Newsletter | April 12, 2013

04.12.13 -- Add Hosted Access Control To Your Managed Services Portfolio

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:

A Better Approach To Antivirus
By AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
This AVG case study takes a look at LLC Corporation, an AVG reseller, and their experience implementing AVG CloudCare at 5 Corners Dodge Chrysler Jeep (5 Corners). 5 Corners operates a network of 24 computers and trusts their network to LLC Corporation.
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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.

Distributed Reflection Denial Of Service (DrDoS) Attacks
By Prolexic
Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that it has released the first of several white papers about Distributed Reflection Denial of Service (DrDoS) attacks.
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Chasing UC Innovations Is A Profitable Risk
By Gennifer Biggs, Business Solutions magazine
This unified communications (UC) solutions provider stays one step ahead of its competition by investing in the newest communications technology — a strategy paying off in solid revenue growth.
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Add Hosted Access Control To Your Managed Services Portfolio
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
IT integrators looking for additional profit and a more sticky relationship with customers should consider adding hosted access control to their portfolios.
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Helping SMB Customers Select Online Backup Services
By Tim Hannibal, CEO, VaultLogix
here is a checklist for VARs and MSPs to build trust and determine a specific online backup solution that is best for their clients.
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2013 MSP Benchmarking Study
By Client Heartbeat
In February 2013, Client Heartbeat conducted a client advocacy study which included IT service providers in Australia, Europe, and America. The study surveyed 3,500 small businesses within the client bases of these providers.
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Executive Commentary

Unified Communications, Improving School Safety
By Patrick J. Jones, Ed. S., director of technology, Valley Park School District

In the wake of recent, national school safety and weather events, school districts across the nation are conducting needs assessments and re-evaluating their policies, procedures, and resources related to security or natural disaster situations.
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Ingram Micro's Hosted Collaboration Solution Powered By Cisco Now Available To North America Channel Partners

ATEN Introduces New Secure KVM Solutions

Fortinet Earns Coveted Third NSS Labs "Recommend" Rating In 2013 Next Generation Firewall Group Test

SYNNEX Corporation Brings Next-Generation Office 365 For Small And Midsize Businesses To SMB Market

Enhanced Array Networks Application Delivery Controllers Bridge The Gap Between Enterprise Requirements And Budgets

Industry Webinars

Managing Mobiles For Money

April 25; 11:00 a.m. EST; In this webinar, we'll talk to two managed service providers who have been offering managed mobile device (MMD) services successfully.

Managing Your Managed Services Business

May 23; 11:00 a.m. EST; Maintaining multiple systems that manage crucial pieces of your business can be draining on your bottom line and resources. You will learn best practices for pairing mission critical applications that will boost efficiency and eliminate unnecessary double entry.

Shows And Events

ASCII Success Summit
April 18, 2013 | Boston, MA

Ingram Micro Spring VTN Invitational
April 21 to 24, 2013 | Hollywood, FL

D&H Distributing Mid-Atlantic Spring Technology Show
June 5, 2013 | Hershey, PA

Level Platforms MSP Community Summit
June 17 to 19, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

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