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June 28th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
After incorporation, many small businesses make a federal tax election know as a “subchapter S” election; these businesses are then typically referred to as an “S corporation”.  The benefit of an S corporation election is that the entity can “pass-through” - Read More
 
June 28th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Members of the CompTIA EU IT Services and Support Forum gathered at the Computacenter facilities in Kerpen, Germany (near Cologne) this week for a face-to-face quarterly community meeting. Attendees came from near and far (including Azerbaijan!) to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in - Read More
 
June 25th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Hundreds of leaders in the IT channel are descending on San Antonio this August for our annual Breakaway event.  How do you capture one-on-one time with your key partners with so much going on?  Hear from Xerox and InFocus on how they support Creating Futures through its charity golf - Read More
 
June 24th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Most Solution Providers go into business because they love technology. The problem is, running a technology business is often more about managing the business than managing the technology. Human resources is a perfect illustration of this point. The average entrepreneurial solution provider doesn - Read More
 
June 24th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
 When you think of lawyers, IT is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But as with so many other fields, legal professionals must count on IT to accomplish a multitude of critical tasks. Some IT solution providers already realize legal service firms represent a growing business - Read More
 
June 23rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There's true power in numbers, and the CompTIA Educational Foundation is looking to create some powerful philanthropy numbers.  Not just with fundraising as you may think, but with bringing the philathropic power players together. We're hosting a first-ever IT Philanthropy - Read More
 
June 22nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
While Health Care Reform legislation was signed into law by President Obama earlier this year, its effect on small businesses is yet to be determined.  In fact, while the legislation has more pages than War and Peace, the regulations that will be drafted in the next few years which will define - Read More
 
June 22nd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It is no surprise that the weight of the recession caused headaches and elevated stress across the IT channel during the last 12 to 18 months. A recent survey of solution providers conducted with our partner ChannelForce reveals just how broad a blow the economic downturn struck. More than three- - Read More
 
June 16th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Note: This is the fifth of eight blog entries in which I examine managed services best practices identified in the CompTIA MSP Partners 2010 market research.I have met some very good negotiators in my day, but the very best I have encountered are children. Considering that they have almost nothing - Read More
 
June 16th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Healthcare IT (HIT) ostensibly is moving from a vertical market to a business segment of its own. As medical practices of all sizes strive to automate their processes, digitize their records and streamline their overall operations, solution providers have a tremendous opportunity that can transform - Read More
 

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