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Jun 30, 2016

Why Ransomware is Different ... and How to Defend Against It

For the most part, computer security is focused on preventing criminals from stealing information that can then be sold for profit to a third party....More
Jun 29, 2016

To Build or Not to Build--That is the Question

In the world of IT today there is a growing trend toward Converged Infrastructure, or the grouping of multiple IT components into a single optimized....More
Jun 29, 2016

Carbonite Partner Spotlight: Data Doctors

When Ken Colburn founded Data Doctors back in 1988, he wanted to build a company that would solve the technological problems of both consumers and....More

Power and Cooling Managed Services Best Sold as Part of a Package

From a technical standpoint, adding APC by Schneider Electric power and cooling managed services to your offerings is a straightforward process. That....More
Jun 14, 2016

3 Ways VARs Can Unlock Field Service Success

Achieving success in a turbulent and unpredictable service world is becoming more difficult by the day. VARs today face steep competition from their....More

The Road to Strong Operational Process Discipline

Most companies have taken a stab at implementing operational process discipline (OPD) to achieve the most coveted of all objectives: instilling each....More
Jun 06, 2016

Team-Building is More than a Feel-Good Exercise

Over the last decade, I have experienced something that most “people managers” in high tech have not: low employee turnover. In fact, 75 percent of....More
Jun 02, 2016

Cloud Assessments Are a Critical Business Tool

The cloud is impacting every aspect of the business world and acting as a catalyst to drive transformative change on digital strategies....More
May 31, 2016

Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things

There are millions and millions of connected devices, from smart vehicles to smart meters, generating an increasing amount of data. This worldwide....More
May 27, 2016

Regular Backups Are the Best Defense Against Ransomware

By now all of your clients should understand the importance of backing up their business data and keeping backups at an off-site location, but more....More
May 20, 2016

MSP Best Practices to Protect Clients from Ransomware

Ransomware attacks can have a devastating effect on your clients, so it’s vital that you understand this threat, explain it to customers, and....More
May 10, 2016

What MSPs Should Know about Crypto Ransomware

With crypto ransomware dominating recent headlines, many MSP clients are understandably concerned that ransomware attacks might disrupt their....More
May 10, 2016

VAR Sales Guide: Vertical Market Use Cases for IoT

If you’re looking to develop an IoT practice, you need to be able to get into an account through different means than just the IT directory....More
May 03, 2016

5 Ways VARs Can Drive Revenue In a Competitive Service Ecosystem

Today’s value-added resellers are facing the fight of their lives. Shrinking margins. Rising costs. Intensifying competition. They’re also grappling....More
May 03, 2016

It’s About Business Continuity, Not Just Backup

One of the highest-value services VARs offer customers is protecting their data with automated backup and recovery. However, often neglected in the....More



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