Managed Services Articles

  1. 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.

  2. 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.”

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Tackling The Coming Surge In Healthcare Data With Trained Machines

    Healthcare executives are seeing a massive surge in the data they’re dealing with — a recent survey revealed that 41 percent saw a jump of over 50 percent last year.

  6. How To Address Your SMB IT Customers’ Concerns Over Cloud Solutions

    Desktop-as-a-Service continues to grow as SMBs’ choice to consume apps and data, as well as to enable channel partners to become “one-stop-shops” for these IT clients. In this interview, Darrin Swan from Dell Software Service Provider Program tells Business Solutions how managed services providers (MSPs) can overcome customer objections to cloud solutions, take a layered approach to cloud security, and build monthly recurring revenue in the process.   

  7. Channel Transitions Newark Panelists Tell The Best Pricing, Bundling Strategies For MSPs

    At Channel Transitions Newark powered by Business Solutions Magazine, a panel of managed services providers (MSPs) offered some advice regarding pricing and bundling solutions.

  8. Millennials In The Work Place: It Means Change — For The Better

    Now, 50 percent of the national workforce is comprised of millennials, according to a new report from LogMeIn’s subsidiary JoinMe. In 25 years, that number will jump to 75 percent of the workforce.

  9. 5 Common Mistakes That Put Your SMB Clients At Risk for A Hack

    Hackers, it turns out, target SMBs with as much frequency as large businesses. SMBs are at the same level for risk of security and credit card breaches as large corporations, according to the New York Times.

  10. Why Health IT VARs Could Soon Deal With The “Chief Patient Experience Officer”

    Patient-centered health may seem simple, but it’s one that’s easy to foul up in the execution. While the concept is one that’s imitable through taking a look at other industries, getting healthcare organizations to a point of applied patient-centered health will require focused initiatives and invested leadership, frequently coming from a dedicated executive officer.