Featured Articles

  1. How MSPs Can Expand Their Opportunities
    11/16/2016

    e-book offers four proven approaches to winning business for SMPs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Retail Tech Resellers: Where Will Your Customers Invest In 2017?
    11/14/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies magazine has published its annual Retail Tech Spending Report for 2017 and it’s must-read content for anyone in the retail IT industry — especially retail resellers who want to see what’s around the corner in their vertical. This special issue arrived on my desk just hours ago and I’ve already underlined several key passages.

  3. Lessons From The Road
    11/11/2016

    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 back through my notebook, I see some repeating trends. Additionally, there are some important comments I haven’t been able to share until now.

  4. IT Workforce Will Be On The Move In 2017
    11/8/2016

    Data shows 37 percent of IT professionals will be job hunting next year. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Ransomware Locky Rears Its Head Again In Massive Attack
    11/7/2016

    14 million Locky-laden emails are pumped out in just five hours. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. New Data On How Remote Workers Communicate
    11/4/2016

    Though email and phone dominate, instant messaging and video/web conferencing gain ground. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Aetna: mHealth Contributes To Value-Based Ecosystem Through Social Factors
    11/3/2016

    Over the next year, HIT solution providers can expect to see both mHealth and value-based care cement their roles in the healthcare industry, if not become more important. Aetna though, expects the two to merge in a way that brings clinicians new perspective on their data and their patients, according to mHealth Intelligence.

  8. DDoS Attack On Dyn Demonstrates Need For Serious Cybersecurity Investment
    11/2/2016

    Attack highlights the “disruptive potential of coordinated hacking efforts” on American networks. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. 85% Of IT Pros Say Self-Service Analytics Enhance IT Service Delivery
    11/1/2016

    Analytics can also improve service desk efficiency and can identify gaps in the ITSM process. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Managed Services News
    10/31/2016

    StorageCraft Technology Corp. has released VirtualBoot for vSphere, a new technology that gives StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX users the ability to virtualize backup images as guest virtual machines (VMs) directly on VMware ESXi hosts without the use of an intermediary appliance or secondary conversion process.