SED International Holdings, Inc. ( NYSE MKT: SED) released at CompTIA’s ChannelCon its first white paper on the use of Touch and gesture technology authored by Dan Shapero, ClickCloud Founder, and Robert O’Malley, SED’s President and CEO. “Is Your Business Built for Touch?” is intended for business owners and IT service providers who are considering Touch technologies in their organizations and in their client organizations. Included in the white paper is the history and science of Touch in the evolution of computer interfaces, the applications most likely to produce benefits from “Touch” and how introducing “Touch” systems will help resellers grow their businesses. “The age of apps, mobility and the consumerization of technology is changing the way we work, touch and gesture. Innovative technologies are fostering these changes, building bridges from today into tomorrow. SED’s white paper, supported by CompTIA research, offers keen insights into the market drivers for touch and gesture, along with best practices guidance and use cases on how to begin this transition,” said CompTIA’s Kate Hunt, Director Member Communities. “Is Your Business Built for Touch?” offers resellers a timeline of the future of Touch and gesture technology, market trends and adoption rates driving touch technologies, touch best practices, and case studies for Touch in retail, hospitality, healthcare, and education. “The SED authored Touch whitepaper coupled with Lenovo’s Combat demo kits provides VARs a hands on solution when discussing OS/hardware refresh. Lenovo looks forward to continuing this important dialogue with more VARs with SED,” said Chun Lee, US Distribution Leader, Lenovo North America. Touch technologies are being driven by a variety of market forces, including economic factors, mobility strategies and consumerization of IT. There are tremendous opportunities for companies to take advantage of Touch technologies to reduce costs, make employees more productive and increase customer service. SED with partners like Lenovo, Acer, and Microsoft are helping resellers to transform their clients business to Touch environments.