What an exciting time to be a VAR, integrator, or MSP! Sure, there are a lot of changes occurring — both from a technology and vertical-specific perspective — but the bottom line is that whoever is willing to adjust to the changes is going to reap the rewards. Following are some mistakes (or examples of not adjusting) that can threaten your business in 2013.
Thermal cameras open up lucrative opportunities in outdoor surveillance applications.
One of the challenges I often hear about from retail IT VARs regarding switching to a managed services model is coping with the way money flows into their company. Many of you are used to getting large lump sums of money for your work as opposed to the smaller steady stream associated with recurring revenue models. The large lump sum might help in the short term and actually be a necessity to keep your business afloat, but a steady stream can be the key to a more profitable and stable company if you make the transition. Keep that thought in mind for a minute.
Security specialist VTI saved hundreds of man-hours of labor by having its value-added distributor help out on a large camera and storage project.
Several factors are converging to make megapixel technology an especially attractive option in video surveillance systems worldwide.
The opportunities in the IT security market are incredibly rewarding for those who understand how to tackle today’s sophisticated threats.
I read an interesting story recently about how an editor at Gizmodo had his digital identity stolen. The hacker gained access to his Twitter account, his Gmail account, and — with the help of a simple Amazon account hack — his Apple account. After the security breach, the hacker deleted the victim’s Gmail account, posted messages on his Twitter account, and even went so far as to remotely wipe out his MacBook, which contained more than a year and a half of family photos that weren’t backed up anywhere else.
This article profiles how one Midwestern VAR achieved hard-to-believe growth riding the burgeoning market for cloud-based security-as-a-service.
During last month’s RSPA RetailNOW 2012, one message was repeatedly hammered home by speakers and roundtable panelists: The world of retail technology is changing, and those who don’t change with it will be left behind.
When this IT security integrator added loss prevention, guards, private investigation, and more to its line card, it discovered a new way to stand apart from the competition.