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Unconventional Drives Channel Profitability

Pushing for innovation can be hard, especially when slow and steady work is often what pays the bills. As those who have been around the tech industry for any length of time understand, the mundane work feeds the base needs of IT firms, bringing in the income required to run operations and meet payroll. That said, few prosper and thrive over the long-term without a steady flow of new activity.

Get "Game Changing" Levels of Support for your IT Services Business

Few IT business owners start out with an MBA degree or significant business management experience. Though they often end up with a variety of skills over the years, they simply can't be highly specialized in every area of operations and support.

New CompTIA Research: Cloud Confusion Dissipates as Adoption Takes Hold

Cloud computing is starting to truly transform business operations, according to findings from CompTIA’s new 5th Annual Trends in Cloud Computing study. As companies integrate cloud, they’ll encounter a variety of challenges, but now’s the time to dive in and discover the new IT ecosystem that is being created.

Prediction: SPs Will Face Still Competition in the Budding Internet of Things

Solution providers trying to get a foothold in the Internet of Things (IoT) should start by understanding the different pieces that come together to form the ecosystem—an area predicted to generate $1.9 billion in global economic value-add. New firms will crop up with the express purpose of servicing IoT needs, according to CompTIA’s latest study, Sizing Up the Internet of Things, which encourages solution providers to get beyond the hype and determine where the opportunities are.

Tackling a Trustmark: Finding Validation though Best Practice Integrations

After years of utilizing CompTIA’s educational services and participating in its conferences, OKI Data Americans, a company specializing managed print services, decided to look deeper into what other services CompTIA offered. Even with a well-established base in distribution and dealer relations, OKI noted that there was room for evaluation and further expansion in its print services offering.

Get $100 off Invaluable CompTIA Business Credentials — Only at ChannelCon

If applying for a CompTIA Trustmark has ever entered your mind, ChannelCon is the time to make a decision. This year, ChannelCon attendees can participate in the Trustmark Workshop, scheduled for 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6. Pair your newfound knowledge with a $100 discount and you have a recipe for success.

Learn How Las Vegas is Stimulating Startups

Business Continuity Solutions has been in business for over 30 years. We're one of the oldest technology companies in the Las Vegas area. Over the decades we've morphed from a regular technology product sales company to a company selling enterprise-level products to a firm that does strictly managed services in its purest form.

The last six months has really been great for our company. We see the Vegas market growing.

Mobility Adoption Strong but Many Steps Remain for Full Integration

It is becoming apparent that the new trends in IT are leading to a completely new approach for businesses. In the case of mobility, having a wide range of options for front-end devices is changing the mindset around device management and workflow structure.

Workforce Investment Act is Up at Bat!

Believe it or not, there was a compromise reached in Washington D.C.! A bipartisan deal has recently been made on updating existing workforce legislation. The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) was first passed by Congress in 1998 to replace the Job Training Partnership Act to incentivize business to participate in localized workforce development services. Today, it is the country’s largest investment in training and employment programs.

Jettisoning the Jetsons: the Future of IT Service Delivery

When I sit back and think about the future, my mind goes to a Jetsons-like setting where there are flying cars and robots doing every type of work imaginable. The CompTIA IT Services and Support Community set out to explore the future of IT Service Delivery over the next three to five years as one of their 2014 initiatives. The first step in this expedition is a recently completed survey of IT service professionals.


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