BDR Articles

  1. Survey Finds Managed Cloud Backup Services Crucial For Resellers To Compete

    Resellers count on the availability of reliable, affordable managed cloud backup solutions in order to compete in the ever-expanding marketplace, according to a recent survey conducted by CloudBerry Lab, a vendor of backup and management solutions for public cloud storage services.

  2. Exit Strategy: An Essential Part Of Your IT Business Plan

    Entrepreneurs often focus on launching and building their businesses, hoping to see them flourish and grow, but planning an appropriate exit strategy that allows you to get your money back at the end of the journey is just as important to consider: the “exit” in exit strategy is what allows you and your investors to receive ROI.

  3. New CompTIA Video Series Highlights IT Careers And Their Potential

    IT companies are having trouble finding skilled workers for many positions, while large numbers of young people struggle to find well-paying jobs that lead to a solid career.

  4. From ASCII Chicago: 5 Hiring Don'ts

    I was honored to kick off the ASCII Success Summit today at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago with my hiring best practices presentation titled “Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer.” It’s always great to connect with solution provider executives and try to solve important small business problems.

  5. Ponemon Study: Most Healthcare Organizations Have Experienced A Data Breach

    Ponemon has released its Fifth Annual Benchmark Study On Privacy & Security Of Healthcare Data, and it reveals what most of the industry already knows … healthcare organizations are under heavy attack from cybercriminals.

  6. Sell Your Business Or Keep It: Both Paths Are The Same

    While at Autotask’s recently held Community Live! conference in Miami, I sat in on a very interesting session run by Bruce Teichman, VP and partner of Cogent Growth Partners. The breakout concentrated on the topic of selling one’s business — the steps to take, how much money to expect, and when to start the process. Here’s a quick run-through of Teichman’s tips for how to run your business that will make it appealing to buyers. What I found most interesting was that Teichman’s advice was equally valuable to a VAR or MSP that isn’t interested in selling.

  7. MeriTalk Launches New FedRAMP 411 Site

    Federal agencies will spend more than $2 billion on cloud services during 2015, and cloud service providers are also spending millions to insure that their products and services are in line with governmental security standards as laid out in the FedRAMP regulations.

  8. The Number One MDM Practice You Can’t Afford To Get Wrong

    Some VARs and MSPs opt to take a hands off approach when it comes to bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile device management (MDM) opportunities. But, savvy resellers recognize three facts: First, your customers are going to use their personal mobile devices at work whether end users have corporate policies and solutions in place or not. And second, by not doing anything, your customers are at a greater risk of a data breach. And, finally, there’s money to be made in mobility.

  9. What MSPs Need To Know About The Impact Of Cloud Computing On Clients’ IT Departments

    As cloud computing has gained in popularity over the years, many within the IT industry have been understandably excited and wary about what it would mean for them.

  10. Cloud Backup Can Help Mitigate Downtime, Losses

    An infographic from private cloud company SingleHop reflects the results of a study that shows that while enterprises may pay close attention to their servers, they are less likely to protect their endpoint data from downtime or loss.