Featured SMB Articles

  1. Managed Services News
    7/26/2016

    If you deliver IT services, there’s a strong chance that you’ve used TeamViewer to gain remote access to your customers’ machines. The company has seen the value in working closer with the MSP community, so it’s made some recent appointments and announcements to that end. More specifically, TeamViewer recently appointed Konstantin Ebert as director of channels. In his new role as director of channels, Ebert will be responsible for establishing and building the channel ecosystem for TeamViewer, while also leveraging partnerships and devising different business models. Ebert joins TeamViewer with 15 years of sales experience with companies such as T-Systems, Fujitsu, and most recently, NetApp. Expect future announcements regarding a new channel partner program.

  2. Why Market Leaders Are Turning To Machine Learning
    7/12/2016

    As the Internet of Things explodes, so do opportunities for machine learning. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Smartsheet Responds To Visual Work Demands With Card View
    7/12/2016

    Latest innovation enables teams across the organization to deliver their best work. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. US DOT Smart City Challenge Promises $50 Million To Winning City
    7/6/2016

    Contest is designed to promote the deployment of intelligent transportation.

  5. Roddy Launches VAR/ISV Consulting Business
    7/5/2016

    I typically fill our blog with advice on tech trends and business topics. Today’s post is of a more personal nature. After more than 17 years with Jameson Publishing (formerly Corry Publishing), Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions, speaker, and author of Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer, has left the magazine to pursue a new business venture.

  6. Helping CISOs Overcome Cybersecurity Solution Fatigue
    7/5/2016

    Report provides strategic recommendations to ensure optimal security.

  7. CEOs Say Security Execs Are At Risk Of Losing Their Jobs Over Poor Reporting
    6/30/2016

    Cyber risk reduction transcends identification by IT execs and must include clear communication.

  8. Managed Services And Networking News
    6/27/2016

    SYNNEX Corp. revealed that it has expanded its security-led strategy for the IT channel by adding several new offerings including managed security solutions, a cybersecurity partner care team, and complementary network and security assessments. The new offerings are available through its CONVERGESolv Secure Networking group, which is committed to designing and deploying end-to-end solutions for IT resellers.

  9. DattoCon 2016 Day 2 Highlights – Defeating Ransomware And Selling VoIP
    6/23/2016

    One of the biggest recurring themes at this year’s DattoCon event was ransomware, the insidious malware that encrypts your customers’ files and asks them to pay hefty fees – to cybercriminals – to get their data back! George Anderson, product marketing director at Webroot shared some sobering stats and insights on the negative impacts of ransomware.

  10. Expert MSPs Talk Pricing, Bundling, & More At Channel Transitions Philadelphia
    6/21/2016

    Four expert MSPs participated in a candid panel discussion at the Business Solutions Channel Transitions conference in Philadelphia on June 2. Panelists included Stan Louissaint, principal and founder, Fluid Designs; Bruce Nelson, president, Vertical Solutions; Todd Schorle, president, TS Tech Enterprises; and Joe Bacino, CEO, Progression In Technology, LLC. Business Solutions chief editor Mike Monocello moderated the panel.