Retail MSP Supplier Insights

  1. Seven Ways The Channel Can Capitalize On Windows 10 Migration
    9/14/2017

    Windows 10 presents an immediate and long-term opportunity for solution providers who are uniquely qualified to help organizations navigate the confusing path Microsoft has created for its latest OS migration. Even as Microsoft has said support for the beloved Windows 7 essentially ends January 2020, the popular OS still commands 49 percent market share compared to 26.8 percent for Windows 10.

  2. Closing The Door On Cybercriminals Best: Practices For Patch Management
    7/20/2017

    The sheer quantity and frequency of new threats that confront IT professionals is daunting, as cybercriminals relentlessly probe for weaknesses and vulnerabilities. These three patch management best practices will help deny criminals a point of entry to your clients' networks.

  3. IT Admins Give Their Take On The State Of Endpoint Security
    7/10/2017

    In a recent survey, conducted by Opinion Matters on behalf of VIPRE, IT administrators chimed in on a plethora of topics surrounding endpoint security. Here’s a look at some of the standout numbers from The VIPRE Report.

  4. Partner's Guide To Fighting Ransomware
    7/10/2017

    Hundreds of thousands of ransomware attacks take place every single day. Everyone is a target. No one is immune.

  5. Solutions Provider Looks To Future With New Cutting-Edge POS Solutions
    5/5/2017

    As a second-generation POS dealer, Delaware Valley Registers, Inc. (DVR) has had to make many adjustments to its business over the years to remain relevant. With the rapid pace of technological change in the retail and restaurant markets, resellers need a strategy to stay ahead of trends and provide their customers with the most powerful, secure, and cutting-edge solutions. For solutions providers who don’t, the result is typically them going out of business.

  6. Are The Wireless Networks You Sell Industrial Strength?
    4/11/2017

    Five crucial questions to ask and answer as you prepare industrial network environments for your customers' rapidly expanding wireless communications opportunities.

  7. Why WiFi Is The Channel's Entry Point Into Retail
    4/11/2017

    Retail has long faced the challenge of keeping pace with technology solutions that have become mainstream for consumers and other industries. Some may point toward the complexity of store-wide systems, while others identify organization and budget constraints. However, now more than ever, advanced technology has become business critical for retailers as they aim to deliver great customer experiences, optimize workforces and coordinate supply chains.

  8. Merchant Services Provider Alaska Financial Goes All-In On POS
    3/20/2017

    Today, selling merchant services without any sort of value-add is a recipe for disaster. Those in this business suffer from shrinking margins and high attrition rates when competing on price alone. Some ISOs and agents, however, have adjusted their business model to address these trends.

  9. Sell The Benefits Of Big Data For Small Business
    6/13/2016

    “Big Data” has become a buzzword in the business world, but many retailers and restaurateurs don’t know how it impacts their business. When VARs and MSPs understand how sales, employee performance, inventory, and customer behavior data empowers small businesses to improve operations and boost bottom lines, they sell more products and services to retailers and restaurateurs.

  10. POS Solutions Provider Wins Business With Reporting Capabilities, 24/7 Support, And A Monthly Payment Model From Harbortouch
    11/3/2015

    To be successful selling retail and restaurant technology, you have to be able to adjust to changes in the market. Not only do technologies change, but the needs of customers big and small can shift as well. As such, it makes sense to have a line card that can accommodate a variety of customers of various sizes and needs.