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Docker Is Said to Be Raising Funding at $1.3 Billion Valuation

Thu, 2017-08-10 22:15
Lizette Chapman and Eric Newcomer | Bloomberg The latest influx of $75 million, which is expected to close by the end of the month, will help fuel Docker’s newest push to win business customers and finally monetize its free open-source tools.

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Latest Microsoft Windows Patch is High Priority

Thu, 2017-08-10 20:55
A remote code execution vulnerability affecting how Windows Search handles objects in memory could allow an attacker to take complete control of servers or workstations, and leverage an SMB connection to access other parts of a network.

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The Doyle Report: Branding the MSP Organization

Thu, 2017-08-10 18:29
Does your brand match your latest marketing efforts? Insights from Ulistic, Colorado Computer Support, PlanetOne Communications and more

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Long-Time MSP eNerds Launches SaaS Product to ‘Supercharge the PSA’

Wed, 2017-08-09 23:13
The No. 171 company on this year’s MSPmentor 501 Worldwide Company Rankings has spun off Invarosoft to develop software tools for providers of managed IT services.

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The Doyle Report: SaaS Insights: New Research and Observations Shed Light on Market Evolution

Wed, 2017-08-09 13:45

I don’t know about you, but it sure doesn’t feel like the ‘ole dog days of summer to me. Instead, it feels like business is running full steam ahead. Take the SaaS market, for example.

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Four Technologies that Help MSPs Maintain SLA Guarantees

Wed, 2017-08-09 12:22
Incident management, anti-DDoS, Docker containers and other tools can help MSPs maintain Service Level Agreement (SLA) guarantees for managed IT services.

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How MSPs Can Combat Current Malware & PUA Plague

Wed, 2017-08-09 10:40
Ransomware and PUAs are proliferating and causing operational problems for MSPs’ clients and damage to MSPs’ reputations. While sandboxing, endpoint protection suites and other antimalware techniques deliver strong malware and PUA detection capabilities, they can cause unacceptable latency. See how Webroot BrightCloud Streaming Malware Detection boosts protection and minimizes latency.

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2017 MSPmentor 501: Top 10 MSPs From the Northeast

Tue, 2017-08-08 22:54
These are the Top 10 Northeast (U.S.) MSPs from the MSPmentor 501: 2017 Global Edition -- Worldwide Company Rankings.

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Report: IBM Tries to Block Former Exec from Joining AWS

Tue, 2017-08-08 19:03
Nicole Henderson | Talkin' Cloud According to IBM, former senior manager Jeff S. Smith signed a non-compete agreement where he agreed not to work for a competitor for one year. He notified IBM in June of his plans to start work at AWS in August.

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How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Attacks

Tue, 2017-08-08 18:47
Digital Guardian This infographic suggests ways to identify and evade the growing trend of phishing attacks.

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Apply Today: 2017 Talkin' Cloud 100 Awards

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:52
The best cloud services providers are the ones looking at the opportunities ahead, adjusting processes and using new tools to inform their own digital transformation - while sharing these best practices with their customers.

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‘HTG Legacy Summit’ to Focus on Passing Your Business to Family

Mon, 2017-08-07 19:58
The Sept. 13 and 14 sessions will be held partly at “The Farm,” home of HTG founder Arlin Sorensen and the location of HTG’s offices.

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Cisco Says it Lost Some Meraki Customer Data

Mon, 2017-08-07 13:36
The IT equipment and services giant said it would provide an update by the end of day Monday, with details about what tools would be made available to help “restore functionality.” A configuration mistake is to blame.

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Startup Plans to Expand Low-Cost, Online Cloud Training Beyond AWS... and Other MSP News

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of July 31-August 4.

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Google Grabs Nielsen as Business Apps User From Microsoft

Fri, 2017-08-04 19:49
Mark Bergen | Bloomberg The transition, previously undisclosed, is a rare win for Alphabet Inc.’s Google in an uphill battle for corporate software customers against long-time leader Microsoft.

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Serverless Architectures from an MSP’s Point of View

Fri, 2017-08-04 16:39
Ken Ziegler | Logicworks The question faced by our industry is: what will we do when there’s nothing to manage but the application itself.

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The Doyle Report: Five Best Practices Shared at ChannelCon 2017

Fri, 2017-08-04 14:21
Advice from vendors, consultants and practitioners alike shared in Austin at ChannelCon 2017 that can put you on a path to greatness.

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'Inky Phish Fence' Guards Against Phishing Tactics Humans Can’t Catch

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:31
“We’re sharing margins aggressively with channel partners,” the company’s CEO said. “This is a good way to earn additional money selling Office 365; they can use this to differentiate themselves.”

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Musical Chairs in Executive Suite Costs Symantec $127 Million

Thu, 2017-08-03 17:45
Anders Melin and Jordan Robertson | Bloomberg The world’s largest developer of security software has churned through four chief executive officers in the past five years as it adapts to an industry that’s vastly different from the antivirus-software business it helped pioneer.

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The Doyle Report: The Best Career Advice Ever

Thu, 2017-08-03 17:08
Career advice from five industry thought leaders

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