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Achieving Zero False Positives with Security Automation

Fri, 2017-09-01 19:43
Kumar Saurabh | LogicHub If not managed properly, security monitoring can spiral out of control, swamping MSPs with busy work and escalating labor costs.

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IT Industry Raises Money & More in Harvey's Wake, Local Partners Focus on 'Human Factor'

Fri, 2017-09-01 11:13
Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy Vendors are making record donations to victims of Hurricane Harvey, but a few are going the extra mile. And Houston-based partners? They're focusing on the 'human factor.'

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10 Top MSPmentor Stories From August

Fri, 2017-09-01 11:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the month of August.

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ConnectWise Aims to Help Partners Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 2017-08-31 20:20
The company is calling upon vendors and others to donate cash, which the MSP toolset maker plans to match at a rate of 2 to 1, up to $250,000.

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Office 365 Users Increasingly Targeted by Credential-Stealing Phishing Campaigns

Thu, 2017-08-31 19:25
Microsoft’s ubiquitous productivity suite has more than 100 million monthly active subscribers, and that scale is incentivizing cyber criminals to craft sophisticated attacks that reach large numbers of users, security experts at Barracuda Networks say.

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Are Your Customers Ready for Their Journey to the Cloud?

Thu, 2017-08-31 05:54
To ensure that the trip runs smoothly, you need to have all your ducks in a row before setting off. Why? Because it’s important to know where you want to go, how you are going to get there, when you want to start and what you want to take with you. This same principle applies to transitioning your customers’ application environments to the cloud.

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Complexity Is Poor Bet When Security Stakes Are High

Thu, 2017-08-31 05:13
“Simpler is better” is a concept that’s particularly relevant to security. The easier a solution is to select, implement and manage, the more likely you’ll have the defenses you need.

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‘Co-opetition’ and Other Musings From VMWorld 2017

Wed, 2017-08-30 23:05
Whether it’s visionary or just undeniable, there seems open acknowledgement that even among competitors, today’s environment often requires some amount of cooperation.

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Time is Running Out: Apply Today: 2017 Talkin' Cloud 100 Awards

Wed, 2017-08-30 20:52
The best cloud services providers are the ones looking at the opportunities ahead, adjusting processes and using new tools to inform their own digital transformation - while sharing these best practices with their customers.

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Social Media Roundup From VMWorld

Wed, 2017-08-30 11:40
Tens of thousands of the industry's most forward-thinking professionals descended on Las Vegas this week for VMware's annual homage to all things virtualization.

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The Channel Podcast Episode No. 4: Diversity

Tue, 2017-08-29 22:11

Despite the best efforts of progressive companies and outstanding individuals, women and minorities are woefully under-represented in technology. In this episode of The Channel Podcast, Talkin' Cloud's Nicole Henderson and The VAR Guy's Kris Blackmon frame the issue and offer insights.

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Is Winter Coming for MSPs?

Tue, 2017-08-29 19:14
As you may have heard, winter is coming. Well, unfortunately for HBO, it came sooner than expected. In case you have been trying to avoid spoilers for Game of Thrones, I hate to break it to you, but some episodes were leaked early. This was no accident or attempt at hype, but rather the work of hackers.

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VMware Unveils New Kubernetes Container Offering at VMWorld

Tue, 2017-08-29 17:52
The new “Pivotal Container Service” will enable managed service providers (MSPs) and large enterprises to deliver Kubernetes on VMware vSphere hypervisor and Google Cloud Platform.

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DH2i Adds Docker Support to App Portability Platform for Windows and Linux

Tue, 2017-08-29 13:50
DH2i adds Docker container support to application portability platform for Windows and Linux.

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VMware Looks to Increase its ‘Down-Market’ Appeal With New Offerings at VMWorld

Mon, 2017-08-28 23:04
Following a keynote during which “it’s all about the apps” was the overriding theme, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and others talked extensively about how recent moves could help channel companies.

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Storage Automation Report

Mon, 2017-08-28 19:55
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NetApp Success Story: Calligo

Mon, 2017-08-28 19:47
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451 Research: 2017 Trends in Storage

Mon, 2017-08-28 19:45
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