Managed Services Articles

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

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in managed services, backup and recovery, and networking news, D&H offers training and support for Windows 10, SolarWinds N-able adds a new IT services platform, CharTec creates a division for distribution of services, ASCII provides a national sales tax helpdesk for managed services providers (MSPs), Unitrends unveils Release 9.0 Beta, and CompTIA offers MSPs a new sales toolkit.

  2. How The Gartner Hype Cycle Can Help You Navigate Your Healthcare IT Client’s Technology Interests

    With healthcare technologies rolling out faster than they ever have, it can be difficult to manage not only your focus, but your clients’. One of the best informational tools you can use in navigating this problem is the Gartner Hype Cycle, whose application was referenced in the keynote at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit by “Healthcare IT Guy” Shahid Shah, CEO of NetSpective Communications, an IT professional services and custom software development firm.

  3. Deleted Emails Or Wiped Server … Why Everybody Needs A Trusted IT Advisor

    This weekend, the news was filled with articles about the difference between deleting emails and wiping a server — in reference to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary’s Clinton’s personal email account. The Washington Post article Saturday put a managed services provider in the spotlight: A spokesman for Denver-based Platte River Networks stated the company had no knowledge that Clinton’s server was wiped.

  4. MAX 2015 Recap: LogicNow Makes Bold Move Toward Automated Analytics

    Last week I was at LogicNow’s (formerly GFI Software) MAX 2015 partner event in Washington DC at the Gaylord National Convention Center. LogicNow captures literally petabytes of data points with the help of its 12,000 managed services provider (MSP) partners throughout the world who collectively manage more than 2 million end points. 

  5. ASIS 2015 Scheduled To Kick Off On Sept. 28

    The ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) will bring 20,000 security professionals from both the operational and cybersecurity disciplines together for the security conference and trade show Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, in Anaheim, CA.

  6. Ipswitch Survey: Summer Is A Hard Time To Keep IT Networks Running Smoothly

    IT professionals felt heat this summer — thanks to growing pressure to keep networks running smoothly. According to the inaugural Ipswitch Summertime Blues Survey, with growing numbers of remote workers, broken laptops, and bring-you-own-device (BYOD) policies, it’s more of a chore to manage IT networks.

  7. Lessons From The Excellus Data Breach: Why Your Healthcare IT Clients Need You

    Yet another massive data breach has been discovered in the healthcare sector, this time striking New York. Threat Post reported Excellus BlueCross BlueShield was hit by an attack beginning in 2013 that wasn’t uncovered until last month. Member information including Social Security numbers, addresses, account, and financial information was compromised.

  8. HIMSS Highlights Population Health Summit And The Tech That Surrounds It

    Population health has the attention of your clients and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is responding.

  9. Help Your Law Firm Clients Benefit From Cloud Computing

    If it seems like every industry is taking to the cloud these days, it’s probably because that’s exactly what’s happening. While we may associate the use of cloud computing with certain businesses, it’s important that we don’t overlook certain areas that could gain a lot from fully adopting the cloud and all it offers.

  10. New Malware Targets Sandbox-Based Gateway Appliances

    There’s a new malware searching out systems, and it is impacting sandbox-based gateway appliances, according to new research released by Quick Heal Technologies.