Symantec (SYMC) announced plans to shutter its cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (BDR) service Backup Exec.cloud, but promised that partners could still rely on its on-premise BDR service and continued investments in other services. What does it mean to partners, competitors and managed services providers?
Worldwide PC shipments continue to decline, according to the latest numbers from International Data Corp. (IDC), but do PC sales numbers really matter if you are a managed service provider (MSP)? MSPmentor spoke with some MSPs about how the changes would affect the managed services market, and here's what they said. But first, some background.
To acquire new customers this holiday season, managed services providers (MSPs) may want to take a look at data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) as customer acquisition strategy for the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
As December approaches, MSPs are working late nights to snag any last minute data backup and disaster recovery deals, meeting with customers, pushing the value of business continuity, hoping to end 2014 with a bang.
Cloud-delivered Internet security services specialist OpenDNS has rolled out its Umbrella for MSPs service integration for ConnectWise to provide MSPs with a place to centrally manage and deliver Umbrella web filtering and security services.
IT and telecommunications solution provider Breakthrough Technology Group (BTG) has appointed Travis Sales as the president of the company, responsible for the entire cloud and managed service business.