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Study: Hybrid Cloud Computing, PaaS Drive Cloud System Management

Fri, 2014-04-18 16:03
Enterprises move to PaaS to avoid platform complexity in today's market A new study revealed good news for MSPs looking to get involved in the cloud system management space. Here's what the report revealed. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Do BDR Customers Prefer One Vendor Over Another?

Fri, 2014-04-18 15:00
MSP says customers don't have the time to screen BDR solutions and products Do BDR customers prefer one vendor over another? One MSP gives his answer and explanation. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Sage Unveils New Advisor Dashboard for Partners

Fri, 2014-04-18 09:12
Dan Kobialka The new Sage Advisor Dashboard is designed to provide partners with real-time customer data. Here's a complete breakdown of what this dashboard has to offer. Content Classification:  Curated

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Naverisk Partners with Scorpion Software for AuthAnvil Integration

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:53
Dan Kobialka Naverisk and Scorpion Software have entered into a partnership to provide new security and authentication capabilities to Naverisk's global managed service provider (MSP) community. Content Classification:  Curated

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Google Unveils Chrome Remote Desktop for Android Free App

Thu, 2014-04-17 17:00
Chrome Remote Desktop for Android offers LogMeIn Free refugees another new option, but iOS users will have to wait Android users can now remotely access any desktop running a Google Chrome browser through a new free app from Google. The app offers another free alternative to LogMeIn's remote access service. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Paragon Software Unveils New BDR Channel Program

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:00
Company guarantees a minimum of a 30 percent margin to participating MSPs Backup and disaster recovery provider (BDR) Paragon Software Group on Thursday put in motion a new channel partner program for its managed services provider (MSP) partners. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Brook Venture Partners, Blue Heron Capital Announce Investment in PCNS

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:03
Dan Kobialka Brook Venture Partners, Blue Heron Capital and Prides Crossing Capital announced a new investment in PC Network Services (PCNS). In addition, PCNS has named Michael Halperin as its Chief Executive Officer. Content Classification:  Curated

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Are Managed Security Appliances Your Next Profit Center?

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:10
Many managed services providers (MSPs) fail to monetize security appliances. Here's the opportunity, including insights from McAfee.

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CloudPassage Provides Heartbleed Assessments with CloudPassage Halo

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:31
Dan Kobialka CloudPassage is offering a free trial of its Halo security platform that integrates with development and operations (DevOps) tools to automate the discovery and removal of the Heartbleed vulnerability. Content Classification:  Curated

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What JFK Didn't Know About Selecting a BDR Vendor

Wed, 2014-04-16 19:49
Ask not what you can do for your BDR vendor, ask what your BDR vendor can do for you When it comes to BDR, former President JFK may have had the best approach. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day Three Recap

Wed, 2014-04-16 19:00
Kaseya reviews common procedures, announces Kaseya Connect 2015 details Kaseya concluded Kaseya Connect 2014 on Wednesday with a couple of discussion panels focused on assisting MSPs with common procedures and tasks on its IT management platform. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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The Real Value Of A Sales Rep

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:53
How can you measure the value of a sales rep? The most common metric is revenue. But relying on revenue to evaluate the success of a sales rep has a fatal flaw: you can’t count the dollars until after the work is done (or not done). Content Classification:  Influencer

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Intronis Joins Image-based BDR Space with Spring Release

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:00
Platform update includes support for physical imaging and virtualized environments Intronis is getting involved in the image-based BDR space with its latest platform update. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Piriform, Greater Intell Offer CCleaner Module for Kaseya Platform

Wed, 2014-04-16 10:30
Piriform’s CCleaner Business Edition (BE) PC optimization tool will now be available as part of a module that is integrated with the Kaseya IT management platform. The module is offered by Piriform development partner, Greater Intell, which has created several add-on modules for the Kaseya platform.

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Ponemon: IT Security Teams Are 'Flying Blind'

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:57
Dan Kobialka A new Ponemon Institute study has exposed a gap in security visibility and perception between C-level executives and IT security staff. The study, commissioned by FireMon, an enterprise security management company, showed that this gap was due in part to an organizational inability and lack of real-time intelligence to adapt to and understand the impact of change. Content Classification:  Curated

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Dataprise Partners with X3O Emerging Technologies

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:36
Dan Kobialka Dataprise announced a strategic partnership with X3O Emerging Technologies. How will the partnership impact both of these companies? Content Classification:  Curated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: Are MSPs Ready for Cloud?

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:00
Kaseya execs say MSPs can move to cloud when they're ready to make the jump Kaseya executives told MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 that they want them to take control of cloud. But are MSPs ready for IT cloud-based management? Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day Two Recap

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:00
Human behavior and technology stand out during day two of Kaseya Connect 2014 Kaseya on Tuesday continued to push its new cloud-based IT management brand to MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 through a variety of speakers and discussion panels. Here's a quick recap. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Managed Print Market CAGR Forecast at 10% from 2012 to 2016

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:05
Dan Kobialka Research and Markets analysts are predicting that the global managed print services (MPS) market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.75 percent from 2012 to 2016. What should managed service providers (MSPs) expect from the global MPS market over the next few years? Content Classification:  Curated

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David vs. Goliath: Which Cloud Provider is Right for You?

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:35
As the giants of cloud services battle over market share, the smaller providers need to be more creative to stay relevant. In this article we will discuss the pros and cons of each, and offer insight into which type is right for you.

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