Managed Services Executive Commentary

  1. 5 Essential Aspects Of A Data Privacy Policy
    12/8/2015

    Failure to make a good privacy policy could open a company up to possible lawsuits, fines, regulatory audits, and more. To improve a company’s privacy policy, companies should seriously consider the following tips.

  2. CryptoWall 4.0 — What We Know And Why Your Clients Need BDR
    12/3/2015

    Yep, it’s back. According to researchers at Heimdal Security and Bitdefender, CryptoWall has returned, and version 4.0 — the latest release — is more aggravating than ever. Here’s what business owners need to know to educate their clients and technicians.

  3. Yes, Storing Data In The Right Cloud Is Secure
    12/2/2015

    There are still many SMBs that are reluctant to store their data in the cloud. And some of the most common objections voiced by SMBs when it comes to cloud storage are concerns about data security. So, how can MSPs and solutions providers overcome this objection and convince their SMBs that the cloud is secure?

  4. 3 Things SMBs Want You (As An IT Services Provider) To Deliver
    11/23/2015

    In this digital age, where just about any content you can imagine is available on demand, people expect things faster, better, now. Your customers are no exception.

  5. How CryptoLocker Has Been Good For The Industry
    11/20/2015

    Ian Trump is a fan of ransomware; not because of what it does but because of how it’s refocused our attention on security. Here he offers four quick wins that will help you build a hard-to-hack fortress.

  6. Productivity And Security Don’t Have To Be Inversely Proportional
    11/17/2015

    Conventional wisdom in the security industry says that as security is increased, productivity decreases proportionately. Everyone’s experienced it. Access to a certain application or server is denied unless the user is within the confines of the organization. Users today are savvier about security requirements, but are increasingly less tolerant of IT making their jobs harder.

  7. How To Help Your Clients Prevent Shadow IT
    11/17/2015

    Shadow IT, information-technology systems and solutions built and used inside organizations without explicit organizational approval, can be lurking in any company’s infrastructure. In today’s modern cloud era with easy-to-leverage applications and devices, the IT department —or you, as an IT solutions provider — can very easily lose control.

  8. 4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Big Data
    11/16/2015

    Big Data has become one of the most reliable tools for businesses to discover more about their audience, focus their marketing plans, and boost their sales. Although it’s a complicated process, once it’s understood and harnessed, the benefits are immediate and long lasting.

  9. Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Sales Team
    11/12/2015

    How long have you kept your salesperson without closing any deals? 6 months? 9 months? A year?

  10. 11 Ways The Channel Will Succeed With IoT — #11 May Surprise You
    11/12/2015

    The inevitable question for the channel is how to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) trend early and build the right organization and business model that can drive growth and profit.