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Erick Simpson

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September 18th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich ponder the implications of HP’s new subscription hardware and software service for SMBs, why cloud solutions require a different approach to sales and marketing, and the perhaps coronavirus-related rise of the “technosexual.” - read more
 
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September 14th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich dive into the latest projections for the fast-growing SMB collaboration and security markets, share advice on keeping complex legal agreements from slowing down your sales volume, and discuss a perfect crime foiled by one fatal flaw. - read more
 
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September 8th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich sort through the new MSP business building resources from IT By Design, the importance of relinquishing control over work to your employees, and a man in Oklahoma who took the whole pant-less online meeting thing a few steps too far. - read more
 
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August 28th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich examine the new venture by the founders of RMM pioneer N-able, explain why you should ensure all of your employees understand all of your customer touch points, and discuss a guy who has your coronavirus record for longest time between haircuts beat by 80 years. - read more
 
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August 21st, 2020 | ChannelPro
Back on the job after a vacation break, Erick and Rich discuss NinjaRMM’s new data protection solution, why growing channel pros need to ensure longtime employees know they’re still valued, and a youngster who recently found a missing LEGO piece two years after losing it someplace only a toddler would put it. - read more
 
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August 7th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich applaud the launch of CompTIA’s security threat intelligence sharing group, urge MSPs to resist “quarantine fatigue”, and discuss a U.K. citizen who wore a face mask in public as required, but used it to cover a different part of his anatomy. - read more
 
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July 31st, 2020 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich discuss Bitdefender’s new managed detection and response service, surveying your clients about changing needs caused by the coronavirus, and a new, totally sold out, style of Crocs sandals that look and smell like a bucket of KFC chicken. - read more
 
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July 24th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Erick and Rich ponder Lenovo’s Microsoft 365 managed service, holding sales meetings online, and a new service that lets you uncork the giant scream of coronavirus frustration you’ve been bottling up in an Icelandic canyon. - read more
 
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July 24th, 2020 | ChannelPro Weekly
Nothing ill-gotten here, folks. Just interesting talk by Matt, Rich, and guest host Erick Simpson about Microsoft’s Inspire partner conference, Lenovo’s Microsoft 365 managed services, BitTitan’s “IT toolbox” solution for technicians, and SolarWinds MSP’s RMM integration with Microsoft Intune. - read more
 
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July 13th, 2020 | ChannelPro
Join Erick and Rich for a look at Bitdefender’s timely “human risk analytics” technology, why holding a virtual company retreat is more important than ever, and why spending $4,000 on a solid gold face mask with holes in it might not be a smart idea. - read more
 

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