IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

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July 7th, 2020 | James E. Gaskin
With help from partners and some transferrable skills, the jump from IT to IoT can be a short one. - read more
 
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July 3rd, 2020 | James E. Gaskin
A giant digital skills initiative from Microsoft, a new security bundle from Kaspersky, a timely telehealth solution from Lenovo, and a humanoid potato’s egomaniacal attack on a Canadian tire shop are all among the stories we’re finally bringing your way. - read more
 
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July 3rd, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich discuss what the future holds for Tech Data now that it’s owned by private equity, how to avoid negotiating on price with your clients, and a brand new Korean breakfast cereal that tastes like green onions. On purpose. - read more
 
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July 3rd, 2020 | ChannelPro Weekly
Need one more reason to be excited about 5G? It’s 100% coronavirus-free! Or so say Matt and Rich as they discuss the HTTPS-based privacy safeguard Webroot has added to its DNS filtering product, IT Glue’s latest wave of product enhancements, the completion of Tech Data’s acquisition by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, and Tech Data’s read on hot coronavirus-era solution opportunities.  - read more
 
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July 2nd, 2020 | Rich Freeman
The security features, in particular, arrive at a time when the documentation platforms and other systems MSPs store sensitive data in are increasingly under attack from cybercriminals. - read more
 
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July 1st, 2020 | ChannelPro
Joel Zaidspiner’s hop-scotching journey across the vendor landscape continues! This time he speaks with Datto, Managed Sales Pros, and Vault America. - read more
 
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June 30th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
An industry first, according to Webroot, the new feature is designed to safeguard DNS traffic from snooping and manipulation, and is especially relevant at a time when millions of work-from-home employees are relying on poorly secured home networks. - read more
 
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June 30th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
The private equity investor now plans to pour $750 million into digital transformation initiatives aimed at boosting Tech Data’s operational efficiency and agility. - read more
 
ASCII Forum: Trending Topics
June 30th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Hot topics trending on the members-only ASCII Group Forum. Come join the conversation... - read more
 
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June 30th, 2020 | Colleen Frye
Mike Bloomfield, president geek of Tekie Geek, offers three tips on how to create a company culture where you can have fun AND make money. He also explains why Spider-Man is a good role model for chief of culture. - read more
 
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June 29th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
The latest additions to an ongoing partner enablement push launched last year include a 24x5 customer care team, an expanded onboarding team for newcomers to SolarWinds MSP products, and a new set of partner advisory groups. - read more
 
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June 27th, 2020 | James E. Gaskin
New products from HPE, Apple, and Acer, return-to-work solutions from Salesforce and Citrix, and a guy who reached where we wouldn’t dare to retrieve a fishing hook are all among the many stories we’re just now bringing your way. - read more
 
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June 26th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
Speaking at the company’s Next Tech online partner conference this week, company executives cited mobile connectivity, tele-medicine, and cybersecurity as three examples of areas where opportunities for partners persist despite the coronavirus. - read more
 
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June 26th, 2020 | Colleen Frye
As businesses gradually return to work and re-evaluate tech needs for the next normal, the distributor and its vendors expect investments in cloud, security, infrastructure, endpoints, and more. - read more
 
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June 26th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich discuss Huntress Labs providing more software to its partners without charging more for it, why MSPs should negotiate special contract terms when agreeing to offer special services, and a guy who’s lucky to have both arms after using one to retrieve a fishing hook from a shark. - read more
 
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