Newsletter | April 23, 2012

04.23.12 -- Warning: Rumors Of Tape's Demise Greatly Exaggerated

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Warning: Rumors Of Tape's Demise Greatly Exaggerated
By Jay McCall, networking & managed services editor
Earlier this year, I would have predicted that 2012 would have been the year tape media made the same transition that film-based picture cameras made a few years ago.
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4 Healthcare Trends That Demand Your Attention
By Jay McCall, networking & managed services editor
In my article "2012 Trends In Healthcare — A Business Solutions Exclusive," I share 4 of the top trends happening in this vertical, based on a survey of 200 contacts representing IDNs (Integrated Delivery Networks), hospitals, group practices, and other healthcare providers to gain first-hand insight into their planned health IT projects and focus areas for 2012.
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Take The Guesswork Out Of Server Migrations
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
An industry veteran shares his wisdom regarding which type of server migration is the best choice for your customers' storage and networking environments.
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No Foolin' — Sales Leaders Should Be Thinking Summer
By Ken Thoreson, president, Acumen Management Group LTD
Having a longer-term view of your sales objectives can reduce stress and burnout, and create a better work environment.
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Closing The Backup And Disaster Recovery Gap
By StorageCraft Technology Corp.
No one can predict a disaster. Big or small, catastrophic or simply annoying, they strike without warning. Unfortunately, many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are not prepared to deal with disasters.
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Webinar: Streamlining Workflows with PSA Integration
By GFI MAX
Sure, remote management tools are great to keep on top of your clients systems, but sometimes they can overwhelm you with the amount of information they provide. In this webinar, we'll discuss how the use of professional services automation tools can help you streamline your workflow and cut through the noise. Participants include Len DiCostanzo, senior vice president of business development, from Autotask, and Eric Anthony, independent MSP and owner of Eric Anthony Group.
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Your Cloud Questions Answered

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VaultLogix Announces Availability Of Online Backup Status Tracking And Notification Of VaultLogix Advantage Within Kaseya

VaultLogix, an online backup provider focused on delivering a solution customized to each business customer's specific data backup needs, recently announced that users of Kaseya software, an automated IT systems management software, can now monitor the status of backups created by the VaultLogix Advantage online backup solution directly within their Kaseya solution implementation.
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D&H Offers VARs Cloud-Based Solutions And Education To Enhance SMB Productivity

D&H Distributing, a computer products and consumer electronics distributor, is teaching resellers in the SMB space how to transition their end users toward cloud-based technologies, including hosted network management, storage, and security solutions.
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WhipTail XLR8r Achieves VMware Ready Status

WhipTail, maker of NAND flash silicon storage arrays, recently announced that its XLR8r has achieved VMware Ready status.
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FalconStor Appoints Gary Quinn Vice President Of North American Sales

FalconStor Software, Inc., a provider of disk-based data protection solutions, recently announced that it has hired former CA Technologies channel sales executive Gary Quinn as vice president of North American sales.
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Avere Unveils Edge Filer And New Architecture For NAS

Avere Systems recently unveiled a new NAS architecture that will ensure enterprise IT is best positioned to leverage the performance benefits of Flash, the consolidation benefits of virtualization, and the collaborative and economic benefits of the cloud.
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Shows and Events

ASIS NYC Security Expo
April 25-26, 2012 | New York

HTG Summit
May 7, 2012 | Dallas

ASCII Success Summit
June 28, 2012 | Washington, D.C.

CompTIA Breakaway
July 30 - August 2, 2012 | Las Vegas

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