Managed Services Articles

  1. Sophos Has Revealed PDF Cloaking Threat

    Security firm Sophos announced that it has discovered a potentially dangerous new search poisoning method of bypassing the algorithm protections in the Google search engine that could expose search users to a number of security threats: PDF cloaking.

  2. How Chicago’s New Cloud Tax Could Impact (All) MSPs

    In an unprecedented move, Chicago has ruled that it will impose a local tax on cloud-based services in the metro area.

  3. GFI Software Study: Work Email Follows Employees Home

    The third annual email survey by GFI Software conducted by Opinion Matters, found U.S. employees cannot escape work-related email, even during leisure time.

  4. Study: The Channel Needs To Improve SMB Cloud Strategy

    A study by ZS research found that 45 percent of small and medium-sized U.S. companies are using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions — and almost half of them purchase or subscribe to those services directly, not through the channel.

  5. What’s The ROI Of Asset Lifecycle Management For Your IT Clients?

    Real-time monitoring, capacity planning, and predictive analysis technologies can improve data center agility and efficiency, ensuring higher performance at a lower cost, according to a white paper produced by RF Code.

  6. HIMSS Security Survey Provides Framework For Solutions Providers

    As cybersecurity in healthcare becomes more complex and the threats more pressing, your clients increasingly need and want to approach security in their organization in comprehensive and strategic ways. This puts vendors in the position of needing to approach clients with cybersecurity plans that reflect those priorities.

  7. Study Reveals IT Pros Are Unprepared For Security And Compliance Audits

    An Ipswitch security and compliance survey highlights the difficulties IT teams face when preparing for compliance audits.

  8. Bestselling Author Adam Alter To Speak At ChannelCon 2015

    Adam Alter will be the keynote speaker for CompTIA’s annual ChannelCon, set to take place in Chicago from August 3 to 5 and with the theme “Minds In Motion.”

  9. StorageCraft Introduces Windows/Linux Cross-Platform Backup And Recovery

    StorageCraft released the cross-platform version of ShadowProtect SPX, which enables management of backup and recovery of Windows and Linux systems and physical and virtual environments from a single platform.

  10. Managed Services, Backup And Recovery, And Networking News From June 2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, Tigerpaw announces two integrations, Unitrends moves to a 100 percent channel sales model, Intronis announced a new dashboard design and automated executive report generator, and Datto announces its Networking Appliance Router as well as four additional new products. Also in the news,  MAX Backup announces a per-device pricing model, StorageCraft introduces a professional services program, and Tech Data launches a reseller marketing portal.