Managed Services Articles

  1. Ponemon Study: Most Healthcare Organizations Have Experienced A Data Breach
    5/27/2015

    Ponemon has released its Fifth Annual Benchmark Study On Privacy & Security Of Healthcare Data, and it reveals what most of the industry already knows … healthcare organizations are under heavy attack from cybercriminals.

  2. Sell Your Business Or Keep It: Both Paths Are The Same
    5/26/2015

    While at Autotask’s recently held Community Live! conference in Miami, I sat in on a very interesting session run by Bruce Teichman, VP and partner of Cogent Growth Partners. The breakout concentrated on the topic of selling one’s business — the steps to take, how much money to expect, and when to start the process. Here’s a quick run-through of Teichman’s tips for how to run your business that will make it appealing to buyers. What I found most interesting was that Teichman’s advice was equally valuable to a VAR or MSP that isn’t interested in selling.

  3. MeriTalk Launches New FedRAMP 411 Site
    5/26/2015

    Federal agencies will spend more than $2 billion on cloud services during 2015, and cloud service providers are also spending millions to insure that their products and services are in line with governmental security standards as laid out in the FedRAMP regulations.

  4. The Number One MDM Practice You Can’t Afford To Get Wrong
    5/22/2015

    Some VARs and MSPs opt to take a hands off approach when it comes to bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile device management (MDM) opportunities. But, savvy resellers recognize three facts: First, your customers are going to use their personal mobile devices at work whether end users have corporate policies and solutions in place or not. And second, by not doing anything, your customers are at a greater risk of a data breach. And, finally, there’s money to be made in mobility.

  5. What MSPs Need To Know About The Impact Of Cloud Computing On Clients’ IT Departments
    5/21/2015

    As cloud computing has gained in popularity over the years, many within the IT industry have been understandably excited and wary about what it would mean for them.

  6. Seton Health Breached Through Email Phishing Scam
    5/21/2015

    Seton Healthcare Family has announced on its website that it was the victim of an email phishing attack, and that the attack has impacted its patients.

  7. Cloud Backup Can Help Mitigate Downtime, Losses
    5/21/2015

    An infographic from private cloud company SingleHop reflects the results of a study that shows that while enterprises may pay close attention to their servers, they are less likely to protect their endpoint data from downtime or loss.

  8. Inside Autotask Community Live! 2015
    5/19/2015

    Autotask Community Live! officially kicked off yesterday at the gorgeous Trump National Doral Miami. Mark Cattini, president and CEO of the company took the stage in Monday's early morning keynote to update the crowded room of Autotask partners on the recent achievements and future goals of the automation company. Following are my notes from his presentation and the rest of the day...

  9. How OpenStack Can Work For DaaS
    5/19/2015

    More and more commonly, OpenStack is being utilized to manage large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources through a data center.  According to software company Leostream, it’s useful for virtual desktop environments as well: OpenStack, a free and open-source platform, is “changing the equation for virtual desktops and has the potential to turn VDI on its head.”

  10. Study Finds Inconsistent Use Of Project Management Tools Among Services Providers
    5/19/2015

    Almost 40 percent of project managers do not use project planning, tracking, or collaboration software, making it impossible to track the profitability of their projects, according to new study from AffinityLive.

Newsletter Signup
Newsletter Signup
Get the latest channel trends, news, and insights
By clicking Sign Me Up, you agree to our Terms and that you have read our Privacy Policy.