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Live from Santa Barbara, Calif., Erick and Rich discuss Auvik’s plans to add IoT device detection to its network management solution, why upgrading your personal network (of friends) can help you achieve your goals, and some new playlists from Spotify…for your pets.
 
Erick and Rich are back from the holidays and raring to dive back into hot topics like Veeam’s $5 billion private equity deal, the importance of having a unique value proposition, and the dangers of tweeting about the lame Christmas gift your boss gave you.
 
In their last show of the year, Erick and Rich explore predictions for 2020 from security vendors, encourage listeners to pursue three big goals in Q1 next year, and discuss an innovative new product from the British Toilet Association.
 
The holidays are approaching, but there's still time for Erick and Rich to explore Barracuda's evolving RMM strategy, the importance of knowing what your business is worth even if you're not ready to sell, and fire logs that smell like KFC.
 
Erick and Rich are both on the road and both eager to discuss Tech Data’s acquisition by private equity investor Apollo Global Management, why thinking ahead to who your replacement will be someday is a wise idea, and the imminent arrival of Twinkies breakfast cereal.
 
Live from the latest ChannelPro SMB Forum event, Erick and Rich discuss the significance of Nerdio’s distribution deals with Pax8 and D&H, the pros and cons of labeling yourself an MSP in sales meetings, and an IoT-powered device for people who want to clean their toilet without touching it.
 
Back together in Florida, Rich and Erick discuss ConnectWise buying Continuum and ITBOOST, a classic sales and marketing book every IT consultant should read, and good news for anyone who failed to get one of those Popeyes chicken sandwiches last summer before they sold out.
 
This week, Erick and Rich dive into the latest details on Intel's new, unified partner program, discuss government programs that can help you hire cybersecurity staff, and ask why in the world scientists have taught rats to drive.
 
Live from sunny Miami for the Acronis Global Cyber Summit, Erick and Rich discuss Acronis' ambitious cyber protection strategy, investing in training for your sales team, and what happens when a car known as a “laptop on wheels” behaves like a laptop.
 
Pardon the interruption! In between phone calls Rich and Erick discuss SYNNEX's Google Glass distribution deal, using cyber-insurance to protect your managed services margins, and a possible reason for bacon lovers to panic.
 
It's hot in LA where Erick is and REALLY hot in Greenville, S.C., where Rich is, but they still manage to discuss Microsoft shipping Windows Virtual Desktop, revisiting sales prospects who turned you down, and black-is-white news about red meat and exercise.
 
Join Erick and Rich for a chat about the data protection alliance between Arcserve and Sophos, being prepared for ransomware emergencies by setting up a just-in-case Bitcoin account, and Germany’s recent declaration that hangovers are an illness.
 

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