IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

News
June 28th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
The new solution positions MSPs to add incremental revenue by providing economical backup support to SMBs with long-term data retention requirements, limited budgets, or low recovery time objectives. - read more
 
News
June 28th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Called Sentinel, the cloud-based system uses artificial intelligence technology to block dangerous messages in real time, and includes domain fraud prevention and end user awareness functionality as well. - read more
 
Article
June 28th, 2017 | Megan Santosus
Whether you plan to hit the beach, mountains, or simply spend a few days with the family, these are the books to grab when you have some uninterrupted leisure time. - read more
 
Article
June 28th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Here’s what MSPs who wish to keep their competitive edge in the years ahead need to be thinking about now, say some of the SMB channel’s leading minds. - read more
 
News
June 27th, 2017 | ChannelPro
The company offers new functionality to help businesses continually prioritize security response measures across their network. - read more
 
Article
June 27th, 2017 | Samuel Greengard
Government clients may be challenging to land, but can become steady sources of revenues. - read more
 
News
June 26th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
New agreements with Quantela, iValu8, and Molex give resellers in the Americas access to a range of new “smart city,” retail marketing, and network-connected lighting solutions featuring Cisco networking gear. - read more
 
Article
June 26th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Cisco and Nutanix user conferences, the end of Microsoft’s Online Services Advisor program, and the anniversary of a legendary prognosticator’s death (which, needless to say, he predicted) are all in store this week for the SMB channel. - read more
 
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June 25th, 2017 | ChannelPro Weekly
Now, sadly, a duo instead of part of a trio, Matt and Rich blitz through several weeks of news, including the launch of Datto’s managed power product and partner marketing platform; the much-discussed demo of a Datto VDI solution at DattoCon 2017; Continuum’s acquisition by Thoma Bravo, the same private equity firm that owns competitor SolarWinds MSP; and ConnectWise’s ambitious plan to build a Lego-like customizable management platfor - read more
 
Article
June 24th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
New data center gear from Lenovo, a new network architecture from Cisco, and a service sort of like Uber for people with an urgent need to poop were among the stories we didn’t get around to telling you about this week. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
June 23rd, 2017 | Rich Freeman with Joel Zaidspiner
Find out when the next edition of LabTech, er, ConnectWise Automate reaches market, why thin clients are replacing thick ones in ConnectWise products, and whether new solutions or vendor acquisitions are in ConnectWise’s future. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
June 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
In a manner of speaking, anyway. The software maker is using APIs and “microservices” to create a platform that lets channel pros build customized solutions out of snap-together building blocks from ConnectWise itself and its partners. - read more
 
News
June 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Users now have greater visibility into and control over data migrations, as well as the ability to restore entire OneDrive for Business repositories and purchase backup licensing for OneDrive alone. - read more
 
Video
June 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Your rack rate should be bigger than your effective hourly rate and cost of labor. But how much bigger? Managed services guru Manuel Palachuk has the answer. - read more
 
News
June 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
The new deployment option targets SaaS resellers who want to use ConnectWise’s cloud management system but not the rest of its managed services software suite. New billing and single sign-on capabilities for CloudConsole debuted today as well. - read more
 
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