Protect Yourself from the Latest DDos Attack

DDOS

NSA and Akamai have recently been observing DDoS attacks targeting mainly Financial Services and Retail sectors, and possibly other industry vertical customers in North America, EMEA, and APJ as part of an ongoing DDoS extortion campaign. The DDoS attacks are generally preempted by a ransom letter via email to the victim demanding payment in Bitcoin, […]

Elements of A Successful Project

1. DEFINITION OF THE PROJECT Be clear about the objectives of the project. Be detailed in describing your business processes, desired future state, and how these will be implemented. 2. PROJECT MANAGEMENT Leverage and communicate with your Project Managers on all sides of the project: the overall PM, the Vendor PM and your internal PM. […]

What Does Your Forecast Look Like?

When you want to start up a conversation with someone new, there are several commonly used topics. Given the polarization today, the topic of politics may produce far too many “F” sharps than most of us are comfortable with in polite conversation. So “How ’s the weather?” works. Typical responses you get the basic, “nice”, […]

Tips on Working from Home

These are certainly interesting times and for many of us working from home is new and for some, perhaps challenging so here are some tips to help ease the transition and help you focus in your new working environment. If you can, stake out a space away from the rest of the household, ideally a […]

NSA is Here to Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to rise, our intent is to inform and not alarm. As such, we wanted to share information about how we’re handling this situation and its influence on life and business operations at NSA. Like you, we are continuously following the CDC’s developments regarding the spread and impact of the virus. […]

System Health Check

It’s that time again. Yes, you know… It’s time a for a checkup. You’ve been avoiding it like the plague because you’re afraid you might find something that you don’t want to find. You’re so busy you don’t have time to think about it. You tell yourself you’ll get to it but… you never do! […]

Rebates: How to Manage Strategic Purchasing Decisions

There are two sides to every purchasing decision. One side hoping to build a loyal, repeat customer while maximizing margins; the other hoping to negotiate pricing terms that deliver the best pricing possible for quicker, more profitable purchasing decisions. Managing this balance is really the art and science behind a rebates program. Today’s companies face […]

How to Ensure a More Efficient and Profitable 2020

The new decade is already underway, have you strategized and planned how to make your distribution business successful this year? Our favorite event of the year, TUG CONNECTS, is coming up in March and is the perfect way to get your distribution business on the path to efficiency and profitability. The event features informative presentations, […]

The NSA Help Desk Is Here

Did you know NSA offers a help desk system? Why go it alone? We are here to answer all of your questions! At NSA, we are committed to providing world-class support and consulting for our customers. The NSA Help Desk is one tool we utilize to ensure greater efficiency and clarity in managing your support […]

Pathway to Success Professional Services Series #12 with Insite

Pathway to Success Professional Services Series #12 with Insite: It’s Time to Upgrade Your Website It’s no secret that B2B buyers’ expectations have evolved. According to Forrester, more than 70% of B2B buyers find buying from a website more convenient than buying from a sales representative. In other words, B2B buyer appetite for digital ordering […]