The notion that CEOs and Executives are the sole visionaries who can lead and drive a company to success with no outside help is long gone. Leaders who leverage outside help go farther faster and research shows they are significantly more successful in both the short and long term.
This week, Kris Blackmon and Michael Cusanelli share their thoughts on new FAA drone rules, Sean Parker's quest to cure cancer and more.
Security Central: Microsoft Catches and Patches Security Bug, Hacker Ends Virtual Currency Project Journey – June 24, 2016
A crucial catch by a researcher in China this week may have saved Microsoft from a potential massive security breach. Yang Yu, director of Xuanwu Lab of Tencent in Beijing, discovered an error in the security design that affects all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system, a potentially disastrous flaw that has gone undetected for the past 20 years. To give you an idea how far back that is, think Windows 95.
Twilio (TWLO), the cloud communications startup that is one of the few tech companies taking the IPO plunge so far this year, set its initial price at a whopping $150 million. The company reported on Wednesday that it sold 10 million shares for $15 apiece, higher than the $12 to $14 range it had marketed to investors.
From working with MSPs for several years, I have learned that most businesses start with an inner desire to change the world of IT. Sometimes it’s a couple of tech-savvy friends teaming up and offering their services. In other cases, an MSP is born out of internal layoffs: The CIO tells the IT admin that they can no longer afford to keep him on in a full-time role. The MSP starts out with the owner’s old company as its first client.
This week we're featuring the latest news from Telin Systems, MapR Technologies and Jazz.
Today is my last day as the Associate Editor at the VAR Guy, which is definitely a bittersweet moment for me. But at the same time, I can’t help but be excited not just for myself, but for the future of the IT channel as a whole. After all, what’s not to be excited about?
As usual, The VAR Guy caught up with Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook to take a peek at the company’s Q1 2016 stats and see what progress the company has made in regard to its channel partner programs and incentives. Here are the top six things we took away from our latest conversation.
An industry that started with the moniker Desktop as a Service (DaaS), that many now call itself Workspace as a Service (WaaS), has become commonplace in the world of IT management. But, what’s with the different names and how many inroads has the technology really made?
Welcome back to Distribution Watch, where we bring you highlights from distributors over the last week. Today we rounded up news from Avnet (AVT), Tech Data (TECD), Cloud Harmonics and Pax8.
Amazon Web Services today unveiled new competencies for partners that demonstrate proficiency working with civilian and military agencies, and managing government workloads in the AWS GovCloud.
Veeam has created a framework to enable technology partners to move up the ranks of its ecosystem with the recent launch of the company’s Alliance Partner Program.
Dell Inc. agreed to sell its software unit to buyout firm Francisco Partners Management LLC and the new private equity arm of hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., streamlining the company ahead of its planned merger with EMC Corp.