Featured SMB Articles

  1. Managed Services, Backup And Disaster Recovery, And Networking News
    5/4/2016

    IT professionals can now protect their virtual environments through socket-based pricing for StorageCraft ShadowProtect SPX. The new licensing model allows IT administrators to purchase licenses based on the number of CPU sockets on the host, both VMware and Microsoft, and protect an unlimited number of virtual machines per licensed socket.

  2. From ASCII Milwaukee: Build A Better Brand Through SOPs
    4/28/2016

    I can’t keep up with Karl Palachuk. Recognized in our channel as a managed services pioneer and the owner of solution provider advisor Small Biz Thoughts, Palachuk dispensed an avalanche of wisdom today at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, so much that I couldn’t capture it all.

  3. From ASCII Milwaukee: Continuity Is Key To Selling Backup
    4/28/2016

    Datto Vice President of Business Development Rob Rae said to forget about acts of God and focus on continuity if you want channel success during his presentation at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, WI. “Backup means fires, floods, tornados, and hurricanes,” Rae said. “Most people think acts of God won’t happen to them, so stop selling backup and start selling continuity.”

  4. LOGICnow’s O’Bray Provides State Of The MSP Market Address At ASCII Milwaukee
    4/28/2016

    “The MSP market is growing, changing from a first generation MSP to second generation MSP,” said Kelly O’Bray, Global Community Manager at LOGICnow, who presented expert market analysis before a packed house at the ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee, WI. As a result of this growth, MSPs now have more predictability of service, budget reliability, and better control of resources.

  5. Pool Helps ASCII MSPs Understand “One Hour Marketing”
    4/27/2016

    Herman Pool has worn many hats during his lifetime: entrepreneur, managed services provider, father (now grandfather), and marketing guru among them. Later this year he will add one more title to that list – author – and so he shared highlights from his soon-to-be-published book One Hour Marketing on stage at today’s ASCII Success Summit in Milwaukee.

  6. Cloud Delivery: Webinar Discusses Profitability Of Adding Cloud-Based IVR Survey Functionality
    4/1/2016

    The promise of what the cloud offers solution providers isn’t a singular path with a clear beginning and end. The idea of taking on-premise to off is only the beginning of where the value is and how larger profits can soon be seen.

  7. The Truth About Crypto Ransomware
    3/30/2016

    Crypto ransomware is making headlines, lurking in ads on popular websites and shutting down hospitals. Where and when did crypto ransomware burst on the scene, and what does the future hold? In this exclusive interview, Hal Lonas, Chief Technology Officer at Webroot, looks at the evolution of crypto ransomware, what can be done to protect customers from it, and if the FBI is right in advising to pay ransoms.

  8. Data Security Remains Top Concern For Tech Leaders
    3/17/2016

    While tech spending is on the rise, leaders say current IT Infrastructure gets a “B Minus” .

  9. Trends, Challenges, & Strategies For Adoption Of Enterprise Mobile Apps
    3/15/2016

    Over Half Of Organizations Are Deploying Mobile Apps For Extended Enterprise Workers.

  10. Managers Remain Ambivalent About Unified Communications
    3/10/2016

    Despite UC’s benefits, many IT leaders remain skeptical about deployment.