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Idiligo: The Essential Sales Presentation and Closing Tool

Every vendor has a challenge to help their sales reps to close more partners and to help their partners to close more sales. They can now leverage one new tool that can help them solve both of these problems at the same time. Idiligo is a tool coming from The Netherlands that will help partners to present products better and ... Read More »

Sophos is the Leader in Next Generation IT Security

Sophos is a 100% channel security company, easy to do business with.  Recently, Sophos did a state of the endpoint security study to about 2,000 midsize organizations across 5 continents. They found out that according to those impacted by ransomware last year, the median total cost was about $133,000, for downtime, manpower, network costs and lost opportunities. About 5% reported ... Read More »

MSPTrends™ Live Webinar: Why You Need to Back Up Office 365 Data Sources ?

Because SaaS applications exist in the cloud, it’s easy to assume hosted data is automatically protected. SaaS (software as a service) application vendors do provide some protection, yet any backups they take are to meet their needs, not those of a business. The truth is, cloud apps just aren’t built to provide full backup and disaster recovery capabilities. Granular data, ... Read More »

NetEnrich Provides Best-in-Class IT Infrastructure and IT Operations Services to SPs

NetEnrich is like a deep extension of an MSP.  They help extend the different technologies that may not be core to the service provider organizations and they can effectively manage and drive recurring revenue from.  They also allow for cost-effective workload, without having to find the technical talent to do so at a very higher cost. They also allow MSPs ... Read More »

Improving Success of Change Initiatives

The goal of change is to deliver whatever the desired outcome was that precipitated the change. No company implements a new software system just to complete the implementation. Project management criteria such as on time or on budget are necessary but not sufficient for a successful change initiative. Companies implement software to realize financial gain, whether through increased efficiency, decreased ... Read More »

Protecting Lovers Against Scams on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, countless red roses and other gifts are exchanged between lovers. Cybercriminals love to take advantage of this opportunity to steal your money or personal data. They approach their victims through emails with alleged bargain offers for popular Valentine’s Day gifts and electronic declarations of love. Often, the messages contain links to websites containing malicious code or dangerous ... Read More »

ZeroStack Combines Ease of Use of Public Cloud and the Comfort of an On-Prem Control

ZeroStack provides a way for MSPs and VARs to sell and position private cloud within their data centre and attract customers looking for an outsourcer of that infrastructure.  In short, ZeroStack provides an on-prem secure and highly governed solution but it looks and feels like public cloud. ZeroStack provides flexibility since it can also connect to the public cloud providers, ... Read More »

SaneBox is a Cloud Service that Makes Email Better

SaneBox builds a suite of service tools that help SMBs: 1) an AI algorithm that prioritizes important emails 2) a suite of productivity and sales tools that work with any email provider, client and device. Nowadays, the volume of emails keeps growing making the signal to noise ratio even worse.  SaneBox’ solutions uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve ... Read More »

Condusiv Technologies is the World Leader in Software-only Storage Performance Solutions

Condusiv Technologies, formerly known as Diskeeper, is a 35 year old software company with a 100% software non-disruptive approach to getting more performance from your existing infrastructure.  Condusiv solves some of the inefficiencies occurring when a Windows environment is virtualized. End users turn to Condusiv when they are struggling with application performance specifically from SQL servers. Through patented engines, Condusiv ... Read More »

Canada’s Best Managed IT Companies Get Recognized

VARs, MSPs and ITSPs who took the Best Managed IT Companies Assessment and scored in the top 50, earned this prestigious award. These channel partners believe in running their business on best practices. They are constantly making improvements. It’s clear that companies that run on best practices will remain successful and lead the next generation of the channel. We congratulate ... Read More »