Talkin Cloud Blog http://talkincloud.com/blog/8341/feed The Cloud. The Channel. The Chatter. en Four Ways Your SMB Clients Can Benefit from Hardware as a Service (HaaS) http://talkincloud.com/blog/four-ways-your-smb-clients-can-benefit-hardware-service-haas <div class="node-body blog-body">Cost is a prohibitive factor for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), and hardware purchases are scrutinized more than ever before. Many times, they’re put off—sometimes indefinitely. It’s not difficult to understand why.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/four-ways-your-smb-clients-can-benefit-hardware-service-haas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/four-ways-your-smb-clients-can-benefit-hardware-service-haas#comments Guest Bloggers Carbonite HaaS hardware as a service SLA SMB Talkin Cloud Blog Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:12:00 +0000 63321 at http://talkincloud.com What Digital Transformation Is and Is Not http://talkincloud.com/blog/what-digital-transformation-and-not <div class="node-body blog-body">Digital transformation is all about creating new possibilities. It’s a big, important idea, and, as with all big and important ideas, everyone wants to be a part of it. That’s great, except that lately there have been a lot of vendors, providers and partners that are throwing the “digital transformation” term around without anything to back it up.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/what-digital-transformation-and-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/what-digital-transformation-and-not#comments Guest Bloggers cloud digital technology digital transformation hybrid cloud VMware Talkin Cloud Blog Mon, 03 Apr 2017 08:53:00 +0000 62621 at http://talkincloud.com Tax Season Is Prime Time for Spear Phishers http://talkincloud.com/blog/tax-season-prime-time-spear-phishers-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">You may not love tax season, but spear phishers certainly do: They leverage unencrypted email, poor firewalls, and general social engineering to steal taxpayers’ and organizations’ tax returns in hopes of garnering a refund and/or nonpublic information (NPI). Making matters worse is that these attacks are, in many ways, easier to wage than filing a return.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/tax-season-prime-time-spear-phishers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/tax-season-prime-time-spear-phishers-0#comments Guest Bloggers appriver business email compromise messages cybercriminal IRS phishing traffic social engineering spear phishing spoofed email tax return tax season W-2 Talkin Cloud Blog Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:06:00 +0000 62391 at http://talkincloud.com 5 Signs a Company Is Ready for Digital Transformation http://talkincloud.com/blog/5-signs-company-ready-digital-transformation <div class="node-body blog-body">There are many routes to digital transformation, but the destination is all about creating new possibilities and opportunities for the business. If companies aren’t at least on the way to digital transformation, the competition is already passing them by.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/5-signs-company-ready-digital-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/5-signs-company-ready-digital-transformation#comments Guest Bloggers digital transformation virtualization VMware Talkin Cloud Blog Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:26:00 +0000 62061 at http://talkincloud.com 2016 Global Security Report: Botnets Behind Escalation in Malware Activity http://talkincloud.com/blog/2016-global-security-report-botnets-behind-escalation-malware-activity <div class="node-body blog-body">Botnets are making malware and spam campaigns more accessible than ever, notes AppRiver's 2016 Global Security Report.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/2016-global-security-report-botnets-behind-escalation-malware-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/2016-global-security-report-botnets-behind-escalation-malware-activity#comments Guest Bloggers appriver botnet cyber aggression malware mobile malware spam campaign Talkin Cloud Blog Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:19:00 +0000 61271 at http://talkincloud.com Quick Podcast: Get to Know the E2 Hybrid Backup Solution for Small Businesses http://talkincloud.com/blog/quick-podcast-get-know-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-small-businesses <div class="node-body blog-body">Advanced technology meets ease of use in the E2 backup solution for small businesses. E2 protects the entire data footprint of your small-business clients both on-site and in the cloud. It includes hardware, software and a full year of backups in the cloud, all for one low subscription price.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/quick-podcast-get-know-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-small-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/quick-podcast-get-know-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-small-businesses#comments Guest Bloggers Carbonite E2 hybrid backup and recovery Talkin Cloud Blog Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:56:00 +0000 61221 at http://talkincloud.com AppRiver's Free AppMailer Eases Email Marketing for SMB Partners http://talkincloud.com/blog/apprivers-free-appmailer-eases-email-marketing-smb-partners <div class="node-body blog-body">Marketing isn’t so easy for SMBs, which makes communicating new offerings to customers a big pain point.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/apprivers-free-appmailer-eases-email-marketing-smb-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/apprivers-free-appmailer-eases-email-marketing-smb-partners#comments Guest Bloggers appriver email campaign email marketing campaign Talkin Cloud Blog Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:53:00 +0000 60231 at http://talkincloud.com How Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) Is Changing the Game for Channel Partners http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-hardware-service-haas-changing-game-channel-partners <div class="node-body blog-body">The explosive growth of software-as-a-service (SaaS) is one of the great stories of the modern world economy, and it has proven the tremendous power of the internet as a transformative technology. SaaS is continuing to grow at a healthy clip—well into double digits—and conversations with IT buyers representing small to midsize businesses (SMBs) suggest the future holds more of the same.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-hardware-service-haas-changing-game-channel-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/how-hardware-service-haas-changing-game-channel-partners#comments Guest Bloggers backup and recovery business continuity Carbonite channel-first sales cloud-based management customization HaaS hardware as a service hardware commoditization SaaS SaaS backup small and midsize business SMB software as a service warranties Talkin Cloud Blog Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:40:00 +0000 59711 at http://talkincloud.com Introducing the E2 Hybrid Backup Solution: This One’s a Game Changer http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to true hybrid backup with dedicated on-site hardware and automatic cloud retention, E2 changes the game.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/introducing-e2-hybrid-backup-solution-one-s-game-changer#comments Guest Bloggers backup backup and disaster recovery Carbonite Talkin Cloud Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:24:00 +0000 58861 at http://talkincloud.com Making a Difference: Two Stories from the Carbonite Partner Community http://talkincloud.com/blog/making-difference-two-stories-carbonite-partner-community <div class="node-body blog-body">Carbonite Partners excel at helping their clients be their best. Here are a couple of quick stories about two Carbonite Partners who are having a positive impact on the communities they serve.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/making-difference-two-stories-carbonite-partner-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/making-difference-two-stories-carbonite-partner-community#comments Guest Bloggers backup Carbonite customer case studies data protection hybrid backup and recovery Talkin Cloud Blog Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:50:00 +0000 58181 at http://talkincloud.com