Managed Services Articles

  1. 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.

  2. DattoCon 2016: Product Update Summary
    6/23/2016

    BCDR (business continuity and disaster recovery) vendor Datto’s 4th annual partner conference kicked off in Nashville this week at the Omni Hotel. More than 700 partners, 100 Datto employees, and 40 sponsors were in attendance for Founder and CEO Austin McChord’s keynote, which included the announcement of several product updates.

  3. Advice To EHR Vendors From Allscripts President Drive Value By Focusing On Interoperability, APIs
    6/23/2016

    Allscripts President Rick Poulton believes EHR vendors are missing out by focusing on regulations and instead should focus on other factors in response to Meaningful Use coming to a close. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  4. 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.

  5. Demystifying Russian Ransomware Campaigns
    6/17/2016

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

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

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

  7. 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    A 2015 VDC Research survey found manufacturing organizations were facing challenges of outdated infrastructure, workforce transition, and an aging workforce, as well as issues surrounding overall worker productivity and safety.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.

  8. The Cloud Is Bringing Machine Learning Forward
    6/16/2016

    Many people wonder what the future holds when it comes to computing. We’ve heard plenty of talk surrounding artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things, but bringing those ideas and concepts to the mainstream remains a challenge. Uncertainty tends to reign when discussing future technologies, but there’s also no denying that these advances hold lots of potential and brings various benefits to businesses.

  9. 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.

  10. What Retailers Should Know About Integrating eCommerce With Retail Management Systems
    6/13/2016

    eCommerce experts Donogh Roche and Jim Morrison discuss with Retail Realm the challenges and benefits of fully integrated webstores.