Newsletter | April 22, 2014

04.22.14 -- How To Objectively Evaluate Potential RMM Automation Solutions

Business Solutions

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Security, Mobility Create Opportunities For Solutions Providers In Education
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor Business Solutions 2014 Partner Program Insider gave industry experts the opportunity to share their opinions on the top opportunities in the education vertical. According to BSM Editor In Chief Mike Monocello, “Their responses can be boiled down into two main categories: keeping an eye on people and assets, and getting computers into the hands of students.”
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Featured Articles
How To Objectively Evaluate Potential RMM Automation Solutions
Choosing a complete RMM (remote monitoring and management) automation solution that will meet your immediate and future needs is one of the most important decisions you can make as a managed service provider.
5 Ways To Capitalize On Cloud Opportunities
Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue.
Windows Event Logs: Things Every Solutions Provider Should Know
By John McCann
Windows Event Logs (WELs) for Active Directory provide information that helps reduce unwanted events — or that signals a cyberattack. Effective usage of WELs requires two important ingredients.
MSPs And The Cloud: Finding The Right Vendor Partner
By Luke Walling
It’s no secret that the managed services provider (MSP) business is a large market and has been growing steadily. The shape of the market continues to evolve and mature. As this happens, MSPs are demanding more, not just from the technology and tools that power their businesses, but also from the vendors that supply them.
Infographic: Survey Shows Need For Data Protection
Nimble Storage surveyed 1,600 of its customers (small, medium, and large), asking about data protection methods, strategies, and challenges. Of those surveyed, 70 percent say more than half of all data is business critical, and 69 percent say they can’t afford to lose more than six hours worth of their business critical data.
The Top 3 Things To Look For In A Partner Program
By Bob Stegner
IT distribution isn’t just about products anymore — there’s an increasing focus on leading with services and solutions to drive results. Distributors are going beyond their name and becoming trusted advisors to resellers.
6 Key Criteria For SMB Data Protection
This article reviews both the unique pain points faced by small businesses in regards to data protection, as well as the solution provided by Datto ALTO, the first BDR solution designed specifically for small business with the power of an enterprise BDR.
Overcome Managed Services Obstacles Easily. Here's How.
David Weeks, senior partner development specialist at N-able Technologies, presents VARs and MSPs with a plan to bridge the gap between break-fix and managed services and to put together an attractive offering that meets customers’ needs and helps develop clients into managed services customers over time.
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