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How an IT Risk Assessment Helps LA Distributors

Risk comes in two kinds – good and bad. A limited view of IT risk assessment as being centered solely on potential problems is effectively shutting out half of what Los Angeles distributors need to know. The fact is that risk in IT can go both ways. ...

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Top 6 Things LA Distributors Can Learn from Anthem's Security Breach

How would your company handle a bill for over $100 million following a security breach? That was the likely impact of the theft of data early in 2015 from Anthem, the second-biggest US health insurance provider. Anthem confirmed that as many as 80 ...

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How Successful LA Wholesale Companies are Moving to the Cloud

Cloud computing services have a feature that conventional enterprise IT can never have. Unlike in-house hardware and software licenses that come in indivisible lumps (you can’t buy half a server), with the cloud you can take as little or as many ...

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Could Android Malware Protection Save Your LA Distribution Company?

Do you use an Android smartphone or tablet? Market statistics suggest that many mobile computing device users in your LA distribution company will already have opted for Android. If you have a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy, then those Android ...

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Why Unified Communications Matters if You're an LA Wholesale Company

Talk about being pulled in several directions at once! Yet a wholesale company needs to keep the lines taut between resellers, end-customers, and manufacturers, all at the same time. Business partner queries, requests, and orders need to be handled ...

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5 Reasons Why Social Media for Distributors in LA is Critical

It’s more than a hot new marketing channel for making friends, influencing people, and looking cool. Social media for distributors offer advantages that go beyond ‘warm fuzzies’ and have a corresponding impact on the bottom line too. Correctly used, ...

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Does Cyber Security News Matter to Los Angeles Distributors?

With only so many hours in each day to manage vendors, resellers, staff, products, services and revenues, a Los Angeles distributor’s time is precious. So why take the time to check up on cyber security news? With more business done today through IT ...

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Creating a Social Media Policy for LA Distributor Employees

Still thinking about your last company policy on dress code or expenses? Get ready for a change of perspective when it comes to a social media policy for employees! With the blurring of the line between professional and personal use, social ...

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How CryptoLocker Still Haunts an LA Wholesale Company

If you have never heard of CryptoLocker, you might consider yourself lucky. Your IT installation may not have been affected by this vicious software virus. Unlike other LA wholesale companies perhaps, you may not have been forced to pay a ransom to ...

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Why LA Distributors Struggle with How to Engage Employees

Is employee involvement and enthusiasm just a nice to have? Or is it a fundamental part of doing good business? A recent survey from consulting company Towers Watson presented a staggering statistic. “Low traditional engagement companies” had ...

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Why Online Backup Services are Priceless for LA Distribution Companies

What price would you put on your ability to operate without interruption as a Los Angeles distribution company? And how much of that ability depends on your IT and the information it helps you manage? Wholesale firms rely on the speed, accuracy, and ...

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