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Startup Plans to Expand Low-Cost, Online Cloud Training Beyond AWS... and Other MSP News

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of July 31-August 4.

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Google Grabs Nielsen as Business Apps User From Microsoft

Fri, 2017-08-04 19:49
Mark Bergen | Bloomberg The transition, previously undisclosed, is a rare win for Alphabet Inc.’s Google in an uphill battle for corporate software customers against long-time leader Microsoft.

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Serverless Architectures from an MSP’s Point of View

Fri, 2017-08-04 16:39
Ken Ziegler | Logicworks The question faced by our industry is: what will we do when there’s nothing to manage but the application itself.

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The Doyle Report: Five Best Practices Shared at ChannelCon 2017

Fri, 2017-08-04 14:21
Advice from vendors, consultants and practitioners alike shared in Austin at ChannelCon 2017 that can put you on a path to greatness.

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'Inky Phish Fence' Guards Against Phishing Tactics Humans Can’t Catch

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:31
“We’re sharing margins aggressively with channel partners,” the company’s CEO said. “This is a good way to earn additional money selling Office 365; they can use this to differentiate themselves.”

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Musical Chairs in Executive Suite Costs Symantec $127 Million

Thu, 2017-08-03 17:45
Anders Melin and Jordan Robertson | Bloomberg The world’s largest developer of security software has churned through four chief executive officers in the past five years as it adapts to an industry that’s vastly different from the antivirus-software business it helped pioneer.

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The Doyle Report: The Best Career Advice Ever

Thu, 2017-08-03 17:08
Career advice from five industry thought leaders

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Ask a Security Expert: When Should You Worry About Pop-ups, Spam?

Thu, 2017-08-03 13:19
George Anderson | Webroot As a general rule of thumb, when something looks and acts suspicious, it usually is.

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Email Filtering for Providers

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:01
Sponsored by: Vade Secure Delivering a great email user experience means engaging in a constant battle against unwanted email messages that range from nuisances to serious security threats. As hacking grows increasingly sophisticated and threatening, providers need more powerful tools to help them address email threats. Download this whitepaper to learn how to use the anti-phishing, anti-ransomware, and graymail filtering as a strategic weapon to tackle rising threats and rise above the competition.

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If I Were Launching an MSP Now | Myles Keough

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:00
Svetlana Didorenko The CEO of Mansfield, Mass.-based Spade Technology shares three suggestions he’d apply if he were launching an MSP from scratch today

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News & Notes: Symantec Sells Certificate Business to DigiCert

Wed, 2017-08-02 20:19
Also: Datto names new CFO, Avast RMM upgrade and Vology adds CISO.

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Advice to MSSPs: Prepare for the New Generation of Security Threats

Wed, 2017-08-02 14:01
Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) must prepare to handle a new generation of threats and challenges, like massive DDoS attacks, shadow IT and microservices.

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Adam Slutskin Leaves ConnectWise to Become CRO at eFolder-Axcient

Wed, 2017-08-02 13:23
The appointment reunites Slutskin and CEO Matt Nachtrab, who previously worked together at the MSP toolset vendor.

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The Doyle Report: The Channel Think Tank Podcast, Episode No. 2

Tue, 2017-08-01 20:27
Career advice and insights from Lenovo Software CRO Sal Patalano, CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux and more.

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Kaspersky Lab's New North America Channel Chief Faces Heavy Lift

Tue, 2017-08-01 18:16
Tech industry veteran Jason Stein assumes the role at a time when U.S. government officials are curtailing use of Kaspersky Lab products by federal agencies, citing fears about the Moscow-based software vendor’s ties to Russian intelligence.

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Standing in the Gap: Ransomware and the Role of the MSP

Tue, 2017-08-01 12:33
Sponsored by: AlienVault Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT - Duration: 30 minutes

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10 Top MSPmentor Stories From July

Tue, 2017-08-01 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the month of July.

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Startup Plans to Expand Low-Cost, Online Cloud Training Beyond AWS

Mon, 2017-07-31 23:23
‘A Cloud Guru’ announced this week it has secured $7 million in Series A funding, which it intends to use to add similar training for Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Salesforce.

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The Doyle Report: Co-Selling is Hot, But Is It new?

Mon, 2017-07-31 21:30
Looking for a little lift when it comes to selling? Then try “co-selling,” which is the practice of pursuing customers in close coordination with software and services vendors.

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Majority of Companies Are Failing at Cyber Security Metrics and Investing Blindly

Mon, 2017-07-31 12:36
Thycotic has released the research results from its Security Measurement Index survey. The resulting “2017 State of Cyber Security Metrics Annual Report“ identifies how companies worldwide are measuring the effectiveness and success of their cyber security strategy.

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