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  1. 2015 SMB Threat Report
    1/15/2016

    Are organizations completely ready to stop cyberattacks? A research survey details the security perspective of IT decision makers in the U.S., UK, and Australia on resourcing, preparedness, and management effort expended on cybersecurity by small and mid-sized businesses.

  2. Self-Healing Features And Automation Reduce Cost And Improve Margins At Texas Systems Group
    1/15/2016

    IT security has become a high-stakes game that stretches the resources and skills of many organizations. Firms struggle to keep up with an ever-changing threat landscape as the pool of available security professionals continues to shrink. The SMB customer is particularly vulnerable, competing for talent against larger firms with greater resources and a broader ability to recruit and retain the best people.

  3. Trailblazing MSP SLPowers Boosts Client Protection And Controls Costs
    1/15/2016

    SLPowers is a leading provider of cost-effective technology solutions that make companies more agile, flexible, and productive by strategically aligning IT with business objectives. Expert builders of technology solutions, they specialize in storage, secure infrastructure, and virtualization. This case study explains how and why the firm chose its cybersecurity product.

  4. Transitioning To Managed Services
    1/15/2016

    Managed services providers (MSPs) should not underestimate the importance — and core business worth — of establishing an ongoing service relationship with clients. The consistent, long-term revenue stream these relationships enable MSPs to significantly boost the valuation of their businesses. The business-critical nature and customization of the services MSPs can offer their clients combine to reduce churn, maximize customer retention, and boost MSP profits.

  5. E-Myth’s Gerber Asks IT Solutions Providers, “What’s Missing From This Picture?”
    1/15/2016

    Michael Gerber, author of the business best-seller The E-Myth Revisited and other books on the topic of small business and entrepreneurship, challenges you to look at your IT solutions provider business and ask, “What’s missing from this picture?”

  6. 4 Considerations For Your 2016 Data Center Initiatives
    1/13/2016

    Technology changes constantly, and it’s up to us to be ready for it all. Here are four significant trends that will shake up the data center in 2016.

  7. Merchant Survey Findings On EMV Knowledge, Perceptions & Readiness
    1/13/2016

    Last year, OpenEdge conducted primary market research, covering more than 1,000 small- to medium-sized businesses to understand who prepared merchants feel and how the industry is equipping these businesses for EMV.

  8. Cybercrime Rule #1: Machines Are Hard, People Are Soft
    1/12/2016

    MAXfocus’ Ian Trump wonders why the predicted open season on Windows Server 2003 machines has failed to materialize.

  9. The Dollars And Sense Of Building A Cloud Infrastructure
    1/12/2016

    Even the smallest customer has big expectations when it comes to a cloud environment. Achieving both service excellence and profitability in the cloud involves careful evaluation and targeted decision making. It requires MSPs to find a workable model for both themselves and their customers.

  10. 1, 2, 3 Easy As MSP: How To Embrace Managed Services
    1/12/2016

    There are numerous benefits to the managed services provider (MSP) approach. They include peace of mind from not having to manage IT services, greater uptime, more end user productivity, and straightforward billing. As a result, value-added resellers (VARs) across a broad variety of industries are beginning to embrace a service-centric relationship with their clients.