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The Need to Integrate IT Operations and IT Service Management

Mon, 2014-08-25 16:09
Integrating IT operations management and service management enables organizations to view and manage these entities as one, aligning your operations with your clients' needs Content Classification:  Marketing

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Europe’s New Data Laws Will Affect MSPs

Mon, 2014-08-25 13:28
With the proposed General Data Protection Regulation expected to be adopted in late 2014 or early 2015, managed service providers (MSPs) may face an uphill battle to become compliant with handling data in the European market.

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Tigerpaw Software CEO: 'No Plans for Outside Investors'

Mon, 2014-08-25 10:17
Dan Kobialka Tigerpaw Software CEO James Foxall discusses how his company has "refined its processes" during the past 12 months. Tigerpaw Software CEO James Foxall sat down with MSPmentor Associate Editor Dan Kobialka for a one-on-one interview during last week's Tigerpaw Partner Conference in Chicago. Content Classification:  Curated

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Your Sales Pitch Is Bad and You Should Feel Bad

Mon, 2014-08-25 09:36
Make more money or not--the choice is up to you. To do so, you need to prove value, and to prove value you need to make sure you are selling the right thing. Content Classification:  Marketing

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IT Security Stories to Watch: UPS Data Breach, New Tripwire Survey

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:57
Dan Kobialka Here are four IT security stories to watch during the final week of August. United Parcel Service (UPS), Tripwire and Community Health Systems are three of this week's IT security newsmakers. Content Classification:  Curated

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How Not to Pitch BDR Products to MSPs

Fri, 2014-08-22 17:08
Understand the limitations of an MSP's current BDR solution and sell answers As the BDR market grows, the calls from vendors increase. MSPs are no longer limited in their choice of vendors. Vendors need to make their sales pitches count. Content Classification:  Curated

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VMware Enlists Partners to Create a Federated Cloud

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:40
VMware will leverage its service partners' clouds via a new offering called the VMware vCloud Air Network, a cloud service which creates a federated network of cloud services from partners and VMware.

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LabTech Software Lays Out Synergy Platform Roadmap

Fri, 2014-08-22 11:05
Dan Kobialka LabTech Software's new Synergy platform will enable third-party developers to create their own apps for the company's RMM platform. How will LabTech Software's Synergy platform impact managed service providers (MSPs)? Tony Thomas, LabTech Software's director of product management, provided details about how the platform will foster an ecosystem of "citizen developers." Content Classification:  Curated

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10 Tigerpaw Software Partner Conference Selfies

Fri, 2014-08-22 11:02
Dan Kobialka MSPmentor Associate Editor Dan Kobialka attended the Tigerpaw Software Partner Conference in Chicago this week and introduced himself to attendees via selfies.

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Continuum Launches Resource Library for MSPs

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:59
Dan Kobialka New resource center is designed to help MSPs boost their profits. Continuum has launched an MSP resource center that features case studies, e-books, on-demand webinars and white papers. Content Classification:  Curated

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How to Upgrade Your Customers to Next Gen Security Services

Thu, 2014-08-21 23:34
Your customers need more than just basic Managed Services, especially when it comes to protecting infrastructure and data. McAfee has introduced a new pay-as-you-go model for hardware and virtual appliances that makes modern, sophisticated IT security affordable for your customers and profitable for you. Content Classification:  Marketing

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Outsourcing Via the Cloud; With Less of that Pesky Negative Connotation

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:35
Outsourcing has always been a somewhat controversial business strategy. MSPs are poised to be able to offer companies a way to "outsource" via the cloud that is slightly different than the larger and more traditional concept of outsourcing.

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Security from the Cloud: More Risky?

Thu, 2014-08-21 11:51
One of the most often-cited inhibitors to the implementation of cloud-based computing is concern over security. But cloud-hosted environments actually provide many benefits that make them more secure than on-premise solutions. Content Classification:  Marketing

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5 'Outside the Box' Tips to Make the Most of Your Tigerpaw Experience

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:32
Dan Kobialka Technology On Demand founder offers tips and tricks to optimize Tigerpaw's PSA tools. Technology On Demand founder Ed Mana shared "outside the box" Tigerpaw Software tips and tricks in a presentation at the 2014 Tigerpaw Partner Conference in Chicago. Content Classification:  Curated

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You're Not Alone: 3 BDR Challenges MSPs Face With Customers

Wed, 2014-08-20 23:00
One MSP places potential risks in front of customers when selling business continuity You're not the only one facing obstacles when selling BDR and business continuity to customers. Here's how one MSP overcomes the challenges. Content Classification:  Curated

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DataGravity Launches New Storage Platform, But MSPs Need More Answers

Wed, 2014-08-20 22:00
Discovery Series automatically analyzes data as it's being ingested DataGravity announced a new storage platform that enables IT admins to track data access and analyze data as it is stored. Content Classification:  Curated

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Tigerpaw Partner Conference: 5 Tips for MSPs to Become 'Extraordinary'

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:48
Dan Kobialka "The Fred Factor" author Mark Sanborn describes how MSPs can continually create value for their customers. "The Fred Factor" author Mark Sanborn today discussed how managed service providers (MSPs) can be "extraordinary" during a presentation at the Tigerpaw Software Partner Conference in Chicago. Content Classification:  Curated

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Profit Without CapEx: Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:31
MSPs are better off not talking about backup at all. The whole point of DRaaS is to prevent downtime. In that context, MSPs need to focus the customer attention on the cost of downtime the loss of a particular file or image would represent to their business.

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Cherwell Software Acquires Express Metrix

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:27
Express Metrix's IT asset and software license management products will be integrated into Cherwell's portfolio after closing Cherwell Software announced its acquisition of Express Metrix. It plans to leverage its IT and software asset management company's product lines. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Curated

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Tigerpaw Product Roadmap: Mobile CRM, Executive Reports

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:38
Dan Kobialka Tigerpaw CEO James Foxall provides a product roadmap at his company's partner conference in Chicago. Tigerpaw Software CEO James Foxall today showcased his company's new mobile customer relationship management (CRM) offering at the Tigerpaw Partner Conference in Chicago. Content Classification:  Curated

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