IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

News
September 25th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
By reducing infrastructure hosting costs, the new deployment option makes running cloud workspaces in single-tenant configurations a cost-effective option for companies with as few as 20 employees, opening up a vast new market for MSPs. - read more
 
Article
September 25th, 2018 | Colleen Frye
The distributor's latest effort is a contribution to build a world-class playground in Greenville. - read more
 
News
September 24th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Two of many products announced at the vendor’s annual conference for IT pros, including several for IoT developers, the new virtual desktop and threat protection offerings are designed for use with the Microsoft 365 productivity and security bundle. - read more
 
Video
September 24th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Join Erick and Rich for a chat about SolarWinds MSP's new outsourced SOC offering, the difference between owning a business and taking ownership of it, and an unfortunate copy editing fail involving a brand new airliner. - read more
 
News
September 24th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
The move will have zero impact on the company’s partners, according to John Pagliuca (pictured), general manager of SolarWinds business unit SolarWinds MSP. - read more
 
News
September 24th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
The vendor also plans to leverage its parent company’s expansive portfolio of network management systems to help MSPs enjoy single-pane-of-glass control over the ever-widening array of onsite and offsite solutions sharing SMB infrastructures today. - read more
 
Article
September 23rd, 2018 | Joel Zaidspiner
The author and founder (pictured) of global coaching company Gazelles chats about why leaders need to be readers and touches on some trends in the industry. - read more
 
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September 21st, 2018 | ChannelPro Weekly
This week, Matt and Captain Serious Rich are joined by Continuum CEO Michael George for a live discussion about the “M&A frenzy” sweeping the managed services market and why delivering security services will be the difference between success and extinction for MSPs in the years ahead.  - read more
 
Article
September 21st, 2018 | James E. Gaskin
A PowerPoint alternative from Salesforce, a managed desktop service from Microsoft, and a hint of the chaos that would reign in a world without editors are among the stories we took our sweet time getting around to this week. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
September 21st, 2018 | Rich Freeman with Joel Zaidspiner
Speaking with ChannelPro earlier this week, the IT Glue CEO revealed that he’s open to more deals like his alliance with Kaseya, may soon offer licenses in smaller quantities, and thinks “disruptive-style pricing” could be the key to selling more MyGlue seats. - read more
 
News
September 20th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Users of the popular vulnerability assessment tool now receive preliminary information about compromised user credentials at no additional cost. The integration is the first of roughly a dozen coming from ID Agent soon. - read more
 
Article
September 20th, 2018 | Michael Siggins
Free to join, the new community is the brainchild of MSP Mark Shaw (pictured) and offers training, knowledge sharing, and contract-free, subscription based access to its platform tools. - read more
 
News
September 20th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Intended for use with the vendor’s commercial access points, the new system is designed to make Linksys a business networking leader in the SMB channel by providing a simple, affordable foundation for Wi-Fi-as-a-service offerings. - read more
 
News
September 20th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Named Pulseway Scale, the system includes functionality intended to help teams of technicians collaboratively support larger organizations more easily. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
September 19th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
At IT Glue’s GlueCon event this week, CEO Chris Day (pictured) and other expert speakers said that best-in-class MSPs excel at these five specific functions. - read more
 
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