This report comprised of statistics pulled from a survey of 1,400+ managed service providers (MSPs), our partners, and clients, around the world to provide unique visibility into the state of ransomware from the perspective of the IT Channel.
Erick and Rich dive into the results of this year's ChannelPro State of the Channel Survey, talk about cultivating the next generation of leaders at your company, and then discuss a new product that tells you what dogs are REALLY thinking when they bark.
Taking a break from the slopes during his ski vacation, Erick talks with Rich about the surprising departure of Renee Bergeron from Ingram Micro, the rewards of saying “no” to customers sometimes instead of “yes,” and the death grip Windows 7 seems to have on the last PCs running it.
With each issue packed full of powerful news, reviews, analysis, and advice targeting IT channel professionals, ChannelPro-SMB will help you cultivate your SMB customers and run your business more profitably.
I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.
We're pleased to announce the return of Second Shot, the highly popular offer that gives you a free second chance to pass your IT pro, developer, and Microsoft Dynamics certification exams.Second Shot is available now through May 31, 2013. Read more about Second Shot on Microsoft Learning. How it - Read More
I have been nominated as a SBS influencer, an SMB 150 influencer is a person that has made a meaningful and lasting impact on the worldwide SMB channel. Impact may mean (i) providing products widely used by significant numbers of MSPs, SMB channel partners and resellers, or (ii) influencing - Read More
With Windows 8 now out and the holiday season approaching lot of people will be getting new computers and electron devices that have personal information on them. I thought this would be a good time to remember how to dispose of those devices When you get rid of paper documents you should shred - Read More
I will be helping with the HP Windows 8 Day and I though a couple of articles would help. Upgrading to Windows 8Before upgrading to Windows 8, I recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for Windows 8 and then provides a - Read More
Windows 8: Frequently Asked Questions for IT ProfessionalsGet answers to common questions about Windows 8 editions, applications, deployment, virtualization, administration, security, and more. Windows 8 DownloadsQuickly access the most popular Windows 8 downloads for IT professionals including - Read More
You might be tempted to think that Windows 8 simply is a consumer release, and there are certainly a lot of great new features that consumers are going to love, but Windows 8 has a lot for businesses and IT pros, too. The new user interface and application model enable businesses to create their - Read More
If your PC is running Windows 8 Pro and you'd like to get Windows 8 Media Center Pack so you can watch and record live TV with Windows Media Center. Media center adds Windows Media Center will support all previous features including including DVD playback (in Media Center, not in Media Player), - Read More
If you have Windows 8 and have created a Windows to go USB drive, one of the restrictions that is applied to Windows To Go machines is that the Windows Store is disabled by default. If you are in a domain environment, you might have enabled a policy that doesn't allow the Windows Store - Read More
If you are running Windows 8 Enterprise and want to active your version but do not have a KMS server in place, run the following command, and you are using a MAK key Run an elevated CMD window and execute slmgr.vbs -ipk “YOUR_PRODUCT_KEY”. Now you can use the activation wizard found in the control - Read More
This is really Cool…Mouse without Borders is a prototype that makes you the captain of your computer fleet by allowing you to control up to four computers from a single mouse and keyboard. This means that with Mouse without Borders you can copy text or drag and drop files across computers. You load - Read More