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The Doyle Report: Old Company, New IoT Ideas Podcast

Thu, 2016-12-08 19:16
The Morey Corp. is almost 90 years old, but a tech pioneer nonetheless Despite bold predictions, the IoT ambled along in 2016

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An MSP's Guide to Lambda Functions on the AWS Public Cloud

Thu, 2016-12-08 13:22

AWS Lambda functions are emerging as one of the most popular instances on Amazon's public cloud platform. Here's a primer on what Lambda functions are, and how they can help MSPs.

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Firm Offers BDR Pricing Based on Actual Recovery

Thu, 2016-12-08 12:44
A study by Toronto-based Asigra found that most organizations restore very little of their data and could realize significant savings by only paying for what they actually recover.

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Commentary: Verizon Finds Only Biggest Thrive Down on the Data Farm

Wed, 2016-12-07 21:15
Shira Ovide and Rani Molla | Bloomberg Here's a curse to hurl at your worst enemy: May you be forced to operate data centers.

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The Doyle Report: Consolidation Continues as Two Top MSP 501 Companies Join Forces

Wed, 2016-12-07 20:33
Deal will create one of the most capable and scalable MSPs serving the Northeast region of the United States Union between Thrive Networks and Corporate IT Solutions is another indication that process excellence, customer reach and technological expertise are keys to thriving in today’s fast-moving market

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Five Backup and Recovery Trends for 2017

Wed, 2016-12-07 10:43
If 2016 taught us anything, it’s that data backup and disaster recovery has never been more critical. Ransomware becoming a bigger and bigger threat. Businesses must properly preserve their data, and the need is nothing but academic.

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The Doyle Report: Could a Chatbot or Robot Take Your Job?

Tue, 2016-12-06 21:22
Some say digital technologies are “summoning the demon” that industrial age entrepreneurs and medical quacks did before them In this Doyle Report, I am returning to a topic that I have written about previously: the likelihood that a robot will take your job or one of those under your management.

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Microsoft Adds New Azure Cloud Training for Partners

Tue, 2016-12-06 10:34
Nicole Henderson | Talkin Cloud Microsoft attributes more than 90 percent of its revenue to partners, and is offering new Azure training to boost this growth.

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HNA Acquisition of Ingram Micro Closes, Serves as Microcosm of the Channel

Tue, 2016-12-06 10:19
Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy China-based HNA Group’s $6 billion acquisition of distributor Ingram Micro closed this week, marking the completion of one of the most significant M&A deals in the channel this year.

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A Round Table Discussion with Ingram Micro’s Brain Trust

Mon, 2016-12-05 19:53
During a free-flowing question and answer session with some of the channel’s top journalists, the executives riffed about everything from Ingram Micro’s market strategy to the future of cloud services marketplaces.

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AWS Launches Managed DDoS Protection

Fri, 2016-12-02 21:30
Spencer Soper | Bloomberg Amazon Shield is designed to prevent service interruptions like the cyber attack that took down top websites and affected some Amazon Web Services customers in October.

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5 Technologies for the Built-to-Change Business—and How You Can Monetize Them

Fri, 2016-12-02 12:50
Today, your customers are in the midst of a massive paradigm shift. These businesses now need to be built to change—leveraging software so they can become agile enough to respond to fast-shifting market dynamics.

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UMass to Pay $650K HIPAA Breach Penalty... and Other MSP News from November

Fri, 2016-12-02 10:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the month of November.

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What to Expect: A Look at the 2017 Cyber Threat Landscape

Fri, 2016-12-02 08:00
The existence of more connected devices means more potential targets for hackers. But even if things look bleak, this isn’t the time to despair or give up. IT solution providers and MSPs still have plenty of tools and practices to share with clients to fight the cybercrime scourge. Listen in to hear Tyler Moffitt from Webroot to tell us about them.

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Make Cloud, DevOps Force Real IT Transformation

Fri, 2016-12-02 01:27
MSPs have an opportunity to push clients to pivot to a future where they can reap major advantages by revolutionizing their internal software delivery processes. MSPs have an opportunity to push clients to pivot to a future where they can reap major advantages by revolutionizing their internal software delivery processes.

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The Doyle Report: Getting Big by Going Small

Thu, 2016-12-01 14:50
How channel companies find growth by narrowing their focus and developing niches Tips for developing your own distinction.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Serguei Beloussov

Wed, 2016-11-30 21:00
Svetlana Didorenko Serguei Beloussov, founder and CEO of Acronis, headquartered in Burlington, Mass., a global firm providing backup and disaster recovery software, shares three suggestions he'd apply if he were launching an MSP today.

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Ingram Micro CEO Vows Faster Investment After Acquisition is Final

Wed, 2016-11-30 20:33
Speaking from Ingram Micro ONE in Las Vegas, Alain Monié said leaving Wall Street for private ownership allows the firm to double down on technologies that carry more risk while offering greater potential returns.

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Protect Your Clients’ Data―and Your MSP―with Layered Security

Wed, 2016-11-30 16:34
As an MSP, you have been long aware that your clients need to increase and standardize their IT security defenses to decrease the risk of cyberattacks and possible regulatory fines. However, did you know that new regulations could extend this risk to your own business?

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A Brief History of the Ransomware Threat

Wed, 2016-11-30 13:24
Interestingly, ransomware is not a new thing.

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