Did MSPAlliance Predict Need For Cloud Computing Standard?

Imagine a room full of managed service providers discussing the need for standards to address data privacy, security, and the overall health and wellb...

Fortinet Wins New Patents for Virtualization and Security

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) today announced the addition of new patents to its growing patent portfolio. Since January, the United States Patent and Tr...

Security is Not an Option For MSPs Anymore

After the Target Hack, which resulted in the resignation of the CEO and possible fines that can go into the billions, security is paramount to all dis...

Virtualizing The Network Edge – New Opportunities & Profitability for MSPs

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Fortinet Invests in Cloud Identity Management Company

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) today announced it has invested in Centrify, a manufacturer of unified identity management technology across data center, clo...

My Predictions for Rackspace

Last week Rackspace made some headlines by hiring an investment bank to presumably evaluate a possible sale. While there has been plenty of speculati...

MSPAlliance Issues Call for Speakers for MSPWorld Fall Conference 2014

World’s Premier Managed Services and Cloud Computing Event to be held in Las Vegas, NV, October 15-17, 2014; Early registration now open The Intern...

A Bad SSAE 16 Can Harm Your Managed Services Practice?

Companies who provide managed services are being asked to provide verification that they can actually perform the work they claim to be delivering. Th...

Survey shows a bright outlook for IT salaries, budgets in 2014 and beyond

According to the numbers, 55 percent of IT professionals experienced a pay raise in 2013, averaging a 5.5 percent hike across the board. The import...

H-P Joins IBM and Cisco in Hunt for Cloud Computing Success

It started a few years ago with Cisco engaging with managed service providers to discuss their cloud computing ambitions, then came IBM and followed s...