Technology Resources

  1. Enterprise Cloud Adoption Tips Toward Maturity
    8/31/2018

    Off-premises services provider environments take over as the primary venue for most workloads as cloud technology matures

  2. Combat Growing Cybersecurity Talent, Skills Gaps
    8/31/2018

    There’s little doubt that cybersecurity has become a critical topic — not just for IT professionals and companies, but for business in general and society as a whole. The risks posed by cybersecurity attacks are monumental, and enterprise is unprepared.

  3. Inside Switchfast’s Move To Managed Security
    8/31/2018

    I think it’s pretty cool to see relatively young professionals like Nikolai Vargas climb the ranks from entry-level systems engineer positions to the C-suite in short order. It’s even more intriguing when said young professional’s prior career experience consists of positions as writing instructor and literary agent, jobs much more aligned with a B.A. in English and literature and an M.A. in the humanities.

  4. The Biggest Channel Disruption No One is Talking About
    8/31/2018

    Talk to your clients about patching Windows 10 before your competitors do.

  5. Recurring Revenue & Operational Maturity
    7/2/2018

    We last featured Chris Rumpf in 2013, back when we were still Business Solutions magazine, his company was still called Rumpf Computer Solutions, and recurring revenue was covering just south of 90 percent of his business’ operating expenses.

  6. How Valuable Are Vendor Incentives?
    7/2/2018

    Award-winning, high-tech sales professional and founder of DLH Services, LLC, Dede Haas creates innovative and successful channel sales solutions for vendors and their channel partners. This month, Haas discusses the value of partner programs with two members of The ASCII Group, a 1,300-member organization of North American VARs, solutions providers, and MSPs offering services to help its members grow their businesses.

  7. Service Provider Spending Intelligence
    7/2/2018

    The 2018 Technology Services Heatmap published by the Technology Services Industry Association offers powerful insight into your peers’ tech spending plans.

  8. How To Capitalize On GPU Computing
    7/2/2018

    As machine learning, analytics, and AI expand, here's how channel partners can get in early and leverage a hidden opportunity to tune storage systems for the desired ROI – and competitive advantage.

  9. Why A Veteran Is Your Next Hire
    7/2/2018

    MSSP BLOKWORX’s CEO Robert Boles offers a strong argument for hiring veterans into IT careers. His experience-based opinions are backed by the stats. The blazing hot security services market, in particular, is poised to benefit from veterans' experience.

  10. Service Provider Strategies In A Hybrid IT World
    7/2/2018

    Over the past 20 years, the hardware layer of infrastructure has mostly commodified, with the value shifting to software and services. This shift means that, to the consumers, the infrastructure itself — the place where logic is processed and data is stored — is less relevant. If it’s secure, compliant, reliable, available on demand, and cost-effective, businesses are generally happy. To the end user, the underlying infrastructure is almost entirely invisible.