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Five Reasons the IoT Matters to MSPs

5 hours 22 min ago
If you as an MSP are feeling some pressure to identify your role in the IoT (Internet of Things), you should be. The IoT looms large, and, according to new Research and Markets survey, it is poised for explosive growth.

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Getting Your MSP Into Big Data Analytics

Wed, 2016-09-28 13:46
Data analytics are now a must-have service for many companies. Here's what MSPs need to know about the big data world today to deliver winning data analytics service to clients.

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Microsoft to Plug Renault-Nissan Cars Into The Cloud

Tue, 2016-09-27 20:45
Ania Nussbaum and Alexandre Boksenbaum-Granier | Bloomberg The tech giant will build cloud infrastructure for the carmakers that can host navigation data and allows drivers to predict gas usage and check on their cars remotely.

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Repeatedly Migrating Cloud Workloads Now Commonplace for Businesses

Tue, 2016-09-27 20:03
But the research by CompTIA found that use of third-party IT solution providers to handle the moves remains low.

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From the Editors: Channel Directions Live Takeaways

Tue, 2016-09-27 11:00
Channel Directions Live 2016 presented three impactful days with over 250 attendees and more than 140 partners (MSP/CSP/Vars).

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Microsoft Joins Adobe to Compete With Amazon in the Cloud

Mon, 2016-09-26 21:34
Dina Bass | Bloomberg With the partnership, Adobe will bring its creative marketing software programs like Photoshop and Illustrator to Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service, the companies said.

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Hospital Pays $400,000 HIPAA Breach Penalty for Obsolete ‘Business Associate’ Agreement

Mon, 2016-09-26 20:19
The federal investigation stemmed from the loss of unencrypted backup tapes containing patient data, which were maintained by the hospital’s parent company.

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How MSPs Can Make the Most of Containers… and Other MSP News

Mon, 2016-09-26 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of September 19-23.

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SAP to Work With Bosch Connecting Machines, Analyzing Data

Fri, 2016-09-23 12:41
Aaron Ricadela | Bloomberg The goal is to lower costs and improve quality by letting workers pinpoint equipment and see when machines may be about to go down.

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The Cloud Is a Ticket to Trusted Advisor Status

Fri, 2016-09-23 06:12
MSPs still struggling with how to define their role in the cloud should consider this: Cloud services create an excellent opportunity to up your consulting game and cement your position as IT trusted advisor.

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Coping With Cloud Outages

Thu, 2016-09-22 15:31
Content Source:  MSPmentor Recent outages offer an opportunity to assemble some of the many resources we've curated from the MSPmentor community about selling services around public cloud.

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Cloud Outages | Microsoft, Google Downtime Offers Reminder That Cloud Isn't Perfect

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:18
MSPmentor looks at how MSPs cope with cloud outages. A pair of massive service outages involving two of the largest cloud players this month comes at a time when the industry is arguably on the verge of eradicating lingering concerns about the security or reliability of public cloud.

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Cloud Outages | Stoking Demand for BDR and Business Continuity

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:15
MSPmentor looks at how MSPs cope with cloud outages. Unscheduled downtime offers opportunities for MSPs to tap the growing market for managed backup and disaster recovery (BDR), and business continuity expertise.

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Cloud Outages | Scrutinize Cloud Agreements

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:08
MSPmentor looks at how MSPs cope with cloud outages. Third-party technology services providers and their customers should be aware that cloud providers typically compensate only for subscription fees, in the event of downtime -- not lost business, data or damage to reputation.

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Cloud Outages | All Providers Aren’t Created Equal

Thu, 2016-09-22 13:00
MSPmentor looks at how MSPs cope with cloud outages. Amazon Web Services has led the way in reliability in recent years, with Microsoft recording the most unscheduled downtime among the major cloud players.

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Cloud Outages | View Cloud Uptime and Outages

Thu, 2016-09-22 12:58
MSPmentor looks at how MSPs cope with cloud outages. See the latest information about cloud services disruptions for key cloud companies.

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5 Ways to Take Your MSP Marketing to the Next Level

Thu, 2016-09-22 12:42
A recent survey estimates that there are 107,368 MSPs, solutions providers, integrators, consultants, and systems builders in the United States. With so much competition going after new business--and maybe after business you already have--it’s important to effectively communicate your MSP’s value proposition to both customers and prospects.

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How MSPs Can Make the Most of Containers

Thu, 2016-09-22 09:40
Christopher Tozzi Products like Docker offer some key advantages to technology services providers who want to deliver the best service to customers at the lowest cost.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Vijay Basani

Wed, 2016-09-21 11:00
Svetlana Didorenko Vijay Basani, co-founder, president and CEO of over of Boston-based EiQ Networks, shares three suggestions he'd apply if he were launching an MSP from scratch today.

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Disaster Recovery - Is Your Business Prepared?

Wed, 2016-09-21 08:22
In this FastChat, Penton Contributing Editor Ryan Morris and Carbonite’s Chris Doggett discuss the many different reasons businesses need to be ready and prepared for disaster recovery. Learn how to arm your business with the right solutions to help customers in the event of data disaster.

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