BDR Articles

  1. Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From July 2014
    8/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, MegaPath introduces managed Wi-Fi, HP offers a new switch series and a new channel program, and T-Mobile launches a channel partner program. In addition, Seagate offers a new portfolio of network attached storage solutions, and Unitrends introduces disaster recovery assurance. Upcoming events include Channel Transitions 2014 VAR/MSP Executive Conferences powered by Business Solutions and The Denver Biz Tech Expo.

  2. Avoid Managed Services Shortcuts, Maximize Efficiency & Profits
    8/12/2014

    I’ve written in the past about the need to be running efficiently to be most effective with the as-a-Service model. During a recent conversation at CompTia ChannelCon, I was reminded how important it is to not just use the right software in your managed services practice, but to have it properly configured.

  3. Government-Grade Malware In Hacker Hands
    8/7/2014

    Gyges malware now being integrated into ransomware and rootkits by cybercriminals.

  4. Carbonite Makes Another Step Toward Channel-Only Model With New Partner Program
    7/31/2014

    Carbonite, a provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses, announced its new partner program earlier this month at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington, DC.

  5. Florida Leads In Tightening Healthcare Data Security Laws
    7/29/2014

    The state’s new data privacy law goes beyond HIPAA and could be an additional burden for healthcare business associates.

  6. New Ransomware Strain Causes Data Breaches, KnowBe4 Warns
    7/29/2014

    CryptoWall Leads To Data Breach At Brokerage House. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Study Shows Difficulty Filling STEM Jobs
    7/24/2014

    A new job study was released from Brookings that analyzed data supplied by Burning Glass. The report details a shortage of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professional jobs and reveals that these STEM positions take longer to fill than openings in other fields.

  8. SMBs Spend $20K — Or More — Per Hour On Downtime
    7/24/2014

    A new International Data Corporation (IDC) survey, sponsored by Acronis, has shed light on SMBs’ needs in the areas of protecting and restoring data, as well as reducing the cost of downtime in the workplace. Based on a worldwide survey of more than 400 SMBs, the study reveals a glaring need in several key business areas.

  9. Copy Data Management Could Save Billions On Redundant Data
    7/16/2014

    A recent study has shown that improved copy data management could save government agencies billions of dollars currently being wasted on redundant copy data.

  10. Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From June 2014
    7/16/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news, new releases are announced by Kaseya, GFI MAX, LabTech Software, and Autotask. Ingram Micro announces new cloud solutions, Datto launches a virtual appliance, Intronis unveils an all-in-one cloud backup and data recovery solution, and Axcient offers enhanced granular exchange recovery. CompTIA launches a new mobile-optimized website, Motorola delivers an access point for hotels and resorts, Tech Data introduces its website for SMB solutions providers, and the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit will present the secrets of successful healthcare VARs on Aug. 21 in Chicago.

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