Newsletter | April 26, 2013

04.26.13 -- Don't Neglect The Security Side Of Social Media

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:


BYOD Insights 2013: A Cisco Partner Network Study
By Cisco
Millions of American workers are setting up the office wherever and whenever they can find an Internet connection. But what devices do they use and who owns them? Are workers being reimbursed, and if so, for how much? Are there security risks?
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Sponsor

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.

Managing Mobile Devices: The New MSP Opportunity
By N-able Technologies Inc.
Just as it’s hard to imagine banking without ATMs, computer users eventually will look back and wonder how they ever got by without smartphones or tablets. Network-connected smartphones, notebooks, and tablets, according to analysts, will reach 15 billion worldwide by 2015 — more than double the planet’s projected population.
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DrDoS DNS Reflection Attacks Analysis
By Prolexic
The DNS Distributed Reflection Denial of Service (DrDoS) technique relies on the exploitation of the Domain Name System (DNS) Internet protocol. Malicious actors, or hackers, will spoof, or pretend to be, the IP address of their primary target and then send application requests to a list of victim DNS servers.
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Registration for the only major national trade show designed exclusively for security integration and monitoring companies is open! ESX 2013 will launch seminars taught by industry experts covering the latest trends, networking events including award ceremonies and the notorious ESX Crawl, and a targeted expo floor like none other. Have you registered your team yet? www.esxweb.com

Vendor Management: Reduce Complexities For Your Clients
By ConnectWise
How many different vendors do your clients have to deal with?  Printer guys, phone people, security systems…the list goes on.  Simplify life for your clients by offering vendor management as a service.
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Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report
By Citrix Systems
Today, Citrix released its Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report, revealing key trends that are shaping the enterprise mobility market. Despite a sharp increase in Google Android devices enrolled in Europe, Apple iOS still leads in enterprise mobility worldwide.
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Case Study

INTEGRA Healthcare Equipment Streamlines Backup Process With KineticD
By KineticD

This case study from KineticD takes a look at INTEGRA Healthcare Equipment, a provider of comprehensive state-of-the-art equipment and services for healthcare needs across Michigan and Illinois. Chad Furbee, IT director for INTEGRA, found that INTEGRA did not have an adequate backup solution in place when he joined the company.
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Executive Commentary

Don't Neglect The Security Side of Social Media
By Seth Robinson, director, Technology Analysis, CompTIA

When it comes to utilizing social media for business purposes, the majority of the responsibility falls to the marketing or brand management staff.
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News

AVG CloudCare Adds New Email Security Services For Small Businesses

Novus To Distribute Sennheiser VoIP And Microsoft Lync-Optimized Headsets

Tely Labs Brings Standards-Based HD Videoconferencing To Every Conference Room With New Enterprise Edition

10gen Launches Partner Program

Network Automation Launches AutoMate 9; Automates Microsoft Dynamics And Azure

Industry Webinar

Managed Services Webinar

Various dates in April and May 2013

Level Platforms Live Webinars give MSPs, IT services providers, and technical staff valuable insight so you can grow your business. Our Managed Services and Cloud Education Webinar delivers industry knowledge you can use to position your offering to clients and prospects. Learn how to use Network Audits and new technologies to automate, expand, and enhance your offering.

Shows And Events

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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