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AI data management
AI pioneers are struggling with data management

AI pioneers are struggling with data management

As interest in artificial intelligence (AI) continues to increase rapidly, they say data is the new oil. The machine and deep learning algorithms that drive AI applications require access to massive amounts of data to work. A new survey of...

/ May 31, 2018 / 1 Comment
Sniffer
Tech Time Warp: Network General — Maker of The Sniffer — Founded

Tech Time Warp: Network General — Maker of The Sniffer — Founded

Time for a pop quiz. Was “The Sniffer”: A.     The title of a 1959 B-movie B.     A piece of barware C.     A revolutionary diagnostic tool for Local Area Networks If you guessed C, then you are either a network administrator or...

/ May 18, 2018 / 1 Comment
Microsoft’s focus shifts squarely to cloud with reorganization

Microsoft’s focus shifts squarely to cloud with reorganization

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella published a memo announcing major changes to the leadership structure at the company. Perhaps it was an extension of the vision he has carried from the beginning, but it also seemed to be a...

/ April 3, 2018 / 1 Comment
HIPAA compliance
MSPs and HIPAA: Navigating the law’s nuances to maximize your value to healthcare organizations

MSPs and HIPAA: Navigating the law’s nuances to maximize your value to healthcare organizations

When it comes to the highly complex procedures performed every day in the healthcare field, knowledge and diligence are crucial to positive outcomes. This is just as true in the operating room as it is for healthcare organizations that must...

/ April 2, 2018 / 1 Comment
wireless charging
Managed wireless charging is coming soon to a table near you

Managed wireless charging is coming soon to a table near you

The days when end users spent some portion of their day trying to find an outlet to power a mobile device are coming to an end. Wireless charging that enables the newest generation of mobile devices to be charged inductively...

/ March 29, 2018 / 1 Comment
marketing strategy mistakes
Nate Freedman: Is your MSP wasting money on the wrong type of marketing?

Nate Freedman: Is your MSP wasting money on the wrong type of marketing?

As a marketing professional with more than a decade of entrepreneurial experience, I tend to spend a lot of time talking to managed services providers about the ways that they can use digital marketing to continue to grow and evolve...

/ March 14, 2018 / 1 Comment
ransomware protection
The never-ending battle against ransomware

The never-ending battle against ransomware

Ransomware has largely faded from the headlines since WannaCry and NotPetya wreaked havoc across the globe in 2017. In some ways, ransomware creators were victims of their own success. The attacks garnered so much attention that, as Malwarebytes’ Chris Boyd told...

/ February 27, 2018 / 1 Comment
Waiting for 5G Networking

Waiting for 5G Networking

A cast of thousands descended on the Mobile World Congress 2018 conference this week to await the arrival of 5G networking. The GSMA consortium that puts on the show estimates that by 2025 about 14 percent of all global connections...

/ February 27, 2018 / 1 Comment
lead scoring
Sales Prospecting: Lead Scoring for MSPs

Sales Prospecting: Lead Scoring for MSPs

Many MSP business owners are still the primary business developers, deal closers, and technical support leads for their growing companies. As the MSP grows, the owner gets pulled in a dozen different directions. I like to describe this as having...

/ February 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
Tech Time Warp: Meet ENIAC, the First Digital General Purpose Computer

Tech Time Warp: Meet ENIAC, the First Digital General Purpose Computer

It might lack the immediate name recognition of Harvard’s Mark I or Bletchley Park’s Colossus, but the University of Pennsylvania’s ENIAC stands right next to them in the annals of computer history. The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer made its...

/ February 16, 2018 / 1 Comment