CJ Arlotta

Associate Editor
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media
Articles by CJ Arlotta
Kaseya Connect 2014: Are MSPs Ready for Cloud?
Kaseya executives told MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 that they want them to take control of cloud. But are MSPs ready for IT cloud-based management?
Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day Two Recap
Kaseya on Tuesday continued to push its new cloud-based IT management brand to MSPs at Kaseya Connect 2014 through a variety of speakers and discussion panels. Here's a quick recap.
eFolder, Acronis Partner on Joint BDR Solution
eFolder and Acronis on Wednesday announced what they call a strategic relationship that aims to tackle backup and disaster recovery (BDR) challenges for managed services providers (MSPs). What does eFolder BDR for Acronis offer MSPs?
Heartbleed, Cryptolocker: How MSPs Keep Track of Security Vulnerabilities
Heartbleed and other security vulnerabilities can severely impact your data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) customers if you're not able to stay on top of them. How do MSPs keep themselves in check? Here's how one MSP keeps track.
Kaseya Connect 2014: General Session Day One Recap
Kaseya on Monday convened approximately 400 MSPs partners in Las Vegas for Kaseya Connect 2014, where the RMM company unveiled its product roadmap going forward. What did you miss? Here's a quick recap of today's general session.
Kaseya Connect 2014: Complete Live Coverage Guide
Managed service provider partners and users are converging on Las Vegas this week for Kaseya Connect 2014, and MSPmentor is on the beat. For up-to-the-minute coverage and live updates from the conference, check back here. We'll provide links to all our coverage as it happens.
How Heartbleed Affects Backup and Disaster Recovery Customers
Heartbleed is making its way to data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) customers near you, leaving you with the responsibility of notifying vulnerable customers ahead of time.
Kaseya Connect 2014 Preview: What MSPs Can Expect from the RMM Company
Kaseya Connect 2014 will draw Kaseya managed service provider (MSP) partners and users to Las Vegas next week to hear about the company's vision of the RMM market. We've got a preview.
TeamViewer Integrates Remote Support With Spiceworks IT Help Desk
TeamViewer this week said it has integrated its remote access software with Spiceworks to simplify IT service requests for MSPs.
MobileIron's $100M IPO: What Does It Mean For The Channel?
What does MobileIron filing for an IPO mean for channel partners invested in the enterprise mobility management (EMM) company? Here's what we pulled out of its S-1 filing with the SEC.
Why MSPs Should Partner With BDR Customers
MSPs who view their data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) customers as partners will do a lot better in the long run than MSPs who view their BDR customers as numbers.
MobileIron Files to Raise $100M in IPO, Ends Speculation
MobileIron this week filed a registration statement with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission, indicating plans to raise up to $100 million.
BDR 101: 3 Common BDR Misconceptions
Selling BDR isn't as easy as it seems -- especially when customers already have preconceived notions about data backup and disaster recovery and business continuity. What are three common misconceptions?
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite: What You Need to Know
Amid the excitement around Microsoft (MSFT) Office for iPad, Microsoft issued another announcement that could be a central part of many mobile device strategies going forward. Dubbed Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), the solution bundles Windows Intune, Azure Active Directory Premium and Azure Rights Management Services to provide device, identity and access management with data protection from the cloud.
Symantec, Wake Up: Zetta.net Wants to Steal Backup Exec Customers
Zetta.net is continuing its efforts to steal Symantec customers away from the well-known security and backup software vendor.
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