Newsletter | March 15, 2013

03.15.13 -- If You Think Data Security Is Taken Seriously, Think Again!

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:


2013 Research Study: The Security Confidence Gap
By Imation
This infographic takes a look at how confidence in the security of an IT environment drops as workers become more mobile. It shows the widespread adoption of mobile device policies; the rise in worker mobility, BYOD, and company-supplied device policies; and consequences of data breaches in the U.S.
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MSPWorld 2013: Where Cloud And MSPs Collide
By Charles Weaver, CEO and founder, MSPAlliance
It may seem logical that many cloud providers are right now tackling issues related to infrastructure, sales and marketing, risk, and, in general, how to make money as a provider of cloud computing services. Read blogs, tweets, and other digital communications, and these issues are very much a hot topic right now.
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If You Think Data Security Is Taken Seriously, Think Again!
By Simon Bain, Simplexo
Big data is very much a hot topic right now. There doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by when we’re not being spoken to, about, or at on the subject. With this in mind, I wanted to conduct a swift survey to see how seriously organizations are taking the threat of data breaches in relation to big data.
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Gigabit Switching Upgrade Improves Backup Times by 700% For County Government
By WYNIT Distribution, LLC
Backing up their large volume of data from digitized public records forced the county to upgrade its entire network infrastructure to Gigabit so that data could be consolidated and backed up more quickly, providing better manageability to its office network.
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5 Things Every MSP Needs To Know About Mobile As A Managed Service
By N-able Technologies Inc.
The proliferation of mobile devices among consumers has forced businesses to quickly seek ways to provide work-related applications to employees using these devices and to control the access these devices have to the corporate network.
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Video

Little Known Ways To Recover Missed Revenue Opportunities
By Rick Harber, president and CEO, decisionDigital

In this video, Rick discusses how Tigerpaw has improved his access to customer information by pulling all their applications together into a single application.
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Video

Build A Solid MSP Practice: Part 1 Of 2
By Level Platforms

In this presentation to an MSPU Community audience, Rob Rae, director of partner development and operations at Level Platforms, explains how VARs can successfully transition their businesses from the traditional break/fix model to a managed services practice.
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News

Citrix Announces XenMobile MDM

Emerson And IBM Combine Software Capabilities To Optimize Data Center Efficiency And Service Management

Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs Discovers Critical Vulnerabilities In Adobe Shockwave Player

ViewSonic Intros Thin Client And Zero Client Solutions For A Virtualized Desktop

Polycom Expands Microsoft Lync-Enabled Portfolio With New Dedicated Room System For Lync 2013

Industry Webinar

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March 19 at 11:00 a.m. EST; Want to cut costs and still enhance your customer support? It can be done. Join Paul Fenwick and Todd Haugland for commercial benefits and technical tips on how to use GFI MAX Take Control for fast remote access and support from the GFI MAX RemoteManagement dashboard.

Shows And Events

ASCII Success Summit
March 21, 2013 | Palm Harbor, FL

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit
April 7 to 10, 2013 | Scottsdale, AZ

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

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

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