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December 31, 2012
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  • A forecast on health IT
    Software-as-a-service, bring-your-own device policies and telehealth applications are likely to drive health IT innovations and create headaches around data security and patient privacy, Brian Horowitz writes. "The tools available to manage those devices and ensure that they meet compliance and security requirements will become much better in 2013," says Dennis Schmuland of Microsoft. eWeek (12/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Microsoft partner Tech Data embraces electronic delivery
    Microsoft products such as Office are now available online from Tech Data. "This is a phenomenal innovation because we can now enable our resellers to offer instant activation of select Microsoft products to their end users on purchases through Tech Data," Tech Data's Bharath Natarajan says. ChannelProSMB.com (12/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Tech advancements bring privacy, security concerns
    Technologies such as drone aircraft and set-top boxes that could monitor behavior and help target advertising are giving rise to security and privacy issues, Jaikumar Vijayan writes. Such set-top boxes haven't gotten government approval, but the drones have, and privacy-rights advocates believe there is cause for concern. Computerworld (12/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Nominate for the IT Hall of Fame
    CompTIA's IT Hall of Fame recognizes IT channel game-changers and IT innovators who served as IT pioneers or uniquely helped the channel grow. Learn more here and nominate today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Free subscription to ChannelPro
    CompTIA members can get a free subscription to the print magazine and e-newsletter ChannelPro-SMB, which provides targeted business and technology information for the IT channel. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • QuinStreet
    Internet marketing and media company QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. For more information, go here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CompTIA IT SmartStat: Dec. 31, 2012
    69% of companies say that certified security staff bring more value to their organization. CompTIA IT SmartStat LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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