Managed Services Articles

  1. Study Shows Insider Threats Are A Risk For 93 Percent Of U.S. Organizations
    2/11/2015

    More than 90 percent of U. S. organizations are vulnerable to insider threats, with 59 percent pointing to privileged users as the chief danger. This is according to a study published by Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, Big Data, public, private, and hybrid cloud environments.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs 2-11-15: 3PL Market’s Growth Linked To Tech Advances
    2/11/2015

    In the news, SaaS’ impact on third-party logistics (3PL), net neutrality could play a part in the supply chain market, and the effects the cloud is expected to have on the field service industry.

  3. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From January 2015
    2/11/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, LogicNow releases a new IT infrastructure management platform, Autotask Endpoint Management is now available, MaxxVault releases the latest version of its data management software, and Carousel Industries offers a new cloud-based conferencing service. In addition, Sophos adds end point protection solutions, snom offers new desktop and mobile VoIP phone solutions, Unitrends introduces new backup and recovery appliances, and CompTIA releases its “Quick Start Guide to Managing a Managed Services Sales Organization.”  

  4. Government IT News For VARs 2-11-15: Proposed Budget Would Boost IT Spending
    2/11/2015

    In news this week, federal IT funding could get a boost from the 2016 budget, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) favors general privacy regulations for the Internet of Things (IoT).

  5. Manufacturing IT News For VARs 2-10-15: Net Neutrality And Manufacturing
    2/10/2015

    Articles referenced this week deal with topics including net neutrality, the benefits of asset performance management, and avoiding pitfalls with manufacturing operations management projects.

  6. Top Tech Trends Of 2015 And Their Impact On Your Healthcare IT Clients
    2/10/2015

    The Institute Of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has released its list of top tech trends for 2015.

  7. $4.1 Billion Reasons Security Is In The Healthcare Spotlight
    2/10/2015

    While 2014 might have been a year plagued by security breaches, 2015 is bound to be a year where security in the industry gets new emphasis.

  8. Top Strategic Tech And IT Issues Facing Your Higher Education IT Clients
    2/9/2015

    In this infographic, Educause highlights the top 10 strategic tech and IT issues currently facing education campuses.

  9. Michigan Pilot Program Uses Multifactor Authentication To Fight Online Services Fraud
    2/9/2015

    Michigan’s Department of Human Services announced the partnership with LexisNexis to create an online identity authentication portal for MI Bridges, an integrated eligibility system that supports online enrollment and registration for citizens seeking government services.

  10. Make The Anthem Data Breach Part Of Your Marketing Plan
    2/6/2015

    The recent cyber-attack on healthcare insurance giant Anthem (up to 80 million names, SSNs, birthdays, email address, etc.) has made me realize that, if you’re a VAR or MSP and you’re not pitching security solutions, you’re missing a huge opportunity.

    The volume of attacks and media attention is practically doing your marketing for you. The fear of a breach, or resulting lawsuit, is enough to get a conversation started. All you need to do is give your customers a little nudge.

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