2112 in the News

Partners’ Dreams Are Never About a Product: Snapshots From Partnering 2020
05 Sep 2014

Channel Partners held its first-ever “Partnering 2020: Putting the Future of Channels in Focus” event yesterday at CompTIA’s ChannelCon 2014. Throughout the hour-long conversation, channel leaders from vendors, consultancies and organizations trained their eyes on what the next six years will look like for the…

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Channel Transitions East: Why You Have To Grow To Survive In The Channel
24 Jul 2014

By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor, Business Solutions magazine At Channel Transitions East powered by Business Solutions magazine, keynote speaker Larry Walsh of channel strategy firm The 2112 Group said average revenue growth in the IT channel last year was 11 to 15 percent, but “5…

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Channel Marketer Report Releases Third Annual Guide To Agencies and Consultancies
24 Jul 2014

At Channel Marketer Report (CMR), our goal is to constantly keep tabs on the latest marketing and sales best practices for vendors and their partners. For the third year, CMR is unveiling its Guide To Agencies & Consultancies, which is designed to provide channel players…

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Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Conference To Feature Services Expert Lawrence M. Walsh Of The 2112 Group
11 Jun 2014

The Channel Transitions East VAR/MSP Executive Conference, powered by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM), today announced Lawrence M. Walsh, the CEO and Chief Analyst for research group The 2112 Group, as a featured speaker. Walsh, an expert in IT reseller channels and managed services, will present…

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IBM for Midmarket Presents: Cloud Thoughts From Diana Mirakaj
04 Jun 2014

Listen to Diana Mirakaj talk about how important it is to look ahead into the future in this Cloud Thought.

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Google Glass Owners: Don’t Waste Your Money — Yet
22 Apr 2014

View the full article at http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/google-glass-owners-don-t-waste-your-money-yet-20140421. Google’s face computer is intriguing, but it’s still a terrible buy, say its earliest adopters. If you missed your chance to buy Google Glass on Tuesday, it’s probably for the best, according to the product’s earliest users. Google opened…

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Learning from the SMB 500
06 Jan 2014

by Ingram Micro Guest Blog in The VAR Guy Blog The Ingram Micro SMB 500 excel in all areas of customer interaction, education, sales and more. Here are some lessons learned. Ingram Micro’s SMB 500 are a force to be reckoned with. These fast-growing solution…

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Small-business backup to the cloud: Customer triggers, adoption motivators
12 Dec 2013

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly interested in safeguarding their data, but solution providers aren’t taking a proactive approach to selling cloud backup services, instead relying on a breach, downtime or customer concerns about data security to initiate the conversation. That’s according to a…

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Cloud BDR Companies: Falling In Love With VARs
21 Nov 2013

Axcient, Intronis and others started in the MSP market. Now they’re showing VARs some love, too. Cloud BDR companies like Axcient, Datto, Intronis and eFolder got their start supporting MSPs. But now, some of those cloud companies are opening their arms to VARs. Here’s what’s…

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IT Nation 2013: Larry Walsh and Neal Bradbury on the State of Cloud Backup – VIDEO
21 Nov 2013

Intronis, The 2112 Group, and Business Solutions Magazine developed the 2013 State of Cloud Backup Study. At IT Nation 2013 in Orlando, Neal Bradbury and Larry Walsh discuss the results of that study, and explain the opportunities available to MSPs who proactively offer cloud backup…

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Continuum Interviews Larry Walsh – VIDEO
21 Nov 2013

Hear from Larry Walsh of 2112 Group on some of the challenges and opportunities facing MSPs today. Including, HIPAA, and best business practices in an evolving market place.

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100 Security Experts to Follow on Twitter
20 Nov 2013

Marble Security, a specialist in mobile security solutions, named 2112’s Larry Walsh one of the top 100 security experts to follow on Twitter. He’s among such security luminaries as Kevin Mitnick, Bruce Schneier, Brian Krebs and Dan Kaminisky (trust us, these guys are big deals…

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