Category: Tech Insight

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
Cloud file management platforms can help streamline governance

Cloud file management platforms can help streamline governance

As your MSP works to help clients, chances are that many companies are moving to cloud file management and collaboration tools like Box, Dropbox and Egnyte. These platforms not only provide a way to store, manage and collaborate on documents...

/ November 12, 2020
Digital business transformation investments bode well for MSPs

Digital business transformation investments bode well for MSPs

There no getting away from the fact that today is one of the most challenging economic times in modern history. Hanging in the balance, of course, is the amount of stimulus that might be injected into the economy as the number...

/ November 11, 2020
CRN Tech Innovator Awards and the Barracuda Message Bus

CRN Tech Innovator Awards and the Barracuda Message Bus

MSPs and security vendors alike are realizing the importance of innovation, both in staying ahead of cybercriminals and for the value it provides to their customers. So, Barracuda MSP was especially honored to be recognized as a finalist in the...

/ November 9, 2020
Tech Time Warp: The first computer election prediction

Tech Time Warp: The first computer election prediction

In a year when we’ve all become amateur epidemiologists, this week we’ve also received a crash course in ballot counting and election predictions. So it’s only fitting to look back at Nov. 4, 1952, a night of multiple presidential election...

/ November 6, 2020
Tech Time Warp: The father of RFID technology

Tech Time Warp: The father of RFID technology

As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month wraps up, it’s important to remember that cybersecurity goes beyond your laptop and your smartphone. Even as mundane an object as your office security fob is potentially vulnerable to a cyberattack—likely not something contemplated in...

/ October 30, 2020
Survey identifies WAN’s biggest pain points

Survey identifies WAN’s biggest pain points

A survey of 414 IT professionals published this week by Telia Carrier by Savanta finds security is a top pain point when it comes to wide area networks (WANs). 55 percent listed this as their main concern, followed by service flexibility (43...

/ October 28, 2020
Composite applications and microservices vs. hosted applications

Composite applications and microservices vs. hosted applications

There is a move in the MSP space to replace monolithic hosted applications with more dynamic composite applications built from a collection of microservices. While this approach provides a number of positive outcomes, it also comes with its challenges. Let’s...

/ October 27, 2020
Survey unveils edge computing opportunity for MSPs

Survey unveils edge computing opportunity for MSPs

A global survey of 1,652 individuals from a broad set of industries and organizations published this week by Eclipse Foundation, a consortium that promotes adoption of open source tools and platforms, shows the level of diversity among edge computing platforms...

/ October 21, 2020
Helping your clients choose sales and marketing software

Helping your clients choose sales and marketing software

As the IT experts for their clients, MSPs often have to make business software recommendations. When it comes to sales and marketing automation tools, SMBs are often faced with a choice of expensive offerings, choosing an all-in-one solution, or cobbling...

/ October 8, 2020