MSPmentor - Managed Services & MSP News Blog http://mspmentor.net/rss.xml en Good Technology Addresses BYOD Deployment Costs, Introduces Split Billing http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/073114/good-technology-addresses-byod-deployment-costs-introduces-split-billing <div class="field-deck"> Split billing solution aims to shift data usage burden from employees to employer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Good Technology believes it has found the way to limit BYOD deployment costs by introducing a new BYOD solution with a corporate data plan and split billing. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/073114/good-technology-addresses-byod-deployment-costs-introduces-split-billing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/073114/good-technology-addresses-byod-deployment-costs-introduces-split-billing#comments Mobile Device Management Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:24:00 +0000 40381 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Good Technology CEO Christy Wyatt says data charges play an important part in controlling BYOD enterprise deployment costs.</p> Wake-up Call for MSPs: Stop Selling Products http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/wake-call-msps-stop-selling-products <div class="field-deck"> One channel expert tells MSPs it's time to stop selling products to customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One channel expert explains to MSPs how selling products will make them ongoing salespeople. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/wake-call-msps-stop-selling-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/wake-call-msps-stop-selling-products#comments InfoCenter BDR Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:21:00 +0000 40341 at http://mspmentor.net <p>One consultant says MSPs should stop selling products.</p> Understanding Progressive De-Duplication http://mspmentor.net/blog/understanding-progressive-de-duplication <div class="node-body blog-body">Some storage experts have decried the tangible benefits of deduplication and even compression as being only temporary remedies but in today’s economically-challenged environment, any technology that saves companies time and storage capacity is a welcome practice.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/understanding-progressive-de-duplication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/understanding-progressive-de-duplication#comments Guest Bloggers deduplication WD MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:03:00 +0000 40431 at http://mspmentor.net Delivering Business Solutions that Help http://mspmentor.net/blog/delivering-business-solutions-help <div class="node-body blog-body">The D.C. area is a hub for IT, but not all of the tech decisions being made at companies in the region are sound. For example, does it make sense for a company to replace aging infrastructure with more infrastructure--to the tune of $2 million? The way in which the story played out should serve as a reminder to MSPs of the importance of gaining insight into business principles and the way business is conducted, and of serving as a guide as companies navigate decisions about technology.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/delivering-business-solutions-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/delivering-business-solutions-help#comments Guest Bloggers Cloud government infrastructure MSP Office 365 MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:39:00 +0000 40081 at http://mspmentor.net Alert Logic Announces Security Solutions for Google Cloud Platform http://mspmentor.net/software-service-and-hardware-service/073114alert-logic-announces-security-solutions-google-cloud-platform <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Alert Logic says it will deliver network and system security for workloads running on Google's public cloud. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alert Logic will now offer its security solutions via Google Cloud Platform.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/software-service-and-hardware-service/073114alert-logic-announces-security-solutions-google-cloud-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/software-service-and-hardware-service/073114alert-logic-announces-security-solutions-google-cloud-platform#comments Cloud Computing Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Software as a Service and Hardware as a Service Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:14:00 +0000 40321 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Alert Logic CEO Gray Hall</p> 3 Keys to a Successful AYCE Managed Services Offering http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-keys-successful-ayce-managed-services-offering <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the biggest challenges MSPs face when developing an offering with a fixed monthly price--or, “all you can eat”--is accounting for unpredictable expenses. Here are three key points and best practices for satisfying customers’ needs without compromising profit margins.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-keys-successful-ayce-managed-services-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/3-keys-successful-ayce-managed-services-offering#comments Guest Bloggers AYCE break-fix managed services MSP contracts MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:49:00 +0000 40391 at http://mspmentor.net Epson Achieves Validated Device Support Status with ECi's MPS Software http://mspmentor.net/managed-print-services/073114/epson-achieves-validated-device-support-status-ecis-mps-software <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Epson says validated device support status with FMAudit "enables extensive access, data monitoring and collection to streamline MPS deployments." </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Epson America has announced its WorkForce Pro business printers have achieved validated device support status with ECi FMAudit software.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-print-services/073114/epson-achieves-validated-device-support-status-ecis-mps-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-print-services/073114/epson-achieves-validated-device-support-status-ecis-mps-software#comments Managed Print Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:43:00 +0000 40311 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Mike Isgrig, vice president of Epson&#39;s North America consumer sales and marketing</p> SolarWinds' NPM 11.0: Here's What MSPs Need to Know http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073114/solarwinds-npm-110-heres-what-msps-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> SolarWinds' new release features enterprise-class deep packet inspection (DPI) and analysis technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SolarWinds (SWI) yesterday unveiled Network Performance Monitor (NPM) 11.0, a new version of its IT management software.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073114/solarwinds-npm-110-heres-what-msps-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073114/solarwinds-npm-110-heres-what-msps-need-know#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor Remote Monitoring & Management Software Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:50:00 +0000 40371 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Chris LaPoint, SolarWinds&#39; vice president of product management</p> 4 Megatrends of Microsoft WPC 2014 That MSPs Can Profit From http://mspmentor.net/blog/4-megatrends-microsoft-wpc-2014-msps-can-profit <div class="node-body blog-body">At this year's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, it was clear that MSPs are positioned to play an expanding role in helping their customers navigate, compete and succeed in the technological arena that is transforming the way business is done.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/4-megatrends-microsoft-wpc-2014-msps-can-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/4-megatrends-microsoft-wpc-2014-msps-can-profit#comments Guest Bloggers big data Cloud Microsoft mobility security WPC MSPmentor Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:31:00 +0000 40361 at http://mspmentor.net Study: Cloud Computing Adds Business Value for SMBs http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/073014/oxford-study-finds-strong-correlation-between-cloud-computing-an <div class="node-body article-body">A new study by Oxford Economics shows that nearly two thirds business executives in the United States believe their cloud service provider adds significant value to their business results. The information could be a helpful selling point for managed services providers looking to add a professional cloud-based file sharing service to their customers' operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/073014/oxford-study-finds-strong-correlation-between-cloud-computing-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/073014/oxford-study-finds-strong-correlation-between-cloud-computing-an#comments Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:28:00 +0000 40041 at http://mspmentor.net ServiceNow: IT Pros Are Driving Enterprise Services http://mspmentor.net/research-and-markets/073014/servicenow-it-pros-are-driving-enterprise-services <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> New survey shows the role of IT is changing for several reasons. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new KPMG and ServiceNow (NOW) survey revealed more than 93 percent of IT professionals said they believe the role of IT is changing across the enterprise.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/research-and-markets/073014/servicenow-it-pros-are-driving-enterprise-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/research-and-markets/073014/servicenow-it-pros-are-driving-enterprise-services#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor Research and Markets Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:04:00 +0000 40271 at http://mspmentor.net <p>A new KPMG and ServiceNow (NOW) survey revealed more than 93 percent of IT professionals said they believe the role of IT is changing across the enterprise.</p> GFI MAX's RMM Platform Supports Over 10K MSPs http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073014/gfi-maxs-rmm-platform-supports-over-10k-msps <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> GFI MAX says its RemoteManagement platform supports nearly 660,000 MSP engineer logins every month. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GFI MAX today announced more than 10,000 managed service providers (MSPs) are using its RemoteManagement platform.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073014/gfi-maxs-rmm-platform-supports-over-10k-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/073014/gfi-maxs-rmm-platform-supports-over-10k-msps#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor Remote Monitoring & Management Software Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:11:00 +0000 40261 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Dr. Alistair Forbes, general manager of GFI MAX&#39;s business unit</p> ViaWest Introduces Affiliate Program to Channel http://mspmentor.net/partner-program/072914/viawest-introduces-affiliate-program-channel <div class="field-deck"> New Affiliate Program welcomes bloggers, technical forums and channel partners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ViaWest has designed a new Affiliate Program for the channel and other players. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/partner-program/072914/viawest-introduces-affiliate-program-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/partner-program/072914/viawest-introduces-affiliate-program-channel#comments Partner Program Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:48:00 +0000 40301 at http://mspmentor.net <p>ViaWest Sales and Marketing SVP Christopher Rajiah says affiliates can expand their service offerings by partnering with the company.</p> Codero Introduces Proactive Managed Hosting Service http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/072914/codero-introduces-proactive-managed-hosting-service <div class="field-deck"> New managed offering leverages automation hosting layer, augments support team </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Codero Hosting has launched a new managed hosting offering to customers. Through its managed service, Codero manages data center infrastructure, networks, networking devices, operating systems and applications subsystems for customers.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/072914/codero-introduces-proactive-managed-hosting-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/072914/codero-introduces-proactive-managed-hosting-service#comments Managed Services Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 40281 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Codero Hosting CEO Emil Sayegh says the industry has been requesting more integrated services.</p> CompTIA ChannelCon 2014 Preview: What MSPs Can Expect http://mspmentor.net/events/072814/comptia-channelcon-2014-preview-what-msps-can-expect-it-association <div class="field-deck"> MSPmentor speaks with one CompTIA exec for a sneak preview of this year's event </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CompTIA provided MSPmentor with an exclusive look into what MSPs can expect from this year's ChannelCon.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/events/072814/comptia-channelcon-2014-preview-what-msps-can-expect-it-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/events/072814/comptia-channelcon-2014-preview-what-msps-can-expect-it-association#comments Events Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:12:00 +0000 40231 at http://mspmentor.net <p>CompTIA Events and Education SVP Kelly Ricker says ChannelCon has involved into a hybrid conference, bringing together the best of both worlds.</p> What to Look for in a BDR Partner Program http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/what-look-bdr-partner-program <div class="field-deck"> MSPmentor offers MSPs four items to look for in a BDR vendor's partner program </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPmentor reveals several things for MSPs to look into before selecting a BDR partner program.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/what-look-bdr-partner-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/what-look-bdr-partner-program#comments InfoCenter BDR Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:38:00 +0000 40251 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Find the right BDR partner for you by comparing partner programs.</p> Should You Block Non-Approved Cloud Apps? http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/072814/should-you-block-non-approved-cloud-apps <div class="node-body article-body">The average enterprise has roughly 461 cloud apps running within its organization (with cloud-based file sharing likely among them). Of course, a good chunk of these apps are likely used for online file sharing – and one would expect that a high percentage of those would not comply with HIPAA, SOX, PCI or any other number of industry regulations. Should companies block these types of non-approved cloud apps?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/072814/should-you-block-non-approved-cloud-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/072814/should-you-block-non-approved-cloud-apps#comments Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:56:00 +0000 39971 at http://mspmentor.net Kaspersky: 75% of IT Pros Understand Virtualization Security Options http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/kaspersky-75-it-pros-understand-virtualization-security-options <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> New Kaspersky Lab survey shows 46 percent of respondents said they believe virtual environments can be adequately protected by conventional security solutions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What's the right security for a virtualized environments? Not all IT security experts know the right answer, according to a new report released this week by Kaspersky Lab.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/kaspersky-75-it-pros-understand-virtualization-security-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/kaspersky-75-it-pros-understand-virtualization-security-options#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Virtualization Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:28:00 +0000 40241 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Kaspersky Lab today released its &quot;Global IT Security Risks Survey 2014 -- Virtualization.&quot;</p> IT Security Stories to Watch: Trustwave, ThreatStream, Spiceworks News http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/it-security-stories-watch-trustwave-threatstream-spiceworks-news <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are four IT security stories to watch during the final week of July. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trustwave, ThreatStream and Spiceworks are three of the biggest newsmakers in this week's IT security stories to watch.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/it-security-stories-watch-trustwave-threatstream-spiceworks-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/it-security-stories-watch-trustwave-threatstream-spiceworks-news#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:44:00 +0000 40221 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Trustwave, ThreatStream and Spiceworks are three of the biggest newsmakers in this week&#39;s IT security stories to watch.</p> 5 Data Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Lessons From July http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/072814/5-data-backup-and-disaster-recovery-bdr-lessons-july <div class="field-deck"> MSPmentor rounds up its top BDR articles from the month of July, compiles Top 5 list </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We've compiled a list of our top BDR articles from July. Here's what you missed. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/072814/5-data-backup-and-disaster-recovery-bdr-lessons-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-bdr/072814/5-data-backup-and-disaster-recovery-bdr-lessons-july#comments InfoCenter BDR Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:15:00 +0000 40201 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Miss our BDR stories from July? Here&#39;s a quick recap.</p> From Wrongboarding to Onboarding: How to Get Engagements Started Right http://mspmentor.net/blog/wrongboarding-onboarding-how-get-engagements-started-right <div class="node-body blog-body">Onboarding represents such a critical point in the managed services engagement. It’s a time when you have to move from selling to actually delivering on your claims and commitments. Once the deal has been signed and the onboarding process starts, your clients are very eager to see you prove them right. Here's what to do -- and what not to do.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/wrongboarding-onboarding-how-get-engagements-started-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/wrongboarding-onboarding-how-get-engagements-started-right#comments Guest Bloggers managed services engagement onboarding MSPmentor Blog Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:21:00 +0000 40211 at http://mspmentor.net ThreatStream Appoints ArcSight Co-Founder Hugh Njemanze as CEO http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/threatstream-appoints-arcsight-co-founder-hugh-njemanze-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Hugh Njemanze brings more than 30 years of technology expertise to ThreatStream. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ThreatStream, a software-as-a-service-based (SaaS-based) cyber threat intelligence platform provider, today appointed ArcSight co-founder Hugh Njemanze as its new CEO.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/threatstream-appoints-arcsight-co-founder-hugh-njemanze-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/threatstream-appoints-arcsight-co-founder-hugh-njemanze-ceo#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:43:00 +0000 40151 at http://mspmentor.net <p>ThreatStream CEO Hugh Njemanze</p> Blogs We Didn't Write, V7.1, Week of July 22 http://mspmentor.net/seven-managed-services-blogs/blogs-we-didnt-write-v71-week-july-22 <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Another busy week is coming to a close for those of us covering the managed services market, cloud services market and the rest of the IT channel. So busy, in fact, that we haven't had time to write all the stories we wanted to. Here are some of the things we missed during the week of July 22, 2014.Another busy week is coming to a close for those of us covering the managed services market, cloud services market and the rest of the IT channel. So busy, in fact, that we haven't had time to write all the stories we wanted to. Here are some of the things we missed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/seven-managed-services-blogs/blogs-we-didnt-write-v71-week-july-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/seven-managed-services-blogs/blogs-we-didnt-write-v71-week-july-22#comments Seven Managed Services Blogs Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:18:00 +0000 40191 at http://mspmentor.net Overcoming the Challenges of Migrating to a Managed Services Model http://mspmentor.net/blog/overcoming-challenges-migrating-managed-services-model <div class="node-body blog-body">Resellers, integrators and traditional, product-oriented solution providers have been migrating to the managed service model for at least a decade, and that transition will continue as more and more companies opt to become MSPs. Given that managed services are outperforming the overall IT market, this is no surprise. Companies considering a move to the managed services model should understand that it's a different business landscape and become familiar its distinguishing features.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/mspmentor-blog">MSPmentor Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/blog/overcoming-challenges-migrating-managed-services-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/overcoming-challenges-migrating-managed-services-model#comments Guest Bloggers integrators managed service model MSP resellers MSPmentor Blog Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:56:00 +0000 40011 at http://mspmentor.net ManageEngine Unveils New IT Monitoring App for Android Devices http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/072814/manageengine-unveils-new-it-monitoring-app-android-devices <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> ManageEngine's WiFi Monitor Plus lets IT admins monitor, analyze and survey WiFi signals from their Android devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ManageEngine has launched WiFi Monitor Plus, a free diagnostic application for Android mobile devices.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/072814/manageengine-unveils-new-it-monitoring-app-android-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/072814/manageengine-unveils-new-it-monitoring-app-android-devices#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor Remote Monitoring & Management Software Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:31:00 +0000 40181 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Vidya Vasu, head of ManageEngine Free Tools</p> 5 Things You (or Your Customers) Can Buy for the Cost of Malware http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/5-things-you-can-buy-cost-malware <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Chicago-based managed service provider (MSP) Trustwave this week released an infographic that shows malware kits can cost as little as $200 on the black market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/5-things-you-can-buy-cost-malware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/072514/5-things-you-can-buy-cost-malware#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:30:00 +0000 40171 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Chicago-based managed service provider (MSP) Trustwave this week released an infographic that shows malware can cost as little as $200 on the black market.</p> TechNavio Study Says BYOD Policies Drive EMM Market http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/072414/technavio-study-says-byod-policies-drive-emm-market <div class="field-deck"> Analysts forecast EMM market growth at CAGR of 23.95 percent from 2013-2018 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study points to BYOD policies as the main driver behind the adoption of EMM solutions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/072414/technavio-study-says-byod-policies-drive-emm-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/072414/technavio-study-says-byod-policies-drive-emm-market#comments Mobile Device Management Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:58:00 +0000 40161 at http://mspmentor.net <p>A new study says BYOD policies are driving the adoption of EMM.</p> STORServer Provides Free Backup Appliance Selection Guide for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/backup-and-disaster-recovery/storserver-provides-free-backup-appliance-selection-guide-msps <div class="field-deck"> Here's a quick guide on how MSPs can select backup appliances for their customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">STORServer has released a quick guide on how MSPs can select the right backup appliance for their customers.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/backup-and-disaster-recovery/storserver-provides-free-backup-appliance-selection-guide-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/backup-and-disaster-recovery/storserver-provides-free-backup-appliance-selection-guide-msps#comments Backup and Disaster Recovery Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:21:00 +0000 40111 at http://mspmentor.net <p>STORServer is offering a new way for MSPs to find the right backup appliance for their customers.</p> What is Business Agility? Why Your Customers Want It? http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/what-business-agility-why-your-customers-want-it <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Business agility is one of those terms that people are hearing more and more, especially in relation to the primary benefits of cloud computing. However, it may not be entirely clear what it even means, as the headline of <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/joemckendrick/2014/07/14/cloud-computing-increases-business-agility-whatever-that-means/">this Forbes article</a> cleverly illustrates. Whatever business agility may be, it seems important for Managed Service Providers specializing in the cloud to become familiar with it.</p> <p><strong>What is Business Agility?</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/what-business-agility-why-your-customers-want-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/what-business-agility-why-your-customers-want-it#comments Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:25:00 +0000 39701 at http://mspmentor.net VMware Reaches Critical Cloud Mass http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/vmware-reaches-critical-cloud-mass <div class="field-byline"> Mike Vizard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VMware has improved its cloud services message to providers. The company's selling points include the simplicity of using the vSphere management platform to handle both on-premise and cloud implementations of virtual machines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/vmware-reaches-critical-cloud-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/vmware-reaches-critical-cloud-mass#comments Virtualization Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:11:00 +0000 40141 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Mathew Lodge, VP for Cloud Services, VMware</p>