IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers


January 8th, 2020
Recent research has uncovered serious gaps in the ability of businesses to defend against and respond to cyberattacks. In some cases these gaps can threaten a company's very survival. Based on the study's findings, there are five best practices that IT managers should strongly consider adopting. Find out more in this white paper from VIPRE Security.
January 2nd, 2020
This e-book explains machine learning in the larger context of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. You will learn how it works, what threats it addresses, and how to make sound decisions when selecting a cybersecurity machine learning solution.
December 30th, 2019
In the final episode of ChannelPro’s three-part podcast mini-series, Microsoft channel exec Brent Combest (pictured) shares his take on how the groups like the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners benefit their members and Microsoft itself.
December 23rd, 2019
In part 2 of a three-podcast mini-series, channel pro Dave Seibert examines why the Southern California chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners has prospered for 10 years, and what partners of all kinds can learn from its experiences.
December 20th, 2019
ChannelPro’s Joel Zaidspiner has two more treats from this year’s travels for you: an interview on managed print with Sammy Kinlaw of Lexmark (pictured) and a conversation about digital marketing with Erica DePalma of Media Horizons.
December 19th, 2019
Psst. Don’t tell Rich, but contrary to his belief he’s not actually streaming TV at home from a pizzeria. Fortunately, he’s less confused about the new Office 365 backup solution from SolarWinds, the new additions to Sophos’ MSP partner program, and the security-related predictions for 2020 that he discusses with Matt this episode.
December 18th, 2019
In the first installment of a three-part podcast mini-series, channel pro Dave Seibert explores how partners can benefit from joining collaborative membership groups like the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.
December 17th, 2019
In this issue: Workspace Optimization, Tapping into Distie Services, Vertical Flight Plan, Purpose-Built Network Switches
December 13th, 2019
Here’s a question for Lisa Shorr, MSP, channel pro image consultant, and guest host for this episode: What’s that in your cup? Because if it’s what we think it is, there may be financing available for it.
December 11th, 2019
The market for managed services has grown fiercely competitive, forcing Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to seek ways to remain competitive while becoming more profitable. The hype surrounding the simplicity hyperconvergence, the integration of the compute, storage and virtualization layers of infrastructure into a single solution architecture, makes the architecture seem promising, but what more do MSPs need to know to guarantee success?