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Coretelligent Launches BDR Solution

1 hour 15 min ago
Dan Kobialka CoreBDR leverages EMC Data Domain and Veeam Backup & Replication. Coretelligent has unveiled CoreBDR, a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solution for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Here's everything you need to know.

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Autotask Acquires File Sync and Share Provider Soonr

1 hour 30 min ago
Jessica Davis Autotask has announced plans to acquire Soonr, a San Jose, California-based provider of file synchronization sharing services with competitors that include Dropbox, Box.com, eFolder and Google Drive. Here are the details.

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Content Marketing Roadmap to the Buyer’s Journey

2 hours 11 min ago
While you may be busy providing technical support and nurturing client relationships as a managed service provider, the content marketing road is one you’ve got to travel. In June 2000, there were fewer than 8 million websites. Today, that number is greater than 177 million active websites. The volume of content on websites is strewn across each side of the road like flashing signs alerting your customers and prospects to important traffic information ahead. Content Classification:  Marketing

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AVG Reveals New Security Opportunities for Channel Partners in the MSP Market

Tue, 2015-07-28 14:00
In the second of a three-part FastChat series, Penton Technology's TC Doyle asks AVG Vice President of the Americas Marco La Vecchia how the company can help MSPs gain an advantage in the security market.

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Solarwinds: MSP Market Ripe for Investment, Fast Growth

Tue, 2015-07-28 12:50
Jessica Davis Solarwinds will buy back shares of common stock following a sell off after Q2 earnings disappointed analysts. But even thought quarterly licensing revenues didn't meet expectations, MSP revenues showed strong growth. Here are the details.

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Continuum Offers Free ChannelCon Registration to MSP Partners

Tue, 2015-07-28 12:34
Dan Kobialka Continuum says there is no limit to the number of MSP partners that can take advantage of its ChannelCon promotional offer. Continuum's managed service provider (MSP) partners can receive free registration for next week's CompTIA ChannelCon event in Chicago. Here's everything you need to know.

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Preparing Your Cloud Services to Be “Dated”

Mon, 2015-07-27 15:07
While cloud computing brings with it the joys of a simpler life, companies are likely to have some concerns before they put all their eggs in your cloud basket. Here's how to handle it.

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Cloud Computing Isn’t Just for Developers and Startups Anymore

Mon, 2015-07-27 13:40
Sometime in 2014, there was a big bang. Well, not really, but, without a doubt, the number of MSPs taking a serious interest in cloud computing and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) grew exponentially. What’s behind this big surge in interest? Content Classification:  Marketing

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IT Security Stories to Watch: Was U.S. Census Bureau Breached?

Mon, 2015-07-27 12:20
Dan Kobialka Here are four IT security stories to watch during the week of July 27. Hackers last week launched a cyber attack against the U.S. Census Bureau. And as a result, the Census Bureau tops this week's list of IT security news makers, followed by Neiman Marcus, ThreatTrack Security and the GamaPOS malware. Here are four IT security stories to watch during the week of July 27.

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Nothing Defines “Managed Services” Better than Meeting Your Customers’ Needs

Mon, 2015-07-27 10:06
Pedro Pereira A managed service involves at least three components – remote capability, automation and prevention. Managed services transformed IT services from remediation to prevention by automating common maintenance tasks to avoid downtime.

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ChannelTech Podcast: MSFT, AAPL, SWI Earnings; EMC Augments U2; Gilroy Gone from SAP

Fri, 2015-07-24 15:32
ChannelTech Podcast In this ChannelTech Podcast, our editors talk about recent earnings announcements from SolarWinds (owner of SolarWinds N-able), Microsoft and a little company called Apple. Plus we've got the news about a couple big channel chief departures and the details on a new "virtual channel chief" consulting form. Here's your ChannelTech podcast for the week ending July 24, 2015. Audio File:  ChannelTech Podcast 072415.mp3

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7 Biggest News Stories From MSPmentor 501 Honorees in 2015 (So Far)

Fri, 2015-07-24 14:05
Which MSPmentor 501 honorees have made headlines thus far in 2015? Here's a closer look at seven of the biggest news stories involving some of the top managed service providers (MSPs).

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Kaspersky, Autotask Join Forces on MSP Security Offering

Fri, 2015-07-24 12:00
Kaspersky Lab North America has integrated the Autotask Endpoint Management solution into its anti-malware technology in an effort to help managed service providers protect their customer's endpoint solutions.

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Ransomware: Keep Your Clients from Paying the Price

Fri, 2015-07-24 11:12
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How to Choose the Right Vendors as Partners for Your MSP Business

Fri, 2015-07-24 10:37
Ted Roller If an MSP business does not have a clear plan to manage its vendor relationships, as well as a strategic evaluative process at the beginning of the relationship, then its deliverables are at risk. Here's how to tell if a vendor is worth it.

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There’s Still Not Enough Insecurity about Security

Fri, 2015-07-24 10:00
Mike Vizard A full 27 percent of IT managers report that their organizations are extremely vulnerable to a security attack. And yet there's a disconnect between the vulnerability and investing in solutions. Intel is looking to fix that. Here's how.

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3 Ways MSPs Can Profit when Clients Adopt Cloud Applications

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:39
In recent years, small- and medium-sized business buoyed by the simplicity and affordability of cloud services have moved more of their data to cloud applications. But even as SMBs cheer the low prices and ease of use that cloud applications deliver, many MSPs have expressed concern at the diminished margins they see when deploying cloud applications. Content Classification:  Marketing

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Little by Little: Cloud Adoption in 2015

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:00
Gigantic baby steps--that’s one way to describe enterprise adoption of cloud applications. On one hand, cloud adoption is happening faster than ever. On the other, companies are keeping themselves tightly tethered to their on-premise solutions. Content Classification:  Marketing

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MSFT Q4: Cloud Growth, Pricing and the MSP's Evolving Business Model

Thu, 2015-07-23 11:38
Jessica Davis Microsoft (MSFT)'s Q4 earnings this week included details about its cloud revenue growth and cloud user growth. But are they growing at the same rate? Here's a look at the details.

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CenturyLink Reports Capacity and Geographic Expansions

Thu, 2015-07-23 10:23
Jessica Davis Data center operator, CenturyLink, which announced managed cloud services last year, has provided an update on its data center expansion efforts. The moves mean more capacity for customers. Here are the details.

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Synnex CLOUDSolv: How Partners Can Leverage Them

Talkin' Cloud sat down with Rob Moyer, vice president of Cloud Services at Synnex (SNX), for a FastChat video to discuss how channel partners can leverage CLOUDSolv, the technology distributor's tool for selling cloud solutions.

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