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Sweden Tries to Stem Fallout of Security Breach in IBM Contract

5 hours 40 min ago
Bloomberg Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says his government is trying to safeguard sensitive information and minimize damage done by an IT outsourcing deal that could have exposed classified details to foreign powers.

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Lenovo's CEO Vows to Hit Online Sales Target -- or Quit

5 hours 49 min ago
Bloomberg Lenovo Group Ltd.’s Yang Yuanqing asked for patience as he tries to get China’s top PC maker growing once more, but for the first time publicly vowed to step down as chairman and chief executive if he doesn’t deliver on a critical sales goal.

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Cyberattack on Medical Software Shows Industry Vulnerability

5 hours 54 min ago
Bloomberg Many doctors still can’t use a transcription service made by Nuance Communications Inc. three weeks after the company was hit by a powerful, debilitating computer attack.

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The Doyle Report: Introducing the Channel Think Tank Podcast

10 hours 2 min ago
Welcome to the first Channel Think Tank podcast.

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Zero One: Getting IT to Think About the Customer Experience

Mon, 2017-07-24 15:44
If CIOs and channel partners can’t get along with CX teams, they risk being replaced.

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Matt Nachtrab Named CEO at eFolder

Mon, 2017-07-24 15:43
The LabTech founder joined the cloud storage player earlier this year, following his departure as chief operating officer at ConnectWise.

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Microsoft Regains Turnaround Momentum on Strong Cloud Growth

Mon, 2017-07-24 13:05
Bloomberg Microsoft Corp.’s turnaround plan got back on track in the latest quarter, buoyed by rising sales of internet-based software and services.

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'Devil's Ivy' Is Another Wake-Up Call for IoT Security

Mon, 2017-07-24 12:28
Christine Hall There's been another wake-up call concerning our old friend the internet of things.

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Desktop as a Service Emerges as MSP Growth Opportunity

Mon, 2017-07-24 12:22
Derek Handova | Talkin' Cloud As large organizations continue to downsize and startups and SMBs look to make every IT dollar stretch, desktop as a service (DaaS) is set to take off.

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The Doyle Report: Ingram Micro’s Inflection Point: Years of Cloud Investment Are Paying Off

Mon, 2017-07-24 12:12
Ingram Micro’s cloud business has reached an inflection point. It’s now growing as fast as almost anything else in the company—and pointing a way toward tomorrow.

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Security Central: Oracle Patches Major Vulnerabilities, Singapore Tests Cybersecurity

Mon, 2017-07-24 11:45
It was a week of securing, testing and reporting on cybersecurity vulnerabilities. In terms of securing, things at Oracle this week got a bit patch-y (in a good way).

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Zero One: Digital Transformation Isn’t Going Well

Thu, 2017-07-20 16:40
Many companies have tripped on the road to digital transformation. Can channel partners pick them up?

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Download the PDF - MSPmentor 501: 2017 Global Edition Worldwide Company Rankings

Thu, 2017-07-20 10:24
This special edition PDF features a welcome summary, an explanation of the methodology and lists containing all 501 companies by rank and alphabetically.

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The Journey to Customer Success in the Cloud Starts Now

Wed, 2017-07-19 08:59
Whether your company develops, implements, resells or offers managed services, customer success should be your driving business purpose--particularly in the cloud landscape.

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Zero One: Will CMOs Seize the Reins of Customer Experience?

Tue, 2017-07-18 17:27
Many companies will compete mostly on customer experience, and the CMO is well-positioned to lead the charge.

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Latest App Coding Trend Led by Docker Can Be a Hacker’s Dream

Tue, 2017-07-18 16:17
Jordan Robertson | Bloomberg Because of the way most containers are designed, they’re black boxes on a network. Administrators may have no idea what’s happening inside of them.

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Cultivating Prospects, One Question at a Time

Tue, 2017-07-18 11:00
Old school habits die hard but simply pitching a prospect with speeds, feeds and a price tag doesn’t work the way it once did. More than ever, solutions providers are being challenged to craft meaningful pitches around customer needs. And that means asking the right questions—a lot of them.

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Partners Could Feel Impact With Kaspersky Lab Caught in U.S.-Russia Cyber Beef

Tue, 2017-07-18 10:14
The endpoint security vendor sought to respond this week, after the latest in a barrage of negative media reports questioning whether the company's ties to the Russian government present a cyber security threat for western users of its products.

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Verizon Says Only 6 Million Customers Exposed in Cloud Breach

Mon, 2017-07-17 13:49
In a new statement, Verizon assured there was no loss or theft of customer data, and said that initial estimates claiming that an Amazon S3 configuration error impacted 14 million customers were overstated.

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Google's Quantum Computing Push Opens New Front in Cloud Battle

Mon, 2017-07-17 11:31
Mark Bergen | Bloomberg For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the company is thinking of ways to turn the project into a business.

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