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Cloud vs Terrorists, Tyrants, Criminals and Hackers

By Mike Chase
Data security is a must, but it's not like air. Your data will likely die without it, but it hasn't evolved to the point where you won't notice it. The cloud and its dizzying array of tools will only save your aaS (pun intended) if you leverage it.

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Managed Services Providers (MSPs) play an integral role in the reliability and dependability of IT services. Through network administration, support and centralized services for end customers, MSPs are able to manage IT for clients - off premise, and for a fraction of the cost. Managed services can include IP telephony, VPNs, monitoring and reporting, and more. MSPToday offers MSP professionals and the end user community up-to-date news and headlines on latest happenings in the Managed Services industry.

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EarthLink Tackles Corporate Network Security with New Managed Security Monitoring Service
By: Laura Stotler
A slew of security breaches and fraud involving big name companies over the past few years has caused a change in the way enterprises are handling security and monitoring. IT leaders are under the gun to institute better security plans that detect th… - 02/26/2015

Six Keys to Setting Proper Expectations of Your Cloud Provider
By: TMCnet Special Guest
For most U.K. businesses, the matter of adopting a cloud solution is not a question of if but rather which one. Research by the Cloud Industry Forum predicts that by the end of 2015, 90 per cent of U.K. enterprises will be using two or more cloud ser… - 02/25/2015

MegaPath Sells Off Managed Services Business to Cloud Networking Provider GTT
By: Laura Stotler
In the second major business announcement of the year, MegaPath has agreed to sell its Managed Services business to cloud networking provider GTT Communications. GTT will shell out $144.8 million in cash as well as $7.5 million in common stock in the… - 02/23/2015

Canada's Above Security Acquires Seccuris to Create Pure-Play Global MSSP
By: Laura Stotler
A major deal has been struck on the managed security services front, with Canadian company Above Security acquiring Seccuris. The company, which has offices in both Canada and the U.S., is a MSSP as well as an information assurance integrator that wi… - 02/19/2015

ABP: DrayTek Routers Address New Business, MSP, Reseller Realities
By: Paula Bernier
Resellers are increasing becoming managed service providers or being absorbed by other organizations, said Castillo. So ABP is responding to these trends by providing resellers with new brands like DrayTek. - 02/17/2015

Transbeam Expands Geographic Reach, Product Portfolio & Staff
By: Paula Bernier
Transbeam was at ITEXPO Miami last month offering an update on its expansion plans. Jim DaBramo, senior vice president of sales and marketing at the managed services provider, spoke on camera with TMCnet's Erik Linask to offer details on the strategy… - 02/17/2015