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2015

Tech Vendors Ply CIOs with Drones, Maple Syrup and Whoopee Cushions

by CIO Journal Staff, Wall Street Journal

The enterprise technology market is a zero-sum game, where salespeople battle it out for a piece of a company’s IT budget. And with only so many dollars to go around, tech vendors sometimes go to great lengths to win over potential customers — from old-fashioned wining and dining, to procuring tickets to the Star Wars premiere, the Super Bowl or other big-name events. Of course, the tactics they use don’t always hit the mark. With 2015 in the books, we asked chief information officers far and wide to share their favorite encounters with IT salespeople.

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User Experience, Talent and Analytics among CIO Priorities for 2016

by CIO Journal Staff, Wall Street Journal

User experience, talent and analytics top the CIO agenda for 2016, according to a survey of 20 CIOs by CIO Journal. The responses reveal some common themes facing IT chiefs as technology becomes increasingly vital to business growth. Among their priorities:

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Layoffs, diversity and GoDaddy going public: Here are the top tech stories of 2015

by Phoenix Business Journal

It was a year of Intel layoffs, super Uber drivers telling all and GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) finally filing for that IPO.

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Insight CEO: Microsoft Cloud Relationship Taking Off, AWS Slower To Launch

by CRN

Insight Enterprises is seeing fast growth in its Microsoft Azure and Office 365 practices, but has encountered roadblocks in growing its Amazon Web Services businesses, the company CEO said Monday.

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Top 5 Traits Of Mobile Strong Healthcare Mobile Security

by Health IT Outcomes

Today’s rapidly changing healthcare technology landscape means providers are increasingly reliant upon mobile devices as integral elements in the care delivery experience for patients. In order to help providers make sense of the crush of mobile technology and security, Insight Enterprises released a list of the top five traits healthcare organizations should look for when selecting mobile security software. Insight identified the following key factors:

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Insight Enterprises hiring more than 100 as it continues its fast growth

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. has more than 100 positions open as the Tempe-based company continues its fast growth.

The technology provider hired more than 250 people this year.

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Insight Enterprises Incorporated (NASDAQ:NSIT) Earnings: Can Insight Enterprises Incorporated Hit $0.45per Share?

by The Springfield Bulletin

Analysts Expect 0.45 Earnings Per Share

In a recent survey, 1 analysts were expecting an average of $0.45 earnings per share for Insight Enterprises Incorporated, for the 3 quarter of the fiscal year ending in 2016. Among the analysts, the highest EPS was $0.45 and the lowest was $0.45. This represents a -2.17% change for the EPS reported for the same quarter in the prior year. This equates to the consensus earnings growth estimate for the last 12 months, and should not be mistaken for a long term growth estimate. Also, because of different datasources, our reporting and figures may be different then the numbers reported by FactSet and other sources.

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Insight Reports Smashing Sales, Profits From Public Sector, Notebook Boom

by CRN

Sales in North America jumped a whopping 15 percent, to $1.02 billion, marking just the second time in company history that Insight's North American revenues exceeded $1 billion, according to Lamneck. From a technology standpoint, notebook refresh, server upgrades and network upgrades drove the growth.

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Insight Enterprises (NSIT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS

by The Voice Chronicle

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.13, MarketBeat.com reports. The company had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.29 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS. Insight Enterprises updated its Q4 guidance to $0.56-0.61 EPS.

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Insight sees increase in revenue, profits in 3Q

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. reported a 20 percent increase in earnings and an 8 percent increase in revenue during its third quarter.

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Data And Segmentation Are Pivotal To Personalizing B2B Buying Experiences

by Demand Gen Report

B2B marketers are digging deeper into data about anonymous buyers, enabling companies such as Iron Mountain and SchoolDude to offer personalized content and web experiences to prospects before they identify themselves.

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What Are Top Healthcare Mobile Security Concerns?

by HealthITSecurity

Healthcare mobile security is an increasingly important issue in the industry, especially with more providers implementing BYOD strategies and connecting to outside networks.

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Insight Outlines Top Five Traits of Strong Mobile Security in the Healthcare Industry

by HealthcareDIVE

From hospital emergency rooms to the local doctor’s office, healthcare providers are increasingly reliant on mobile devices as core elements of the care delivery experience for patients. Recognizing the explosive growth of mobile devices in healthcare, Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSIT) U.S. Operations released its list of the top five things healthcare organizations should look for when choosing mobile security software.

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Insight, Taser outfit Memphis police with technology

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. and Taser International Inc. have both won large contracts to outfit the Memphis Police Department with mobile and video technology.

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5 Stories We Didn't Get to Write, Week Ending Oct. 2

by The VAR Guy

With the entire Penton Team headlining the inaugural Channel Directions Live event in Tampa this week, there were plenty of great news stories that fell off our radar in between all the hubbub. Here are some of the top stories we wish we had time to write about, but didn't, for the week ending Oct. 2.

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Insight Enterprises buys Boston interactive design and technology architecture firm

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. has acquired BlueMetal, a Boston-based interactive design and technology architecture firm. Insight (Nasdaq: NSIT), the Tempe-based provider of intelligent technology, announced the deal today but did not disclose financial terms.

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Insight To Buy BlueMetal

by RTT News

Insight Enterprises Inc (NSIT) on Thursday announced the acquisition of BlueMetal, an interactive design and technology architecture firm based in the Boston area, with offices in Chicago and New York.

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Insight to Acquire BlueMetal; Terms Not Disclosed

by Benzinga

Insight Enterprises, Inc. NSIT 0.4% today announced the acquisition of BlueMetal, an interactive design and technology architecture firm based in the Boston area, with offices in Chicago and New York.

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The 9-Point Federal Plan to Kill Cyberattacks with Mobile

by NectGov.com

As data theft continues to grow, the U.S. federal government is moving away from spending money to keep legacy IT systems limping along and increasingly adopting mobile device management strategies with an eye on thwarting cyberattacks.

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The federal plan to kill cyber attacks with mobile

by The Hll

As data theft continues to grow, the U.S. federal government is moving away from spending money to keep legacy IT systems limping along and increasingly adopting mobile device management strategies with an eye on thwarting cyber attacks.

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Government agencies warming more to cloud

by FedScoop

Rep. Will Hurd, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee, has recently been prodding the federal government to move quicker on the cloud.

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Fortifying school data backups

by District Administration

From hurricanes to software viruses to accidental keystrokes, many dangers threaten to corrupt school district data or impede access to it. To prevent loss of critical information, districts back up data routinely, on location and off-site.

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Partners Welcome Cisco Back To The SMB Market With New Mobility Solution Managed On Apple, Android App

by CRN

Partners say Cisco's new Mobility Express solution targeting small to medium-size deployments opens a new door for the channel to provide the price-sensitive SMB market with a differentiated product to create managed service opportunities.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Steps Up Security Offensive, Appoints Channel Veteran To Head Unit

by CRN

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has tapped channel veteran Sue Barsamian to lead its security software business in an effort to boost sales in the segment as it prepares to become an independent company.

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Insight Enterprises posts increase in revenue and dip in profits, continues to hire

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. reported a revenue increase and a drop in profits, citing investments in hiring new employees during its most recently completed second quarter.

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Cities need to keep their guard up as Windows 2003 server support ends (with related video)

by American City and County

As the clock winds down to the July 14 end of Windows 2003 server support, IT administrators in cities and other organizations are scrambling. Technology research firm Gartner has calculated that about 8 million installations of the Windows Server 2003 operating system are still running, even as the July 14 end of support approaches. The federal Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert on the topic.

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

by JustEducationNews

With less than one month to an end of service deadline, Insight highlights cybersecurity concerns at ISTE. The Insight Enterprises, Inc. Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

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Insight works with education leaders on Microsoft Server security

by eSchoolNews

With less than one month to an end of service deadline, Insight highlights cybersecurity concerns at ISTE. The Insight Enterprises, Inc. Public Sector team will speak to the risks of failing to address the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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Tuesday at ISTE 2015: STEM and baseball, Blackboard, and 'School 2.0'

by EducationDrive

As tends to be the case, the big announcements coming out of ISTE slowed down on Tuesday. But that doesn't mean things came to a halt. There was still plenty to see and hear at the show, as you'll see below.

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FCC's Rosenworcel: Students need broadband at home, too [ISTE 2015]

by EducationDrive

School broadband infrastructure has received considerable attention in recent years. The influx of devices and moves made by states to take annual standardized tests online, among other things, have highlighted how poorly connected some schools are — an issue that was further placed front and center in a recent report from Insight Enterprises that listed it as the No. 1 tech budget concern for IT administrators.

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As Windows Server 2003 Support Deadline Nears, CIOs Battle Talent Shortage, Complexity

by The Wall Street Journal

Talent shortages and system complexity are preventing some CIOs from migrating systems away from Windows Server 2003 before Microsoft Corp. terminates support for the software next month.

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Security threat looms as Windows Server 2003 expires

by State Scoop

Millions of schools could face a significant cybersecurity threat when Microsoft Windows Server 2003 expires next month, according to tech experts.

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16 Arizona companies make Fortune 1000 list

by AZ Big Media

Sixteen Arizona-based companies earned spots on the Fortune 1000 list, a reference list of the 1,000 largest American companies, ranked on revenues alone.

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Insight: Using Technology to Grow, Scale, and Reinvent

by TA Expert Interviews

Amy Protexter is the Vice President of Marketing at Insight, a technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions. She sits down to share her thoughts on everything from their recent rebrand, the speed of innovation, and the challenges that disruptors in the IT industry have created.

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5 Arizona companies crack Fortune 500 list but Wal-Mart still rules

by KTAR news 92.3 FM

Five Arizona companies, all of them located in metro Phoenix, cracked the annual Fortune 500 list released Thursday.

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Report: Huge demand, support for wireless in wake of E-rate changes

by Education Dive

Data provided to Education Week by the Federal Communications Commission shows reforms made to the agency's E-rate program — which funds internal telecommunications connections in schools and libraries — have resulted in major demand for broadband services, as well as adequate funding support.

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Insight Enterprises Rebrand Reflects Emphasis on 'Intelligent Technology'

by The VAR Guy

Technology solution provider Insight Enterprises (NSIT) is shifting gears with a complete corporate rebranding as it looks to position itself as a more modern and forward-thinking business-to-business seller.

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Insight Enterprises unveils new corporate brand

by ARN

Software, services, and solutions company, Insight Enterprises, has unveiled a new corporate brand that aims to embody today’s dramatic shift from IT to the intelligent technology that business leaders demand to help their business run smarter.

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Insight in brand overhaul

by CRN-UK

Insight Enterprises has become the latest IT supplier to call in the brand consultants after concluding its traditional logo and corporate values were not fit for today's B2B technology backdrop.

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Finding Insight in Unconventional Places

by Trend Reports

When it comes to navigating the complexities often encountered in the space of Information Technology, it often helps to have a senior professional with proven industry experience at the helm of your team.

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Is the world smart enough for Uber?

by Fortune

As the ride hailing company and other tech firms disrupt businesses big and small, it’s critical that educators, policymakers and employers keep up.

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Insight Dumps Red Triangle, Unveils New Logo

by CRN

Insight Enterprises has scrapped its iconic red triangle as part of a rebranding focused on the changing IT purchasing habits for businesses

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Windows server switch opens door to security risk

by Modern Healthcare

It's not Y2K or ICD-10, but another deadline looms on healthcare information technology leaders' do-to list; upgrading a computer server operating system or risk a security breach.

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Insight Enterprises rebrands to highlight intelligent technology

by Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. ceremoniously raised its flag this morning with a new logo as it announced a corporate rebrand for the new business-to-business technology landscape. It’s the global Fortune 500 company’s first rebrand in its 27-year history when Eric and Tim Crown founded the Tempe-based technology partner by selling hard drives, said Ken Lamneck, Insight’s CEO and president.

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Road to White House goes through Eric Crown's Camelback Mountain home

by Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix millionaire investor, philanthropist and Insight Enterprises Inc. co-founder Eric Crown has opened up his multimillion dollar home on Camelback Mountain several times to host fundraisers for leading Republican candidates running for U.S. president.

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Insight Enterprises posts 1Q profit

by CRN-UK

One of the world's largest IT suppliers had admitted its customers are not migrating off Windows Server 2003 as quickly as it had expected. Microsoft will withdraw support for the 12-year-old operating system on 14 July but global reseller Insight Enterprises admitted on its Q1 conference call that many of its clients are yet to upgrade, despite the obvious security implications.

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Server 2003 migration slower than we expected – Insight

by CRN-UK

One of the world's largest IT suppliers had admitted its customers are not migrating off Windows Server 2003 as quickly as it had expected. Microsoft will withdraw support for the 12-year-old operating system on 14 July but global reseller Insight Enterprises admitted on its Q1 conference call that many of its clients are yet to upgrade, despite the obvious security implications.

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Insight earnings meet estimates

by Arizona Republic

Tempe-based electronics reseller Insight Enterprises Inc. reported a slight decrease in first-quarter profits Wednesday. Revenue of $1.22 billion was essentially flat compared with the same quarter last year, although officials reported it would have grown 6 percent excluding the effects of foreign currency exchanges.

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Insight Enterprises reports flat revenue, slight drop in earnings

by Phoenix Business Journal

The Tempe-based technology provider (Nasdaq: NSIT) posted net income of $10.95 million, or 27 cents per share, on revenue of $1.2 billion for the first quarter that ended March 31. That was down from last year when Insight posted net income of $11.55 million, or 28 cents per share, on the same amount of revenue.

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Insight Enterprises posts 1Q profit

by Associated Press

May 6, 2015 | Associated Press Insight Enterprises Inc. (NSIT) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $11 million. The Tempe, Arizona-based company said it had profit of 27 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for severance costs, came to 29 cents per share.

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Earnings Dip at Insight as Windows Server 2003 Refresh Lags

by CRN-UK

Many businesses won't leave Windows Server 2003 until a major security breach happens, said Insight Enterprises' CEO, resulting in a slight drop in quarterly profits.

The Tempe, Ariz.-based company, No. 14 on the CRN SP 500, reported that non-GAAP net earnings sunk 2.3 percent on a year-over-year basis, from $11.7 million to $11.5 million, or 29 cents per share, beating analysts' estimates of 27 cents per share.

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The Simple Way One CIO Gets IT Talking About Business Strategy

by Education Dive

It's that time of year again. From now through July, schools will be considering tech purchases and the challenges that come with them.

To make things easier for schools and districts, hardware, software, and service solutions provider Insight Enterprises on Tuesday issued a list of five critical issues that administrators will have to consider when making purchases for the 2015-16 school year.

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Putting in a Solid IT Infrastructure Top Category for District Spending

by T.H.E. Journal

A company that sells technology into the school environment, along with other segments, has declared IT infrastructure the number one budget area for schools in the coming "annual buying season." Insight, which provides hardware, software and services into business and government clients, recently announced that spending on IT architecture — particularly the network, both wired and wireless — will dominate conversations for technology leaders in districts across the country.

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Healthcare Needs To Prepare For Imminent Microsoft Server Security Threat

by Health IT Outcomes

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will retire service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003, a platform currently in use by many healthcare institutions nationwide. For those institutions not prepared, there could be dire risks ahead, warned Insight Enterprises at HIMSS15.

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Looming Windows Server 2003 End Of Support Poses Problems For Businesses

by SiliconANGLE

Even though they had years of warning, millions of businesses were left scrambling last year when Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP, a massively popular operating system that still runs on almost twenty percent of the world’s PCs. But the problems caused by Windows XP’s end of support date might be nothing compared what happened when Windows Server 2003 reaches its end-of-life, on July 14 of this year.

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HIMSS15: The looming IT security threat that 'no one is talking about'

by Healthcare Dive

Last year, Microsoft reported data that showed that 23.8 million instances of its 2003 server operating system were running on 11.9 million physical servers worldwide—meaning that a whopping 39% of all installed Microsoft server operating systems are about to leave their organizations vulnerable and unsupported beginning in July.

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PHOTOS: Phoenix-area companies with best practices in HR honored by 'Phoenix Business Journal'

by Phoenix Business Journal

A great culture and outstanding HR leadership can often help to make a human resource professional's job a piece of cake. Nine companies that have both were recognized today by the Phoenix Business Journal at its second annual HR Best Practices awards program.

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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 risks outlined to healthcare tech providers

by Computer Business Review

Technology provider Insight Enterprises is urging healthcare technology leaders to take urgent preventative steps to address data risks arising from the pending end of service for Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

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Insight lands NASA deal

by Channelnomics

Insight Enterprises has landed a deal with NASA to supply hardware, software and related services, the reseller announced Wednesday.

The deal is part of NASA's $20 billion Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) V and will see Insight working with federal agencies, government contractors and NASA centers, the announcement said.

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Insight Awarded Contract to Provide IT Solutions for NASA

by Benzinga

Insight Public Sector, a division of Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, announced that it has been awarded a contract as part of NASA's $20 billion Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) V. The contract for hardware, software and related services creates an opportunity for Insight to work with all federal agencies and government contractors in addition to all NASA centers.

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NASA contracts Insight as part of $20 billion procurement plan

by Computer Dealer News

Insight Public Sector, a division of multinational IT provider Insight Enterprises Inc. has announced that it has been contracted by NASA as part of a $20 billion procurement plan to provide both hardware and software.

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Insight Awarded Contract to Provide IT Solutions for NASA

by Greater Phoenix IN Business Magazine

Insight Public Sector, a division of Insight Enterprises, Inc. — a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific — announced that it has been awarded a contract as part of NASA’s $20 billion Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) V. The contract for hardware, software and related services creates an opportunity for Insight to work with all federal agencies and government contractors in addition to all NASA centers.

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Retiring Windows Server 2003: Lessons from Windows XP's End-of-Life

by Redmond Channel Partner

"Server 2003 was very stable, very capable, especially for the kinds of workloads for which it's currently deployed. So there's an 'if it's not broken, there's no reason to fix it' mentality," says David Mayer, practice director of Microsoft solutions for Insight Enterprises, a Microsoft licensing solution provider.

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Apple Watch Apps Target Businesses

by Wall Street Journal

Salesforce Analytics Cloud for Apple Watch is among the first business-focused apps for Apple’s new wearable device. Salesforce.

Apple positioned the iPhone as a consumer product when it introduced its groundbreaking smartphone in 2007, and it has been working overtime to push the device into businesses ever since

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Apple Watch Creates New Opportunities for CIOs

by Wall Street Journal

Wearable devices, often viewed as consumer tools, are showing signs of traction in the enterprise. Major business application providers such as Salesforce.com Inc. are building tools to support their use inside companies, signaling that employees soon will be able to make use of critical business information straight from their wrist.

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58 women CFOs in the Fortune 500: Is this progress?

by Fortune

What do Bed, Bath & Beyond, JPMorgan Chase, and Goodyear Tire & Rubber have in common? They all have women chief financial officers.

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Insight Enterprises posts 4Q profit

by Associated Press

Insight Enterprises Inc. (NSIT) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $19.5 million.

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Insight Enterprises sees increase in revenue, decrease in income in 4Q; continues to hire

by The Phoenix Business Journal

Insight Enterprises Inc. reported a 4 percent increase in revenue, and a 5 percent decrease in income due to investment in new employees during its most recent quarter, said President and CEO Ken Lamneck.

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Insight posts profit dip despite higher quarterly sales

by The Republic | azcentral.com

Insight Enterprises posted a small profit dip despite solid sales in a mostly flat fourth quarter. Earnings were dimmed a bit by a strong dollar and the costs associated with additional hiring.

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PC, Server Refreshes Drive Q4 Sales Growth For Insight

by CRN

Insight Enterprises rode strong PC and server sales to revenue growth in the fourth quarter, though profitability suffered, a dip the company blamed on partner program changes from an unnamed software vendor.

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Heart museum in Tempe opening to the public

by East Valley Tribune

After receiving a grant, the American Heart Association’s Halle Heart Children’s Museum is now open to the public. The grant from Insight, Inc. has allowed the Halle Heart Children’s Museum to open its doors for the general public. The museum, which opened in 1996, was reserved exclusively for school groups and private tours before it received the grant.

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Get your Windows Server 2003 migration underway -- or pay

by Tech Target

IT shops still on Windows Server 2003 will lose service in less than six months, and must either migrate to a newer platform or pay Microsoft's exorbitant extended support fees. "We always stress that if you haven't even started and don't have a plan B, reach out to Microsoft to learn what the extended support fee will be, and that will probably spur action," said David Mayer, practice director, Microsoft Solutions for Insight Enterprises, Inc., an IT service provider which formed a “Rapid Response Team” to help businesses migrate off Windows Server 2003…

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Digital signage and kiosks get to the heart of things for Halle Heart Children's Museum

by Digital Signage Today

Digital signage and kiosks are providing an interactive heartbeat for a museum dedicated to the human heart. For almost 20 years, the American Heart Association's Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe, Arizona, was only open for school tours and private groups by appointment. Visitors had to always be guided through the museum by professional tour guides.

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Migration Madness: Insight Launches Rapid Response Team for Server 2003 Migration

by The VAR Guy

Insight Enterprises (NSIT) has launched a new “Rapid Response Team” to help businesses running Windows Server 2003 migrate to a new platform before the End of Support date later this year. With just six months until Microsoft (MSFT) pulls the plug on its 12-year-old offering, more than 20 million instances of Server 2003 continue to remain active worldwide. Those remaining on Server 2003 past the support deadline will not be able to receive updates and support for their platforms, leaving them open to malware and other malicious attacks.

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Technology: First, do no harm

by The Hill

Technology should help, not hinder a healthcare organization’s work in providing care to patients. Yet healthcare organizations may be resisting adoption of Electronic Medical Recording (EMR) capabilities because they believe technology may get in the way. In reality, adding more technology may not be the answer to solving EMR problems. The answer is putting the right technology to work and understanding a few key areas.

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Laggards face looming Windows Server 2003 retirement

by Computer World

Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's first ultra-successful server operating system, will retire in six months, a deadline that many companies will miss, experts said today."If it's not broke, don't fix it," said David Mayer, the director of Microsoft Solutions for Insight, a major IT services provider, when asked why Windows Server 2003 has hung on even as its support deadline looms. "It was the first really mainstream server from Microsoft, a really solid OS, and gave Microsoft a lot of credibility [in server software]." Microsoft will terminate security updates for Server 2003 on July 14, ending the product's support lifecycle. The company launched Server 2003 in April 2000. Like Windows XP, on which it was based, it will have been supported years longer than the usual decade.

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Insight Enterprises Offers Windows Server 2003 Deadline Advice

by Redmond Channel Partner

With exactly six months to go until the July 14, 2015 end of service deadline for Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's Licensing Solution Provider partners (formerly known as LARs), are sounding the alarm more insistently. Both CDW and Insight Enterprises had their media operations reaching out on Wednesday to mark this milestone on the way to the deadline. Insight provided a handy list of some of the common pitfalls that it's seeing as it works with customers to update their infrastructures:

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John Varvatos CIO Brings Rock ‘n’ Roll to Retail IT

by Wall Street Journal

John Varvatos Enterprises Inc., the men’s fashion brand that has dressed the likes of Kobe Bryant and Howard Stern, is beta testing a cloud-based tool that collects and normalizes data across disparate corporate systems. Its basis is distinctly Rock-‘n’-Roll — like the company’s creator — and CIO Lee Goldenberg says it will deliver insight to help boost sales and interact with customers online and in stores.

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Heart of the Matter

by Kiosk Marketplace

For the past 18 years, the American Heart Association's Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe, Arizona, was only open for school tours and private groups by appointment. Visitors had to always be guided through the museum by professional tour guides. A hands-on, interactive cardiovascular learning facility, the museum attracts 30,000 visitors each year, educating children as well as adults on various health-related topics including the benefits of exercise, eating healthy and the importance of not using tobacco products. The teachings are reinforced through various fun, interactive exhibits designed to illustrate how kids can make "heart-healthy choices."

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