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January 30th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Woot!Thank You to the folks who already signed up for the big SMB Roadshow 2018.As I work through developing all new material for this roadshow, I am getting very excited. I just finished updating the Agenda and Details page over at let me know if you have any questions. - Read More
January 30th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
In honor of Data Privacy Day – an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to generate awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust – the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) hosted a - Read More
January 29th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is January 29 to February 2, and many federal agencies are offering information and resources to help consumers learn to protect themselves from tax-related identity theft and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposter scams.NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to - Read More
January 25th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Tickets Now On Sale- Buy now and save!I'm still working on the web site, but tickets are now available for the 2018 SMB Roadshow. Our theme this year is The Killer Combo: Managed Services Plus Cloud Services.We start with a discussion of the 25 absolutely unbreakable rules of delivering perfect - Read More
January 24th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
All About Service Agreements for I.T. Consultants(Service Agreements for SMB Consultants: Applying the Book!)- Five Wednesdays - January 31 - February 28, 2018 -- Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific AND 4:00 PM PacificGREAT afternoon time slot added. It's morning in Australia and - Read More
January 23rd, 2018 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Watch our On-Demand Webinar and learn how to overcome your technology sales hiring challenges and improve sales performance with our step-by-step checklists and KPI Dashboards! Click Here to Watch Now! Watch this Webinar if: A solid, step-by step process to identify - Read More
January 23rd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Original release date: January 23, 2018Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple security pages - Read More
January 23rd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This morning, on my 9th Annual State of the Nation address for small business IT, we announced the formation of Managed Services in a Month Peer Teams - in association with Bering McKinley.What are "Managed Services in a Month" Branded Peer Teams? Basically, these are peer groups focused around the - Read More
January 22nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
SQL Server 2017 gives you the power to build modern applications using the language of your choice, on-premises and in the cloud, on Windows, Linux, and Docker containers. In two new titles from Microsoft Press, explore the concepts and methodologies of managing SQL Server databases with hands- - Read More
January 22nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud.  From the Microsoft Blog First and foremost, thank you to all of our amazing community, especially our open- - Read More