IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

Social Media Archiving | VPN vs. RDP | Get Physical with a Server | Does Windows Defrag Really Work?

Hot topics trending on the members-only ASCII Group Forum. Come join the conversation...

By ChannelPro

Hot Topics Trending on the Members-Only ASCII Group Forum

February 2017 trending topics:

  • How long should companies advise their clients to hold on to social media information such as blogs, tweets, pages on social network sites, etc.?
  • For small clients who currently have a single physical server on site, is it best for them to have a physical or a virtual server?
  • What are the best options for creating a secure remote desktop? Is two factor VPN or two factor RDP an option, and if so, is either preferable?
  • Collective insights on the spora ransomware and how to prevent it.
  • Defragmentation of servers and workstations is still important. Should one use Windows defrag or a third party utility?

If you were a member, you could be on our forum right now learning tips to grow your business. Sign up as an ASCII member today!

The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARs and solution providers across North America. ASCII offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services and more.  Find out why ASCII is the most established community in the industry. Learn more about becoming an ASCII member at


*The ASCII Group Forum (ASCII-Link) is a valuable resource for technical and business knowledge, and a way for members to share partnership opportunities.  The members-only email listserv allows for networking 24/7 with peers.  ASCII-Link has over 700 active members and generates over 3,000 emails per month.


ChannelPro SMB Magazine

Get an edge on the competition

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.