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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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Growth: The Managed Services Imperative, US Customer Conference 2013 – GFI MAX Business Series – VIDEO
13 Nov 2013

Solution providers make more profit on managed services than any other business model or technology. Yet, many MSPs struggle with building recurring revenue streams that result in incremental increases in profitability. Managed services is more about sales than technology; the product is just a catalyst….

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MSPmentor 250 List: 2013 Honorees
19 Oct 2013

Welcome to the sixth-annual MSPmentor 250 list, honoring the world’s top managed services provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs and experts. This section honors names 226 through 250 on our list. Background: The list is based on our annual global readership survey plus MSPmentor’s daily coverage of…

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Are Businesses Really As ‘Uncertain’ As They Claim?
09 Sep 2013

Uncertainty seems to be a significant driver of corporate business decisions, or at least a very popular rationalization. The problem is that the term “uncertainty” is wielded like a “sky is falling” bogeyman that makes it seem more like a validation for corporate greed and…

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Channel Conflict Report Shows Vendor-Partner Relationships Are Improving
25 Jul 2013

Channel conflict has been spotlighted as an ongoing challenge for all channel players. However, new research from market research company The 2112 Group indicates that change on the horizon. The Second Annual Channel Conflict Report is part of the 2112 Quarterly Channel Review series. The…

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