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May 26th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
Managed services expert Karl Palachuk held his latest virtual conference last week. Here are five ideas from him and his guest speakers on how to grow your business during one of the worst economic crises in history. - Read More
 
May 22nd, 2020 | ChannelPro
From deep within their continuing stay-at-home blur, Erick and Rich discuss Kaseya's software integration strategy, the merits of attending virtual events, and a well-intentioned attempt to simulate a pro sports crowd gone horribly awry. - Read More
 
May 15th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
Tuesday, if you didn’t notice, was Anti-Ransomware Day. Data published this week by Kaspersky, Sophos, and Kaseya suggests the damage ransomware inflicts remains as substantial as the opportunity it creates for providers of security services. - Read More
 
May 15th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich chat about the coronavirus pandemic's effect on hardware sales, surveying your clients about when they'll return to the office (if ever), and the recent spike in people who say they're locked down at home with a ghost. - Read More
 
May 11th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich dive into the launch of Acronis Cyber Protect, why you should host a virtual all hands meeting with your employees ASAP, and evidence that there may be less stress eating going on in the world than we thought. - Read More
 
May 1st, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich (who are both wearing pants, we think) chew over NetApp buying CloudJumper, the coronavirus-fueled opportunity to sell managed services to midsize businesses, and why eating more french fries has become every Belgian's patriotic duty. - Read More
 
April 27th, 2020 | Rich Freeman
And not just due to coronavirus-fueled demand for work-from-home gear, either. According to senior VP Linda Rendleman (pictured), high-speed mobile networks and endpoint management remain opportunities despite the stalled economy too. - Read More
 
April 24th, 2020 | ChannelPro
In yet another bid to avoid going stir crazy, Erick and Rich discuss ID Agent’s new identity and access management solution, four priorities every MSP should set now to get through the COVID-19 crisis, and a long-distance runner whose indoor marathon encapsulates what all of us are feeling. - Read More
 
April 17th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Taking a break from coronavirus news, if not coronavirus confinement, Erick and Rich discuss the new Secure Cloud bundle from Zix, why now is the time to ask your vendors about special finance programs, and how a 93-year-old woman sheltering in place in Pittsburgh scored 10 free cases of Coors Light. - Read More
 
April 13th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Live from the blur in which we all live these days, Erick and Rich discuss the prospect of private equity firms buying up distressed MSPs, investing the down time you may have these days in optimizing your tools, and a helpful TV news segment for those of us no longer sure what day it is. - Read More
 

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