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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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Erick and Rich discuss what the future holds for Tech Data now that it’s owned by private equity, how to avoid negotiating on price with your clients, and a brand new Korean breakfast cereal that tastes like green onions. On purpose.
 
Erick and Rich discuss Huntress Labs providing more software to its partners without charging more for it, why MSPs should negotiate special contract terms when agreeing to offer special services, and a guy who’s lucky to have both arms after using one to retrieve a fishing hook from a shark.
 
This week, Erick and Rich talk over what Veeam's latest product news says about tech in the time of COVID-19, why now's a good time to reevaluate your MSP toolset, and why you might want to rethink packing a bag full of gold bars on your next trip if you're forgetful.
 
Erick and Rich explore the money-making implications of SonicWall's new branch office networking solution, what MSPs can learn from SpaceX’s rigorous safety processes, and a brilliant DIY invention that automatically shuts off your webcam if it shows you’re not wearing pants.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

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