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Startup Plans to Expand Low-Cost, Online Cloud Training Beyond AWS

Mon, 2017-07-31 23:23
‘A Cloud Guru’ announced this week it has secured $7 million in Series A funding, which it intends to use to add similar training for Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Salesforce.

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The Doyle Report: Co-Selling is Hot, But Is It new?

Mon, 2017-07-31 21:30
Looking for a little lift when it comes to selling? Then try “co-selling,” which is the practice of pursuing customers in close coordination with software and services vendors.

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Majority of Companies Are Failing at Cyber Security Metrics and Investing Blindly

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:36
Thycotic has released the research results from its Security Measurement Index survey. The resulting “2017 State of Cyber Security Metrics Annual Report“ identifies how companies worldwide are measuring the effectiveness and success of their cyber security strategy.

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Amazon Stock Plunges After Huge Earnings Miss... and Other MSP News

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of July 24-28.

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The Internet of Things: MSP Challenges and Solutions

Mon, 2017-07-31 10:22
We’ve all heard of the internet of things, or IoT. It’s almost a passé term now. However, it is definitely real and not going away … ever.

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The Doyle Report: One-on-One with CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux

Sun, 2017-07-30 21:30
Insights on market evolution, opportunities in security, what “Be the Change” means at ChannelCon 2017.

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Work Starts to Combine eFolder, Axcient Into Business Continuity Giant

Fri, 2017-07-28 20:53
In the wake of Thursday’s announcement of the merger, executives of the firms have begun the task of pulling together an entity with more than 4,000 partner MSPs, 50,000-plus customers and more than 300 employees.

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Datto CEO Sees ‘Challenges’ in Merging of eFolder, Axcient

Fri, 2017-07-28 15:06
Austin McChord said leaders of the new data protection giant will have their hands full managing smooth integrations of disparate technologies and Axcient’s direct sales operation, which could rub some MSPs the wrong way.

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Four Reasons Why Cloud Security Boosts Anti-malware Peace of Mind

Fri, 2017-07-28 10:56
Even as the fight against malware escalates, viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits and ransomware lurk as threats every time we boot up or login.

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What MSPs Can Learn from WannaCry Ransomware

Fri, 2017-07-28 08:20
WannaCry was so successful because it hit many computers that were connected only to an internal network--not the internet—and thus were erroneously assumed to be safe from ransomware attacks. This should remind MSPs that overlooked or obscure system vulnerabilities can quickly become virulent attack vectors.

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eFolder and Axcient Announce Merger

Thu, 2017-07-27 18:28
The combined company is positioned to be the market leader in the business continuity space, with more than 50,000 customers and 400,000 endpoints under management.

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Amazon Stock Plunges After Huge Earnings Miss

Thu, 2017-07-27 17:18
Spencer Soper | Bloomberg Shares fell as much as 4.3 percent to $1,001.80 in extended trading after Thursday’s results were reported.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Rick Thomas

Thu, 2017-07-27 17:00
Svetlana Didorenko The founder and president of Reno, Nev.-based ProTechnical shares three suggestions he’d apply if he were launching an MSP from scratch today

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VAR Turned ‘Master Solutions Provider’ Seeks MSP Partners

Wed, 2017-07-26 20:05
Encinitas, Calif.-based LANtelligence, Inc., describes its business model as combining the partnerships and purchasing power of a master agent, with the technical expertise of a mature IT solutions provider.

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New Cloud Technology Partners Solution to Kickstart AWS Adoption

Wed, 2017-07-26 18:26
Chris Burt | The WHIR Cloud Kickstart for AWS provides an enterprise-grade cloud environment with automation, security, governance and compliance controls.

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Powered Services Present Game-Changing Option for MSPs

Wed, 2017-07-26 14:44
Today’s MSPs face a host of challenges when it comes to attracting new customers or finding new revenue streams to grow revenue from their current base. And with competitors also looking to grow their base, they need to think beyond the basic needs of current clients.

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Managed IT Services: How MSPs Can Survive the Automation Revolution

Wed, 2017-07-26 13:11
MSPs who want to survive the automation revolution need to identify services that are difficult to automate.

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Alphabet Q2 2017: Enterprise Efforts Pay Off for Google Cloud

Tue, 2017-07-25 20:18
Nicole Henderson | Windows IT Pro Google Cloud sits in the “other revenues” category, which reported over $3 billion in revenues, a rise of 42 percent from Q2 2016.

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The Doyle Report: Does It Pay to Trash Talk?

Tue, 2017-07-25 19:21
Where do you stand with your mouth? Do you get uppity with your words or simply go about your business without criticizing your competitors?

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2017 MSPmentor 501: Top 10 MSPs From California

Tue, 2017-07-25 17:15
These are the Top 10 California MSPs from the MSPmentor 501: 2017 Global Edition -- Worldwide Company Rankings.

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