T.C. Doyle

T.C.
Doyle
Senior Director of Content,
Penton Technology Group, Channel

T.C. Doyle, is the Senior Content Director of Channel brands at Penton Technology, and is responsible for the editorial direction of MSPmentor, Talkin’ Cloud, The VAR Guy and The WHIR (Web Hosting Industry Review). A veteran technology writer, editor and video storyteller who has covered the IT industry for more than two decades, he was previously the Executive Editor at Channel Partners, and the Editor@Large with Cisco, where he traveled the world in search of stories that captured the social and technological transformations occurring in the economies of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. A frequent speaker at IT industry events and trade shows, he resides in Park City, Utah.

Articles
Culture, Not Technology, Is the Key to Surviving a Cybersecurity Breach, Says To
The Doyle Report: Culture, Not Technology, Is the Key to Surviving a Cybersecurity Breach, Says Top Cyber Sleuth Brian Krebs
Security expert shares McAfee MPOWER attendees insights on his newfound “Hollywood” celebrity and practical tips that everyone should embrace
McAfee Unveils New “Umbrella” Protections That Integrate Advanced Analytics to I
The Doyle Report: McAfee Unveils New “Umbrella” Protections That Integrate Advanced Analytics to Increase Security Operations Center Efficiency and Protect Endpoints and Cloud

Six months after branching off from former corporate parent Intel, McAfee is unveiling new technology and ideas that support its mission to be a very different type of security company and possibly the industry’s best.

The Doyle Report: Channel Updates on Equifax, ATA and Startup 'Your Remote COO'
The Doyle Report: Channel Updates on Equifax, ATA and Startup 'Your Remote COO' 1

Question: Have you locked up your personal credit data yet?

HPE Reports Better Than Expected Earnings and Snaps Up Cloud Technology Partners
HPE Reports Better Than Expected Earnings and Snaps Up Cloud Technology Partners (CTP)

HPE (NYSE: HPE) on Tuesday surprised Wall Street with better-than-expected financial results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter ended July 31, and the rest of the industry with an announcement that it plans to acquire Cloud Technology Partners (CTP).

Herein I examine the fiscal results first, and the acquisition second.

For the quarter, net sales at HPE rose 3 percent to $8.2 billion. Earnings, meantime, fell 90 percent to a $200 million from $2.5 billion reported one year earlier.

The Channel Podcast Episode No. 4: Diversity with Sandra Cheek

Despite the best efforts of progressive companies and outstanding individuals, women and minorities are woefully under-represented in technology. In this episode of The Channel Podcast, Talkin' Cloud's Nicole Henderson and The VAR Guy's Kris Blackmon frame the issue and offer insights.

The One Truth Cybersecurity and Healthcare Have in Common
The Doyle Report: The One Truth Cybersecurity and Healthcare Have in Common
If we were to collectively apply what we already know consistently and thoroughly, we could blunt a great deal of cybercrime says top Verizon researcher.
Ramping Up for a Big Fall: Updates from Konica Minolta, OmniNet and Skytap
The Doyle Report: Ramping Up for a Big Fall: Updates from Konica Minolta, OmniNet and Skytap

So much for the dog days of August and the lazy days of summer. Recent moves by a number of companies hint toward a very busy fall.

In the past few days and weeks, several companies have made strategic moves to expand their horizons. This includes new acquisitions, alliances, investments and more. Herein I take a closer look at Konica-Minolta’s move into telephony, OmniNet’s embrace of new distribution allies, and Skytap’s infusion of capital. First up: Konica Minolta.

The Channel Podcast, Episode 3: Passwords
The Channel Podcast, Episode 3: Passwords
Complex passwords are out. Breezy phrases are in. In this episode, experts from three different companies share their thoughts on the past, present and future of "logging in."
Branding the MSP Organization
The Doyle Report: Branding the MSP Organization
Does your brand match your latest marketing efforts? Insights from Ulistic, Colorado Computer Support, PlanetOne Communications and more
SaaS Insights: New Research and Observations Shed Light on Market Evolution
The Doyle Report: SaaS Insights: New Research and Observations Shed Light on Market Evolution

I don’t know about you, but it sure doesn’t feel like the ‘ole dog days of summer to me. Instead, it feels like business is running full steam ahead. Take the SaaS market, for example.

Five Best Practices Shared at ChannelCon 2017
The Doyle Report: Five Best Practices Shared at ChannelCon 2017
Advice from vendors, consultants and practitioners alike shared in Austin at ChannelCon 2017 that can put you on a path to greatness.
The Doyle Report: The Best Career Advice Ever
Career advice from five industry thought leaders
The Channel Think Tank Podcast, Episode No. 2
The Doyle Report: The Channel Think Tank Podcast, Episode No. 2
Career advice and insights from Lenovo Software CRO Sal Patalano, CompTIA CEO Todd Thibodeaux and more.
Co-Selling is Hot, But Is It new?
The Doyle Report: Co-Selling is Hot, But Is It new?
Looking for a little lift when it comes to selling? Then try “co-selling,” which is the practice of pursuing customers in close coordination with software and services vendors.
Comments
The Doyle Report: Do You Have What It Takes to Sell to Tech’s New Buyers?
May 2, 2017

Ah, good Q: Informations and Communications Technology is ICT. What we tend to call IT stateside is broadened to include comms around the world. I'll adjust text accordingly...

Is LogicNow Poised for a Breakout Moment?
March 25, 2016

I think you're right, John. This represents one of the biggest opportunities of our time. If you ascribe to the adage that is often attributed to Albert Einstein, which says...

MSPmentor 501: 2015 Global Edition -- Worldwide Company Rankings
March 4, 2016

Thanks for your inquiries. We are proud to announce that the 2016 MSP 501 list and study are now accepting submissions. See our main page or try this URL:

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The MSP 501
February 26, 2016

We are now accepting submissions for the 2016 MSP 501. See the top of the page for more information.

MSPmentor Top 501 Managed Services Providers List
January 4, 2016

We will debut the 2016 MSPmentor 501 survey later this month. Stay tuned. It will be our biggest yet!



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