General Computing Executive Commentary

  1. Everything As A Service: The New Frontier In ITSM
    3/24/2017

    Airlines don’t buy engines to fly their planes. They buy engine operating time, in hours, to fly their planes. Oil companies, which need pipelines to transport their oil, don’t buy leak-detection equipment to guard against leaks. They buy the service from a company that specializes in providing that service to oil companies that have pipelines to run.

  2. 10 Reasons Why The Managed Services Market Is Flourishing
    3/23/2017

    In recent years, the managed services market has exploded to unprecedented proportions. Thanks to a changing security climate and increased focus on convenience and scalability, more people are using managed services today than ever before. Following are the top 10 reasons for this trend.

  3. Will You Survive The MSP-Vetting Process?
    3/16/2017

    When it comes to prospecting, both you and your potential client want to make sure the relationship is mutually beneficial. By Mike Bloomfield, president, Tekie Geek and ASCII Group Member since 2016

  4. 6 Reasons Your Company Should Have A Blog
    3/15/2017

    The mention of the word blog may conjure up visions of outdated strategies from more than a decade ago. By Jenna Hardie, Account Manager, Compass Integrated Communications

  5. Top 5 Must-Haves Of The Modern Office Headset
    3/3/2017

    To accommodate more seamless workplace collaboration, many businesses have adopted open floorplans featuring expansive, unencumbered spaces deployed with unified communications systems. By Brian Brorsbøl, Director of Product Management, CC&O, Sennheiser

  6. Partners To The Rescue: How To Protect And Educate Clients From Insider Threats
    3/2/2017

    As dedicated, go-to technology resources, VARs and IT service providers are in a unique position to help their clients stay ahead of an increasing vulnerability faced within organizations today — the invisibility factor of insider threats. By Isaac Kohen, Teramind

  7. Top Ways To Profit From Network Assessments
    3/1/2017

    Network assessment is a unique and effective discipline under the network security umbrella. A network assessment tool doesn’t simply monitor a network the way RMM software does. By Mark Winter, Vice President of Sales, RapidFire Tools

  8. 5 Ways MSPs Can Become Trusted Cloud Advisors
    2/28/2017

    Cloud adoption among SMBs is on the rise. A recent survey by Techaisle projects that, by the end of this year, the penetration of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications among SMBs will reach 94 percent, up from 73 percent in 2016. By Neal Bradbury, Senior Director of Business Development, Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda

  9. 3 Cloud-Based Security Services Every MSP Needs To Offer
    2/27/2017

    Today’s businesses face an IT environment where proprietary information and confidential client data must be secured against ever-escalating attacks and evolving vulnerabilities. By Ellen Jennings, CEO, BEI

  10. How To Ramp Up The Security Of Industrial Networks
    2/22/2017

    It is inevitable the adoption of the Industrial IoT (IIoT) is going to continue to grow, facilitating more and more devices to be connected to networks. By Wenyuan Niu, Product Manager, Moxa, Inc.