Newsletter | March 16, 2012

03.16.12 -- 7 Cloud Questions Answered; Optimizing Managed Services Profit And Growth With Backup And Recovery Services

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Optimizing Managed Services Profit And Growth With Backup And Recovery Services
By Axcient
Client expectations for uptime and protection continue to escalate and so do managed services operating costs. This white paper details how MSPs with top profit performance are incorporating leading backup and recovery services into their overall offerings, including the impact on the MSP's gross margin, sales growth, operational maturity, and bottom line profit.
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Learn how a corporate-wide CompTIA membership for IT Solution Providers can benefit you and your entire organization! Join Noel Eberline, Director of Member Relations at CompTIA, to discover how you can leverage the discounted global certifications and business credentials, free live channel training, unlimited access to market research and more!

7 Cloud Questions Answered
By Intronis
Cloud backup and recovery vendor, Intronis, provides a thought leadership review of some of the most pressing questions about the cloud, including: 1. How are cloud services priced? 2. What types of activities/IT services can be pushed to the cloud?
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Are You A Hybrid Storage Expert?
By Jay McCall, networking & managed services editor
Because of all the different ways your customers' data can become compromised (or corrupted), the right storage solution will almost always be some kind of hybrid offering — that is, a true BDR (backup and disaster recovery) solution that includes both an on-site and off-site component.
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Building Your Backup And Disaster Recovery Plan 101
By StorageCraft
Most businesses today must run 24/7; there's no room for downtime. In the globalized economy, operating in failsafe mode is imperative because, let's be honest, lost data of any kind — email, corporate financials, archived and updated legal proceedings, payroll records, databases, and so on — can cost a business not only time and money, but rob it of its future altogether.
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Integrator's Guide To DVRs/NVRs Video Storage
By Business Solutions magazine
Integrators looking to sell and install IP video surveillance solutions should have a good understanding of DVR/NVR technologies to ensure solutions meet their maximum potential. The following technology guide offers integrators actionable advice from a variety of experts.
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Don't Just Hire A Sales Team — Build It!
By Ken Thoreson, president, Acumen Management Group Ltd.
Developing a great sales organization involves more than just bringing the right people on board. It requires providing the right opportunities and creating the right culture.
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News

Quest Software Unveils NetVault Backup Capacity Edition For SMBs

Quest Software recently announced the launch of NetVault Backup — Capacity Edition, a new offering of the company's data protection technology featuring an alternative, capacity-based licensing model specifically designed to meet the needs of small to midsize businesses (SMBs).
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ViewSonic Launches OPS Compatible LCD Commercial Displays

ViewSonic Corp., a provider of computing, consumer electronics, and communications solutions, recently announced new Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) commercial displays — a new standard in digital signage created by Intel.
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D&H Credit Enhancements Doubles Credit Lines For Many SMB VARs

Computer products and consumer electronics distributor D&H Distributing announced it has implemented a new SMB Credit Enhancement Program targeted at SMB resellers.
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Intronis Wins Best Customer Support Award At ASCII Success Summit Orlando

Intronis, a cloud backup and recovery solution for the IT Channel, announced that the company was named winner of the Best Customer Support Award for 2012 at the ASCII Success Summit in Orlando, FL.
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ASCII Success Summit
March 21-22, 2012 | Los Angeles

ISC West
March 28-30, 2012 | Las Vegas

ETA Annual Meeting & Expo
April 17-19, 2012 | Las Vegas

ASIS NYC Security Expo
April 25-26, 2012 | New York

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