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May 22nd, 2013
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/ Business Solutions Magazine The International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance), today announced itsnew Cloud and Managed Services Insurance Program. Brokered by Lockton Affinity, the MSPA Cloud Insurance Program will offer comprehensive protection for cloud and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Read More...
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Apr 15th, 2013
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics A CA Technologies study found that despite the mad rush to adopt cloud and Big Data infrastructure, many organizations still lack converged infrastructure solutions necessary for its management and support. That gives partners a lot of room to provide behind-the-scenes services amid accelerating cloud trends. Read More...
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Apr 10th, 2013
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics Ingram Micro is putting more weight behind its services and cloud channel push with the release of a new hardware and telecom service programs coupled with a slew of new cloud alliances. Why? Among other things, more organizations are dealing with increasing cloud complexity, and they’re looking to the channel to […]...
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Mar 27th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation Citrix today announced availability of its CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0, a cloud services delivery platform that enables enterprises and service providers to unify the commerce, user management, provisioning and operational aspects of a cloud into a single cloud interface for delivering anything as a service (XaaS). Read More...
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Mar 11th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation D&H Distributing announced at the XChange Solution Provider event in Orlando, Fla., yesterday, that it has developed a new roster of services designed to enable SMB resellers to profit from a comprehensive suite of cloud solutions. Foremost among these, the distributor has become a strategic distribution partner for Cloud Nation’s innovative cloud [&he...
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Mar 5th, 2013
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/ CRN Fueled by cloud solutions, the time is now for MSPs to move beyond legacy pricing models and proactively modify their existing client relationship model. Read More...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics In a highly commoditized firewall market, Barracuda Networks is adding storage and cloud functions into its network security appliances that enable a multitude of features at a digestible price point. The result? The ability for partners to better target mid-market opportunities. Read More...
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Feb 28th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation Today, IDC released the results of their Worldwide Hosted Private Cloud Services 2012-2016 Forecast: New Models for Delivering Infrastructure Services report, which was conducted in late 2012. According to the report, the Hosted Private Cloud sector is expected to see 50% compound annual growth, resulting in a $24 billion market by 2016. […]...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation We heard this morning that Margaret Dawson, formerly the VP of Product Management and Marketing at Seattle-based cloud provider Symform, has left her position to take on a new role as VP of Product Marketing & Cloud Evangelisth with HP Cloud Services—a start-up within the tech giant’s conglomerate. Read More...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics Hints that Google may be experimenting with its own wireless network should have cloud service providers thinking about how to more securely deliver software and services to users across the public cloud, especially as the reliance on public cloud infrastructure ramps up in a few short years. Read More...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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/ CRN CenturyLink wants to double its percentage of indirect revenue within the next five years, executives said Thursday. Read More...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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/ CRN ProfitBricks uses a new cloud infrastructure pricing model that targets Amazon, Rackspace and other cloud infrastructure-as-a-service providers by giving users access to cheaper and more flexible cloud services with a pay-per-minute service plan. Read More...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation Over the holidays, I enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with the Infrascale team to discuss its FileLocker cloud service. This team has been a “true” member of the SMB community having grown up with the rest of us and earning a positive reputation. The company has its SOS Online Backup solution […]...
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Dec 31st, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics Software AG reveals the results of their customer adoption survey, showing cloud, big data and mobility are set for adoption and expansion into the next two years. Partners can use this as an outline on where to specialize for 2013. Read More...
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Dec 26th, 2012
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics A survey by cloud security firm CloudPassage indicates that more users are relying on public cloud environments for critical business apps and sensitive data. If anything, the study reveals that users are letting go of security concerns — a trend that that could potentially break down former barriers to entry and […]...
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Dec 26th, 2012
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Alicia Fiorletta / Channelnomics In an effort to better connect the dots between sales goals and employee progress, Salesforce.com has announced a new integration between Sales Cloud and Work.com. With this new development, the provider of cloud-based sales and marketing solutions will help improve motivation, alignment and overall results for organizations. Read More...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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Chris Gonsalves / Channelnomics Some 1.7 million cloud-related IT jobs went unfilled in 2012 for lack of skilled workers, and the number of cloud positions available will swell 26 percent per year to about seven million by 2015. Read More...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics A cloud provider survey by KPMG reveals the concerns of solution providers their customers alike. With so many budding cloud providers in the channel today, these findings highlight the need of consultation for the continued sale and growth of any cloud-based business. Read More...
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Dec 19th, 2012
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Doug Woodburn / Channelnomics The software maker topped Wall Street expectations by announcing a 3 per year-on-year rise in sales to $9.1 billion for the three months to Nov. 30, despite currency headwinds. Read More...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics A study commissioned by cloud and services provider Cbeyond indicated that the SMB will likely be aggressively adopting cloud services well into 2013, and will be upping their IT budgets to do so. However, for the channel. the biggest challenge will not be so much in finding customers as maintaining a […]...