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7 Reasons Your Merger or Acquisition Could Fail

4 hours 11 min ago
Absorbing another company is a difficult endeavor, no matter how you slice it. Here are a few pitfalls to avoid on your own M&A journey.

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Cybersecurity Pros Face Zero Unemployment

7 hours 3 min ago
A recent report from research firm Cybersecurity Ventures projects the number of unfilled cybersecurity jobs worldwide will swell to 1.5 million by 2019.

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Zero One: AI Transforms the Contact Center

11 hours 52 min ago
Tom Kaneshige | Zero One blog Tech giants and line-of-business execs see real value for AI in the contact center.

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The Doyle Report: What Distinguishes A “Partner of the Year”

Thu, 2017-02-23 22:11
SailPoint named Edgile its partner of the year for 2016 in February. Here’s why. When partners of the year speak, they often have something noteworthy to say. Here's Edgile's story.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Brendan Gibson

Thu, 2017-02-23 18:00
Svetlana Didorenko The founder of answers IT, based in Brisbane, Australia, shares three suggestions he'd apply if he were launching an MSP today​.

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RMM Firm Keeps List of Vendors and Gear Affected by Fatal Clock Signal Flaw

Thu, 2017-02-23 17:42
At least 20 IT hardware manufacturers have so far been identified by RMM vendor Auvik as using a faulty Intel chip that threatens to destroy equipment in which it’s installed.

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The Doyle Report: Channel Foot-Dragging Impedes SMB Adoption of Cloud Services

Thu, 2017-02-23 11:30
New study commissioned by AppDirect reveals how much SMBs want cloud services—and what’s thwarting them There are more SMBs in need of cloud services support than there are channel companies ideally positioned to help them.

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Fatal Clock Defect Hits ‘Virtually Every’ IT Hardware Vendor

Wed, 2017-02-22 22:23
Faulty Intel chips – expected to fail after 18 months of use and destroy equipment in which they are installed – have been identified in the products of more than a dozen manufacturers.

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Will Lock-In Fears Scare Clients Away from AWS Lambda Serverless Computing?

Wed, 2017-02-22 16:07
Open alternatives to AWS's serverless computing framework are emerging from vendors like Platform9, which sees lock-in as a major problem.

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The Doyle Report: Seven Questions You Should Ask Yourself Now

Tue, 2017-02-21 23:52
Some ideas to consider while you’re going about your business Stock Symbols:  CSCO

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Consultant Clarity Channel Advisors Sells Peer Group Business to Former Thrive Networks Execs

Tue, 2017-02-21 22:02
Parties to the deal say Clarity Channel Advisory Group is perfectly positioned to help today’s managed service providers find a viable path to growth.

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8 Steps to Buying an IT Services Company

Tue, 2017-02-21 18:10
This at-a-glance illustration offers suggestions for how to approach the scouting and purchasing of an IT services firm.

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Global Security Report: End of Year 2016

Tue, 2017-02-21 12:13
Botnets are making malware and spam campaigns more accessible than ever, notes AppRiver's 2016 Global Security Report.

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Pushing Through the $1 Million Revenue ‘Barrier’... and Other MSP News

Mon, 2017-02-20 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of February 13-18.

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Zero One: States Woo Cybersecurity Pros

Fri, 2017-02-17 22:02
Tom Kaneshige | Zero One blog States must recruit cybersecurity pros to fend off hackers targeting their valuable data. Virginia is in the vanguard, while others fall behind.

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CEO Forum: Three Top MSP Growth Drivers

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:08
Michael George | Continuum Managed Services In the first of a series, Continuum Managed Services chief Michael George offers his thoughts on elevating your IT services business through operational maturity, deft sales and marketing, and managed security offerings.

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4 Tips to Help MSPs Become Lead Generation Experts

Fri, 2017-02-17 05:51
Lead generation is an incredible marketing method for stimulating and capturing interest in your products and services to help develop your sales pipeline. However, for MSPs, lead generation can be a tough process because many shops lack the time and resources to dedicate to sales and marketing efforts.

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The Doyle Report: Specialty Partners Are Fueling the Growth of Vertical Software Vendors

Thu, 2017-02-16 21:30
Accounting and ERP vendor Intacct is an example of a company thriving with unconventional partners

 

 

Taylor Macdonald, SVP Channels, Intacct

 

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Poor Access Management Leads to $5.5 Million HIPAA Penalty

Thu, 2017-02-16 20:33
A South Florida hospital chain agreed to settle federal claims it allowed former employees to improperly access names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of 80,000 people – some of which was later used in identity theft.

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How Data Storage is Changing - and What It Means for MSPs

Thu, 2017-02-16 08:43
NoSQL, in-memory computing, software-defined storage, cloud storage, container-ready storage and other trends are significantly changing the approach MSPs should take to data storage.

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