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Cosentry Buys Red Anvil to Expand Into Milwaukee

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:08
Acquisition expands disaster recovery, cloud and managed services into new market Cosentry has acquired Red Anvil to expand its operations into the Milwaukee market. Content Classification:  Curated

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Advanced Persistent Threats Driving Managed Security Services Demand

Wed, 2014-10-01 13:33
Dan Kobialka New Frost & Sullivan study shows more North American organizations are turning to MSSPs to control APTs. Frost & Sullivan researchers have estimated managed security services market revenues could increase from $1.81 billion last year to $3.25 billion by 2018. Content Classification:  Curated

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Intel Adds Ex-Cisco Executive to Lead Security Division

Wed, 2014-10-01 11:03
Dan Kobialka Former Cisco executive Christopher Young also will join Intel's management committee. Intel (INTC) has named former Cisco Systems (CSCO) executive Christopher Young as general manager and senior vice president of its security division. Content Classification:  Curated

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LabTech Software: We're in 'Hyper-Growth Mode'

Wed, 2014-10-01 10:13
Dan Kobialka Florida Gov. Rick Scott says LabTech Software will create $643,750 in capital investment. LabTech Software will add up to 100 corporate headquarters jobs, including customer support, marketing, sales and software development positions. Content Classification:  Curated

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Kaseya 8 Enhances Cloud App Management, User Authentication

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:39
Jessica Davis Kaseya has released version 8 of its remote monitoring and management platform, enhancing security and cloud management functions. Here are the details.

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Tech Data Offers Oracle Cloud Solutions to IT Providers

Tue, 2014-09-30 20:00
Oracle's SaaS-based solutions are now available to customers through TDCloud Tech Data Corporation announced an expanded agreement with Oracle to provide Oracle's suite of SaaS cloud applications to resellers. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Three Killer File Sync Features Explained

Tue, 2014-09-30 17:05
While consumers have embraced cloud-based file-sync systems, IT managers have been less enthused about bringing these services into the workplace because they lack many advanced features critical to the enterprise. Content Classification:  Marketing

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ManageEngine's Site24X7 Unveils Benchmarks Feature

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:53
Dan Kobialka New benchmarking feature allows users to measure website performance across multiple verticals. ManageEngine's Site24X7 has added a benchmarking feature to its cloud infrastructure monitoring service. The new feature lets users compare a website's performance and availability against the top 20 sites globally in 20 different industries. Content Classification:  Curated

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The Evolution of 'Solution' – Do You Know Where YOUR IP is?

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:42
Today’s customer wants solutions to their specific business challenges. They’re not impressed by infrastructure or even by technology itself. They want what the technologies can do for their business in definable, quantifiable metrics.

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5 Killer Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Lessons From September

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:28
Top categories this month include selling business continuity, Datto and human error MSPmentor compiled a list of top BDR and business continuity stories from the month of September. Here's what we found. Content Classification:  Curated

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CentriLogic Establishes New Advanced Technology Services Business Unit

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:21
New division assists customers with both IT infrastructure, application management CentriLogic has created a new business unit to assist customers IT infrastructure and application management. Content Classification:  Curated

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How the Internet of Things Will Change Cloud Computing

Mon, 2014-09-29 16:35
Some experts are predicting that Internet of Things (IoT) will acclerate use of the cloud, improve predictions about consumer preferences, and change the scope of services managed service providers can offer. Here's a quick look at the trend.

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Monitoring MSFT: Azure Price Cuts, NYC Microsoft Store, Office 365

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:18
Jessica Davis Microsoft has cut Azure prices. Again. And the company is planning to make its online productivity suite Office 365 more social. Plus, look for the grand opening of a new Microsoft Store in NYC soon. All that and more on this week's Monitoring MSFT. Content Classification:  Curated

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Autotask CEO: Expect Integrated PSA, RMM After CentraStage Buy

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:06
Dan Kobialka Autotask CEO Mark Cattini told MSPmentor that his company will offer integrations between its professional services automation platform and its newly acquired remote monitoring and management platform, CentraStage. More on that and what else he said here. Content Classification:  Curated

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MSP Top 501 Profile: Dataprise Puts Focus on Cloud

Mon, 2014-09-29 06:59
Dan Kobialka Do customers still need managed services after they transition to the cloud? David Eisner, CEO of managed service provider (MSP) Dataprise (ranked 15 on this year's MSPmentor 501 Global Edition) told MSPmentor that many customers believe the move to the cloud means that they won't need managed services anymore. But that's just not true. Content Classification:  Curated

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IT Security Stories to Watch: 73% of Companies Ready for a Data Breach

Mon, 2014-09-29 06:32
Dan Kobialka Here are four IT security stories to watch for the week of Sept. 29. What's the big news in IT security this week? No surprise that organizations are struggling to contain the damage after a few more breaches. Meanwhile, Ponemon Institute provides a look at the state of IT security in the results of a new survey. Content Classification:  Curated

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Growth Strategies for the MSP Market

Fri, 2014-09-26 20:12
If you are a growing MSP, driving upward of $5 million in revenue, you may be in a really great place. If you are still a smaller MSP, I think you have a couple years left to get bigger or you risk being shut out. Content Classification:  Marketing

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Datto Opens Registration for 2015 Partner Conference

Fri, 2014-09-26 15:45
A special year-end promotion for MSPs will run till December 31 Datto is hosting its annual partner conference next year in New Orleans. The company has announced a special early registration deal. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Curated

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Encouraging STEM Studies: Don't Just Recruit. Nurture.

Fri, 2014-09-26 14:45
College, much to the dismay of businesses in the science, tech, engineering, or math fields, is where STEM careers go to die. About half those who intend to major in STEM fields end up switching to another major. That’s a much leakier pipe than most non-STEM courses of study tend to experience. What happens? Content Classification:  Curated

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Blogs We Didn't Write, V7.1, Week of Sept. 22

Fri, 2014-09-26 11:24
Jessica Davis Now that fall is here it seems like every week is super busy, and this week has been no exception. Our blogger Dan Kobialka spent the beginning of the week covering the Continuum Navigate 2014 conference in Boston for you. But there are a number of blogs we didn't have time to write this week. Here's your list.

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