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Let’s Talk About Value-Added Resellers

In the world of so-called value-added resellers (VARs), most VARs look pretty much the same from the outside. Some are very large; others are more boutique in size. But all in all, most VARs, particularly those that sell to the US Federal government, share similar characteristics because that’s the business; they “resell” other vendors’ products. The “value-added” part is where a particular company can distinguish itself by claiming to offer something others do not.

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artificial intelligence, machine learning, adaptive cybersecurity, edge computing, robotic process automation, anything-as-a-service

5 Technologies Federal Agencies Should Invest in During 2022

A new year is just around the corner, and defense undersecretary for research and engineering, Heidi Shyu, recently expanded the Pentagon’s list of technologies for prioritized development. The usual suspects are included, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity – but so are some unusual ones, like materials science and biotechnology.

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The Business Case for Edge Computing

The scenario: A massive cargo ship travels somewhere between the Panama Canal and Gibraltar. It’s late August and a new tropical storm just formed off the coast of Africa, headed straight up the middle of this heavily used shipping channel. 

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