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  1. Beyond SaaS: Thinking Of Hardware In A Whole New Way
    11/15/2016

    The explosive growth of software as a service (SaaS) is one of the great stories of the modern world economy, and it has proven the tremendous power of the Internet as a transformative technology. SaaS is continuing to grow at a healthy clip—well into double digits—and conversations with IT buyers representing small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) suggest the future holds more of the same. Sixty-nine percent of survey respondents expect to increase their use of cloud-based technology in the next three years.

  2. Growing MSP Profitability With Smarter, More Strategic Pricing
    11/11/2016

    When you’re in the trenches of building your business, there’s a lot going on — acquiring customers, keeping them happy, and ultimately making sure you’re making enough money to survive. Unfortunately, in all the hustle and bustle, we end up losing sight of an extremely important aspect of our business that could make most of our troubles vanish: our pricing. By Patrick Campbell, Founder and CEO, Price Intelligently

  3. 3 Premium Ways To Prevent IT Project Failure
    11/8/2016

    It is an unfortunate reality most IT projects don’t end well; in fact researchers found 68 percent end up marginal or outright failures. For software-related projects, only 16.2 percent are completed on time and on budget. If you are a large organization, that number drops to 9 percent. Many never realize the promised value or ROI.

  4. The Myth Of Threat Intelligence In The Channel, And An Intelligent Hybrid Security Approach
    11/7/2016

    Over the last year, Threat Intelligence (TI) has become a hot topic for the cybersecurity industry. Organizations of all sizes are looking to the channel to provide recommendations on what to purchase, how to implement, and how to gain the greatest value from TI. It is therefore critical the channel clearly understands what TI is, and how organizations can capitalize on its value.

  5. Warning: What You Need To Know About The Security Workforce Crisis
    11/4/2016

    Is the shortage of trained security people the greatest vulnerability?

  6. 5 Solutions That Can Streamline Your Business Operations
    11/2/2016

    With technology advancing at a rapid pace, more and more companies are finding it difficult to streamline their operations, often enduring painful consequences. Companies that don’t want to get left behind, stuck in the old days, would be wise to consider implementing these five solutions to keep up with the times.

  7. Will Your Virtual Data Traffic Take The Detour Around Your Firewalls?
    11/1/2016

    We’re soon going to need a new descriptor going forward when we refer to the data center. This rings true because network virtualization across private and public environments means the locations of compute and storage resources to facilitate on-demand networking do not sit statically in what could be considered a typical data center anymore. Virtual workloads now dart around like bees in a field of clover. It’s no longer a question or if but when all of this will affect your network.

  8. TableSafe Supports EMV, NFC, iBeacon, And More With Next-Generation Payment Solution
    10/31/2016

    As we know, in most restaurants today, once finished dining, customers receive the check and then the process begins of the wait staff going back and forth between the POS system, and table to handle the credit card transaction. Meanwhile, that same waiter or waitress is tasked with taking orders and refilling drinks from other patrons. Ultimately, the payment process can disrupt the dining experience of everyone involved.

  9. How To Choose The Right Cloud Service Provider
    10/28/2016

    It’s no secret enterprise, mid-market, and SMB customers are looking to move to the cloud, and smart service providers are adding cloud services to their portfolios to meet the growing demand. By Pete Manca, president and CEO, Egenera

  10. CompTIA 6th Annual State Of The Channel Report
    10/26/2016

    CompTIA's 6th Annual State of the Channel provides an overview of the size, shape and growth factors of the information technology (IT) industry's indirect channel.