Managed Services Executive Commentary

  1. How The Channel Can Still Go Global In Turbulent Times
    8/11/2016

    From intense policy and political debate in the U.S. to the effects of recent votes in Europe and rising debt levels in China, the path to going global for the channel has never seemed so lucrative. As someone with more than 15 years international experience, edgy resellers and IT service providers have been asking what one piece of advice I would offer to help in their global strategies. And, while this insight is focused on the IT channel, I believe these guidelines are applicable across multiple industries. So here it is: stay the course.

  2. Employee Training: The Best Investment Your Company Can Make
    8/11/2016

    Everyone knows more knowledgeable, engaged employees should translate into more success. So why don’t more companies invest in their people? I’ve asked myself that question for years.

  3. 4 Ways Automation Improves Business Productivity
    8/10/2016

    Productivity is something everyone aims to improve upon. Whether you are a business owner, part of the sales team, handle customer service, or manage the organization’s IT infrastructure, there is always room to improve.

  4. The Risk Of Dis-Unified Communications
    8/10/2016

    There is little doubt the cloud has come to the forefront of information technology. As such, more and more businesses are adopting the cloud for communications applications. By Scott Kinka, CTO, Evolve IP

  5. Demand For Cloud Services Is Ascendant As Dominance Of On Premises Email Hosting Comes To A Close
    8/9/2016

    For service providers like ISPs, HSPs, and telcos that provide email solutions to end users — and even for businesses managing their own email servers in-house — the message is clear. By Ben Duncan, Founder & CTO, atmail

  6. Enterprise Mobility: Conquering The Battle Between Cost And Quality With Low-Code
    8/9/2016

    Enterprise mobility and the use of mobile applications to do mission-critical work are no longer new. Not at all. By Malcolm Ross, VP of Product Marketing, Appian

  7. Helping Customers Overcome SSH User Key Compliance Concerns
    8/8/2016

    SSH has been doing its job of providing encrypted, trusted access for the last two decades. By Matthew McKenna, Chief Strategy Officer, SSH Communications Security

  8. 8 Virtual Steps To Ease The Pain Of Disaster Recovery
    8/8/2016

    IT management, virtualized infrastructure teams, and service providers should offer DRaaS, disaster-recovery-as-a-service, make DR environments easy to operate, and focus on enhancement services that add value to replication technology and streamline the DR process. By Matt Sprague, Infrastructure Services Manager, Computer Design & Integration LLC

  9. Selling Cloud Communications As A Service: 6 Solution Must-Haves
    8/5/2016

    Communications is the lifeblood of any enterprise. By Carlos Roman, Head of Global Partner Marketing, 8x8, Inc.

  10. How To Add Security To Your Offering
    8/4/2016

    In thinking about the threat cybercrime presents to businesses, it is not a matter of if it will ever happen, it is a matter of when it will happen. If you don’t believe this, then consider the President of the United States created the Cybersecurity act of 2015 and the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) to direct the federal government to take action now to protect not only our government, but also the private sector and our personal lives from cybercrime. By David Nathans, director of security, SOCSoter