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ViaWest Introduces Affiliate Program to Channel

2 hours 28 min ago
New Affiliate Program welcomes bloggers, technical forums and channel partners ViaWest has designed a new Affiliate Program for the channel and other players. Content Classification:  Curated

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Codero Introduces Proactive Managed Hosting Service

3 hours 16 min ago
New managed offering leverages automation hosting layer, augments support team Codero Hosting has launched a new managed hosting offering to customers. Through its managed service, Codero manages data center infrastructure, networks, networking devices, operating systems and applications subsystems for customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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CompTIA ChannelCon 2014 Preview: What MSPs Can Expect

Mon, 2014-07-28 20:12
MSPmentor speaks with one CompTIA exec for a sneak preview of this year's event CompTIA provided MSPmentor with an exclusive look into what MSPs can expect from this year's ChannelCon. Content Classification:  Curated

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What to Look for in a BDR Partner Program

Mon, 2014-07-28 19:38
MSPmentor offers MSPs four items to look for in a BDR vendor's partner program MSPmentor reveals several things for MSPs to look into before selecting a BDR partner program. Content Classification:  Curated

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Should You Block Non-Approved Cloud Apps?

Mon, 2014-07-28 13:56
The average enterprise has roughly 461 cloud apps running within its organization (with cloud-based file sharing likely among them). Of course, a good chunk of these apps are likely used for online file sharing – and one would expect that a high percentage of those would not comply with HIPAA, SOX, PCI or any other number of industry regulations. Should companies block these types of non-approved cloud apps?

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Kaspersky: 75% of IT Pros Understand Virtualization Security Options

Mon, 2014-07-28 10:28
Dan Kobialka New Kaspersky Lab survey shows 46 percent of respondents said they believe virtual environments can be adequately protected by conventional security solutions. What's the right security for a virtualized environments? Not all IT security experts know the right answer, according to a new report released this week by Kaspersky Lab. Content Classification:  Curated

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IT Security Stories to Watch: Trustwave, ThreatStream, Spiceworks News

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:44
Dan Kobialka Here are four IT security stories to watch during the final week of July. Trustwave, ThreatStream and Spiceworks are three of the biggest newsmakers in this week's IT security stories to watch. Content Classification:  Curated

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5 Data Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Lessons From July

Fri, 2014-07-25 20:15
MSPmentor rounds up its top BDR articles from the month of July, compiles Top 5 list We've compiled a list of our top BDR articles from July. Here's what you missed. Content Classification:  Curated

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ThreatStream Appoints ArcSight Co-Founder Hugh Njemanze as CEO

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:43
Dan Kobialka Hugh Njemanze brings more than 30 years of technology expertise to ThreatStream. ThreatStream, a software-as-a-service-based (SaaS-based) cyber threat intelligence platform provider, today appointed ArcSight co-founder Hugh Njemanze as its new CEO. Content Classification:  Curated

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Blogs We Didn't Write, V7.1, Week of July 22

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:18
Jessica Davis Another busy week is coming to a close for those of us covering the managed services market, cloud services market and the rest of the IT channel. So busy, in fact, that we haven't had time to write all the stories we wanted to. Here are some of the things we missed during the week of July 22, 2014.Another busy week is coming to a close for those of us covering the managed services market, cloud services market and the rest of the IT channel. So busy, in fact, that we haven't had time to write all the stories we wanted to. Here are some of the things we missed.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Migrating to a Managed Services Model

Fri, 2014-07-25 11:56
Resellers, integrators and traditional, product-oriented solution providers have been migrating to the managed service model for at least a decade, and that transition will continue as more and more companies opt to become MSPs. Given that managed services are outperforming the overall IT market, this is no surprise. Companies considering a move to the managed services model should understand that it's a different business landscape and become familiar its distinguishing features. Content Classification:  Marketing

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ManageEngine Unveils New IT Monitoring App for Android Devices

Fri, 2014-07-25 08:31
Dan Kobialka ManageEngine's WiFi Monitor Plus lets IT admins monitor, analyze and survey WiFi signals from their Android devices. ManageEngine has launched WiFi Monitor Plus, a free diagnostic application for Android mobile devices. Content Classification:  Curated

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5 Things You (or Your Customers) Can Buy for the Cost of Malware

Fri, 2014-07-25 07:30
Dan Kobialka Chicago-based managed service provider (MSP) Trustwave this week released an infographic that shows malware kits can cost as little as $200 on the black market.

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TechNavio Study Says BYOD Policies Drive EMM Market

Thu, 2014-07-24 21:58
Analysts forecast EMM market growth at CAGR of 23.95 percent from 2013-2018 A new study points to BYOD policies as the main driver behind the adoption of EMM solutions. Content Classification:  Curated

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STORServer Provides Free Backup Appliance Selection Guide for MSPs

Thu, 2014-07-24 20:21
Here's a quick guide on how MSPs can select backup appliances for their customers STORServer has released a quick guide on how MSPs can select the right backup appliance for their customers. Content Classification:  Curated

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What is Business Agility? Why Your Customers Want It?

Thu, 2014-07-24 12:25

Business agility is one of those terms that people are hearing more and more, especially in relation to the primary benefits of cloud computing. However, it may not be entirely clear what it even means, as the headline of this Forbes article cleverly illustrates. Whatever business agility may be, it seems important for Managed Service Providers specializing in the cloud to become familiar with it.

What is Business Agility?

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VMware Reaches Critical Cloud Mass

Thu, 2014-07-24 12:11
Mike Vizard VMware has improved its cloud services message to providers. The company's selling points include the simplicity of using the vSphere management platform to handle both on-premise and cloud implementations of virtual machines.

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Spiceworks: IT Professionals Expect Budget, Hiring Squeeze Next Year

Thu, 2014-07-24 11:44
Dan Kobialka The Spiceworks 2014 State of IT survey shows the majority of IT professionals do not expect their organization to hire additional IT staff in 2015. The Spiceworks 2014 State of IT survey highlighted the technology budget and adoption trends of IT professionals in North America and EMEA. Content Classification:  Curated

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BDR 101: How Would You Rate Your Support?

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:32
Find out how your customers would rate your BDR support by asking them Many MSPs want more support from their vendors, but do customers want the same from MSPs? Talk to your customers to find out. Content Classification:  Curated

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GFI MAX Conference Preview

Wed, 2014-07-23 20:10
Jessica Davis GFI MAX will be hosting its annual user conferences over the next few months, including one in the United States in Florida in September. GFI MAX General Manager Dr. Alistair Forbes provided a preview of the upcoming conferences to MSPmentor Executive Editor Jessica Davis. Content Classification:  Marketing

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