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  1. 6 Tips For Surefire Email Marketing Campaigns For IT Solutions Providers

    First, why do an email campaign? It’s an important question because email campaigns are not as easy as picking up the phone to make cold calls and, done right, they take time to plan. Being in the IT industry, it’s important to create a personal relationship with your audience and position yourself as an authority regarding customers’ IT needs.

  2. 5 Ways To Cash In On Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End Of Service

    The end-of-service date for the popular Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system is July 14, 2015 — and it’s coming up quickly. It’s one of the biggest IT-related events in recent years and the race to migrate to a newer operating system presents some big opportunities for IT channel companies.

  3. Defending SMBs With Cloud-Managed Security

    Technology is a two edged sword. On one side, the introduction of new applications, devices, and web services makes people’s lives and jobs easier and more productive. On the other, the increase in user mobility, the migration to faster data pipes and the exchange of more information open businesses up to new threats and increased susceptibility to cyber attacks.

  4. SMBs: The Attacker’s Target

    Cybercrime is increasing at epidemic proportions, from consumers, to SMB organizations to large enterprises. According to, an independent service provider of anti-virus research, more malware was found in the past two years than in the previous 10 years combined. From 2013 to 2014, new malware jumped just over 71 percent from 83M to 142M new strains being introduced. And it turns out Small to Medium Business (SMB) organizations are becoming the cybercriminal’s “sweet spot”.

  5. 3 Ways To Explain Asset Tracking Solutions ROI

    Tracking assets is one process that — if done effectively — can help your small business clients reduce costs and improve quality. Below are three ways your customers you can convince there is ROI from taking control of their assets.

  6. Selling Smart Devices in the POS Space: 5 Things to Know

    Stacey Finley Tappin of Apriva tells how smartphones and tablets can be a viable, low-cost solution for maintaining an efficient and profitable operation.

  7. The Top 4 Reasons Small Retailers Need Big Data

    Michael Stevens, Executive VP at Spindle, tells what SMBs have to gain from insightful analysis of their current and targeted customers.

  8. 6 Reasons Why SMBs Should Migrate To IP Video Surveillance

    Gadi Piran, president of OnSSI, helps you convince your SMB customers of IP video surveillance’s benefits. 

  9. Delivering An Integrated Future For Small Business IT Management

    The rise of cloud-based services, mobile devices, and social media at work is benefitting small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) in so many ways. As smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous in our home and business lives, the pace, scope, and capacity of work has increased — but it has also left SMBs struggling to cope with a number of IT headaches all at once. And if this wasn’t already enough, the fallout from Snowden and a rise in cyber crime targeted at small business is leading to calls for a more vigilant regulatory environment that won’t hesitate to make an example of anyone large or small found responsible for data breaches.

  10. How To Deal With A Perfect Storm Of Disruption In The Managed Services Business

    A personal perspective on the challenges facing the Managed Services industry and the strategies you can use now to survive and thrive transformational change.