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MSP Data Backup Trends & How Direct-to-Cloud Server Image Backup Works

6 hours 28 sec ago
Zetta.net's Chris Schin talks to MSPmentor about managed services data backup trends and how direct-to-cloud server image backup works. Content Classification:  Marketing

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2nd Watch Survey: IT Executives Leaning on Managed Services

8 hours 2 min ago
Dan Kobialka New 2nd Watch survey reveals 45 percent of IT directors and executives are using outside service firms to help migrate and/or manage their public cloud workloads. 2nd Watch today released a survey on public cloud workload management solutions that included responses from 500 IT directors and executives. What did 2nd Watch's survey reveal? Here are the details. Content Classification:  Curated

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Help Wanted: Tigerpaw Software Seeks VP of Sales

15 hours 15 min ago
Dan Kobialka Tigerpaw's CEO is leading the company's search for a VP of sales. Tigerpaw Software launched its search for a vice president of sales earlier this month. Here are the full details about Tigerpaw's VP of sales vacancy. Content Classification:  Curated

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How to Sell Managed Cloud Services to SMBs

Wed, 2014-10-29 21:24
Choosing the right companies to sell to is a crucial step in marketing your cloud services. Content Classification:  Marketing

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6 Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Lessons From October

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:00
Top categories this month include business continuity customers and virtual appliances If you don't remember many BDR lessons from this month — don't worry. We did the work for you by going through our archive and pulling out our top posts. Content Classification:  Curated

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Customer Engagement in the Cloud

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:16
Customers are more empowered than ever before and will switch service providers due to poor customer service before you even know there’s a problem. So how to remedy those dark spots in customer service and further engage customers? Here’s a look at how MSPs can help their clients optimize customer engagement and customer satisfaction through use of the cloud.

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SolarWinds Ups Total Revenue to $112.9M in Q3

Wed, 2014-10-29 12:10
Dan Kobialka SolarWinds' CEO says he expects his company to launch various "impactful product releases" soon. SolarWinds (SWI) this week released its earnings report for the third quarter of 2014. Here's a complete breakdown of the report. Content Classification:  Curated

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RMM Software Provider Continuum Appoints CTO, CIO

Wed, 2014-10-29 09:09
Dan Kobialka Continuum adds three executives one day after opening a new office in England's Thames Valley. Continuum has added ex-InsightSquared executive Chris Paul as its chief technology officer (CTO) and vice president of engineering. This Boston-based remote monitoring and management (RMM) software provider also named one-time Acadian Asset Management executive Hunter Smith as its chief information officer (CIO) and former IBM (IBM) executive Sudhakar Dongre as its assistant vice president of infrastructure and IT operations in Mumbai. Content Classification:  Curated

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MSPs Must Be Agile If They Are to Increase Their Value

Wed, 2014-10-29 04:12
The ability to change and adapt has not traditionally been built into MSPs' business models, despite the need for constant adaptation. Content Classification:  Marketing

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Why Many Customers Don’t Trust the Cloud—and What You Can Do About It

Tue, 2014-10-28 22:04
In the recent movie Sex Tape, the main couple in the film, Jay and Annie, discuss their frustration with the cloud: “Nobody understands the cloud! It’s a [expletive] mystery!” Though the movie’s premise fits square into the comedy genre — a very personal video gets uploaded to the cloud and spreads across the Internet — Jay and Annie’s confusion mirrors that of many small and medium-sized businesses, which have very real fears of the cloud and feel nervous about changing the way they work. Content Classification:  Marketing

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MSPs Can Help SMB Customers Pursue BYOD -- Safely

Tue, 2014-10-28 20:38
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) adoption is on the rise among smaller businesses, a key market for managed-services providers (MSPs). MSPs have an opportunity to help their customers develop security policies, install mobile device-protection solutions and educate users on security. Content Classification:  Marketing

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CTERA Introduces New Channel Program for MSPs

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:29
New program includes expanded channel sales support resources and certification CTERA Networks has introduce a new partner program to assist MSPs with delivering storage, file sharing, mobile collaboration and backup solutions to their customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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ClearOne Launches MSP Partner Program

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:12
Dan Kobialka New partner program is designed to help MSPs sell ClearOne's network-based services, applications and equipment. ClearOne (CLRO) has launched a Connections Partner Program that lets managed service providers (MSPs) white label voice, wireless, data, cloud and other services. Content Classification:  Curated

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Frustrated Because Your SEO Rankings Simply Stink? Google’s Best-Kept Secret

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:54
Stuart Crawford If you’re like many managed service providers, you lie awake at night scheming about how to get your MSP website to rank number one overall for all the search terms you can possibly think of. But are you doing what it takes to get there?

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Continuum Adds England HQ, European Sales Director

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:23
Dan Kobialka Continuum has opened a European headquarters just outside London. Continuum today announced it has opened a European headquarters in England's Thames Valley. This remote monitoring and management (RMM) software company also has added former Micropoint Managed Services executive Paul Balkwell as its European sales director. Content Classification:  Curated

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Making SIEM's Superior Security Protection Available to Your Customers

Mon, 2014-10-27 16:53
Effective security starts with real-time visibility into all activity on all systems, networks, databases, and applications. Security information and event management (SIEM) monitoring options and other technology can help. But can you or your customers afford the staff required to monitor a SIEM system 24 by 7? Here's a look at how new options can make sophisticated security protections available to you and your customers. Content Classification:  Marketing

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How MSPs Can Stay Relevant As Companies Bring Cloud In-House

Mon, 2014-10-27 12:32
As companies begin to host their cloud infrastructures internally and relegate all management and responsibilities to their IT departments, you can’t help but wonder if outsourcing to MSPs will be a thing of the past.

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Kaspersky Lab: 94% of Companies Are Dealing with Cybersecurity Issues

Mon, 2014-10-27 09:48
Dan Kobialka New Kaspersky Lab and B2B International survey shows 64 percent of respondents said they believed spam was the top external threat to their organizations. A new Kaspersky Lab and B2B International survey of 3,900 IT professionals revealed targeted attacks have the potential to be the most crippling to an organization. What else did survey researchers find? Here's a complete breakdown of the survey results. Content Classification:  Curated

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IT Security Stories to Watch: Did Hackers Attack, Infiltrate Staples?

Mon, 2014-10-27 07:04
Dan Kobialka Several banks say they have identified a pattern of credit and debit card fraud that indicates numerous Staples locations may have been hacked. Staples (SPLS) last week confirmed it began investigating a possible data breach at several of its U.S. locations, but this office supply giant wasn't the only company that might have been victimized by hackers recently. Here's a closer look at the top IT security stories for the final week of October. Content Classification:  Curated

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Only You Can Prevent Firefighting: Don't Let Your Engineers Get Burned by Customer Onboarding

Sun, 2014-10-26 21:49
When onboarding new customers, problems are inevitable. Firefighting might be a necessary strategy for handing those problems, but it often exacerbates existing issues--snowballing them into a mess that takes up valuable time and resources. Content Classification:  Marketing

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