better Cloud Practice: Tips From MSPs For MSPs
As small and medium businesses (SMBs) continue to shift their workloads to the cloud, managed service providers (MSPs) can take advantage of this trend by building a cloud practice. Offering cloud-based managed services enables MSPs to better support customers moving workloads to the cloud and create new revenue streams.
A Comprehensive Ransomware Protection: Detection, Response, And Recovery
Ransomware attacks can have serious financial implications for businesses, and ransom payment is just one complication. The business downtime associated with an attack can cripple revenue generation and the reputational damage to an organization that has been breached can take years to overcome.
The MSP’s Guide To Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery On Azure
As cloud adoption continues to grow among small and medium businesses (SMBs), Microsoft Azure has emerged as a popular option. When SMBs run workloads in Azure, they agree to a shared responsibility model. In this model, the cloud provider (Microsoft) assumes responsibility for the security and protection of the physical data centers, hosts, and network, while the user is responsible for everything else—including information and data, applications, and more.
BCDR Buyer’s Guide For MSPs
When a client’s server goes down or is compromised in a cyberattack, managed service providers (MSPs) need an effective business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solution to restore data and operations quickly, without sacrificing margin. That means industry-leading recovery technology from a vendor that is there to support you 24x7x365, no matter what. Simply put, you need a solution you can rely on. One that delivers peace of mind—for you and your clients.