IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

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January 18th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Seated side by side at the year's first SMB TechFest event, your hosts Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman discuss Continuum buying BrightGauge, building a brand for your business, and the latest truck accident resulting in a giant spill of liquid chocolate. - read more
 
Article
January 18th, 2019 | Ian Thornton-Trump
Use this SMB-friendly framework to develop an incident response plan that will keep your customers ready for the inevitable. - read more
 
News
January 17th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The storage vendor recommends that companies still using the 2U rack-mounted devices replace them with comparable but faster units from its TeraStation 5010 series. - read more
 
News
January 17th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The new system is designed to address the challenges associated with email-based attacks that employ stolen credentials or social engineering tactics rather than malware, attachments, and malicious links to bypass traditional security safeguards. - read more
 
Review
January 17th, 2019 | James E. Gaskin
If you need a larger screen or exact color control, the ViewSonic VP3881 could be your answer. - read more
 
News
January 16th, 2019 | ChannelPro
The new models in the EcoTank and WorkForce Pro Printers lineup aim to offer affordable color printing and simple supplies managment to suit various business printing needs. - read more
 
News
January 16th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Jason Magee (pictured) is now president and COO, Jeff Bishop has become chief product officer, and former chief product officer Craig Fulton has been named the vendor’s first-ever chief customer success officer - read more
 
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January 16th, 2019 | SolarWinds MSP Backup
It may seem silly to wonder how safe your backups are; backups are rarely thought of as being at risk. It stems back to a time when backups were on tape—a medium that would be tough for even skilled developers to hack. But today’s backups are stored (whether on-premises or in the cloud) on disk or, more specifically, as files in a file system. Depending on how accessible that file system is, your backups may be vulnerable. - read more
 
Article
January 16th, 2019 | Craig Fulton
With increasing competition and decreasing margins, VAR survival may well depend on “as-a-service” offerings. Here’s how to get over the hurdles. - read more
 
Article
January 16th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
“Born-in-the-cloud” vendors like Salesforce partner with channel pros in unfamiliar ways. Those who can handle the differences, though, stand to profit handsomely. - read more
 
News
January 15th, 2019 | ChannelPro
The new products and functionality aim to offer MSPs and their customers greater versatility in the face of increasing network challenges. - read more
 
News
January 15th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Extended support for the edition of Windows 7 used on ATMs, cash registers, and kiosks, among other devices, begins expiring a year from now, just like the desktop version of Windows 7. - read more
 
News
January 15th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
The $275 million deal positions the combined company to pair a wide array of email security products with a robust Office 365 licensing business. - read more
 
Article
January 15th, 2019 | David Wilkeson
Offering meaningful incentives that align with your business goals is a win-win for you and your employees. - read more
 
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January 15th, 2019 | ChannelPro
2019 Tech Preview: Surprise Edition | Embrace Your Inner CEO | Optimizing Managed Services Bundles - read more
 
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