The Business Solutions Network


Retail IT Forecast 2017
Retailers reveal where they plan to allocate their IT budgets in 2017.  Continue Reading..
Case Management
Managed Services, Networking, And IP Video News
Tigerpaw Software has released a new version of its professional services automation (PSA) software, enhancing its project management capabilities as well as features to merge quotes and consolidate billing from multiple meters.  Continue Reading..
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, And Networking News From October 2014
Managed Services And Networking News
Information technology channel firms are caught up in a dichotomy over where cloud computing fits into their business, new research from CompTIA reveals. Nearly 40 percent of companies surveyed for CompTIA’s Sixth Annual State of the Channel report say cloud computing is the number one reason to be optimistic about the channel’s future. At the same time, cloud computing is one of the main reasons that a third of channel firms...  Continue Reading..
Why POS Resellers Need To Provide Business Continuity For Their Clients
POS, Payment Processing, AIDC, And IP Video News
Star Micronics recently introduced cloudPRNT, a technology enabling users to print to Star printers directly through a cloud service. The first Star product in this line to be released, the TSP650IIcloudPRNT thermal printer, retrieves and prints orders from any online ordering service integrating Star’s communication protocol. cloudPRNT will work with the online ordering service to store and create print jobs and communicate status with...  Continue Reading..
It’s Time For Self-Evaluation, Improvement
We’re coming up on nearly a decade since we launched our annual Executive Insight series, which appears in the magazine each December. The goal of this section is to have leading executives from the industry share their insights on the current year and recommended actions for the upcoming year concerning markets and technologies.  Continue Reading..
Lessons From The Road
As this issue reaches everyone’s mailbox in the first week of December, I’ll be wrapping up my last business trip of the year by attending Ingram Micro’s fall ONE conference in Las Vegas. Including this trip, my fall event calendar was pretty full. Between partner conferences, expos, trade shows, and Business Solutions’ own events, I hit up eight events over the past few months. While each event was different, in looking...  Continue Reading..
The Future Of The Retail POS Terminal
With tablet-based POS solutions flooding the market, what does the future hold for POS terminals in retail?  Continue Reading..
Use EMV To Sell Higher Margin Solutions
This VAR looks at EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) terminal upgrades as a way to endear customers and move into conversations around high-margin solutions.  Continue Reading..
Stand Apart With Custom Software
This integrator developed a simple software app that speeds up data entry, leading to opportunities in law enforcement, healthcare, education, fitness clubs, and more.  Continue Reading..
Special Report: IT Insights 2017
Special Report: IT Insights 2017
Survey data reveals the hottest verticals and technologies in 2016, and what solutions providers are focusing on for 2017.  Continue Reading..