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  1. POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And Physical Security News
    5/4/2016

    Creditcall and Miura Systems recently announced that retail developers, ISVs, and VARs can now integrate the Miura M007 mPOS PINpad into Windows- and Linux-based retail POS infrastructure, in addition to iOS- and Android-based mPOS solutions, by using Creditcall ChipDNA SDKs.

  2. Managed Services, Backup And Disaster Recovery, And Networking News
    5/4/2016

    IT professionals can now protect their virtual environments through socket-based pricing for StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX. The new licensing model allows IT administrators to purchase licenses based on the number of CPU sockets on the host, both VMware and Microsoft, and protect an unlimited number of virtual machines per licensed socket.

  3. ICIT: Layered Defense Is Only Way To Combat Ransomware
    5/3/2016

    Endpoint security should be the first layer in the complex defense against attacks.

  4. Increased Use Of Multi-Vector DDoS Attacks Targeting Companies
    5/2/2016

    Report identifies common tactics and offers key takeaways for CIOs.

  5. 8 Essential Helpdesk Tools For MSP Success
    4/29/2016

    How to win and keep your customers with helpdesk tools to meet their needs.

  6. Unsecured Databases, Unauthorized Vendor Access Cause Of Recent Breaches
    4/29/2016

    Recent data breaches in Pennsylvania and Florida have been connected to unsecured databases and unauthorized vendor access.

  7. What A “Hippie Rock Guitarist With Top Secret Clearances” Has To Do With Managed Services
    4/28/2016

    Jeff “Skunk” Baxter wasn’t involved with any bombs during his days as a founding member of Steely Dan or his five-year run with the Doobie Brothers, however — at least since the mid-1980s — his life has been filled with them. Wait, let me explain. Baxter, 67, closed the ASCII Success Summit held in Milwaukee, WI by discussing his transition from Doobie Brother to national security expert. That’s right; the long-time musician with eight platinum records to his credit (he’s been performing since 1968) has become one of the national-security world’s most well-known counterterrorism experts. In this role, Baxter helps both policy makers and defense contractors better understand the way terrorists think and plan attacks.

  8. From ASCII Milwaukee: Build A Better Brand Through SOPs
    4/28/2016

    I can’t keep up with Karl Palachuk. Recognized in our channel as a managed services pioneer and the owner of solution provider advisor Small Biz Thoughts, Palachuk dispensed an avalanche of wisdom today at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, so much that I couldn’t capture it all.

  9. From ASCII Milwaukee: Continuity Is Key To Selling Backup
    4/28/2016

    Datto Vice President of Business Development Rob Rae said to forget about acts of God and focus on continuity if you want channel success during his presentation at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, WI. “Backup means fires, floods, tornados, and hurricanes,” Rae said. “Most people think acts of God won’t happen to them, so stop selling backup and start selling continuity.”

  10. LOGICnow’s O’Bray Provides State Of The MSP Market Address At ASCII Milwaukee
    4/28/2016

    “The MSP market is growing, changing from a first generation MSP to second generation MSP,” said Kelly O’Bray, Global Community Manager at LOGICnow, who presented expert market analysis before a packed house at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, WI. As a result of this growth, MSPs now have more predictability of service, budget reliability, and better control of resources.