Cover Story:

2015 Industry Outlook: 46 Ideas from Channel Leaders

01/23/2015 - We’ve packed this month’s cover story with the top 46 ideas from channel leader discussions with over thirty influencers. We hope these ideas inspire you to embrace change, elevate your business, and prosper in 2015 and beyond.

First Read:

Kicking Status Quo to the Curb This Year

01/23/2015 - At VSR, we uncover new and noteworthy sellable solutions; we unravel complexities around new technologies; and we reach out to thought leaders to gather insights. We’ve done that for you in this issue, and we’ll continue throughout the year.

Feature Story:

10 Trends Super-Charging Self-Service

01/23/2015 - From integrated technologies and expanding payment options, to location awareness and personalization, we take a look at the top ten trends driving explosive growth in self-service.

Four Ways to Sell Physical Security

01/23/2015 - Access control and physical security sectors have never been hotter. We take a look at what’s thriving, from video surveillance and intelligent video analytics to second-generation access control and the Internet of Secure Things, and offer real-life strategies for how to sell them.

Industry Perspective:

Mobile App Helps Partners & Tech Suppliers Connect

01/23/2015 - VSR sits down with Jay McBain, co-founder & COO of ChannelEyes, maker of the world’s largest channel acceleration platform in the form of a mobile app. The app helps manufacturers and distributors connect with resellers for better all-around communication.

Partner Program Guide:

Partner Program Guide: Point of Sale

01/23/2015 - Welcome to the first installment of VSR’s Partner Program Guides, where we advise solution providers how to get the most bang for their partner program buck when it comes to manufacturer and distributor programs. This issue, we’re looking at point-of-sale technology, and we’re showcasing the programs offered by Datacap, Moneris and onePOS.


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Trapped in the Payments Maze?

Payment technology is today’s great disruptor. Merchants and solution providers alike are trying to navigate the twists and turns of payment processing. VSR sat down with Datacap Systems, Merchant Warehouse and ScanSource to talk about some of the hottest topics in payments today, including how solution providers can help SMBs through the EMV migration, the impact of a data breach, tokenization and more.   Download Now >


2015 Business Optimization Summit West

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