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Business Intelligence: Leveraging the 2016 MSPmentor 501 Data

1 hour 55 min ago
MSPs and other channel firms use insights from the detailed annual survey in a variety of ways.

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‘Competitiveness’ Increasingly in the Hands of MSPs

Fri, 2016-05-27 17:37
By leveraging sophisticated data points, like reactive hours per endpoint per month (REHM), managed services providers have as much control as ever over how their firms’ perform in the market.

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How to Thrive in an MSP World: Increasing Growth, Margins and Customer Loyalty

Fri, 2016-05-27 10:39
The MSP world is changing fast, with new technologies, new competition and ever-changing market forces, pushing MSPs toward their next phase of evolution. Kaseya calls this next phase MSP 2.0, since it is a natural extension of the MSP 1.0 phase that emerged after the Break/Fix era.

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Research in the Light of Day: Understanding the New MSP 501 and TSP Index

Fri, 2016-05-27 10:30
Insights on what makes a great MSP Since we revealed the MSP 501 list and TSP Index, we have received a heap of praise and a lot of questions. Here are some answers.

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Cyber-Attackers Renege After Hospital Pays Ransom

Thu, 2016-05-26 16:20
The Wichita, Kan., crime appears to be the first public case where the perpetrators failed to release the data despite being paid.

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When it Comes to the Cloud, SDDC Shouldn’t be a Four-Letter Word

Thu, 2016-05-26 13:00
As the data center becomes more defined by software, businesses face new complexity. But many IT organizations don’t have the expertise to navigate the transition to a software-defined data center and that leaves an opening for managed services providers. As the data center becomes more defined by software, businesses face new complexity. But many IT organizations don’t have the expertise to navigate the transition to a software-defined data center and that leaves an opening for managed services providers.

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Your Stealth Sales Force: Happy Evangelists Who Sing Your Praises to Everyone and Anyone

Thu, 2016-05-26 12:04
How to effectively leverage gregarious friends to help increase your sales Many MSPs have grown healthy, sustainable businesses using nothing more than word-of-mouth. You can, too.

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Q&A with CDL Keynote and Book Author, Inder Sidhu

Wed, 2016-05-25 19:48
We caught up with Inder Sidhu, a former Cisco SVP and author of "The Digital Revolution," to discuss how the IoT is fundamentally changing the channel as we know it.

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Smart City Spotlight: Barcelona

Wed, 2016-05-25 19:22
Nicole Henderson | Talkin' Cloud When it comes to smart cities, Barcelona is often held up as a prime example of how well they can work.

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Smart City Spotlight: Chicago

Wed, 2016-05-25 19:07
Michael Cusanelli | The VAR Guy Chicago is one of America's foremost examples of how smart cities can positively impact the lives of residents by monitoring traffic patterns, increasing air quality and reducing electricity consumption.

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A Distributor’s View: Eight IoT Takeaways from SYNNEX

Wed, 2016-05-25 18:57
Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities is a big focus for distribution giant SYNNEX this year. The VAR Guy caught up with some of the company’s key executives to see what’s exciting to them about everything IoT.

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Spiceworks: Wearables Are Top IoT Security Concern

Wed, 2016-05-25 18:42
Michael Cusanelli | The VAR Guy Wearables are the next big threat to enterprise IT security – and most organizations don’t have the training to protect themselves from IoT-borne attacks, according to a new study from Spiceworks.

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Public Transit a Huge Growth Opportunity for the Channel

Wed, 2016-05-25 18:31
Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), many new companies are sprouting up to help advance smart cities initiatives. With its multiplicity of platforms, systems, applications and data points, the public transit sector is ripe for the kinds of innovation that IoT can bring.

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IoT Past and Present: The History of IoT, and Where It's Headed Today

Wed, 2016-05-25 18:08
Christopher Tozzi The history of the modern Internet of Things (IoT) dates back to the 1990s, yet IoT has evolved hugely since then, thanks especially to the cloud.

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A Note from T.C. Doyle: The Internet of Things and You

Wed, 2016-05-25 17:43
To help you better understand the trend, the editors at The VAR Guy, MSPmentor, Talkin' Cloud and The WHIR pooled our efforts to create this editorial calendar package devoted to the IoT and you.

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Special Report: The Internet of Things and You

Wed, 2016-05-25 17:28
A Penton Technology Channel Group special package on opportunities selling the Internet of Things

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Start of Hurricane Season a Good Time to Talk BDR with Clients

Wed, 2016-05-25 15:27
Springtime is a time for flowers, leaves on trees and new grass – a manifestation of nature’s own recycling program – but it also marks the beginning of weather patterns that can create less-inviting scenarios.

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Four Tips for Improving Application Performance Management

Wed, 2016-05-25 09:53
Experts at Logicalis say ensuring proper application performance is increasingly important in an age of hybrid computing and software-defined enterprises.

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Announcing the New MSPmentor 501: 2016 Small Business Edition

Tue, 2016-05-24 13:28
The latest list, a component of the MSPmentor 501 Worldwide Ranking, includes the Top 100 MSPs with 15 or fewer employees.

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2 Ways to Boost Your Office 365 Sales Revenue

Tue, 2016-05-24 09:51
Selling cloud-based IT solutions continues to be a serious challenge for some MSPs, especially those used to $10,000 Small Business Server and Exchange projects with monthly managed and professional services added on.

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