Newsletter | June 7, 2013

06.07.13 -- A Beginners Guide To BYOD

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

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IT Integrator Halves On-Site Visits With AVG CloudCare
Like many break-fix resellers, Advanced MicroSystems used to spend a lot of time on-site at its clients’ offices troubleshooting individual settings on their workstations. Now, says Landry, “With cloud-based services, we spend far less time troubleshooting tiny little problems and can focus on preventative maintenance and larger projects. We can service our clients much more efficiently — especially with remote deployment of services such as AVG CloudCare.”
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With more than 600 small-to-midsize business (SMB) customers across the Antwerp region of Belgium, Accel Computer Service is a managed service provider (MSP) at the top of its game in a competitive market. The 40-person firm has found that the secret to success lies in automation, and to get the job done, Accel looks no further than N-able Technologies®, the global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM). Read our latest case study and learn more.

Top 10 Video Surveillance Installation Challenges
A successful camera installation requires careful consideration of several things. What cameras should you choose? What is the best way to install them?
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Create A Referral Program To Grow Your IT Business
The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.
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Inspired minds will connect at CompTIA ChannelCon, the premier education and partnering event for the IT channel being held July 29 to July 31 at the Peabody Orlando. ChannelCon is the hot spot where industry training, peer-to-peer learning, and partner networking all come together resulting in new partnerships and business growth. Attend at NO COST! This $899 value is complimentary for solution providers. Register now!

A Beginners Guide To BYOD
There is no denying that BYOD is one of the most talked about trends in the IT industry so far this year, and yet in a recent survey of MSPs using RMM software it was found that on average only 19% of these MSPs were already monetizing on this trend.
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Cat 8 Cable A High-Performance But Economical Solution To Data Center's Need For High Bandwidth
While “Category 8,” the classification for the next-generation twisted-pair cabling specifications, is still in the development stage, the outlook looks quite positive that it will be specified to 2 GHz, four times today’s bandwidth of 500 MHz, promising a new copper speedway for data centers in the not-too-distant future.
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Blog

Here's One Way To Shorten Your Hosted Exchange Sales Cycle
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

One of the highlights for me from Ingram Micro’s Cloud Summit event last month in Phoenix was talking with managed services providers like Mario Guerendo, president and CEO of LIBANGA Computer Systems, a 19-employee company that’s starting to see a major upsurge in its cloud revenue. Guerendo shared with me that the cloud composed 25% of his company’s overall revenue in 2012, and he’s projecting that number to reach 45% by the end of this year.
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Executive Commentary

IP Video Demystified: Fact vs. Fiction
By Steve Surfaro, security industry liaison

Mid- and large-sized video solutions (16 video channels or more) today are universally specified for lower total cost of ownership than analog CCTV due to shared/consolidated infrastructure, common off the shelf hardware, Power over Ethernet and improved forensic video coverage, scalability, and more.
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News

Tigerpaw Now Supports Integration With D-Tools SIX

MSPAlliance Launches Cloud Insurance Program

Seagate Delivers Industry's First Purpose-Built 4TB Video Hard Disk Drive

McAfee Transforms Endpoint Security Market With Industry's First Chip-To-Application Coverage

Rackspace Adds On-Demand Networking And Enhanced Security Capabilities To Its Hybrid Cloud

Shows And Events

CompTIA ChannelCon
July 30 to August 2, 2013 | Orlando, FL

GFI Partner Summit
September 22 to 24, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

N-able Summit
October 23 to 25, 2013 | Scottsdale, AZ

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