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February 16th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
A surprisingly high percentage of participants in our latest reader survey say they offer managed security services or plan to, but it’s hard to tell if they define that term the same way experts do. - read more
 
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February 9th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Data from ChannelPro’s latest reader survey suggests more formerly IT-only providers are selling telco and/or print services than you might think. - read more
 
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February 8th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
When it comes to cloud computing, MSPs view so-called partners like Microsoft and Google as bigger competitive threats than other managed service providers, according to a new study from Sonian. - read more
 
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February 2nd, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Maybe all those vendors investing big in HCI are on to something. Data from our latest reader survey suggests that close to half of the SMB channel sells hypconverged infrastructure now or plans to soon. - read more
 
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January 26th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Data from our latest reader survey confirms CompTIA findings that IT industry hiring conditions are extremely tight. - read more
 
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January 19th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Respondents to our latest reader survey could hardly be more evenly split into two camps: Those who do specialize by vertical industry and those who don’t. - read more
 
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January 12th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Respondents to our latest survey who offer mobile device management say it gives them a competitive edge over channel pros who don’t. - read more
 
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January 11th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
The latest edition of the software maker’s annual global pricing survey reveals a trend toward value-based, per-user rates and suggests that the more services you offer, the faster you’re likely to grow. - read more
 
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December 22nd, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Channel pros are less likely than most small business owners to be handing out bonuses to their employees this month but more likely to be giving holiday gifts, according to our latest reader poll. - read more
 
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December 16th, 2016 | Cecilia Galvin
Your customers know the dangers of using public Wi-Fi, right? Then why are they still using it and what can you do to prevent it? - read more
 

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