Category: Tech Insight

Tech Time Warp: Time names the computer “Machine of the Year”

Tech Time Warp: Time names the computer “Machine of the Year”

The announcement of Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” has been a year-end tradition since 1927, when Charles Lindbergh was named “Man of the Year” following his solo flight across the Atlantic.

/ December 18, 2020
Pioneers in Tech: First PhD in Computer Science was a sister act

Pioneers in Tech: First PhD in Computer Science was a sister act

Here’s a bit of trivia to wow your friends: The first woman (and the second person in the United States) to earn a PhD in computer science was a Roman Catholic nun. Sister Mary Kenneth Keller earned her doctorate from...

/ December 14, 2020
Best RMM Vendor named by Channel Partner Insights

Best RMM Vendor named by Channel Partner Insights

The year 2020 has brought many changes to how businesses operate. MSPs had to adapt quickly, modifying their service delivery methods to continue effectively serving and securing their customers. An MSP’s RMM tool can play a critical role in how...

/ December 11, 2020
How to optimize your clients’ cloud operations

How to optimize your clients’ cloud operations

There’s a fine line between cloud spend and cloud sprawl. Most companies today are using cloud technologies to power their most important products and services – communications and collaboration. However, it’s easy to cross the line from spending smartly on...

/ December 8, 2020
Reviews of cloud deployments drive optimization opportunities

Reviews of cloud deployments drive optimization opportunities

Not surprisingly, most IT organizations are paying a lot more attention these days to cloud optimization in the wake of the economic downturn driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. While much of that focus may initially begin with the goal of...

/ December 2, 2020
Tech Time Warp: Regin malware opens eyes

Tech Time Warp: Regin malware opens eyes

One of the first Google results for “Regin malware” is from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. It’s a Nov. 25, 2014, alert about the malware, providing an overview of Regin’s multi-stage structure. The alert notes that the “sophisticated...

/ November 27, 2020
New AWS services optimize application development process

New AWS services optimize application development process

Amazon Web Services (AWS) consistently introduces new services, enhances existing ones, and drives trends that all contain technology, capabilities, and information of great relevance to MSPs. In the first half of 2020, AWS announced a significant number of developments that...

/ November 23, 2020
Helping your clients make sense of data

Helping your clients make sense of data

If data is truly the new oil, then helping your clients make sense of it without a lot of technical understanding could be a key part of running a successful MSP business in the coming years. Every business has a...

/ November 19, 2020
Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

The more organizations that start to appreciate just how dependent they are on data to drive digital business transformation initiatives the more apparent it’s become how difficult it is to manage data. A survey of 200 IT, data science, and...

/ November 18, 2020
Pioneers in Tech: Evelyn Berezin, Word Processing Trailblazer

Pioneers in Tech: Evelyn Berezin, Word Processing Trailblazer

The story of Evelyn Berezin’s decision to start the Redactron Corporation begins with one of those anecdotes that seems unbelievable today. The computer programmer had received a prestigious job offer from the New York Stock Exchange—only to have the offer...

/ November 13, 2020