Featured SMB Articles

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

    Report provides strategic recommendations to ensure optimal security.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. How Software Companies Are Overcoming EMV-Related Challenges
    6/17/2016

    Total Merchant Services is a credit card merchant account acquirer that provides solutions to merchants and sales partners while focusing on technology-driven products designed to help small businesses prosper and grow. Scott Blum is VP of Marketing, Business Development and Software Partners for Total Merchant, which was named the 2012 ISO of the Year by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) for providing payment industry sales professionals with outstanding product and service innovation.

  7. Demystifying Russian Ransomware Campaigns
    6/17/2016

    Flashpoint research on organized Russian ransomware highlights campaign methods and targets.

  8. Datto Report Highlights 7 Habits Of Highly Effective MSPs
    6/16/2016

    How MSPs can optimize growth and margin with field-proven business strategies.

  9. Overcoming Market And Technology Barriers To Use Mobile Apps In Hazardous Manufacturing
    6/16/2016

    A 2015 VDC Research survey found manufacturing organizations were facing challenges of outdated infrastructure, workforce transition, and an aging workforce, as well as issues surrounding overall worker productivity and safety. These issues are particularly significant for workers operating in hazardous environments, where paper-based or manual processes have traditionally supported workflows.

  10. Beat Ransomware Once And For All
    6/14/2016

    It’s no secret businesses need to defend against ransomware attacks, but according to Carbonite Chief Evangelist Norman Guadagno, they need to be able to respond effectively and efficiently to them as well. For the unfamiliar, ransomware is a type of malware that infects a computer, restricting access of the infected system in some way. The actor(s) who infect the system hold it hostage in exchange for payment, presenting a particularly severe problem for businesses.