Connected lights and cloud-based servers helped save $390,000 per year. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Global IT spending will reach $2.65 trillion by 2020, with SaaS ousted as the top cloud computing type. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Digital transformation tops the priority list for the vast majority of merchants in 2017, as almost seven in ten (69 percent) of retail executives report plans to increase their investment in emerging technologies, according to a survey from PwC and JDA Software.
CompTIA recently unveiled the results of its annual State of the Industry survey. As with past years, the results contained some very comp elling information regarding the state of the industry, the channel, and business trends. According to CompTIA, a total of 280 U.S. IT companies participated in the survey, which yields an overall margin of sampling error at 95 percent confidence (+/- 6.0 percentage points). Some of the highlights of the study include:
DMI and Clutch find high expectations for cloud integration and mobile security in 2017. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
OKI Data Americas has unveiled two new devices — the ES5473MFP, a smart color multifunction printer (MFP), and the ES7412, an A4 color printer for SMBs. The ES5473MFP utilizes OKI LED print technology that produces HD color output with a customizable scan/print document platform and secure cloud integration. It features SENDYS Document Explorer Lite with optional connectivity to Office 365, Google Drive, and Dropbox, making document management easier for the user. The ES5473’s interface enables users to troubleshoot the machine from a customizable 7” touch panel.
According to IHS, information and communication technology downtime costs North American organizations $700 billion per year. The latest enhancements to Xirrus CommandCenter enable MSPs to incrementally scale operations, monitor customers, and respond immediately to minimize network downtime.
Detachable tablets will take an increasing share of the market over during the same period. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Winter Park Police use StarTraq Assurance to detect anomalies and verify violations. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Most college students would tell you the best companies to work for typically have ping-pong tables and allow their workers to wear shorts to work. By Rick Delgado, contributing writer