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Exclusive Networks Group Buys Global MSP ITEC Intelligent Services

8 hours 37 min ago
Dan Kobialka Exclusive says the ITEC acquisition extends its reach into more than 90 countries. Exclusive Networks Group today announced it has acquired ITEC Intelligent Services, a Wokingham, England-based white-label managed service provider (MSP). Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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DynaSis Integrates With OpenDNS, Adds Security Features to Platform

9 hours 27 min ago
Dan Kobialka The DynaSis platform now includes built-in phishing and optional web content filtering. Atlanta-based managed service provider (MSP) DynaSis has integrated OpenDNS into its small and medium-sized business (SMB) platform. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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The 5 Biggest Onboarding Mistakes an MSP Makes

10 hours 42 min ago
Stuart Crawford Unless you have a solid plan and strategy for onboarding, it’s very easy to find yourself putting off your prospective client. Here are some of the biggest mistakes MSPs tend to make while onboarding and how to avoid them.

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Cybersecurity Company EdgeWave Raises $2M in Venture Funding

10 hours 42 min ago
Dan Kobialka EdgeWave says new funds will be used to help the company expand its operations. San Diego-based cybersecurity solutions company EdgeWave this week announced it has raised $2 million in Series A equity funding from investors Northgate, RWI Ventures and TVC Capital. This financing brings EdgeWave's total 2014 equity funding to $8 million. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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CryptoWall 2.0, Cloud Backup and the Do-It-Yourself Customer

14 hours 42 min ago
The consumerization of IT is making some end customers feel more empowered than ever to take IT matters into their own hands rather than seek the help of IT solution providers. This is especially true when it comes to cloud services. Content Classification:  Marketing

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2014: The Perfect Malware Storm

Thu, 2014-12-18 23:01
MSPs need to know what’s out there if they hope to help clients mitigate their security risks. Content Classification:  Marketing

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What Else Should Your Clients Be Moving to The Cloud

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:53
Some organizations have still not adopted the cloud because they don’t understand what it can do for them. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) would do well to remind those companies that some of the essential business applications they’re already using would perform better in the cloud.

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WaveMaker Launches Docker PaaS for MSPs

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:56
Dan Kobialka WaveMaker's CEO says he believes WaveMaker Cloud can help MSPs better manage their IT resources and lower their operating expenses. WaveMaker today released WaveMaker Cloud, Docker-based cloud platform software for managed service providers (MSPs). Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Make the Switch to Mac, And Reap the Rewards

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:20
Stuart Crawford I’m just as tired of the Apple “purists” as you are, and I’ve got no desire to start rehashing the old “PC vs. Mac” commercials from a few years ago. That said, I AM going to tell you why you should consider switching to a Mac environment for your MSP.

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StorageCraft Releases BDR Plug-ins for VMware, Microsoft System Center

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:18
Dan Kobialka MSPs can use the new StorageCraft plug-ins to monitor the current status of their customers' VM backups. StorageCraft this week unveiled the StorageCraft Plug-in for virtual environments, a backup and disaster recovery (BDR) software tool for VMware (VMW) vCenter and Microsoft (MSFT) System Center. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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A Call for Snort 3.0 Security Expertise

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:43
Mike Vizard While there’s a lot of legitimate criticism these days about the state of both endpoint and network security, things would be a whole lot worse without anti-malware and network security software. That means keeping those technologies relevant now and into the future is absolutely every managed security service business.

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What Does Total Data Protection Mean for Businesses?

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:08
Dan Kobialka An MSP that offers a data BDR and business continuity solution that delivers total protection can safeguard customers' sensitive information at all times. How can managed service providers (MSPs) offer data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity solutions that deliver total protection? Here's a closer look at what total data protection means for today's businesses. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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2015 Technology Predictions: An MSP Perspective

Wed, 2014-12-17 14:49
Jessica Davis Somehow it got to be the week December 15, which seems crazy to me because wasn’t it just last week that I was already breaking my week-old New Year’s resolutions? But end of year means that it’s time for prediction stories about 2015. What events and trends will rock the managed services world in 2015? Here’s this humble blogger’s take.

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Remote Access Software Company LogMeIn Appoints New CFO

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:16
Dan Kobialka Edward K. Herdiech will take over as LogMeIn's CFO on Jan. 15, 2015. LogMeIn (LOGM) this week announced Edward K. Herdiech, the company's senior vice president of finance and principal accounting officer, will replace chief financial officer (CFO) Jim Kelliher next month. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Cyber Monday Is Over! — Or Is It? Gadgets, Marketing Tips From Intronis

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:07
What is Intronis giving away? Everything from video game systems to drones MSPmentor sat down with Intronis Digital Marketing Director Richard Delahaye to learn more about how channel partners can win some new gadgets this holiday season from the Boston-based backup and data protection solutions provider. Content Classification:  Curated

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Rentsys Expands Reseller Program, Eyes Managed Services Market

Wed, 2014-12-17 10:33
Dan Kobialka MSPs will be able to offer the Rentsys BlackCloud Virtual Office solution. Rentsys Recovery Services today announced it will allow managed service providers (MSPs), healthcare software companies and data center providers to offer its BlackCloud Virtual Office business continuity solution to their customers. Here are the details. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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2015 Technology Predictions: Automation Will Reign Supreme

Wed, 2014-12-17 07:13
Dan Kobialka MSPs and their customers should expect growing interest in the PSA market in 2015. What should managed service providers (MSPs) expect from the channel in 2015? Professional services automation (PSA) software, the "Internet of Things" (IoT) and big data and analytics tools are three of the technologies that could impact both service providers and their customers next year. Here's a closer look at some of the technologies that could play important roles in the channel in 2015. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Let the Storm Rage On

Wed, 2014-12-17 05:38
No matter where your clients are located, severe weather conditions or natural disasters can affect their ability to come into the office anytime. Backup and file sync technologies can help your clients remain productive, whether they’re forced to stay home or are on the road. Here’s how your clients can use business-class file sync and cloud backup solutions to keep business going, whether they’re in the office or not. Content Classification:  Marketing

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How Can Service Providers Help Manufacturers Minimize Downtime?

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:15
Dan Kobialka For most manufacturers, the cost of deploying a data BDR and business continuity solution is significantly less than the cost of downtime. A data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity solution can be valuable for manufacturers, but why? Here are details about how managed service providers (MSPs) can highlight the value of their data BDR and business continuity solutions to manufacturers and help these businesses minimize downtime. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Compliance Data in the Cloud: What Every MSP Should Know

Tue, 2014-12-16 14:46
MSPs specializing in cloud-based file sharing may not find it shocking that end users frequently share data via insecure means. What might come as a surprise, however, is the fact that 20 percent of those files contain data directly related to compliance (or lack thereof).

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