Articles By Trisha Leon

  1. Planning, Metrics, Monitoring Are Necessary To Enter A New Vertical

    The CompTIA article, “Moving Into Vertical Markets,”details ways VARs can move into vertical or niche markets. The benefits of serving a new market can be significant, including higher revenues and better margins.

  2. Manufacturing IT News For VARs 2-25-15: The IoT And 3D Printing

    Topics of articles this week include the Internet of Things (IoT)’s impact on manufacturing and 3D printing adoption among manufacturers.

  3. Manufacturing IT News For VARs 2-17-15: Train Employees To Resist Phishing Scams

    In the news, companies are testing their employees with simulated phishing emails to see if they will click, Also, U.S. factories are among top adopters of robotic technologies.

  4. Why Your IT Clients Need A Formal Mobility Policy

    The CompTIA paper, “The Mobility Ecosystem,” says mobility, a trend born in the consumer market, continues to increase in enterprise potential. Varied and complex, mobility introduces devices, applications, and connections different from those traditionally used in businesses.

  5. What MSPs Need To Know About Starting — And Growing — A Cloud Practice

    CompTIA’s guide, “Accelerating Your Cloud Business a Practical Guide for Solution Providers,” explains how businesses can take advantage of opportunities in the cloud. Because solutions providers have gained their clients’ trust and have knowledge of their needs, they are in an excellent position to help their clients choose the best cloud options.

  6. Manufacturing IT News For VARs 2-10-15: Net Neutrality And Manufacturing

    Articles referenced this week deal with topics including net neutrality, the benefits of asset performance management, and avoiding pitfalls with manufacturing operations management projects.

  7. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs 2-4-15: IoT Opportunities

    In the news, your manufacturing IT clients could be seeking solutions that help control energy costs this year, and the IoT has potential for manufacturing, but it also creates a potential market for IT solutions providers to sell security solutions.

  8. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — January 27, 2015

    In the news, an article shows the ROI of automating service contracts, and the Conference Board Index shows a gain for the fourth straight month.

  9. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — January 20, 2015

    In the news, factory production rate is its fastest in four years, marketing technology can benefit from lean principles, and measures you can take to prevent data loss.

  10. NRF Attendees Get Preview Of Verizon 2015 PCI Report

    The Verizon Enterprise Solutions 2015 PCI Report is due out in February, but National Retail Federation Big Show Attendees on Monday had the opportunity to learn initial findings from the report. The report correlates Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard compliance with data breaches occurring at retail businesses or restaurants.