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ChannelPro SMB, July 2010

Top Story: Halfway through 2010, channel pros say business is picking up. They're just not sure how long that will last. By ChannelPro

COVER STORY
Halfway through 2010, channel pros say business is picking up. They're just not sure how long that will last.

FEATURES
18 Going Diskless - Thin Is In by Alan R. Frank
Security concerns, tight budgets, and the rise of virtualization have more and more companies deploying thin-client solutions. The key for integrators is knowing when to use or avoid them.
26 Cloud Programs for Partners by Lauren Gibbons Paul
Providers of cloud computing services are turning to the channel to help manage historic customer demand. Here's a taste of what some of the top providers' partner programs are offering.

DEPARTMENTS
4 Analyst Q&A The VAR's Role in Social Media by Colleen Frye
6 Quick Hits Smartphone security, cash flow success, Facebook for marketing, attaining work/life balance, SMB upgrades, and more
12 MYOB Managing a Merger by Samuel Greengard
14 SystemBuilderPro System building and the Cloud by Geoffrey Oldmixon
16 ChannelBeat McAfee Enhances SecurityAlliance Program by Cecilia Galvin
30 Peer to Peer The Personal Touch by David Neel
32 POV 5 Steps to Marketing Success in the Sales 2.0 Era by Tim Allen
33 ChannelWise Helping Employees Think Beyond the Paycheck by Stuart Selbst

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