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The Blockchain Revolution: Where’s the Disruption?

The VAR Guy - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:35
Christine Hall | Data Center Knowledge A year or so ago, blockchains were the up-and-coming disruptors of technology. These days, if mentioned in that light, you’re liable to get a roll of the eyes and a reply that translates into “where’s the beef?”

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Wal-Mart Prods Partners, Vendors to Leave AWS for Azure

The VAR Guy - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:28
The competition AWS and a host of brick and mortar retailers reached a new intensity this week that could significantly impact MSPs that partner with the market leader in public cloud, or with second place Microsoft Azure.

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The Doyle Report: How Autotask Sees the World

The VAR Guy - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:23
If you want perspective on how the channel is evolving, you could do worse than talk to someone who engages with it every day.

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Leaders in Digital Transformation Have These Traits in Common

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 16:09
What characteristics do leaders in digital transformation have in common? A new study by open-source provider Alfresco Software and Forbes Insights aims to find out what separates the winners from the losers in the digital economy.

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Are Vendor, Partner or Customer Advisory Councils Dead in the New Digital World?

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 15:29
Partner and customer advisory councils have long been a staple in the information and telecommunications (ICT) industry. They have proven extremely valuable for collaboration and community sharing in the vendor and partner markets.

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What Do Continuous Delivery Servers Like Shippable Mean for MSPs?

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 12:31
DevOps vendor Shippable has announced general availability of its enterprise continuous delivery platform, Shippable Server.

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MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 12:13
At CorpInfo LLC, cloud is their business and business has been very good. So good, in fact, that the company has grown from fewer than a handful of full-time staffers 18 months ago, to 54 employees today.

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The Doyle Report: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Virtual CDO?

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 12:09
What do Nike, Warner Bros. and The Hartford all have in common? For one thing, they all have Chief Digital Officers (CDOs).

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Security Central: Microsoft Issues Patches, WannaCry Sparks Wake-up Call

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 11:45
This week's cybersecurity news centers around a now well-known strain of ransomware that has wormed its way into many a network. The WannaCry bug has caused widespread chaos and concern, causing a lot of organizations to batten down the security hatches.

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4 Marks of a True Digital Workspace

The VAR Guy - Thu, 2017-06-22 05:13
Companies know that support for remote access is key to employee productivity, but there is a big difference between getting employees online and providing them with a true digital workspace.

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Zero One: Digital Transformation Comes to College Campuses

The VAR Guy - Wed, 2017-06-21 18:05
Companies and colleges can learn from each other about attracting digital natives, a Logicalis executive says.

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New Portal Aimed at 'New Channel,' Eases Partnership Between ISVs and MSPs

The VAR Guy - Wed, 2017-06-21 17:37
ChannelXperts wants to bridge the gap created by cloud services between software vendor and partner Jim Sweeney used to joke with his salespeople that they only knew three questions: how many processors do you need, how much RAM do you need and how many discs do you need? Then came the cloud.

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AMD Server Chip Revival Effort Enlists Some Big Friends

The VAR Guy - Wed, 2017-06-21 10:55
Bloomberg Advanced Micro Devices Inc., trying to re-enter the lucrative server chip market, will get the help of Microsoft Corp. and Baidu Inc. who have committed to using its new Epyc product in their data centers.

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Cisco Introduces New ‘Network of the Future’ Solutions Set

The VAR Guy - Wed, 2017-06-21 10:41
Cisco today announced it has created a “network of the future,” comprised of an assortment of hardware and software technologies that the vendor said will revolutionize enterprise networking through unprecedented efficiency and security.

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BMC, CA Inc. Said to Mull Biggest Tech Buyout Since Dell

The VAR Guy - Wed, 2017-06-21 10:36
Bloomberg BMC Software Inc. and CA Inc. are considering a potential deal that would see the software companies combine as part of a transaction to take CA private, according to people familiar with the process.

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Faulty AWS S3 Configuration Exposes Personal Data of 198M U.S. Voters

The VAR Guy - Tue, 2017-06-20 19:16
Personal information belonging to more than 198 million registered U.S. voters was exposed in what security researchers at UpGuard are calling the largest known data exposure of its kind.

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Dell's Cheryl Cook: Despite a 'Few Hiccups,' First Quarter of Integrated Channel Program a Success

The VAR Guy - Tue, 2017-06-20 16:32
Last week’s quarterly results certainly gave Dell Technologies a lot to be happy about.

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Managed Mobility Services: The Next Frontier

The VAR Guy - Tue, 2017-06-20 11:24
Geoff Waters | VP of Cloud Sales, VMware How MSPs can capitalize on the exploding growth of the mobile workforce Mobility is essential to the modern enterprise, as the urgency of digital transformation drives demand for always-on, always-available connectivity. Unfortunately, many enterprises still struggle with implementing a cohesive mobile strategy.

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Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit

The VAR Guy - Tue, 2017-06-20 10:08
Bloomberg President Donald Trump promised “sweeping transformation” in the federal government’s use of technology as he welcomed top executives from many of the world’s largest tech companies to the White House.

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The Doyle Report: What Kind of Company Are You? Google’s Jim Chow Has a Perspective

The VAR Guy - Tue, 2017-06-20 10:03
Are you a VAR? A systems or solutions integrator? Maybe you’re an MSP or even a cloud services provider. Some organizations now call themselves “digital services providers.” Why not? It’s a big world out there.

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