Whether selling hardware or software or a combination of integrated solutions, you have multiple paths and profit opportunities. With five hardware competencies (Server, Storage, Networking, Desktop Virtualization Solutions, Cloud Services & Solutions) and four software competencies (Security, Data Protection, Systems Management, Information Management) and training programs, you can benefit from increased sales due to greater expertise with Dell products and solutions. Think of this guide as a tool to walk you through the competencies, training, requirements and benefits for your success.
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As your business grows, it’s important to consider how you can secure your assets and intellectual property, protect employees and valuable customer data—and do it easily. In this paper, we provide clear guidelines for business owners to identify a cloud-based security solution that is simple to use, eases growing pains and hardens security.
Automation can be a delicate subject in the managed service provider’s business model. On one hand, automations are a boon to consultant efficiency. Automated tasks can be repeated with minimal extra effort, greatly speeding the time to resolution for customer requests. Read the full white paper
Published By: Continuum
Published Date: May 08, 2013
If you’re like most managed service providers, your first love is technology, not the law. As a result, you probably hope to speed through the process of writing your first service-level agreement in as little time as possible.
That could end up being a big mistake. A service-level agreement (SLA) protects you from legal action. More importantly, by ensuring that you and your clients share a common understanding up front regarding what you will and won’t be doing for them, a well-written SLA can actually prevent disputes from arising in the first place. Learn how Continuum can help!
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Whether we’ve realized it or not, everyone with an email account has received a transactional email, otherwise known as the alert that Bob accepted your friend request, the receipt for the days-of-the-week socks you just bought online, or even a welcome email for signing up for that new deal of the day website.
Transactional emails are triggered based on actions that we take as consumers when we interact with a company online, whether it be through their newsletter or website.
Although they are incredibly overlooked, transactional emails are unique to an occasion and recipient, and may be one of the best ways for you to connect with your customers.
Are you utilizing transactional emails to their full potential?
The world today is comprised of two types of organizations: those who have been breached, and those who do not yet know that they’ve been breached. The difference is related to how soon the company can detect a breach and how effectively they can respond. This whitepaper provides an overview of how to evaluate the security controls needed to establish a Security Operation Center (SOC), along with what data a SOC needs to operate effectively.
So you are intrigued by the idea of dumping disk from your solutions offering, but flash storage is new to you. We know it can be a bit confusing, with all the different product approaches, form factors, and vendors, as well as worries like cost and flash lifespan. We created a vendor-neutral Flash Storage Buyer's Guide with leading analyst Ben Woo of Neuralytix. If you are new to flash, start here.
Your guide to the complete line of storage solutions, services, and products from Seagate. Complete with product comparison guides, Laptop and Mobile Storage products, Desktop Storage Solutions, DVR and Video solutions, Surveillance Storage Solutions, Network-Attached storage solutions, Enterprise and Cloud storage solutions, and More!
Published By: Vormetric
Published Date: Feb 10, 2015
For businesses in just about any industry and of any size, sensitive assets continue to be exposed, proving all too susceptible to attacks, breaches, and data loss. While these incidents can be costly for any organization, they’re particularly devastating for businesses that manage cardholder data. Beyond the immediate penalties associated with remediation, forensics, and brand damage, these organizations can also be hit with fines levied by the Payment Card Issuers if they are found to have been non-compliant.
A range of use cases are emerging for enterprise mobility—and IT pros are under the gun to support them while adhering to
corporate security standards. To do so, they need flexible, robust mobility management augmented by a broad ecosystem of
productivity tools. Discover the criteria IT can use to choose the optimal enterprise mobility management system to meet these
fast-moving business requirements.
Published By: Veeam HP
Published Date: Jan 27, 2015
The technical information contained is intended as a starting point for designing and implementing a Veeam VM data protection solution. This backup and replication solution has been tested and certified jointly by HP and Veeam.
Published By: Netwrix
Published Date: Jun 01, 2015
With external threats, data breaches, and remote working at an all-time high, organizations cannot simply blindly trust employees. How can organizations extend their reach and regain the visibility, context, and accountability they need? This free guide describes how you can enable User Activity Monitoring within your customers environment so you can help them see the changes that are being made, and the activities users are doing every day.
1.0 Cutting through the APT hype to help your clients prevent, detect and mitigate advanced threats.
Vijilan Security understands these challenges. Vijilan is the only company in the world who has built a turnkey solution specifically tailored to MSPs who want to provide security services to their clients. Their single goal is to deliver the exact end-to-end tools and intelligence that an MSP needs to provide world-class security, retain their customers, expand their portfolio, and grow the MSP’s brand and profits.
Published By: Vormetric
Published Date: Aug 11, 2016
The tokenization of sensitive data is a key component in the ensuring of payment system security. Chief Information Security Officers at card acceptors and payment processors should use this Market Guide to choose the most appropriate products for their tokenization projects.
This study by Cambridge Judge Business School looks at major transformative innovations across a number of industries in order to develop a predictive model for business transformation that can
help guide leaders in the future. This model is based on what we term “Six Degrees of Innovation” – six matching patterns between trends in technology and market needs that occur with regularity in transformative and successful business models.
Published By: Nimboxx
Published Date: Oct 26, 2015
Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) combines a software-centric architecture with integrated compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources in a commodity hardware platform. Simply put, HCI is the union of key resources and capabilities in a single, appliance-like device.
CRN Thought Leadership Series is a compelling technology guide used to educate technology professionals and decision makers about a specific technology segment and the opportunities for growth within the segment. Data Center is the newest eZine from CRN's Thought Leadership Series. Download the free CRN eZine now!
A new era of intelligent digital signage has arrived, and that means new revenue opportunities for you. Get started driving more digital signage business with the help of CRN's new Thought Leadership digital magazine (E-Zine).
As many network administrators initiate their IPv6 migration projects, other IT professionals do not know where to begin. This white paper first describes the importance of securing the network against IPv6 threats well before the introduction of any IPv6 traffic. It then outlines the steps involved to begin securing a transitional IPv4/IPv6 network.
In this video, Luke Aulin, manager of North American Channel Manager for Faronics, discusses the benefits of the Faronics Partner Program, recent 5-star rating recipient in CRN's Partner Program Guide. Faronics' partner program is designed to build strong partnerships through incentives and rewards for companies that invest time and effort in the sale and promotion of Faronics products. Faronics understands that partners have different needs based on their individual business models and supports a number of different partner types.