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New Kaseya Blog Pokes at Favorite Foil: ConnectWise

Fri, 2017-10-20 22:11
The post published this week mentions ConnectWise no fewer than four times – including once in the headline – while detailing the ease with which a recent defector was able to migrate data from the ConnectWise PSA to BMS by Kaseya.

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The Doyle Report: Culture, Not Technology, Is the Key to Surviving a Cybersecurity Breach, Says Top Cyber Sleuth Brian Krebs

Fri, 2017-10-20 20:15
Security expert shares McAfee MPOWER attendees insights on his newfound “Hollywood” celebrity and practical tips that everyone should embrace

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Avoiding the PSA Tool Paradox

Fri, 2017-10-20 06:12
It’s almost ironic. MSPs look to professional services automation (PSA) tools to gain control, but in many cases, it is the PSA tool that has control over the MSP.

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How to Prepare Your Customers for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:27
While MSPs do not need a reminder to practice good cybersecurity habits, we cannot always say the same for end users.

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HIPAA Compliance 101: Understanding Email Security in the Healthcare Industry

Fri, 2017-10-20 05:13
Compliance with HIPAA often keeps healthcare professionals up at night, and there is a great deal of misunderstanding and confusion on the topic.

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Continuum RMM Now Integrates With Promys PSA

Thu, 2017-10-19 16:56
During Continuum’s Navigate annual user conference this month, CEO Michael George reaffirmed that his company had no plans to enter the PSA market on its own.

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New Cisco Services Portfolios Help Ease Resellers into MRR, Supplement Skills Gap

Thu, 2017-10-19 15:13
Kris Blackmon | The VAR Guy Cisco has had to work hard the last several years to pivot from hardware-based revenues to a recurring services business model. Two new services portfolios announced this week will help partners navigate their own transition efforts.

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IBM Soars Most Since 2009 After Forecasting Revenue Growth

Thu, 2017-10-19 12:59
Jing Cao | Bloomberg Getting back to growth on the top line has been a major goal for Chief Executive Officer Ginny Rometty and a milestone investors are looking for as proof that the company can finally climb out of its rut.

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The Doyle Report: McAfee Unveils New “Umbrella” Protections That Integrate Advanced Analytics to Increase Security Operations Center Efficiency and Protect Endpoints and Cloud

Wed, 2017-10-18 19:53
CEO Chris Young takes stage to outline new vision of cybersecurity

Six months after branching off from former corporate parent Intel, McAfee is unveiling new technology and ideas that support its mission to be a very different type of security company and possibly the industry’s best.

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Juniper Networks Could Be Canary in Cloud Sales Coal Mine

Wed, 2017-10-18 19:11
The story of Juniper Networks’ QFX switches offers a glimpse into potentially profound changes buffeting the relationships between IT hardware vendors and the big cloud providers who have become some of their most important customers.

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Understanding How Passwords are Stolen: Phishing, Spoofing and Beyond

Wed, 2017-10-18 12:07
We've compiled an explanation of the most common strategies that attackers use to steal passwords - and what you can do to help prevent them.

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AsTech Offers $1 Million Breach Defense Guarantee With Managed Qualys Offering

Tue, 2017-10-17 15:41
AsTech Vigilance – announced Monday – is being billed as the first guarantee for implementing, configuring and managing Qualys’ cloud-based security and compliance solutions.

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New Microsoft Resource Compares Azure and AWS Cloud Services at a Glance

Tue, 2017-10-17 13:50
Nicole Henderson | IT Pro Microsoft launched a cloud service map on Monday that allows users to see equivalent services across Azure and AWS.

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Widespread Wi-Fi Flaw Allows Attackers to Snoop on Encrypted Chats

Tue, 2017-10-17 12:47
Nicole Henderson | IT Pro A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability in Wi-Fi security protocol WPA2 which allows an attacker within range of a victim to read sensitive information such as credit card numbers and chat messages.

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Microsoft Announces Fixes for October ‘Patch Tuesday’ Glitch 

Mon, 2017-10-16 22:25
The company confirmed theories by Microsoft community volunteers that the problem – which rendered some computers unable to boot – is isolated to enterprise environments using the Windows Server Update Services program.

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New Skills Helping Channel Pros Overcome Stagnant Salaries, Survey Finds

Mon, 2017-10-16 15:23
Tom Kaneshige Leveling up your digital transformation skills leads to better jobs and higher paychecks, while no training means more of the same, according to a new channel salary report from Informa, which publishes MSP Mentor.

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SAManage Pays $264K After Unlocked Spreadsheet Exposes 660 SSNs... and Other MSP News

Mon, 2017-10-16 06:00
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of October 1-5.

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ConnectWise Names Two Outside Board Members

Fri, 2017-10-13 20:26
Steven A. Raymund and Stanley I. Levy, both veterans of corporate governance, are ideally suited to help ConnectWise in its ambitions to increase its global footprint and possibly secure outside investment to fuel that growth.

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What’s Wrong With Juniper Networks?

Fri, 2017-10-13 19:10
The networker issued an earnings warning for Q3, saying its revenues will be hurt by lower than expected cloud-related sales. Wall Street is trying to determine if it’s a blip, or a signal of broader softness in cloud.

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All HCI Solutions Are Not Created Equal – Fortunately

Thu, 2017-10-12 19:22
Barry Phillips | Maxta With many organizations' first hyperconverged infrastructure refreshes behind them, we have enough information to examine what happens when upgrading or refreshing HCI solutions.

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