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The Future of Collaboration

5 hours 37 min ago
Making predictions is not easy--especially when it comes to technology. Content Classification:  Marketing

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What’s the One Thing Your MSP Needs to Do For Success in 2015?

Fri, 2014-10-24 17:15
Stuart Crawford Firing sub-profitable clients takes confidence in your own expertise and, but it’s an absolute must if you’re going to move beyond always trying to make ends meet. And you’ve got to understand the message that you’re selling, not just the technology, because times are changing.

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ASCII Atlantic City 2014: What's New for ASCII Members

Fri, 2014-10-24 17:00
The ASCII Group wants to connect with developers who can become resources The ASCII Group unveiled its roadmap going forward for its members at ASCII Atlantic City 2014. Here's what you need to know. Content Classification:  Curated

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Death of the Password: How MSPs Can Provide Clients With Alternative Security Measures

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:57
More than three-quarters of of network intrusions are tied to exploiting different weaknesses of passwords. Hackers enter right through the front door. With this in mind, it seems as if our everyday lock, the password, is fundamentally broken. Here’s how MSPs might offer alternative security solutions to cloud users.

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What You Should Know About Virtual Infrastructure Protection

Fri, 2014-10-24 15:10
Three must knows about virtual infrastructure protection: versatility, cost and cloud With the overwhelming amount of information out there on virtual infrastructure protection, things can get a little confusing for MSPs. Don't worry, we'll break it down for you. Content Classification:  Curated

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AVG Seeks SaaS-based Billing Partner; Plans for AWS-hosted Managed Workplace

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:27
Dan Kobialka SMB Boss Mike Foreman on AVG's plans to rip and replace its billing system: "Our billing system has reached its ceiling." AVG Technologies is looking for a SaaS-based partner to provide billing services for partners using its Managed Workplace remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform. That's because the current billing system has "reached its ceiling," SMB GM Mike Foreman told MSPmentor in an exclusive interview. Here are the details of that and other news from our one-on-one with Foreman. Content Classification:  Curated

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Top 5 Selfies From the AVG Cloud Partner Summit

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:19
Dan Kobialka What would a conference be without selfies? MSPmentor Associate Editor Dan Kobialka had a chance to meet up with numerous vendors at this week's AVG Technologies (AVG) Cloud Partner Summit technology showcase. Here are his top five selfies from the event.

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MAXFocus: Focusing on Managed Security Services

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:13
IT security has moved to the very top of priority list for customers recently in the wake of significant high-profile security breaches. MAXFocus (formerly known as GFI MAX) told attendees at its recent MSP conferences that it would put an even greater focus on security services going forward. MSPmentor recently spoke with MAXFocus General Manager Alistair Forbes to dive deeper into the trends around IT security and how MSPs can help their customers. Content Classification:  Marketing

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5 Takeaways From the AVG Cloud Partner Summit

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:10
Dan Kobialka AVG provides details about AWS, VMware and partner portal plans at this week's Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix. AVG Technologies (AVG) offered its managed service provider (MSP) partners a glimpse into the future at this week's Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix. Here are the full details about AVG's plans for Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware (VMW) and more. Content Classification:  Curated

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ASCII Atlantic City 2014: How MSPs Can Prevent Security Breaches

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:24
Security breaches are inevitable — and here's how MSPs can protect customers Security breaches are inevitable, and here's how MSPs can protect themselves and customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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All BDR Customers Have One Thing in Common

Thu, 2014-10-23 18:53
Group BDR customers into one unit to unify business continuity efforts By unifying your BDR customers behind preventing downtime, you'll be able to keep them focused on what matters and increase the cash flow into your pocket. Content Classification:  Curated

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CompTIA Study: Channel Companies Step Up Marketing, Branding

Thu, 2014-10-23 17:43
Most channel firms have hired sales and marketing talent in the past 12 months A new study reveals that channel firms are becoming self-reliant when it comes to accelerating their sales and marketing efforts. Content Classification:  Curated

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Per Device, Per Month or Per User? Tips for Pricing Managed Services

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:41
Dan Kobialka AVG's Mike Byrne says he believes standardization is key when it comes to pricing managed services. Which managed services pricing model works best -- per device, per month or per user? Mike Byrne, AVG Technologies' (AVG's) director of partner enablement, shared his thoughts on how managed service providers (MSPs) can price their offerings during a breakout session at this week's AVG Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix. Content Classification:  Curated

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5 Reasons You Need To Join an MSP Program Today

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:07
When partners don't join available MSP programs, they are missing a huge opportunity to improve margin, profit and growth. Content Classification:  Marketing

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AVG Cloud Partner Summit: CloudCare 3.3, VMware Service Module Coming

Wed, 2014-10-22 19:21
Dan Kobialka AVG's David Haadsma provides details about his company's future offerings during a presentation today at the AVG Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix. AVG Technologies' (AVG) gave its managed service provider (MSP) partners a peek at its product roadmap during the AVG Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix this week. David Haadsma, vice president of product management for small and medium-sized business (SMB) provided the details. Content Classification:  Curated

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BAE Systems Acquires SilverSky for $232.5M

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:59
SilverSky expects the deal will assist with quickly bringing solutions to customers BAE Systems acquires SilverSky for $232.5 million Content Classification:  Curated

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AVG Technologies Managed Workplace 9.0: Here's What MSPs Need to Know

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:00
Dan Kobialka AVG says Managed Workplace 9.0 is expected to be generally available next month. AVG Technologies (AVG) provided details about Managed Workplace 9.0, a new version of its remote monitoring and management (RMM) software, at its Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix this week. How can the new version of Managed Workplace help managed service providers (MSPs)? Here are full details about what Managed Workplace 9.0 offers MSPs and their customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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AVG Cloud Partner Summit: 5 Tips For a Smart IT Approach to Service Delivery

Wed, 2014-10-22 13:14
Dan Kobialka Autotask's Len DiCostanzo explains how MSPs can enhance the customer experience with a smart IT approach to service delivery. What does it take to take to deliver an outstanding customer experience? Len DiCostanzo, Autotask's senior vice president of community and business development, shared his thoughts on how managed service providers (MSPs) can enhance the customer experience during a keynote address at this week's AVG Technologies (AVG) Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix. Content Classification:  Curated

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Guy Kawasaki: 10 Tips to Master the Art of Innovation

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:38
Dan Kobialka AVG Cloud Partner Summit attendees hear from former Apple Chief Evangelist AVG Technologies (AVG) Cloud Partner Summit in Phoenix featured former Apple (AAPL) Chief Evangelist Guy Kawasaki today. Here's his advice for managed service providers (MSPs). Content Classification:  Curated

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Microsoft, Dell Package Azure Cloud-in-a-Box Offering

Tue, 2014-10-21 17:00
Software giant designs solution to educate its customers about cloud computing Microsoft has partnered with Dell to package a cloud-in-a-box offering for the data centers of its enterprise and service provider customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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