CRN Managed Services News


  • How To Keep Cyber-Criminals Out Of Your Network
    When phishers successfully duped several business executives last month by pretending to be the Internal Revenue Service or the Better Business Bureau, it took the problem of cybercrime to a whole new level. So just how can VARs make sure their clients don't get stung by cybercriminals?
  • 7 Tips for Recruiting Generation Y
    As millions of baby boomers gleefully head into retirement in the coming years, the ability to recruit and retain younger workers from Generation Y--the largest generation since the boomers--will become critical.
  • With hundreds of locations, snappy branding and cutesy cars, these 13 companies are pushing their way into the small business IT services market. Click on a company name for details.


    13 IT Services Franchisors Targeting Your Customers
    With hundreds of locations, snappy branding and cutesy cars, these 13 companies are pushing their way into the small business IT services market. Click on a company name for details.
  • Ingram Rolls Out More Managed Services
    Ingram Micro has added several new components to its Seismic Virtual Services Warehouse offering including remote backup and restore capabilities, print managed services and an online community forum.
  • Kaseya Releases Managed Security Module
    Kaseya this week released version 4.8 of its Managed Solution Provider Edition platform, which includes new backup, recovery and virtualization options plus a managed security module.
  • E-mail and collaboration services now available


    Microsoft Plans BI, Security, BizTalk Managed Services
    Microsoft has quietly launched e-mail and collaboration managed services for the general market and said it next plans to offer desktop management, business intelligence, security and BizTalk services.
  • MSP Master Class: Capturing Strategic Margin Improvements
    This interactive NetSeminar featuring CRN MSP expert Dan Neel, Clinton Gatewood, VP Corporate Development, Zenith InfoTech and special guest Adam Eiseman, CEO of The Lloyd Group, will pinpoint new ways to increase profit margins using managed services, and shed light on how your MSP business can stay ahead of looming MSP commoditization.
  • Patents Revisited, Innovation Encouraged
    Claim rights over a technology or development process and stand the chance of potentially stifling innovation. Now, at least, it seems the government is finally doing something about it.
  • MSPs Team Up For 24x7 Support
    A big pain point for MSPs is providing round-the-clock support to customers. But the solution doesn't have to be outsourced.
  • Demonstrating The Value Of Managed Services
    In this VARBusiness NetSeminar, editor Lawrence M. Walsh will provide a managed services market overview and several formulas for evaluating and comparing managed services to installed products, giving Solution Providers a guide to dramatically demonstrating their services value to their prospects and customers.
  • Managed Services 2.0: Are You Ready?
    A lot of solution providers are working on Managed Services 1.0, but they also should start thinking about Version 2.0, a panel of VAR and vendor executives said at Interop Las Vegas 2007.

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