Newsletter | October 31, 2012

10.31.12 -- The 7 Deadly Sins Of Backup And Recovery

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The Managed Services Model Has Changed — Have You?
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
By evolving its managed services, this MSP continues to win customers and is reaping a projected 25% increase in profit this year.
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The managed service provider (MSP) business offers many advantages to solution and service providers looking to expand and evolve their businesses. However, as more and more solution providers assess, build, and launch MSP businesses, a number of key challenges are being uncovered. This Info-Tech presentation will provide insight across the following areas:
• Market dynamics driving the adoption of the MSP business model.
• MSP business model benefits.
• MSP business model challenges.
• The value of systems management solutions for MSPs.
• How MSPs can evaluate systems management solutions.
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2013 Cloud Computing Outlook
By Shahin Pirooz, CTO and CSO, CenterBeam
CenterBeam forecasts five enterprise tech trends:  burgeoning BOYD, VPN extinction, Apps-as-a-Service, big data big headache, and BI & analytics “make it work”.
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Q&A: 4 Cloud Storage Questions Your Customers Demand Answers To
By Frank Gurnee, VP of channel services, ExchangeDefender
Understanding your customers’ cloud computing fears and objections plays a big part in being able to win their trust — and their hybrid storage business.
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The #1 Obstacle To Your Managed Services Growth
By Dave Sobel, director of partner community, Level Platforms
Clients that resist a managed services plan are typically those who don’t value IT and are unwilling or unable to move beyond viewing IT as a cost rather than an enabler.
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Virtualization And Cloud Computing: Optimized Power, Cooling, And Management Maximizes Benefits
By APC by Schneider Electric
Many of the mysteries of equipment failure, downtime, and software and data corruption, are the result of a problematic supply of power. There is also a common problem with describing power problems in a standard way.
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The 7 Deadly Sins Of Backup And Recovery
By Unitrends
This paper guides IT executives and system administrators in designing and implementing business backup and disaster recovery systems that enable every organization to rapidly recover entire business systems including business data, server OS, applications, and user data in case of a system failure or disaster, without experiencing undue planning and management pains.
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Case Study

Eliminate Backup Window Woes Once And For All
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

By implementing a hybrid storage and business continuity solution, this MSP solved a law firm customer’s backup problems and picked up over a dozen new customers with similar challenges.
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Datto Launches New Partner Alliance Program Aimed at Helping Channel Partners Accelerate Sales


KineticD Introduces Hybrid Cloud Support For VMware Virtualized Machines


Imation Joins Active Archive Alliance


Violin And Cisco Break Cloud Computing Records


Seagate Expands Industry's Broadest Enterprise Portfolio


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IT Nation 2012
November 8 to 10, 2012 | Orlando, FL

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