The VAR Guy - VAR, MSP and Solutions Provider News http://thevarguy.com/rss.xml en Security Is Everyone's Responsibility: How to Ensure All Employees Are Informed and Alert http://thevarguy.com/blog/security-everyones-responsibility-how-ensure-all-employees-are-informed-and-alert <div class="node-body blog-body">Addressing end-to-end security needs within organizations isn’t just about having a well-versed security team; it’s about ensuring that every person throughout the business is knowledgeable and up-to-date on security threats and issues. Training can ensure every employee--not just the IT staff--is cautious, alert and informed.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/blog/security-everyones-responsibility-how-ensure-all-employees-are-informed-and-alert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/blog/security-everyones-responsibility-how-ensure-all-employees-are-informed-and-alert#comments Guest Posts Avnet customized security training security security awareness training The VAR Guy Blog Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:15:00 +0000 97831 at http://thevarguy.com Survey: Infographic Shows Open Source Increasingly Embraced by Developers http://thevarguy.com/opendns/survey-infographic-shows-open-source-increasingly-embraced-developers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Open source platforms are no longer just for a small group of hardcore coders. A recent study by Black Duck and North Bridge of developers and security professionals shows that 65 percent of respondents have embraced open source as a critical element of their development strategy.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/opendns/survey-infographic-shows-open-source-increasingly-embraced-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/opendns/survey-infographic-shows-open-source-increasingly-embraced-developers#comments OpenDNS Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:34:00 +0000 97811 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Dropbox Confirms 2012 Breach Bigger Than Previously Known http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/dropbox-confirms-2012-breach-bigger-previous <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Robertson | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Dropbox Inc. confirmed Wednesday that a data breach discovered and disclosed in 2012 was bigger than previously known and according to one report could involve almost 69 million accounts.</p> <p>The cloud-storage company said it reset the passwords last week of all affected users -- people who signed up for accounts before the middle of 2012 and hadn&rsquo;t changed their passwords since then. The company confirmed that more than 60 million accounts were affected. Vice&rsquo;s Motherboard website earlier reported the figure.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/dropbox-confirms-2012-breach-bigger-previous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/dropbox-confirms-2012-breach-bigger-previous#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:14:00 +0000 97801 at http://thevarguy.com Dropbox New Platform from SAP Provides Real-Time Analytics, Deploys on AWS http://thevarguy.com/big-data-technology-solutions-and-information/new-platform-sap-provides-real-time-analytics-deploys- <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://go.sap.com/index.html" target="_blank">SAP</a> today announced a new product targeting the next generation of data warehousing to enable enterprises to achieve real-time analytics. SAP BW/4HANA can be deployed on-premise, on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, with other third-party cloud platforms expected to follow.&nbsp;The company says it&rsquo;s all about helping the user be more agile and focused on business outcomes.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/big-data-technology-solutions-and-information/new-platform-sap-provides-real-time-analytics-deploys-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/big-data-technology-solutions-and-information/new-platform-sap-provides-real-time-analytics-deploys-#comments Big Data Technology Solutions and Information Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:38:00 +0000 97791 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Cisco Moves into the Container Market with Latest Acquisition http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/cisco-moves-container-market-latest-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Networking giant <a href="http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/index.html">Cisco</a> (CSCO) has made its first big step into the container market. Today, the company announced its intent to acquire virtual container startup <a href="http://containerx.io/">ContainerX</a>. The terms are not disclosed.</p> <p>ContainerX, which is based in San Jose, Calif., says its technology provides the capability to control containers running under Linux or Windows. In addition, it is compatible with bare metal or virtual machines and can be deployed on a public or private cloud.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/cisco-moves-container-market-latest-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/cisco-moves-container-market-latest-acquisition#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:12:00 +0000 97781 at http://thevarguy.com Cisco You (Don’t) Have to Be There: VMworld Day 2 Highlights http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-2-highlights <div class="node-body article-body"><p>VMworld is in full swing in Las Vegas. Yesterday, Michael Dell made an appearance to reassure partners that Dell has no intention of messing with VMworld&#39;s ​robust partner ecosystem. VMworld also made a big announcement of a series of services to help promote its cloud business. In particular, the company is excited to introduce Cloud Foundation, which lets customers run computing workloads across internal data centers, as well as public clouds such as AWS, Microsoft Azure or its own public cloud. Last, VMware is appearing to be phasing out upgrade charges on select product lines.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-2-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-2-highlights#comments Information Technology Events and Conferences Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:47:00 +0000 97821 at http://thevarguy.com VMworld Michael Dell Plans to Keep On Making Deals After EMC Acquisition http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/michael-dell-plans-keep-making-deals-after-emc-acq <div class="field-byline"> Brian Womack | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Michael Dell, who is preparing to complete the largest merger in technology history after taking his own company private three years ago, says there&rsquo;s even more deal-making in his future.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/michael-dell-plans-keep-making-deals-after-emc-acq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/michael-dell-plans-keep-making-deals-after-emc-acq#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:39:00 +0000 97761 at http://thevarguy.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Latency: The Elephant in the Cloud’s Room http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/latency-elephant-cloud-s-room <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Rubin, ClearSky </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There&rsquo;s no doubt about it &ndash; the public cloud has reached the mainstream. Forrester predicts the public cloud market will reach $160 billion by 2020. But, as demand expands, a problem threatens to force many businesses to reconsider cloud initiatives: latency.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/latency-elephant-cloud-s-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/latency-elephant-cloud-s-room#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:24:00 +0000 97751 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock SUSE's Role in the History of Linux and Open Source http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/suses-role-history-linux-and-open-source <div class="node-body article-body"><p>What role did <a href="https://www.suse.com" target="_blank">SUSE</a> play in the growth of Linux and the open source ecosystem? How did SUSE and other Linux-based operating systems evolve into the enterprise platforms they are today? Here&#39;s what SUSE employees had to say about Linux history in a recent interview.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/suses-role-history-linux-and-open-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/suses-role-history-linux-and-open-source#comments Open Source Application Software Companies Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:07:00 +0000 97721 at http://thevarguy.com You (Don’t) Have to Be There: VMworld Day 1 Highlights http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-1-highlights <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Couldn&rsquo;t make it to VMworld this year? Not to worry, The VAR Guy is bringing you the highlights from each day of the event, taking place this week in Las Vegas.</p> <div class="related-content"> <div class="related-label">Related</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/heard-around-web-channelcon-2016">Heard Around the Web: ChannelCon 2016 </a></p></div></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-1-highlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/you-don-t-have-be-there-vmworld-day-1-highlights#comments Information Technology Events and Conferences Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:47:00 +0000 97771 at http://thevarguy.com VMworld Apollo Global Management Acquires Rackspace, Pins Hopes on Struggling Cloud Provider http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/apollo-global-management-acquires-rackspace-pins-h <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Private equity firm (APO) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase cloud hosting and computing provider Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX), with plans to take the company private. The $4.13 billion acquisition will bring Rackspace into Apollo&rsquo;s growing IT Services group, which includes such assets as Presidio.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/apollo-global-management-acquires-rackspace-pins-h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-merger-and-acquistion-news/apollo-global-management-acquires-rackspace-pins-h#comments Information Technology Merger and Acquistion News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:09:00 +0000 97741 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Meet the Chiefs: Tony Fallows, Versa Networks http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-channel-leadership-news/meet-chiefs-tony-fallows-versa-networks <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week on Meet the Chiefs, we get to know Tony Fallows, VP of Global Sales and Operations at Versa Networks. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-channel-leadership-news/meet-chiefs-tony-fallows-versa-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-channel-leadership-news/meet-chiefs-tony-fallows-versa-networks#comments Information Technology Channel Leadership News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0000 97731 at http://thevarguy.com Are You a Linux Expert? http://thevarguy.com/opendns/are-you-linux-expert <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="quizz-container" data-height="auto" data-quiz="259785" data-width="100%">&nbsp;</div> <script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script></div> http://thevarguy.com/opendns/are-you-linux-expert#comments OpenDNS Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:21:00 +0000 97711 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Sneak Peek: CompTIA's Carolyn April on State of the Channel Study Set to Debut at Channel Directions Live http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/sneak-peek-comptias-carolyn-april-state-channel-study- <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Penton Technology is grateful to CompTIA for again choosing Channel Directions Live 2016 as the venue where it will showcase the results from its latest landmark study, &ldquo;The State of the Channel.&rdquo; In advance of the exclusive debut in Scottsdale, Ariz., The VAR Guy sat down with Carolyn April, senior director of industry analysis at CompTIA, for insights as to what the study will reveal.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://thevarguy.com/information-technology-events-and-conferences/sneak-peek-comptias-carolyn-april-state-channel-study-#comments Information Technology Events and Conferences Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:19:00 +0000 97701 at http://thevarguy.com Security Central: Decryption Tool Released for Wildfire Ransomware, Companies Continue to Chase Cybersecurity Tails http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-decryption-tool-released-wi <div class="field-deck"> Cybersecurity news for the week of August 22, 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In the sometimes uphill cyberdefense battle, with hackers getting more cunning and advanced by the minute, it&rsquo;s refreshing to learn this week that there are new tools that can aid in the fight against attacks, particularly concerning the most recent slew of ransomware outbreaks.&nbsp; Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab announced that they have developed a handy decryption tool designed to liberate files being held ransom by the malware dubbed &ldquo;Wildfire.&rdquo; What&rsquo;s even better is that victims can get their files back without having to pay the demanded ransom.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-decryption-tool-released-wi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/security-central-decryption-tool-released-wi#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:12:00 +0000 97691 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock New Study Reveals a Major Security Gap for Organizations http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organiz <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The results of <a href="http://www.beyondtrust.com" target="_blank">BeyondTrust&rsquo;s</a> annual <a href="https://www.beyondtrust.com/privilege-benchmarking-study" target="_blank">Privilege Benchmarking Study</a> are in and reveal a growing disparity between those organizations that have effective privilege access management strategies in place and those that still have a long way to go.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organiz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/network-security-and-data-protection-software-solutions/new-study-reveals-major-security-gap-organiz#comments Network Security and Data Protection Software Solutions Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 97681 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Hyperconvergence versus SDDC: What’s the Difference? http://thevarguy.com/blog/hyperconvergence-versus-sddc-what-s-difference <div class="node-body blog-body">The data center has been in transition for the past several years, and it continues to shift as requirements change and technologies mature. To meet challenges like cost reduction, greater efficiency and improved security, data centers have moved from largely hardware-based, labor-intensive operations to incorporate at least some level of virtualization.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/blog/hyperconvergence-versus-sddc-what-s-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/blog/hyperconvergence-versus-sddc-what-s-difference#comments Guest Posts hyperconvergence SDDC VMware The VAR Guy Blog Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:23:00 +0000 97671 at http://thevarguy.com Open Source History: Why Didn't BSD Beat Out GNU and Linux? http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/062615/open-source-history-why-didnt-bsd-beat-out-gnu-and-linux <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If you use a free and open source operating system, it&#39;s almost certainly based on the Linux kernel and GNU software. But these were not the first freely redistributable platforms, nor were they the most professional or widely commercialized. The Berkeley Software Distribution, or BSD, beat GNU/Linux on all of these counts. So why has BSD been consigned to the margins of the open source ecosystem, while GNU/Linux distributions rose to fantastic prominence? Read on for some historical perspective.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/062615/open-source-history-why-didnt-bsd-beat-out-gnu-and-linux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/062615/open-source-history-why-didnt-bsd-beat-out-gnu-and-linux#comments Open Source Application Software Companies Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:00:00 +0000 77271 at http://thevarguy.com Special Report: The SaaS Effect http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/special-report-saas-effect <div class="field-deck"> A Penton Technology Channel Group spotlight on ISVs and the opportunities SaaS presents for partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A serious look as SaaS.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/special-report-saas-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/special-report-saas-effect#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:52:00 +0000 97661 at http://thevarguy.com HP Inc. Forecasts Quarterly Profit That Falls Short of Estimates http://thevarguy.com/computer-technology-hardware-solutions-and-news/hp-inc-forecasts-quarterly-profit-falls-short-estima <div class="field-byline"> Brian Womack | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HP Inc., which sells personal computers and printers, forecast fiscal fourth-quarter profit that may fall short of analysts&rsquo; estimates as the company grapples with slumping market demand for its products. The shares fell as much as 5.8 percent in extended trading after the announcement.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/computer-technology-hardware-solutions-and-news/hp-inc-forecasts-quarterly-profit-falls-short-estima" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/computer-technology-hardware-solutions-and-news/hp-inc-forecasts-quarterly-profit-falls-short-estima#comments Computer Technology Hardware Solutions and News Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:52:00 +0000 97651 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock On Its 25th Birthday, We Want to Hear About Your First Time with Linux http://thevarguy.com/opendns/its-25th-birthday-we-want-hear-about-your-first-time-linux <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Linux turned twenty-five years old this month. Do you remember where you were when Linus Torvalds first announced his open source operating system kernel to the world in August 1991?</p> <p>Maybe you were already hacking on Minix and hoping, like Torvalds, for something that suited your needs better. Perhaps you were waiting with bated breath for the release of GNU&#39;s kernel, the Hurd, and disappointed by its perennial delays. Or you were running Net/2 BSD but wishing for a Unix clone tailored to your Intel 386 computer, as Linux was.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/opendns/its-25th-birthday-we-want-hear-about-your-first-time-linux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/opendns/its-25th-birthday-we-want-hear-about-your-first-time-linux#comments OpenDNS Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:02:00 +0000 97641 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock ISV Atera Rides Wave of SaaS MSP Tools http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools <div class="field-byline"> Aldrin Brown </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Brought to you by MSPmentor</strong></p> <p style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.48em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif;">When software developer<a href="https://www.atera.com/" style="color: rgb(0, 62, 125);" target="_blank">Atera</a>&nbsp;jumped into the market for managed services provider (MSP) toolsets in January, the Tel Aviv-based startup joined a crowded field with dozens of known players already competing for market share.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/isv-atera-rides-wave-saas-msp-tools#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:26:00 +0000 97631 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Fast SaaS: 7 SaaS Startups You Need to Know http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know <div class="node-body gallery-body">Talkin’ Cloud has rounded up 7 SaaS startups who are disrupting the way companies recruit new talent, provide customer service, and manage their spending – all without unwrapping a box of software. Click through the slideshow to see more. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/fast-saas-7-saas-startups-you-need-know#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:59:00 +0000 97621 at http://thevarguy.com Special Report: The SaaS Effect http://thevarguy.com/special-report-saas-effect <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/var-guy-1">The VAR Guy</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://thevarguy.com/site-files/thevarguy.com/files/uploads/2016/08/Editorial-Theme-Art_August_Channel_PISCES.jpg?1472135112" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><i>A Penton Technology Channel Group spotlight on ISVs and the opportunities Software-as-a-Service presents for partners.</i></span></p> </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/special-report-saas-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:00:00 +0000 97611 at http://thevarguy.com Are you a SaaS expert? http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/are-you-saas-expert <div class="node-body article-body">How much do you know about the booming Software-as-a-Service industry? Take Penton Technology's quiz and see where you fall on the knowledge spectrum.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/are-you-saas-expert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/are-you-saas-expert#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:06:00 +0000 97601 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Open Source History: Why Did Linux Succeed? http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/050415/open-source-history-why-did-linux-succeed <div class="node-body article-body"><p>One of the most puzzling questions about the history of free and open source is this: Why did Linux succeed so spectacularly, whereas similar attempts to build a free or open source, Unix-like operating system kernel met with considerably less success? I don&#39;t know the answer to that question. But I have rounded up some theories, which I&#39;d like to lay out here.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/050415/open-source-history-why-did-linux-succeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/050415/open-source-history-why-did-linux-succeed#comments Open Source Application Software Companies Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:01:00 +0000 73341 at http://thevarguy.com maurusone/iStock/Thinkstock Putting Partners First at OPN Central @ OpenWorld http://thevarguy.com/blog/putting-partners-first-opn-central-openworld <div class="node-body blog-body">This September, we invite you to uncover the innovation, learning & networking we’ve packed into Oracle OpenWorld. From technology sessions and labs hosted by industry experts and Oracle executives, to partner and exhibitor sessions, we’ve broken down barriers to get you to the source of information, faster. With that, we bring you OPN Central @ OpenWorld.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/blog/putting-partners-first-opn-central-openworld" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/blog/putting-partners-first-opn-central-openworld#comments Guest Posts OPN Central @ OpenWorld Oracle Oracle OpenWorld The VAR Guy Blog Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:52:00 +0000 97591 at http://thevarguy.com Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Dina Moskowitz Wants to Help Partners Find that Special SaaS Someone http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-part <div class="field-deck"> The founder and CEO of SaaSMAX on why the software channel needs its own eHarmony </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When I ask Dina Moskowitz to describe SaaSMAX, the startup she founded and for which she serves as CEO, she tells me it&rsquo;s the eHarmony of the software channel. This, for a former investment banker, seems like the most unlikely of spots for a career to lead. </p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-part" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/cloud-computing-services-and-business-solutions/matchmaker-matchmaker-dina-moskowitz-wants-help-part#comments Cloud Computing Services and Business Solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:41:00 +0000 97581 at http://thevarguy.com SaaSMAX 4 Ways Partners Can Ensure a Successful UC Rollout http://thevarguy.com/mobile-device-management-software-solutions/4-ways-partners-can-ensure-successful-uc-rollout <div class="field-byline"> Walter Monasterio, IR </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Today&rsquo;s workforce is increasingly mobile and decentralized. In fact, U.S. employees are away from their desks up to 60 percent of the time, according to research firm Global Workplace Analytics.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/mobile-device-management-software-solutions/4-ways-partners-can-ensure-successful-uc-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/mobile-device-management-software-solutions/4-ways-partners-can-ensure-successful-uc-rollout#comments Mobile Device Management Software Solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 97571 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Torvalds Talks about Early Linux History, GPL License and Money http://thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/torvalds-talks-about-early-linux-history-gpl-license-and- <div class="node-body article-body"><p>What drove Linus Torvalds to create Linux, the open source kernel that turns twenty-five this week? 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