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Thought About Turning Your Clients’ Existing MFDs into Fax Machines?

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:11
eFax Corporate lets a business remove all in-house fax hardware and instead fax electronically, while retaining the ability to send and receive faxes by paper when necessary. That’s because the online fax solution from eFax Corporate integrates seamlessly with virtually any MFD. Content Classification:  Marketing

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How to Capitalize on Private Cloud and Make Money Selling BDR

Fri, 2015-01-30 22:04
Businesses need the capabilities, performance and IT security only private cloud can provide. One example of how you, as an MSP or solution provider, can take advantage of this growth in private cloud is through cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (BDR). Content Classification:  Marketing

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The Costs and Consequences of Poor Patch Management and How MSPs Can Capitalize

Fri, 2015-01-30 17:43
If it takes a combined two hours each month to manually update a single system and the SMB has 100 computers across its organization, it’s easy to do the math and see the time, talent and money being wasted on mundane tasks. But the consequences of not doing them are severe, so finding a better way to get the job done should be a top priority for every organization. Content Classification:  Marketing

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AWS Intros Amazon WorkMail Managed Email, Calendaring Service

Fri, 2015-01-30 13:48
Dan Kobialka Amazon WorkMail features built-in support for Microsoft Outlook Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week unveiled Amazon WorkMail, a cloud-based managed business email and calendaring service, that uses Microsoft Exchange. The service adds a new competitor to Google Apps, Gmail, Google Calendar. It will also be competitive with companies that offer hosted Microsoft Exchange. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Mobile Management Price War Gets Fierce

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:39
Mike Vizard Good Technology launched the Good Management Suite this week, which enables organizations to manage not only their devices, but also a limited set of applications running on them for $3 dollars per user per month regardless of the number of devices that end user actually has.

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ChannelCast Podcast: IBM Layoffs, LogMeIn Central Prices, Snowmageddon

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:29
In this ChannelCast Podcast for the week of January 30, 2015, our editors discuss IBM layoffs, snowmageddon, and price hikes for LogMeIn Central. Plus we have updates on what else is new. Check out the news with our editors Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy, CJ Arlotta of Talkin' Cloud and Jessica Davis of MSPmentor. Audio File:  Podcast 1.30.15 Final With Intro and Outro.mp3 Content Classification:  Curated

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Kaspersky: DDoS Attack Can Cost a Company More Than $400K

Fri, 2015-01-30 10:30
Dan Kobialka New Kaspersky Lab and B2B International study shows that 61 percent of DDoS victims said they temporarily lost access to critical business information. How much does an average distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack cost a business? Kaspersky Lab and B2B International researchers recently examined the cost and impact of DDoS attacks, and here's a closer look at their findings. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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5 Cloud Computing Stories That MSPs Need to Know About, Week of Jan. 30

Fri, 2015-01-30 08:04
Dan Kobialka IBM, Microsoft, VMware, Docker and Box are five of the top cloud computing newsmakers for the week ending Jan. 30. Here's a look at the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) will want to know about, compiled by MSPmentor, for the week ending Jan. 30. Content Classification:  Curated

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Best Advice for MSPs 2014

Thu, 2015-01-29 21:02
Now that 2015 is well underway, it's a great time to think about how your MSP business can be even more successful. Content Classification:  Marketing

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SolarWinds Acquires Cloud Monitoring Firm Librato, Announces Q4 Earnings

Thu, 2015-01-29 17:48
Jessica Davis SolarWinds (SWI), parent company of N-able, has acquired cloud-monitoring company Librato for $40 million in cash. The announcement of the deal was released at the same time as the company’s Q4 and year-end earnings. Here are the details.

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Good Technology Launches Good Management Suite for EMM

Thu, 2015-01-29 13:34
Dan Kobialka Good Management Suite is priced at $3 per user per month. Good Technology has unveiled the Good Management Suite, which is designed "for IT departments to deploy and build on a flexible enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform for future mobile growth." Here's a a look at what the Good Management Suite offers. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Tigerpaw Software Integrates With RMM Solution Servoyant

Thu, 2015-01-29 11:54
Dan Kobialka Tigerpaw says the Servoyant integration "unifies disparate network management and support tools into a single platform." Tigerpaw Software has integrated its professional services automation (PSA) software with remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution Servoyant. What does the integration mean for managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers? Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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IT Security Stories to Watch: Are Businesses Ignoring 'Security Basics'?

Wed, 2015-01-28 15:59
Dan Kobialka Here are four IT security stories to watch during the week of Jan. 26. The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), Adobe (ADBE) Flash Player, Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky and St. Peter's Health Partners top this week's list of IT security newsmakers. Here's a closer look at four of the biggest IT security stories to watch during the week of Jan. 26. Content Classification:  Curated

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Lenovo Unveils Service Provider Program: Here's What MSPs Need to Know

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:39
Dan Kobialka Lenovo says its new service provider program gives MSPs "a streamlined channel engagement process." Lenovo (LNVGY) has announced its first partner program for managed service providers (MSPs) following its acquisition of the IBM (IBM) System x server business last fall. What does this partner program offer MSPs? Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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eFolder Launches Cloudfinder for Box for Cloud-to-Cloud Backup

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:28
Jessica Davis Business continuity and cloud file sync services provider eFolder, has announced the release of its production version of Cloudfinder for Box, a dedicated cloud-to-cloud backup, search and restore service for Box. Here are the details.

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Clarity Channel Advisors Announces Advisory Group for MSPs

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:52
Dan Kobialka New advisory group could help MSPs boost their recurring revenues and customer retention rates. Clarity Channel Advisors this week unveiled the Clarity Channel Advisory Group (CCAG) to help managed service providers (MSPs) deliver more value to their customers. What do MSPs need to know about CCAG? Here's a complete breakdown of what this advisory group has to offer. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Netwrix Offers New Revenue Streams for MSPs

Wed, 2015-01-28 06:49
The need for MSPs to offer security- and compliance-related services to their customers is rapidly increasing partly due to the cloud-based economy that is driving toward operational vs. capital expenses. Content Classification:  Marketing

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Channel Visionaries 2015 Conference Slated for Orange County in April

Tue, 2015-01-27 19:19
Looking for help with making your channel program better in 2015? Penton, parent company of MSPmentor, The VAR Guy and Talkin' Cloud is a sponsor of the upcoming Channel Visionaries 2015 event at the Fairmont Newport Beach, April 7 and 8, 2014, in Orange County, California.

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Autotask Names Ex-HubSpot Executive as CFO

Tue, 2015-01-27 16:33
Dan Kobialka Elmer Lai succeeds Vince Zumbo, who served as Autotask's CFO for the past four years. Autotask has appointed Elmer Lai as its chief financial officer, effective Jan. 16. Here's what Lai's hiring means for Autotask and its customers. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Governance in the Internet of Things

Tue, 2015-01-27 15:50
Howard M. Cohen When it comes to information governance in the context of a vastly expanded Internet that includes devices as well as people all conducting mediated communication with each other that can be captured, shared, recorded, aggregated, sold, re-sold, there are at least three categories of parties who will want to be sure they establish some form of regulation.

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