MSPmentor - Managed Services & MSP News Blog http://mspmentor.net/rss.xml en ChannelTech Podcast: OpenStack, Autotask Conferences and IaaS Magic Quadrant http://mspmentor.net/channeltech-podcast/052215/channeltech-podcast-openstack-autotask-conferences-and-iaas-magic-quadrant <div class="node-body audio-body">In this ChannelTech Podcast, our editors talk about news out of the recent OpenStack conference, Gartner's newly released infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) Magic Quadrant report and a report from the Autotask Community Live conference. Join Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy, CJ Arlotta of Talkin' Cloud and Jessica Davis of MSPmentor for insights and an overview of the most important insider channel news for the week ending May 22.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/channeltech-podcast/052215/channeltech-podcast-openstack-autotask-conferences-and-iaas-magic-quadrant" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://mspmentor.net/site-files/mspmentor.net/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/05/channeltechpromoimage432.jpeg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://mspmentor.net/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://mspmentor.net/site-files/mspmentor.net/files/podcast/audio/ChannelTech Podcast 052215.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=14599882">ChannelTech Podcast 052215.mp3</a></div> </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/channeltech-podcast/052215/channeltech-podcast-openstack-autotask-conferences-and-iaas-magic-quadrant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/channeltech-podcast/052215/channeltech-podcast-openstack-autotask-conferences-and-iaas-magic-quadrant#comments ChannelTech Podcast Fri, 22 May 2015 17:41:00 +0000 54541 at http://mspmentor.net Tech Data, Intel Team to Help MSPs Build Security Specializations http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/052215/tech-data-intel-team-help-msps-build-security-specializations <div class="node-body article-body">Tech Data and Intel have partnered to help MSPs grow their security-centric businesses with the launch of the Intel Security Managed Services Specialization program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/052215/tech-data-intel-team-help-msps-build-security-specializations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/052215/tech-data-intel-team-help-msps-build-security-specializations#comments Managed Security Services Fri, 22 May 2015 16:15:00 +0000 54461 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Fernando Quintero, vice president of Channel Sales in the Americas at Intel Security</p> Best Practices for Deterring Cyber Hackers http://mspmentor.net/blog/best-practices-deterring-cyber-hackers <div class="node-body blog-body">eFax Corporate recently hosted a webinar to inform covered entities in healthcare of the dangers that today’s sophisticated cyber hackers pose to their electronic protected health information (ePHI) and other intellectual property. The common pitfalls and best practices we identified in this webinar relate not only to healthcare-related businesses, but also to organizations in all industries.</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/best-practices-deterring-cyber-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/best-practices-deterring-cyber-hackers#comments Guest Bloggers attack blocking auth best practices cyber attack cyber hacker. electronic protected health information data breach eFax Corporate ePHI healthcare penetration testing protective software assurance security vulnerability vulnerability management MSPmentor Blog Fri, 22 May 2015 16:04:00 +0000 54531 at http://mspmentor.net IT Security: Mobile Devices Vulnerable to Commjacking http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/052215/it-security-mobile-devices-vulnerable-commjacking <div class="field-byline"> Mike Vizard </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are your customers' users at risk for commjacking? It's gotten easy and cheap for criminals to set up open wireless networks that look legitimate but are a ruse to enable commjackers to steal data including unencrypted email, credit card numbers and more. Here are the details. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/052215/it-security-mobile-devices-vulnerable-commjacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mobile-device-management/052215/it-security-mobile-devices-vulnerable-commjacking#comments Managed Security Services Mobile Device Management Fri, 22 May 2015 13:44:00 +0000 54521 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Dror Liwer, chief security officer for CoroNet</p> CareFirst Breach of 1.1M Shows Security Opportunity in Healthcare http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/carefirst-breach-11m-shows-security-opportunity-healthcare <div class="field-byline"> Ericka Chickowski </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPs specializing in healthcare IT should take recent breaches to heart when approaching clients about security. Here are the details of the CareFirst breach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/carefirst-breach-11m-shows-security-opportunity-healthcare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/carefirst-breach-11m-shows-security-opportunity-healthcare#comments Managed Security Services Fri, 22 May 2015 13:16:00 +0000 54511 at http://mspmentor.net MSPmentor 501: Top 10 MSPs From Texas in 2015 http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/052215/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-texas-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Which 2015 MSPmentor 501 honorees call Texas home? Here's a closer look at the top 10 managed service providers (MSPs) from Texas.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/052215/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-texas-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/052215/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-texas-2015#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor MSPmentor 100 MSPmentor 250 Fri, 22 May 2015 04:27:00 +0000 54501 at http://mspmentor.net 5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of May 22 http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/052115/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-22 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> This week's column features cloud computing news from IBM, Microsoft, Dropbox, MegaPath and SingleHop. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a look at the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) will want to know about, compiled by MSPmentor, for the week of May 22.</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/cloud-computing/052115/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/052115/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-22#comments Cloud Computing Managed Services MSP Mentor Thu, 21 May 2015 20:44:00 +0000 54441 at http://mspmentor.net MSPs and Cloud Computing: How to Evolve for Success http://mspmentor.net/your-business/052115/msps-and-cloud-computing-how-evolve-success <div class="field-byline"> Pedro Pereira </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is it enough to sell remote monitoring and management services anymore? MSP veteran and angel investor Tommy Wald says no. According to Wald MSPs must evolve if they want to thrive in a new market where cloud dominates. Here's how. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/your-business/052115/msps-and-cloud-computing-how-evolve-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/your-business/052115/msps-and-cloud-computing-how-evolve-success#comments Cloud Computing Your Business Thu, 21 May 2015 17:07:00 +0000 54481 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Tommy Wald, president of TW Tech Ventures</p> Tigerpaw Software Introduces Learning Management System for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/your-business/tigerpaw-software-introduces-learning-management-system-msps <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tigerpaw Software is streamlining its training initiatives with the launch of the Tigerpaw Learning Management System, a portal to help MSPs meet specific training objectives based on the company&rsquo;s business automation software.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/your-business/tigerpaw-software-introduces-learning-management-system-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/your-business/tigerpaw-software-introduces-learning-management-system-msps#comments Professional Services Automation (PSA) Your Business Thu, 21 May 2015 12:45:00 +0000 54451 at http://mspmentor.net SolarWinds N-able N-central 10 New UI: A Closer Look with Screenshots http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/052015/solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-new-ui-closer-look-screenshots <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">SolarWinds N-able has launched N-central 10, featuring Direct Support, improved and deeper integration with Autotask and ConnectWise, and an improved user interface. Since the new user interface is a big part of this update, we thought we'd show you what it looks like with screenshots. Here's a look at N-central 10.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/052015/solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-new-ui-closer-look-screenshots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/052015/solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-new-ui-closer-look-screenshots#comments Managed Services Remote Monitoring & Management Software Wed, 20 May 2015 14:24:00 +0000 54191 at http://mspmentor.net Axcient Unveils Appliance-Less Replication Solution http://mspmentor.net/backup-and-disaster-recovery/052015/axcient-unveils-appliance-less-replication-solution <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Direct to Cloud enables organizations to take full system snapshots of their laptops, workstations and servers and store them in the cloud. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Axcient has launched Direct to Cloud, a solution that enables organizations to consolidate and back up laptops, workstations and physical and virtual servers without a physical local appliance. Here's everything you need to know.</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/052015/axcient-unveils-appliance-less-replication-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/backup-and-disaster-recovery/052015/axcient-unveils-appliance-less-replication-solution#comments Backup and Disaster Recovery Managed Services MSP Mentor Wed, 20 May 2015 12:05:00 +0000 54431 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Axcient CEO Justin Moore</p> Autotask Community Live!: CentraStage Founders Talk RMM, Autotask http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051915/autotask-community-live-will-partners-embrace-unified-psa-rmm-p <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MSPmentor caught up with the founders of CentraStage (now Autotask Endpoint Management.) Will their feature roadmap be enough to persuade managed service providers to migrate from competitive RMM platforms? We spoke with these founders and with Autotask customers to find out. Here's the answer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051915/autotask-community-live-will-partners-embrace-unified-psa-rmm-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051915/autotask-community-live-will-partners-embrace-unified-psa-rmm-p#comments Professional Services Automation (PSA) Remote Monitoring & Management Software Tue, 19 May 2015 23:09:00 +0000 54421 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Christian Nagele (left), AEM GM of Sales and Ian Van Reenen (right), AEM GM of Product Development</p> TekLinks Acquires Claris Networks: Here's What You Need to Know http://mspmentor.net/acquisitions/052925/teklinks-acquires-claris-networks-heres-what-you-need-know <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Both TekLinks and Claris Networks were among the top MSPmentor 501 honorees in the Southeast this year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Birmingham, Alabama-based IT solutions provider TekLinks has acquired cloud services provider (CSP) Claris Networks. Here's everything you need to know.</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/acquisitions/052925/teklinks-acquires-claris-networks-heres-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/acquisitions/052925/teklinks-acquires-claris-networks-heres-what-you-need-know#comments Acquisitions Managed Services MSP Mentor Tue, 19 May 2015 20:31:00 +0000 54341 at http://mspmentor.net <p>TekLinks CEO Jim Akerhielm</p> Autotask Community Live!: Pricing Your Services and Understanding Your Costs http://mspmentor.net/your-business/051915/autotask-community-live-pricing-your-services-and-understanding-your-costs-0 <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding your costs and pricing your services correctly is a key to being a successful managed service provider. Autotask Senior VP of Community and Business Development Len DiCostanzo provided MSPs with a master class in how to do it during Autotask Community Live! Here are the highlights. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/your-business/051915/autotask-community-live-pricing-your-services-and-understanding-your-costs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/your-business/051915/autotask-community-live-pricing-your-services-and-understanding-your-costs-0#comments Managed Services Professional Services Automation (PSA) Your Business Tue, 19 May 2015 18:33:00 +0000 54381 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Len DiCostanzo, SVP of Community and Business Development at Autotask</p> Citrix Rolls Out App Delivery, VDI Solutions During Synergy 2015 http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/052925/citrix-rolls-out-app-delivery-vdi-solutions-during-synergy-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Citrix Systems (CTXS) unveiled a slew of new app delivery and virtual desktop infrastructure-centric solutions during Synergy 2015, as company CEO Mark Templeton continued to prioritize the importance of developing an all-inclusive mobile workspace. &nbsp;</p></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/052925/citrix-rolls-out-app-delivery-vdi-solutions-during-synergy-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/virtualization/052925/citrix-rolls-out-app-delivery-vdi-solutions-during-synergy-2015#comments Virtualization Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 54201 at http://mspmentor.net Connect with Penton Technology's New Channel Brands Leader TC Doyle http://mspmentor.net/blog/connect-penton-technologys-new-channel-brands-leader-tc-doyle <div class="node-body blog-body">TC Doyle has joined Penton Technology Channel brands as a Senior Content Director and will assist in development and leadership for editorial, eLearning and events.</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/connect-penton-technologys-new-channel-brands-leader-tc-doyle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/connect-penton-technologys-new-channel-brands-leader-tc-doyle#comments MSP Mentor Penton Technology TC Doyle MSPmentor Blog Tue, 19 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 54251 at http://mspmentor.net IT Security Stories to Watch: Data Breaches, Human Error, More http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/052925/it-security-stories-watch-was-upmc-breached <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are four IT security stories to watch during the week of May 18. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) recently informed patients that some of their personal information may have been compromised. And as a result, UPMC topped this week's list of IT security newsmakers, followed by BakerHostetler, Juniper Research and The MetroHealth System. Here's a closer look at four IT security stories to watch during the week of May 18.</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/052925/it-security-stories-watch-was-upmc-breached" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/052925/it-security-stories-watch-was-upmc-breached#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services MSP Mentor Tue, 19 May 2015 07:13:00 +0000 54291 at http://mspmentor.net Autotask Community Live!: Execs Promise Unified PSA, RMM Platform http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051815/autotask-community-live-execs-promise-unified-psa-rmm-platform <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The endgame message is for Autotask’s professional services automation (PSA) platform and its recently acquired CentraStage remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform is to be integrated into a single platform for MSPs and other IT service providers. Here are the details of that and more from the first day of Autotask Community Live!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051815/autotask-community-live-execs-promise-unified-psa-rmm-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051815/autotask-community-live-execs-promise-unified-psa-rmm-platform#comments Professional Services Automation (PSA) Mon, 18 May 2015 23:41:00 +0000 54351 at http://mspmentor.net <p>Autotask CEO Mark Cattini talks about the Apple Watch and sheep during his keynote address at Autotask Community Live!</p> Three Risks Associated with Leading Cloud Services http://mspmentor.net/blog/three-risks-associated-leading-cloud-services <div class="node-body blog-body">In the last few years, SMBs everywhere have moved increasing amounts of corporate information to cloud applications such as Salesforce.com, Office 365, Google Apps and Box to unlock collaboration, accessibility and mobility. Unfortunately, many SMBs are under the incorrect assumption that there is no risk of data loss in the cloud.</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/three-risks-associated-leading-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/three-risks-associated-leading-cloud-services#comments Guest Bloggers Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing accidental deletion Box cloud applications cloud data loss Dropbox eFolder Google Appa irreversible data loss Office 365 retention policies Salesforce.com Symantec MSPmentor Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 16:06:00 +0000 54311 at http://mspmentor.net eFolder BDR for Replibit Launched at Autotask Community Live http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051815/efolder-replibit <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">eFolder BDR for Replibit is an image-based backup and disaster recovery service that captures backups of a server every few minutes and replicates them to the eFolder cloud. Here are the details.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051815/efolder-replibit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051815/efolder-replibit#comments Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing Mon, 18 May 2015 15:12:00 +0000 54281 at http://mspmentor.net Managed Services in the Public Sector http://mspmentor.net/blog/managed-services-public-sector <div class="node-body blog-body">The tough part about working in the public sector (whether it’s local government, education, law enforcement or even the federal government) isn’t necessarily the work itself; it comes from getting the opportunity to do the work. Because of the layers involved in working with local government, a lot of providers don’t specialize in it or may simply avoid it all together. There’s red tape, plenty of bureaucracy and a slew of various requirements, like background checks and other security necessities. Still, there can be some real opportunities when working with the government.</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/managed-services-public-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/managed-services-public-sector#comments Guest Bloggers bid budget budget allocation client engagement compliance customer engagement government HIPAA project out for bid public sector requirements SOX StorageCraft transferrable skills MSPmentor Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 15:03:00 +0000 54301 at http://mspmentor.net Autotask Community Live!: 5 Questions We'll Ask Executives http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051515/autotask-community-live-5-questions-ill-ask-executives <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Autotask Community Live! Kicks off May 17 in Miami, and MSPmentor will be there, ready with several questions for executives. Here's what I'll ask.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051515/autotask-community-live-5-questions-ill-ask-executives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/professional-services-automation-psa/051515/autotask-community-live-5-questions-ill-ask-executives#comments Professional Services Automation (PSA) Fri, 15 May 2015 22:16:00 +0000 54241 at http://mspmentor.net <p>The Trump National Doral Miami will host Autotask Community Live</p> Automation Nation 2015: Get Ready for LabTech Software's User Conference http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/051515/automation-nation <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Davis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LabTech Software is prepping for its annual Automation Nation conference in Orlando, Florida, June 1 to 3, with an expansion of its topics to appeal to not just technicians, but also to business owners. Here are the details about what to expect at this year's event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/051515/automation-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/remote-monitoring-management-software/051515/automation-nation#comments Remote Monitoring & Management Software Fri, 15 May 2015 21:31:00 +0000 54171 at http://mspmentor.net <p>LabTech CEO Matt Nachtrab at last year&#39;s Automation Nation keynote</p> Single Pane of Glass for Monitoring Security and Performance: Scale Your Services without Scaling Your Spending http://mspmentor.net/AccelOps/single-pane-glass-monitoring-security-and-performance-scale-your-services-without-scaling <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: AccelOps </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="AccelOps" src="http://img.en25.com/EloquaImages/clients/PentonNINELIVES/{7588f35e-69a9-42d0-a90f-36731db301d9}_AccelOps_180x42.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT</strong></p> <p>Concerned that your company&rsquo;s services are becoming commoditized? Wondering how to maintain high margins with increasing pricing pressure?</p> <p>Security and monitoring services are your answer. Learn how leverage your investment in one piece of software and one team to deliver differentiated services at a premium price.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/AccelOps/single-pane-glass-monitoring-security-and-performance-scale-your-services-without-scaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MSP Mentor Fri, 15 May 2015 18:48:00 +0000 54551 at http://mspmentor.net ChannelTech Podcast: Citrix Synergy, Solarwinds N-able N-central 10, More http://mspmentor.net/channeltech-podcast/051515/channeltech-podcast-citrix-synergy-solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-more <div class="node-body audio-body">In this ChannelTech Podcast, our editors talk about recent rumors desktop virtualization news from the recent Citrix Synergy event and VMware announcement, Solarwinds N-able's N-central 10 RMM release with enhanced remote control called direct support, and the final day for getting in your Talkin' Cloud 100 survey. We've got the scoop for your listening pleasure whether you are at your office, on your commute or at the gym. Join Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy, CJ Arlotta of Talkin' Cloud and Jessica Davis of MSPmentor for insights and an overview of the most important insider channel news for the week ending May 15.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/channeltech-podcast/051515/channeltech-podcast-citrix-synergy-solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-more" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://mspmentor.net/site-files/mspmentor.net/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/05/channeltechpromoimage4.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://mspmentor.net/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://mspmentor.net/site-files/mspmentor.net/files/podcast/audio/ChannelTech Podcast 051515.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=17055392">ChannelTech Podcast 051515.mp3</a></div> </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/channeltech-podcast/051515/channeltech-podcast-citrix-synergy-solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/channeltech-podcast/051515/channeltech-podcast-citrix-synergy-solarwinds-n-able-n-central-10-more#comments ChannelTech Podcast Fri, 15 May 2015 16:31:00 +0000 54211 at http://mspmentor.net MSPmentor 501: Top 10 MSPs From The Northwest in 2015 http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/051515/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-northwest-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Which 2015 MSPmentor 501 honorees call the Northwest home? Here's a closer look at the top 10 managed service providers (MSPs) from the Northwest region of the United States.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/051515/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-northwest-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-100/051515/mspmentor-501-top-10-msps-northwest-2015#comments Managed Services MSP Mentor MSPmentor 100 Fri, 15 May 2015 07:01:00 +0000 54181 at http://mspmentor.net THE NEXT GENERATION OF N-CENTRAL® IS HERE http://mspmentor.net/N-able/next-generation-n-central-here <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: N-able </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="N-able" src="http://img.en25.com/EloquaImages/clients/PentonNINELIVES/{6115e25a-0919-482b-8108-f840a62ea654}_Nable_logo_2015_235x109.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT</strong></p> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re a small IT business or a large managed service provider (MSP), the right remote monitoring and management tools can save time and money by automating the onboarding, maintenance and protection of customers&rsquo; systems and data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/N-able/next-generation-n-central-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MSP Mentor Thu, 14 May 2015 21:34:00 +0000 54491 at http://mspmentor.net 5 Cloud Computing Stories MSPs Need to Know About, Week of May 15 http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/051415/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-15 <div class="field-byline"> Dan Kobialka </div> <div class="field-deck"> This week's column features cloud computing news from Rackspace, Citrix Systems, CommVault, Day1 Solutions and Nasuni. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here's a look at the top cloud computing stories that managed service providers (MSPs) will want to know about, compiled by MSPmentor, for the week of May 15.</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/cloud-computing/051415/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/cloud-computing/051415/5-cloud-computing-stories-msps-need-know-about-week-may-15#comments Cloud Computing Managed Services MSP Mentor Thu, 14 May 2015 19:38:00 +0000 54131 at http://mspmentor.net MSPs: Fill the IT Roles Your Clients Can’t http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051415/msps-fill-it-roles-your-clients-can-t <div class="node-body article-body">There’s been plenty of attention paid over the past few years to what appears to be a growing IT skills gap. Managed service providers (MSPs) can help alleviate the pain of this this gap for customers by providing services that customers would normally handle inhouse. For instance, they can offer and manage cloud-based file sharing and other IT services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051415/msps-fill-it-roles-your-clients-can-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/infocenter-cloud-based-file-sharing/051415/msps-fill-it-roles-your-clients-can-t#comments Infocenter Cloud-Based File Sharing Thu, 14 May 2015 18:37:00 +0000 49821 at http://mspmentor.net 10 Things to Know about Data Security and Sovereignty in the Cloud http://mspmentor.net/blog/10-things-know-about-data-security-and-sovereignty-cloud <div class="node-body blog-body">What do Edward Snowden, the U.S. PRISM scandal and the corporate data hack on Sony Corp. have in common? All involved breaches in data security and sovereignty. While the cloud offers many benefits--such as cost savings, scalability and flexibility--there are also added risks. Data security always tops that list of risks.</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/10-things-know-about-data-security-and-sovereignty-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/blog/10-things-know-about-data-security-and-sovereignty-cloud#comments Guest Bloggers auditing cloud computing cloud security gateway compliance data residency data sovereignty digital data Education Edward Snowden EU finance healthcare national cloud on-premises PRISM public cloud Sony Corp. hack U.S. Patriot Act VMware MSPmentor Blog Thu, 14 May 2015 13:20:00 +0000 54161 at http://mspmentor.net