Newsletter | January 25, 2012

01.25.12 -- Get Your Cloud Answers Here; SMBs Need More Than Just Backup

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking, VoIP & Managed Services Edition

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Get Your Cloud Answers Here
By AVG Technologies USA
Simply put, the cloud-computing model is the Internet-based delivery of IT services. These services can be software (applications) or hardware (processing power or data storage) and are accessed in an on-demand fashion.
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Sponsor

N-able's vision is to make its MSP Partners the most successful in the world. Working closely with you and helping you to define, implement and automate managed services has resulted in stellar growth for many of our partners. Sharing our collective experience, we have put together industry best practices into a complementary virtual book called "The N-able NOC and Service Desk Operations Book".

Protecting Valuable Ideas & Assets From Cyber Hacking
By Bitdefender, LLC
Cybercrime has become a very prolific line of business, and its practitioners fuel their high-impact efforts on very strong motivations, including public recognition, money, and even political- or religious-based agendas.
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10 Reasons To Consider CharTec Academy
By Business Solutions
CharTec, an MSP that offers both a full Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) solution and a unique monthly training program dubbed the CharTec Academy, recently welcomed more than 100 partners and multiple vendor partners to its newly expanded facility. Founder and CEO Alex Rogers presented to the group about the value of CharTec and shared his experience as an MSP in business for nearly 20 years. Mixed in that presentation were 10 tips I'd like to share with you.
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RSA® Conference 2012 – Last Chance to Save $400!

RSA® Conference 2012 – Last Chance to Save $400!

Each day our community faces new enemies. Arm yourself against threats with over 220 interactive sessions spanning 17 tracks. Attend RSA® Conference 2012 February 27 to March 2 in San Francisco. Register by January 27 for your last chance to save $400!

SMBs Need More Than Just Backup
By Axcient
Small and medium businesses (SMBs) need to keep their businesses up and running just as much as larger companies. Yet, they are challenged by several limitations when seeking out a solution that meets their mission-critical data recovery, application uptime, and data retention needs.
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A New RMM Is Key To MSP's Rapid Problem Resolution
By Level Platforms
Space Age Technologies was looking for a mature and flexible solution that would easily integrate with their proprietary managed services tool, SATAware, and allow them to offer competitive, comprehensive managed services.
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Is Your Managed Services Practice Built On A ROC?
By NetEnrich
For many managed services providers (MSPs), especially those who launched into the recurring revenue business model early on, there was no choice but to invest in a network operations center (NOC) and in-house help desk to meet customer needs.
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Guest Series

Part 1: Four Pillars — The Road To Success
James Foxall, president, Tigerpaw Software

Building a successful business is part art, part science, and admittedly a little bit of luck. I have learned that to reach your full potential, you must think of your business in terms of four key areas that I like to call the Four Pillars of Success. The first two pillars entail organizing your business (capturing all billable hours) and optimizing your customer experience (via your SLAs).
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News

OS33 Integrates Google Apps Into Cloud Platform

OS33, the IT-as-a-Service Delivery Platform, recently announced integration with Google Apps for Business.
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Level Platforms Announces February 2012 Road Show Event

Level Platforms, a provider of remote monitoring and management solutions for MSPs, is launching a 17-city international road show event focusing on managed services education and collaboration.
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MegaPath Launches Hosted Voice Mobile Capability For Greater Business Flexibility

Recently, MegaPath, a provider of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, launched Hosted Voice Mobile, a new service that provides business customers with one-number VoIP calling capability from their desk phones, desktop computers, or smartphones.
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Cloud Check -- What's Your Next Move?

Zenith Infotech, an international company that specializes in delivering innovative business continuity and cloud computing for IT service providers, announced recently the launch of an advanced series of events focused on cloud computing.
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Alteva And USA Datanet Add Compliance Archiving To Unified Communications Offerings

Warwick Valley Telephone Company, referred to as WVT Communications Group, recently announced that its hosted Unified Communications (UC) businesses, Alteva and USA Datanet, are now authorized resellers of Global Relay Archive.
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Webinar

VIPRE® Antivirus Business Product Demonstration

Looking for a security solution that doesn't slow down your network performance? Join GFI and check out a live demonstration of the VIPRE Antivirus Business, which combines antivirus and anti-spyware technologies into one security solution for total protection with low resource usage. New VIPRE features include scalable multisite tiering and role-based access control.
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Webinar

5 Must Focus Areas Of Your Managed Services Marketing Strategy

Get 2012 off to a rousing start by attending this free webinar on the top areas where you should be focusing your marketing strategy over the next 12 months. Special guests include MSP Marketing Expert Stuart Crawford from Ulistic and MSP Development Coach Richard Tubb. Join us on January 26th, 11 a.m. EST, to hear Stuart and Richard share insights to put your MSP or IT support company at the head of the pack in 2012.
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Shows and Events

LPI Managed Services Education
& Collaboration Road Show
Starting February 6 | Orange County, CA, and Toronto, Canada

HP/Axcient Cloud Roadshow
Starting February 28 | Washington, D.C.

RSA Conference 2012
February 27 - March 2, 2012 | San Francisco

ASCII Success Summit
February 29 - March 1, 2012 | Orlando, FL
March 21-22, 2012 | Los Angeles

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