How small businesses can ensure security in the cloud

The small and medium-sized business (SMB) landscape is defined by its competitiveness. These dog-eat-dog dynamics force business leaders to trim costs, improve worker productivity, and create new, sustainable business models. That’s why almost 90 percent of businesses want a cloud environment and adoption is expected to double in the next four ....

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How the Internet of Things is driving cost-saving efficiencies for manufacturers

If there’s one industry that demands efficiency, it’s manufacturing. Lined with robots and skilled workers side by side, modern assembly lines pump out millions of goods every year at record speeds. But nearly every line will experience maintenance shutdowns, can improve flow, and can correct designs and oversights. Manufacturers are now combating those challenges with…

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Staff picks for the week of May 9, 2016

Happy Friday! Wrap up your week by checking out what’s new in technology with our staff picks! These grad students didn’t know their teaching assistant was a robot (Read by Camillia S.) I completed my grad school education last year, and after reading this article, I’m wondering if one of my online course instructors had…

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The clock is ticking: Are you ready for Microsoft’s Volume Licensing transformation?

With only two months left in Microsoft’s Fiscal Year ending June 30, you’re probably wondering why I’m writing a blog post now on Microsoft’s Volume Licensing (VL) transformation. Change is constant in Microsoft licensing, so a firm understanding of Microsoft’s plans to transform its VL models and platforms will be integral to your current and…

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Why it’s time for spring cleaning of your data preparation process

IBM estimates that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day. Of course, your organization produces just a small fraction of that total amount, but it’s the most important data for your business analysts. Unfortunately, finding what’s important is a major time drain. Data analysts spend 80 percent of their time manually sorting through…

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Are you falling prey to these 2 mobile myths?

Whether it stems from the dream of an app that doubles consumer engagement with your brand or a sales force in need of a new tool, organizations see the opportunity a mobile application holds, and they sprint toward it. More often than not, however, they trip up and follow the wrong, dark path that leads…

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In strong Q1, SHI opens new Integration Center, doubling our capacity to deliver integrated software and hardware solutions

What’s spacious enough to house 630,000 laptops, is secured with advanced facial recognition controls, and can process over 3,500 systems, servers, and devices a day? It’s SHI’s own Integration Center in Piscataway, New Jersey, the most efficient and secure site in our company’s history. After opening in February, the state-of-the-art facility doubled SHI’s capacity to…

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Staff picks for the week of April 25, 2016

Happy Friday! Wrap up your week by checking out what’s new in technology with our staff picks! Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an app (Read by Camillia S.) Comcast looks to be the first TV service provider to switch to an app-based cable platform. In other words, they’re getting rid of…

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