12 Trends Likely to Impact Industry Performance in 2014

1/27/2014 - CompTIA’s consensus forecast projects a 2014 growth rate of 3.4 percent for the global IT industry, with upside potential of 5.9 percent. The U.S forecast is slightly lower: 3 percent, with upside potential of 5.4 percent.

Lowry Computer Products Announces Name Change

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The name change reflects the company’s evolution from a reseller of computer hardware and peripherals to a total solutions provider that offers hardware, software, services and supplies as well as integrated solutions that help customers solve their business problems.

Qualcomm Acquires Palm Patent Portfolio from HP

1/27/2014 - Acquisition further enhances strength and diversity of Qualcomm Incorporated’s patented mobile technologies and gives the firm access to the Palm portfolio, which was a failure for HP when it first entered the tablet market.

VMware to Purchase AirWatch for $1.1 Billion

1/24/2014 - With more than 10,000 customers globally and more than 1,600 employees across nine global offices, AirWatch’s solutions give enterprises a strategic platform to securely manage a rapidly growing set of mobile devices and an increasingly mobile workforce.

Target Data Breach Tracked to BlackPOS Malware

1/21/2014 - A cyber intelligence company revealed that an “inexpensive off the shelf malware” program, dubbed BlackPOS or Kaptoxa, was responsible for the attack on Target during the 2013 holiday shopping season that left up to 70 million customers with their personal and financial exposed.

D&H Launches Webinar Series to Help VARs Move Clients From XP

1/21/2014 - The program consists of educational sessions and resources to help resellers capture upgrade sales by transitioning their end-customers away from aging Microsoft Windows XP environments. D&H’s trainings include several web-based sessions available as of January 23.

Ricoh Snags mindSHIFT Managed Services Firm from Best Buy

1/21/2014 - A little more than two years after purchasing managed services provider mindSHIFT Technologies for $167 million, Best Buy has divested itself of the company, selling it to printer and copier firm Ricoh for an undisclosed sum.
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  • Clearent
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  • iPayment, Inc.
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