IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers


August 16th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
A year after launching an all-new channel program, backup vendor Carbonite is offering less complexity, providing more resources for top partners, and spending more time on plans for competing with all-in-one managed service software makers like Datto and Kaseya. - Read More
August 13th, 2018 | ChannelPro
This week Erick and Rich (plus Erick's Amazon Echo, in an uninvited cameo appearance) discuss WatchGuard's new AI-powered firewall OS, the secrets to onboarding managed services clients profitably, and a disruptive new service called Amish Uber. - Read More
August 9th, 2018 | Colleen Frye
Choice Cybersecurity's Steve Rutkovitz has identified seven security services that could boost your RMR 40 percent. - Read More
August 4th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
If you simply can’t get enough vendor news from this year’s CompTIA ChannelCon event you’re in luck. We’ve got one last round of updates for you from ESET, ID Agent, Intermedia, and Barracuda MSP. - Read More
August 3rd, 2018 | ChannelPro
Join Rich and Erick as they chew over ConnectWise's new IT Nation event/user group/peer group organization, share tips on getting value from industry events, and discuss the dangers of shopping online while drunk. - Read More
July 31st, 2018 | Lisa Hendrickson
Welcome to Call That Girl's Office 365 Courses, created for technicians, by technicians (sponsored by AppRiver). Sign up as a student to get rewards, goodie bags, and other discounts. Sign up here!  - Read More
July 30th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Join Erick and Rich as they chew over WatchGuard's new multifactor authentication solution, Erick's point system for tracking sales leads, and new research suggesting there just may be a connection between entrepreneurial success and a brain invading parasite. - Read More
July 24th, 2018 | Lisa Hendrickson
Welcome to Call That Girl's Office 365 Courses, created for technicians, by technicians. Sponsored by AppRIver. Big thanks to Nathan Neil for helping learn more about Website Marketing! - Read More
July 23rd, 2018 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Rich and Erick discuss Microsoft's Inspire partner conference, the merits of co-hosting lunch n' learn events with your vendors, and research suggesting some folks believe the blame for the weight they're gaining belongs with their job, not themselves. - Read More
July 18th, 2018 | Rich Freeman
One of the most storied and iconic names in technology officially turned 50 years old on July 18. In honor of that milestone, channel executive Todd Garrigues outlines some key figures defining where the company’s been and where it’s going. - Read More