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How Much of $900 Million in Wasted Azure Spend Comes From Your Clients?

MSP Mentor - Tue, 2017-05-23 18:10
ParkMyCloud is billed as a way to instantly and dramatically reduce costs by automatically shutting down public cloud resources during no-use hours.

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The Doyle Report: MTM Is a Study in Digital Transformation

MSP Mentor - Tue, 2017-05-23 07:00
Thirty-one-year-old solution provider pivots to forefront of innovation. Should you follow?

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Four Tips to Help Clients Guard Against Insider Threats

MSP Mentor - Mon, 2017-05-22 23:02
Isaac Kohen | Teramind As an MSP, offering an organization the added security of protecting against insider threats for data breaches and compromised sensitive data can be the difference between scoring or losing a customer.

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Zero One: Cross-Training in Digital Transformation

MSP Mentor - Mon, 2017-05-22 11:24
Tom Kaneshige | Zero One Blog We sat down with Tejas Vashi and Antonella Corno of Learning@Cisco, to get their takes on two digital business transformation certifications: Customer Success Manager and Business Value.

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Cisco Ups Layoffs to 6,600 After Big Forecast Miss... and Other MSP News

MSP Mentor - Mon, 2017-05-22 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of May 15-19.

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The Doyle Report: Fresh-Squeezed Examples of Technological, Social and Organizational Innovation

MSP Mentor - Fri, 2017-05-19 21:41
A look at Cisco, Anchor Networks and Silicon Slopes Stock Symbols:  CSCO AMZN MSFT GOOG

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Arnie Bellini Weighs in on Kaseya-ConnectWise Flap

MSP Mentor - Fri, 2017-05-19 14:50
Arnie Bellini | ConnectWise In a new blog post, ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini takes on what he says is "fake news" being put out by rival MSP software maker Kaseya.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Mike Jackson

MSP Mentor - Fri, 2017-05-19 07:00
Svetlana Didorenko The president of Mission, Kan.-based Pendello Solutions shares three suggestions he’d apply if he were launching an MSP from scratch today.

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Microsoft to Open Africa Data Centers to Seek Edge in Cloud Push

MSP Mentor - Thu, 2017-05-18 17:54
Loni Prinsloo | Bloomberg By moving data centers closer to customers, Microsoft is able to speed up cloud-service delivery and comply with laws that require certain data to be stored locally. The expansion in Africa will allow Microsoft to get a jump on its larger cloud rival Amazon.com Inc.

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Firm Launches Free Online ‘WannaCry’ Course

MSP Mentor - Thu, 2017-05-18 17:17
“What you need to know about the ‘WannaCry’ Virus, Trojan Horses and Ransomware;” was launched this week by Alison, a free online learning platform.

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Why Cloud Security Needs Visibility-as-a-Service

MSP Mentor - Thu, 2017-05-18 12:34
Jeff Harris, VP Solutions Marketing, Ixia The benefits that it offers – flexibility, agility, elasticity and rapid scaling both horizontally and vertically – present significant challenges in terms of gaining visibility and monitoring the performance and security of public cloud environments.

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Cisco Ups Layoffs to 6,600 After Big Forecast Miss

MSP Mentor - Wed, 2017-05-17 23:18
Cisco now plans to shed 1,100 more jobs – in addition to 5,500 announced last year – following its sixth straight quarter of declining revenue.

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SolarWinds Closes Acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring

MSP Mentor - Wed, 2017-05-17 19:06
Nicole Henderson | Talkin’ Cloud Pingdom Server Monitor, formerly Scout Server Monitoring, enables customers to track custom metrics, create alerts, and integrate with more than 90 plugins, including DevOps tools like Chef and Puppet.

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Trump Fears Keep Some Techies From Seeking U.S. Government Jobs

MSP Mentor - Wed, 2017-05-17 18:12
Nafeesa Syeed | Bloomberg After the failed rollout of the healthcare.gov website in 2013, the Obama administration created programs such as the Digital Service to recruit talented people in the tech industry who could inject some startup know-how into government. Now many are wondering if they should stay.

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Five Ways MSPs Can Add Value to Free and Open Source Software

MSP Mentor - Wed, 2017-05-17 16:47
If you're an MSP, you should understand how open source code can be leveraged to provide products or services that people are willing to pay for.

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The Doyle Report: 9 Big Ideas from Channel Chiefs

MSP Mentor - Wed, 2017-05-17 15:52

Every year, channel impresario Rod Baptie gathers channel chiefs together at his “Channel Focus” event. There, the industry’s powerful and smart share ideas on running global channels for a living. This year marked the 20th anniversary of the first Channel Focus North America. While I wasn’t there, our friend and collaborator Theresa Caragol of TCC Consulting was.

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Anatomy of a Press Release

MSP Mentor - Tue, 2017-05-16 21:10
This infographic offers suggestions for how to assemble an effective press release.

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The Doyle Report: Refresh Fatigue Has Left Computers Vulnerable and Spurred Greater Investment into Cloud Computing

MSP Mentor - Tue, 2017-05-16 19:20
Insights from DataEndure CTO Shahin Pirooz, a cloud evangelist with a distinct point of view

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Kaseya ‘Not Going to Apologize’ for Targeting ConnectWise Customers, CEO Says

MSP Mentor - Tue, 2017-05-16 18:17
Fred Voccola spoke with MSPmentor this week, shortly after ConnectWise accused Kaseya of lying during sales calls to poach customers.

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The Doyle Report: A Distinctly Different Take on the WannaCry Attack

MSP Mentor - Mon, 2017-05-15 16:53
Cybersleuth Ian Trump of ZoneFox says attack was trial balloon with a built-in kill switch Separating truth from fiction in cybercrime is anyone's guess. But some experts simply know more than others.

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