IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

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April 20th, 2018 | James E. Gaskin
A last blast of news from the RSA Conference, some additional headlines from the Channel Partners show, and the surprisingly massive amount of money Americans will spend on cannabis today are all among the stories we’re just now getting to. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | Wayne Newton
Small companies with complex WLAN needs provide legitimate inroads for MSPs—if they can deliver a sensible service at SMB-friendly prices. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | Linksys
This paper lays out a model of business wherein MSPs serve fewer clients and achieve better profit margins. Offering appropriately scaled, niche-specific WLAN solutions is the essential element to consider. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | Joel Zaidspiner
The two-day educational and networking event touched on hot topics like the Internet of Things and and included business continuity lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | Colleen Frye
IT professionals cite IoT devices and public Wi-Fi as the biggest threats to Wi-Fi security, according to research from Spiceworks. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | ChannelPro Weekly
Kids today. No manners! Sadly, the same often goes for channel pros too, as you’ll discover in the live interview Matt and Rich conduct with MSP and “personal branding” expert Lisa Shorr, who explains why the way you dress, act, and talk is a vital part of building a successful business. - read more
 
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April 20th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Upcoming solutions disclosed to ChannelPro this week include “contextually-aware” training software from Webroot, a cloud management portal from WatchGuard, a multi-tenant endpoint security system from VIPRE, and multi-vendor security management from Sophos. - read more
 
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April 19th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
New products, integration with RMM and PSA tools, and personal attention are just some of the ways the security vendor is actively wooing managed service providers. - read more
 
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April 19th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
The managed services vendor also announced that the ConnectWise Advanced Security Dashboard, which was introduced earlier this week by Cisco, enters piloting next month and general availability in September. - read more
 
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April 19th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Experts from KnowBe4, Malwarebytes, Sophos, Trend Micro, WatchGuard, and Webroot explain why cryptomining is becoming bigger than ransomware, signature-based security is dead tech walking, and artificial intelligence is giving the good guys a fighting chance. - read more
 
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April 19th, 2018 | ChannelPro Weekly
Wondering how many different senses of “partner” we can fit in a single sentence? No? Well listen in anyway as Matt and Rich discuss a new MSSP partner program from SonicWall, a video archiving solution for law enforcement from StorageCraft, Epson’s cool digital signage projector, selling out to private equity, hiring older workers, and laptop-friendly monitors. Oh, and the answer to the question is “three.” We think. - read more
 
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April 18th, 2018 | Frank Colletti
Identifying your ideal buyer will help you get more value from your sales and marketing efforts. - read more
 
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April 18th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Intel, Kaspersky Lab, Barracuda, AlienVault, and RapidFire Tools are among the many vendors who made security news on the second day of this year’s RSA Conference. - read more
 
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April 17th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
Equipped with a built-in firewall and managed through the same cloud interface as the rest of the company’s networking products, the router closes a critical gap in the Datto business unit’s portfolio. - read more
 
Review
April 17th, 2018 | Frank J. Ohlhorst
Managed file transfer technology allows secure transmission of highly sensitive files across untrusted networks. - read more
 
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