Savvy and sophisticated MSPs are always looking for ways to add additional value to their offerings and engagement with their customers. By enhancing their capabilities, MSPs are able to differentiate their service, be more proactive, and command higher margins.
I am not much of a history buff, but there are simply some historical events that fascinate me for their business relevance. One such event is Admiral Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar.
The term “Digital Transformation” is de rigueur: it is often highlighted in news stories and ongoing corporate communications globally and is even the subject of recent TED talks. However, as IDC often points out, Digital Transformation is a journey and there are five stages to being fully optimized.
It’s been a decade since the first on-premises VDI solution came onto the market. It was difficult to manage, clunky, slow and incredibly expensive. Deploying it took nine months or more, and IT teams struggled with an overwhelming number of components to get it up and running, including Windows servers, SQL servers, desktop controllers, provisioning servers, storefronts, load balancers and more.
Every day old technology becomes outdated and new technology enters the business scene. The digital age has allowed individuals more flexibility with schooling, such as gaining online medical transcription certification, and work, creating more positions that need to spend less time tied to an office. As a business owner, it can be difficult to know which technology is worth investing in. This is especially true for small businesses, where resources are limited and mistakes are critical.
The WannaCry ransomware that just took the world by storm is an example of the rise in types, frequency and severity of malware that organizations must address as part of their overall cybersecurity strategy. Well-informed VARs will become a valuable resource in the ongoing fight to stay abreast and ahead of cybercrime.
Frank DeBenedetto, CEO at Two River Technology Group, LLC and audIT Sales Presentation System, has over two decades hands-on experience implementing IT strategies. DeBenedetto imparted lessons he learned over the past 20 years during the second day of presentations at the ASCII Success Summit — Columbus held May 17 to 18 at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square.
Capping off a security-focused day at the ASCII Success Summit — Columbus held May 17 to 18 at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, Carvir CEO, CISSP Jay Ryerse spoke about all things security — including the WannaCry ransomware attack.
Ask anybody what the top three priorities in business are today and you’re likely to hear, “Security, security, and security.” That was the message RapidFire Tools’ Mark Winter delivered during his presentation at the ASCII Success Summit — Columbus held May 17 to 18 at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square.
Analysis reveals over seven times difference in price-performance value across 10 IaaS providers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer