Newsletter | December 4, 2013

12.04.13 -- Dropbox's Move Into The Enterprise: Your Worst Nightmare Or Killer Opportunity?

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

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2013 State Of Cloud Backup: MSPs Missing The Mark
Solution providers continue to miss a significant opportunity to protect their clients and boost their bottom lines with cloud-based backup and recovery services, according to the new State of Cloud Backup survey from channel consulting and research firm The 2112 Group and Business Solutions Magazine on behalf of cloud backup provider Intronis.
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IT Nation Keynote Combines Brain Chemistry With Business
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action, pointed out that leaders at successful businesses understand people and create an environment in which their companies function at an optimum.
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3 Keys To Ensure Profitability
By Suzy Kratochvil
Profitability is always a primary concern of businesses — small and large alike. Other issues can often pale in comparison, because without profits coming in the door, the rest of your issues can quickly become a low priority. Ensuring consistent revenue and profitability can often feel like a juggling act.
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Peer-To-Peer: MSP Comments On Selling Services, Compensating Sales Teams
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Business Solutions interviewed John Gorst, chairman and CEO of InsynQ, for the article "Big Opportunities in Managed Services." In the article, Gorst explained how InsynQ, a provider of cloud computing and application hosting services, helped lay the groundwork for one of its larger clients to begin to sell its own managed services applications.
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Blog

Dropbox's Move Into The Enterprise: Your Worst Nightmare Or Killer Opportunity?
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief

While, in the past, MSPs sought to talk customers out of using Dropbox in place of more robust solutions, it seems that the company is poised to make a move into the enterprise realm. In fact, an article by Forbes claims that such a move is necessary if the company plans to hit the growth numbers investors have expected.
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Executive Commentary

What MSPs Need To Know About The Latest HIPAA Rules
By Nick Bruno

Nick Bruno, chief information security officer at Continuum Managed Services, shares what your enterprise needs to know about new regulations.
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Special Report

Product Review: Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions, Part 2
By Jay McCall, Networking and Managed Services Editor

A managed services provider (MSP) evaluates three backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions and shares the pros and cons of each.
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