Newsletter | June 26, 2014

06.26.14 -- Is Healthcare Less Secure Than Retail?

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In This Issue:

The Help Desk And The NOC: What MSPS Need And Why
Critical to the success of virtually every high-growth managed service provider (MSP) are network operations centers (NOCs) and help desks. MSPs with high-performing NOCs and help desks can find these services are a vital underpinning to their successful operations. This white paper discusses NOCs and help desks, and what factors MSPs should consider when setting them up.
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Featured Articles
Refine Your Managed Services Blueprint
By Jay McCall
This MSP finally started experiencing year-over-year double-digit profits in managed services after making a few changes to its processes.
Transitioning To Subscription-Based Business Models
Channel experts are urging solution providers to adopt subscription-based business models or risk losing ground to competitors. Gartner, for example, says that “to capture future growth and be positioned on the right side of the fast-shifting IT services marketplace, IT service providers of every type need to bridge their legacy offerings and new delivery paradigms.”
A Deep Dive Into Continuous Access Synchronous Software
This paper is intended to assist you in understanding XP Continuous Access, its setup and configuration, possible topologies and how it may be tuned for performance.
Marketing Measurement ... Who Even Does That?
Performance improvement and optimization are goals that many companies strive to achieve. As business owners, we want to build organizations that can practically manage themselves with staffs that are proactive and self-reliant when it comes to accomplishing tasks. The same goal should be practiced when it comes to approaching your marketing efforts.
Is Healthcare Less Secure Than Retail?
By Megan Williams, contributing writer
The news of the last six months has been riddled with reports and follow-ups on the implications of retail data breaches. Target was hit with more than 90 lawsuits as a result of the attacks, and the retail world came under fierce scrutiny for its security practices. What many don’t realize, is that there is an even bigger potential vulnerability in the healthcare industry.
Overcoming The Challenges Of Virtualized Security
Traditional security solutions used in virtualized environments can consume precious resources, creating what’s called an AV storm. Please join us as we explore how you can avoid the AV storms that threaten to cripple you and your customer’s business daily.
Steps Taken To Avoid Data Loss And Ensure Continuity At Junior Achievement Of New York
The home page of Junior Achievement of New York (JANY) states it “teaches young people about money management and how business works.” Well, JANY nearly learned the ultimate lesson in both when they experienced catastrophic system failure. And what’s worse? They and their managed service provider (MSP) did all the right preparations.
Calling All MSPs: How To Accelerate Cloud Adoption, Remotely Manage Key IT Workloads To Expand Your Biz
By Darrin Swan
Trying to survive on product margins has been a losing proposition for years, but an equally poor business choice is to offer just a portion of the key IT services that customers require. Comprehensive services are the lifeblood of your business, and MSPs have a prime opportunity to differentiate themselves and expand business by taking a holistic approach.
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Traditional security solutions used in virtualized environments can consume precious resources, creating what’s called an AV storm.

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