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Aug 22, 2014

First-Ever SMB Cloud Summit Starts to Take Shape

AVG's inaugural SMB Cloud Summit is taking shape. It will be the first time the company's reseller and MSP partners will be in the same place at the....More
Aug 22, 2014

Spear Phishing: Understanding the Need for Advanced Threat Protection

A friend and Nuvotera colleague, Daniel Norris, put together a fantastic blog post earlier this month digging into specific reasons to consider....More

3 Ways to Use Riverbed SteelApp Traffic Manager

In the first article in this series, I used the example of a call center to show how an ADC (application delivery controller) or traffic manager....More
Aug 19, 2014

Today’s Wolf of Wall Street: Electronic Teeth and a Bigger Appetite

Countless individuals around the globe maintain and rely on email, so what better place for cybercriminals to target?....More

Has the Channel Been Cloudwashed?

Considering the fact that every technology vendor these days has something it terms of a cloud offering, it is becoming increasingly difficult to....More
Aug 14, 2014

The Truth about Ingram Micro’s Foray into the Cloud Service Provider Space

Earlier this year the channel was set abuzz by the announcement from Ingram Micro that it was entering the cloud service provider space with three....More
Aug 06, 2014

Using Office 365? Five Reasons to Consider a Security Upgrade

“I have customers moving to Office 365, so they don’t need additional security.” As the support supervisor for Nuvotera, a premier SaaS security....More
Jul 21, 2014

Malicious Insiders Pose Biggest Threat to Security?

The folks at AppRiver recently conducted a survey among 250 IT security professionals at Infosecurity Europe 2014. The survey revealed that 20....More

Back to Basics: What is a Traffic Manager, Anyway?

I was asked recently what ADCs and traffic managers actually do, and how they differ from ordinary load balancers. I was reminded of how I first....More
Jul 14, 2014

How Does Shadow IT Affect Your Managed Security Practice? 3 Things to Know

An industry buddy of mine said something interesting to me a few weeks ago: “The SMB doesn’t want to BUY security; they really just want the MSP to....More

The Business Phone is Dead

It might seem like career suicide for an employee of a company named Thinking Phone Networks to declare that “the phone is dead,” but it....More
Jul 10, 2014

Desktop as a Service: The Big ‘So What?’

Traditional desktop hardware sales are declining because the number of users who are working remotely is increasing. Because physical units are being....More
Jun 23, 2014

Small Business Cautiously Optimistic About the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT), in which everyday objects are able to communicate over the Internet, is set to revolutionize both the consumer and....More
Jun 19, 2014

Hybrid Cloud as the New ITaaS Lever for Your Customers

Your customers are on the cusp of one of the most exciting shifts in business IT in the last decade. It is the transformation of IT into IT as a....More
Jun 12, 2014

Email Threats: A Thing of the Past?

There is no doubt cybercriminals continue to use personal and rented botnets to pump the Internet full of unwanted advertisements for fake or knock-....More
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