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Former AT&T Exec Joins MDM Solutions Provider

Tue, 2014-04-22 19:15
New exec says he's 'incredibly impressed by OpenPeak's groundbreaking technology' OpenPeak has tapped a former AT&T executive as the company's new president to lead the enterprise mobile management (EMM) provider's strategic vision. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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3 PSA Alternatives to ConnectWise, Autotask, Tigerpaw

Tue, 2014-04-22 16:00
Execs of upcoming PSA software vendors say the PSA space is making room for them MSPs looking for PSA software alternatives to ConnectWise, Autotask and Tigerpaw Software may be in luck. Here's what we found. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Meeting Your Customers' Data Protection Needs

Tue, 2014-04-22 14:12
Data protection could emerge as a critical service line for your MSP operation. Content Classification:  Influencer

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Brother Unveils Cloud Document Management Service

Tue, 2014-04-22 11:27
Dan Kobialka Brother International Corp. has announced BR-Docs, a cloud-based document management service for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Here's a complete rundown. Content Classification:  Curated

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Lexmark: MPS, Perceptive Software Revenue to Surpass $1B in 2014

Tue, 2014-04-22 08:45
Dan Kobialka Lexmark said its Managed Print Services (MPS) and Perceptive Software accounted for 28 percent of its total revenue in the first quarter of 2014 and is expected to exceed $1 billion this year. Content Classification:  Curated

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7 Data Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Lessons from April

Mon, 2014-04-21 19:08
March provides BDR lessons revolving around partnerships, BDR 101 and security MSPs in the Northeast region of the United States are looking forward to warmer weather making its way to the coast, but as temperatures change for the better, there are a few BDRs lessons MSPs may want to remember from the wintry month of April. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Does the Cloud Create a Level Playing Field for Businesses?

Mon, 2014-04-21 14:54

With initial up-front costs it can be hard for small and medium businesses (SMB) to compete with larger companies.  Likewise, with regulations and a complicated infrastructure, it can be difficult for large-scale businesses to keep up with the flexibility of SMBs.

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Leveraging the Cloud: Where to Start?

Mon, 2014-04-21 14:14
There are many paths to the cloud, from wholesale infrastructure outsourcing (IaaS) to targeted Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. However, the path of least resistance – and greatest value – may be backup and disaster recovery (BDR). Content Classification:  Influencer

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Monitoring MSFT: Custom Windows XP Support Price Cuts, Big Data Office Vision

Mon, 2014-04-21 12:26
Jessica Davis What happened with Microsoft (MSFT) while you were away on vacation last week? While many people took the week off, this blogger spent her time getting this and other updates ready for you. We’ll talk Windows XP, Office “Mix,” and take a look at vision-type statements from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Here’s what happened with Microsoft last week. Content Classification:  Curated

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Birch Communications to Acquire Cbeyond

Mon, 2014-04-21 12:10
Dan Kobialka Birch Communications announced that it will acquire cloud services provider Cbeyond (CBEY). Here's a closer look at what the transaction means for both of these companies. Content Classification:  Curated

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AirWatch Exec Offers Enterprise Mobility Management Market Perspective

Mon, 2014-04-21 12:00
Exec says customers are requiring more from vendors in the EMM space The enterprise mobility management (EMM) market and the technology providers that lead this market are reshaping themselves day by day, but who are the people behind the scenes pulling the strings? And what's next for this market that has seen both consolidation and growth? Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Sucuri Security: Most Sites Have Fixed Heartbleed Flaw

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:08
Dan Kobialka The world's top 1,000 websites have protected their servers against the Heartbleed security flaw, according to Sucuri Security. However, up to 2 percent of the top 1 million websites across the globe were still vulnerable as of last week. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Study: Hybrid Cloud Computing, PaaS Drive Cloud System Management

Fri, 2014-04-18 16:03
Enterprises move to PaaS to avoid platform complexity in today's market A new study revealed good news for MSPs looking to get involved in the cloud system management space. Here's what the report revealed. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Do BDR Customers Prefer One Vendor Over Another?

Fri, 2014-04-18 15:00
MSP says customers don't have the time to screen BDR solutions and products Do BDR customers prefer one vendor over another? One MSP gives his answer and explanation. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Sage Unveils New Advisor Dashboard for Partners

Fri, 2014-04-18 09:12
Dan Kobialka The new Sage Advisor Dashboard is designed to provide partners with real-time customer data. Here's a complete breakdown of what this dashboard has to offer. Content Classification:  Curated

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Naverisk Partners with Scorpion Software for AuthAnvil Integration

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:53
Dan Kobialka Naverisk and Scorpion Software have entered into a partnership to provide new security and authentication capabilities to Naverisk's global managed service provider (MSP) community. Content Classification:  Curated

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Google Unveils Chrome Remote Desktop for Android Free App

Thu, 2014-04-17 17:00
Chrome Remote Desktop for Android offers LogMeIn Free refugees another new option, but iOS users will have to wait Android users can now remotely access any desktop running a Google Chrome browser through a new free app from Google. The app offers another free alternative to LogMeIn's remote access service. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Paragon Software Unveils New BDR Channel Program

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:00
Company guarantees a minimum of a 30 percent margin to participating MSPs Backup and disaster recovery provider (BDR) Paragon Software Group on Thursday put in motion a new channel partner program for its managed services provider (MSP) partners. Content Classification:  Aggregated

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Brook Venture Partners, Blue Heron Capital Announce Investment in PCNS

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:03
Dan Kobialka Brook Venture Partners, Blue Heron Capital and Prides Crossing Capital announced a new investment in PC Network Services (PCNS). In addition, PCNS has named Michael Halperin as its Chief Executive Officer. Content Classification:  Curated

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Are Managed Security Appliances Your Next Profit Center?

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:10
Many managed services providers (MSPs) fail to monetize security appliances. Here's the opportunity, including insights from McAfee.

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