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What JFK Didn't Know About Selecting a BDR Vendor

Wed, 2014-04-16 19:49
Ask not what you can do for your BDR vendor, ask what your BDR vendor can do for you When it comes to BDR, former President JFK may have had the best approach. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day Three Recap

Wed, 2014-04-16 19:00
Kaseya reviews common procedures, announces Kaseya Connect 2015 details Kaseya concluded Kaseya Connect 2014 on Wednesday with a couple of discussion panels focused on assisting MSPs with common procedures and tasks on its IT management platform. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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The Real Value Of A Sales Rep

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:53
How can you measure the value of a sales rep? The most common metric is revenue. But relying on revenue to evaluate the success of a sales rep has a fatal flaw: you can’t count the dollars until after the work is done (or not done). Content Classification:  Influencer

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Intronis Joins Image-based BDR Space with Spring Release

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:00
Platform update includes support for physical imaging and virtualized environments Intronis is getting involved in the image-based BDR space with its latest platform update. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Piriform, Greater Intell Offer CCleaner Module for Kaseya Platform

Wed, 2014-04-16 10:30
Piriform’s CCleaner Business Edition (BE) PC optimization tool will now be available as part of a module that is integrated with the Kaseya IT management platform. The module is offered by Piriform development partner, Greater Intell, which has created several add-on modules for the Kaseya platform.

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Ponemon: IT Security Teams Are 'Flying Blind'

Wed, 2014-04-16 09:57
Dan Kobialka A new Ponemon Institute study has exposed a gap in security visibility and perception between C-level executives and IT security staff. The study, commissioned by FireMon, an enterprise security management company, showed that this gap was due in part to an organizational inability and lack of real-time intelligence to adapt to and understand the impact of change. Content Classification:  Curated

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Dataprise Partners with X3O Emerging Technologies

Wed, 2014-04-16 07:36
Dan Kobialka Dataprise announced a strategic partnership with X3O Emerging Technologies. How will the partnership impact both of these companies? Content Classification:  Curated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: Are MSPs Ready for Cloud?

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:00
Kaseya execs say MSPs can move to cloud when they're ready to make the jump Kaseya executives told MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 that they want them to take control of cloud. But are MSPs ready for IT cloud-based management? Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day Two Recap

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:00
Human behavior and technology stand out during day two of Kaseya Connect 2014 Kaseya on Tuesday continued to push its new cloud-based IT management brand to MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 through a variety of speakers and discussion panels. Here's a quick recap. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Managed Print Market CAGR Forecast at 10% from 2012 to 2016

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:05
Dan Kobialka Research and Markets analysts are predicting that the global managed print services (MPS) market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.75 percent from 2012 to 2016. What should managed service providers (MSPs) expect from the global MPS market over the next few years? Content Classification:  Curated

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eFolder, Acronis Partner on Joint BDR Solution

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:00
Companies establish OEM partnership to solve BDR challenges for MSPs eFolder and Acronis on Wednesday announced what they call a strategic relationship that aims to tackle backup and disaster recovery (BDR) challenges for managed services providers (MSPs). What does eFolder BDR for Acronis offer MSPs? Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Avanade: 'Services Broker' Model for IT Taking Hold

Tue, 2014-04-15 07:34
Dan Kobialka In a global survey of 1,003 C-level executives, business leaders and IT decision-makers, Avanade found that technology budgets and decision-making are moving away from IT departments. In addition, researchers noted that many IT professionals are taking on new roles in enterprises. Here's a closer look at the survey results. Content Classification:  Curated

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Heartbleed, Cryptolocker: How MSPs Keep Track of Security Vulnerabilities

Mon, 2014-04-14 19:00
One MSPs says being educated is one way to stay up-to-date on security threats Heartbleed and other security vulnerabilities can severely impact your data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) customers if you're not able to stay on top of them. How do MSPs keep themselves in check? Here's how one MSP keeps track. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day One Recap

Mon, 2014-04-14 16:00
Execs say Kaseya will be known as the The IT Management Cloud Company Kaseya on Monday convened approximately 400 MSPs partners in Las Vegas for Kaseya Connect 2014, where the RMM company unveiled its product roadmap going forward. What did you miss? Here's a quick recap of today's general session. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Key Performance Indicators: Tracking the Right Vital Signs for Business Health

Mon, 2014-04-14 15:06
Ongoing measurement and analysis of the right key performance indicators (KPIs) is a critical way to gain an objective understanding of what’s happening in the business and how to improve performance. However, identifying the right KPIs for your organization may not be that straightforward. Here are some factors to consider. Content Classification:  Influencer

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3 Half Truths of Cloud Computing

Mon, 2014-04-14 14:28

While there have been plenty of discussions about the increased usage of cloud technology amongst businesses, there are probably a few things that many people haven’t considered just yet. While I wouldn’t quite call them “myths”, there are some common perceptions of the cloud movement that may not be as entirely accurate as previously thought.

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Kaseya Connect 2014: Complete Live Coverage Guide

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:48
Execs unveil the RMM company's roadmap for 2014, 2015 to MSPs Managed service provider partners and users are converging on Las Vegas this week for Kaseya Connect 2014, and MSPmentor is on the beat. For up-to-the-minute coverage and live updates from the conference, check back here. We'll provide links to all our coverage as it happens. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Monitoring MSFT: Heartbleed Haven, Enterprise Mobility Suite, XP's End

Mon, 2014-04-14 12:44
Jessica Davis Were Microsoft (MSFT) services affected by the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability? And what else is new with the software giant in the days after XP’s end-of-support, the week after the Build conference, and as we look forward to the rest of 2014 under a new CEO. And did you hear the nasty thing one cloud CEO said about SharePoint? Here’s what’s going on with Microsoft.

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Autotask Survey: Security Is Biggest IT Concern

Mon, 2014-04-14 10:56
Dan Kobialka In the "Autotask 2014 IT Service Provider Benchmarking Survey," IT companies said tighter security was at the top of the list of their clients' concerns. In addition, researchers noted that the expansion of cloud services was the biggest factor driving demand for IT services. How will security concerns and the expansion of cloud services affect managed service providers (MSPs) and their clients? Content Classification:  Curated

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Skyhigh Networks: 91% of Cloud Services Pose Security Risks

Mon, 2014-04-14 07:46
Dan Kobialka Skyhigh Networks released its European Cloud Adoption and Risk Report that analyzes cloud services and the security risks they pose to enterprises. Here are some of the biggest cloud security risks for enterprises across the globe. Content Classification:  Curated

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