IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers


November 29th, 2016 | Rich Freeman with Joel Zaidspiner
At its ONE event in Las Vegas, senior executive Paul Bay (pictured) said Ingram Micro’s pending acquisition by an overseas shipping giant is on track and will help resellers capitalize on opportunities in cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things. - Read More
November 11th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
MSPs can now offload their NOC requirements to a third-party facility running ConnectWise software at rates the managed services software maker claims are 20 percent lower than comparable offerings. - Read More
November 11th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Announced at the company’s annual IT Nation event in Orlando, the changes are the latest step towards merging once separate managed services applications into an integrated suite. - Read More
November 7th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Top company executives including Peter Larocque, pictured, kicked off the fall 2016 meeting of the distributor’s Varnex partner community with evidence of strong sales momentum. - Read More
November 7th, 2016 | ChannelPro
The final 2016 live event for channel resellers, integrators, consultants, and cloud and managed service providers pulled into the Boston area to deliver profitable and “fit” business strategies. - Read More
October 27th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Announced at the BDR vendor’s DattoCon EMEA event today, they include the addition of ransomware detection capabilities to the SIRIS 3 product line, enhancements to the Datto NAS 3 device, and upgrades to the Datto management interface. - Read More
October 27th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Version 16.1, which officially launches on Monday, includes enhanced project management capabilities, new “multi-metered” contract functionality, and a modernized API designed to ease integration with third-party solutions. - Read More
October 26th, 2016 | Rich Freeman with Joel Zaidspiner
In a morning keynote, president and CEO James Foxall touted the vendor’s all-encompassing Tigerpaw One licensing offer and reported significant progress on shortening wait times for telephone technical support. - Read More
October 24th, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Speakers at the fourth and final SMB TechFest of the year last week made clear that for all the talk these days about emerging markets like the Internet of Things, there are still plenty of opportunities and challenges ahead for the channel in cloud computing. - Read More
October 19th, 2016 | ChannelPro
Newport, R.I., was the final stop on this year's ASCII Success Summit in North America, where solution providers gathered for two days of business and technology sessions and peer networking. - Read More