Managed Services Articles

  1. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From October 2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, Barracuda has entered in an agreement to acquire Intronis, Solarwinds N-able introduces a new remote control access platform, Carbonite announced its portfolio of disaster recovery solutions, SYNNEX boosts its K-12 solution set, Continuum upgrades its backup and disaster recovery (BDR) platform, and CompTIA introduces cybersecurity training.

  2. Advice From The 2112 Group “Channel Theory Of Everything” Smart VAR Summit Presentation

    The 2112 Group provided advice to help IT solutions providers deal with, as CEO and chief analyst Larry Walsh described it, “this entire wave of innovation that’s being summed up in things like the Internet of Things [IoT].” Walsh and Diana Mirajkaj, COO of The 2112 Group, presented the keynote at the Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence — IoT, Cloud, And Mobility Convergence, powered by ScanSource, Zebra Technologies, and Business Solutions, on October 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA.

  3. Enterprise Asset Intelligence: How VARs Can Leverage 3 Converging Technology Trends

    As mobility, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things come together, there are many potential benefits. For example, manufacturers can assess efficiency and costs in real time (or near real time), “smart” equipment can pause or shut down if a risk is detected, and retailers can monitor a shopper’s behavior and dispatch an associate to close a deal.

  4. Smart VAR Age Of Intelligence Summit: Where Solutions Providers Can Start With IoT

    At the Smart VAR Summit: Age Of Intelligence — IoT, Cloud, And Mobility Convergence, powered by ScanSource, Zebra Technologies, and Business Solutions, a panel discussion focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) from a solutions providers’ perspective.

  5. How Tigerpaw Users Get The Most From Their PSA — And Are Planning To Use Tigerpaw One

    Ann Johnson, CFO of Premiere, a Tigerpaw Software user, can tell you what every job costs down to the penny. With locations in Chicago and Naples, FL, Premiere, an audio, video, and automation integrator, often has jobs that last four or five years and from design to completion can total $1 million. Tigerpaw professional services automation (PSA) helps Premiere track equipment, materials, and labor hours, detailing the type of labor (e.g., installer, designer, project manager) and their rates. “We can watch the project as it is progressing,” Johnson says. “This allows us to take preventatives measures midway and still turn a profit.”

  6. 3 Presentations You Missed At Channel Transitions Orlando

    The Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference, powered by Business Solutions, November 5 at the DoubleTree Orlando Airport, featured presentations from some of the channel’s leading experts and vendors.

  7. MobileIron “State of App Security” Report Stresses The Importance Of MDM To Your IT Clients

    Mobile apps are an integral part of today’s business landscape. The proliferation of mobile devices and mobile apps, coupled with recent mobile attacks such as XcodeGhost, Stagefright, Key Raider, and YiSpecter, means that an unprecedented amount of mobile business data has been put at risk.

  8. HIPAA Audits Are Coming … Are You Ready?

    The second phase of the HIPAA Audit Pilot Program is on its way.

  9. Cavernous Gap Between Healthcare Security Threat And Preparedness

    Trustwave released its 2015 Security Health Check Report this October, and along with it, results that illuminate a disturbing gap between the perception of security in healthcare and actual readiness for an incident.

  10. Study: IT Security Experts Prefer Integrated, Cloud-Delivered Security

    According to a study from Internet security company Zscaler, security professionals believe security should be delivered as a platform and cloud-based security offers better protection at a lower cost than traditional on-premises solutions.