MSP Today Featured Article Archive
Tata Takes Top MSP Honors
If you haven't heard of Tata Communications, you probably haven't been to Mumbai, the site of its headquarters, lately. The global telecommunications company is part of an Indian conglomerate formed in the 1800's (with over $100 billion in sales from…
Scale-Out Cloud Storage is Becoming a Popular Value-Added Offering for MSPs
Scale-out cloud storage is being offered by many managed service providers (MSPs) these days as businesses of all sizes look for solutions to deal with their growing volumes of data. Too often, companies cannot efficiently manage, secure and store th…
Fusion Technology Pushes Soup to Nuts Service for SMBs
Small- and medium-sized (SMBs) tend to have the smallest amount of IT staff in place, if they have employees in place at all with this division. Rather than suffering from poor performance, malware attacks and downtime, many SMBs are turning to MSPs.
SOS Online Backup Expands Partner Program with Multi-Tenant Capabilities for Dashboard
New multi-tenant capabilities have been added the the SOS Partner Dashboard from SOS Online Backup. The features are part of the company's expanded partner program and aim to help participants expand offerings to their own channel of online backup re…
BrightGauge Polishes MSP Analytics
Many companies sell software for MSPs to resell as services. BrightGauge Software is a bit different. It has a tool that MSPs themselves use to automate their own businesses.
Now that software has been refreshed in the form of BrightGauge 3.0.
Canadian MSP Tenzing Opens Dallas Data Center for Cross-border E-commerce Clients
Canadian managed service provider (MSP) Tenzing Managed IT Services has taken on a large number of cross-border e-commerce clients in recent months. Due to this massive growth, the company has opened its first U.S. data center in Dallas, geared towar…
Comrise Driving Managed Big Data Deeper into Asia
Big data is all the rage. But with big data comes big problems. First, you need to store all this data. Next, you need to process it, which involves high performance hardware and sophisticated software.
TwinStrata Wants to Keep VMware Users from Doom
The rise of VMware gave birth to a whole new class of storage vendors with products specifically designed for virtual environments. The idea behind companies such as Veeam is that traditional backup tools were designed to protect physical, not virtua…
Redcentric Announces 2 Managed Services Contracts Worth $3.3M
U.K. company Redcentric, a managed service provider (MSP) offering technology to improve business productivity and efficiency, has announced two new contracts. The multi-year contracts are worth around $3.3 million and involve an automotive company a…
MSP VI.NET Competing for 2 ISPA Awards
Managed services provider (MSP) VI.NET is a contender for the upcoming ISPA Awards, the company announced. The awards are given by The Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA UK), a U.K. trade association designed to bring together providers o…
Alert Logic Updates Threat Manager
A fully managed Intrusion Detection System (IDS) from Alert Logic has been updated to provide better protection for private and public clouds, and safeguard multiple clouds.
Alert Logic delivers its Threat Manager in the form of a Security-as-a-Se…
Sabio Solidifies Five-Year Managed Contact Center Solutions Contract with Yorkshire Building Society
A new managed services agreement has been announced by Sabio, a company which offers contact center solutions. The managed service provider (MSP) has signed a five-year agreement to deliver optimum performance of its core telecom customer service pla…
SolarWinds Snaps up N-able, Strengthens MSP Portfolio
Network management software maker SolarWinds has been on a bit of a buying spree of late, and just yesterday bought its way into the remote monitoring and management (RMM) market by snapping up N-able. Or at least there is a definitive agreement on t…
LogMeIn Launches AppGuru to Help IT Pros Manage Cloud Apps in the Workplace
Cloud services company LogMeIn has launched the preview of a new product developed to help IT professionals secure and manage business and employee-introduced cloud applications in the workplace - a growing phenomenon among businesses of all sizes.
Evaluate Your Needs and Goals Before Choosing an MSP
You've made the important decision to hire a managed service provider (MSP) to handle some or all of your IT and telecom tasks. Chances are, you are a small- or medium-sized business (SMB) and are feeling buried by constant changes in technology and …
MSPs Can Form Their Very Own Cloud Orchestra
The last time we wrote about dinCloud we were detailing how Maryville University used the company's cloud services to save on capital and ongoing IT expenses. However this time, we are letting you know that you yourself can offer the dinCloud as if i…
Whaleback Managed Services Now Offering 'Roll In' Equipment Leasing Program
A new "Roll In" equipment leasing program is now being offered to small and medium-sized enterprises by Whaleback Managed Services. The company, a provider of managed unified communications services, is making the program available in conjunction wit…
MSPs Have One of Their Own in FCC
It's nice to have friends, and if you are an MSP you may have a new pal in the Federal Trade Commission (FCC).
French MSP Says 'Oui' to IBM SmartCloud
Less than one-year-old French MSP got its start based on IBM hardware and software. Now Zetark is ready to launch its new set of cloud storage services using the same Armonk gear.
FlowTraq Boosted to Give MSPs More Threat Detection Powers
Network flows are the way all of our data traverses corporate networks, mini-home networks, service providers and, of course, the Internet.
Without proper tracking and analysis, these flows can easily get out of control, and with no oversight, bad…
Endpoint Security Provider ESET Expands MSP Program with Business Security Solutions
In an effort to support the burgeoning managed service provider (MSP) channel, endpoint security provider ESET has announced its ESET business security solutions for MSPs. The new offering enables updates of seat counts on a daily basis as well as fl…
CloudCentral Pitches MSPs an Alternative to Amazon, Google Web Services
The Aussies are clearly a cheeky lot, and that's why service provider CloudCentral has no problem taking on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google, especially on CloudCentral's home turf in Australia.
Stronger Unified Computing Platforms Needed to Meet Growing Demand for Cloud, Colocation Services
A growing number of businesses are relying on or planning to use cloud and colocation services, and this has brought about a need for new and improved unified computing platforms. The results of an extensive survey from NextiraOne show that more and …
Cloud and Mobile Testing Company on the Hunt for MSPs
It's nice to be wanted, and if you're an MSP, SOASTA wants you!
The company, focused on mobile and cloud testing, just launched its PERFORM partner program around the world.
Goscomb Colocates with City Lifeline to Provide Global Managed Services in London
Colocation and data center provider City Lifeline has partnered with Goscomb Technologies in an effort to extend network and hosting services to Goscomb customers within Lifeline House in central London. By colocating in City Lifeline's data center, …
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
Whispers of Dell contemplating going private dominated the MSP and cloud market space this week. Rumors have been heating up that Michael Dell is considering taking his company private, and is in the process of arranging nearly $25 billion just for t…
Remote Monitoring and Management Vendors Just Love To Partner
Since joining MSP Today just a couple months ago, I've written a cool eight stories about remote monitoring and management (RMM) vendors hooking up with other players.
Aditi Helps Providers 'Get Cloud Ready'
I've been writing about computers since 1984 and back then companies had names that made sense. They were named after people like Dell or Ashton-Tate or things like Eagle or International Business Machines. Then the easy names ran out and people star…
Manage Mobile with Just a Pair of Specs? MaaS360 Tries on Google Glass
Managing devices from remote laptops and PCs used to be a breakthrough. Then doing the same from smartphones and mobile devices was the next big thing.
But how about doing this from a not-so-simple pair of glasses? You apparently can, but not with…
Gartner Welcomes IT Operations Management Vendor IPsoft to the Cool Table
Gartner picks literally dozens of companies each year, but a minority is in the MSP space. IPsoft is one of the exceptions, having garnered the Gartner honor as a Cool Vendor in IT Operations Management.
Earthlink Help Desk Scores SSAE 16 SOC 2 Certification
Accountants can probably explain SSAE 16 in their sleep. They probably also know its formal name, the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements no. 16, and the fact this standard is promulgated by the Auditing Standards Board (ASB), which th…
Infrascale Takes Cloud Backup Private
If you listen to some pundits, soon everything will be in the cloud as we inexorably free ourselves from the hassles of on-premises computing. If pundits were always right, Thomas Dewey would have been president. But reality is different from prognos…
GXS Offers Cloud-based Managed File Transfer-as-a-Service for Financial Services Firms
B2B integration services provider GXS is now offering its GXS Managed File Transfer-as-a-Service (MFTaaS) offering. The cloud-based service lets financial services firms exchange a variety of file types with their clients as well as other parties.
MSP Denver Networks Offering Managed Firewall and Perimeter Security Services
Managed service provider (MSP) Denver Networks has expanded its suite of IT support and managed service offerings with a new product. The company is now providing remote management of firewall and perimeter security to its customers in Colorado.
New York City Awash in New Data Center Capacity
New York City is a great and at the same time terrible place to build data center capacity. The good part about it is that a huge slice of the global economy runs through Manhattan and nearby boroughs. Having high performance computing capacity as cl…
Sophos UTM Wraps Endpoint, Gateway, Cloud Protection in Neat Little Bundle
Sophos, which has recently been charging headlong into the managed security services space as MSP Today recently reported, this week boasted of its broadest Unified Threat Management (UTM) tool to date.
Gutsy MSP Thumbs Nose at Dell
Whether this is a publicity stunt, scare tactic or a sincere bid to serve customers spooked by Dell's possible move to go private, the announcement by MSP Enstep Technology Solutions took a lot of moxie.
C7 Data Centers Offers FuseApp Suite of Virtual Colocation Services
C7 Data Centers has announced a new generation of virtual colocation services called FuseApp. The offering gives organizations the ability to remotely manage their IT infrastructure, along with the assurance that their data and systems are located in…
Capita Bones up on Managed Learning with KnowlegePool Buy
MSP Capita was already deeply steeped in the managed learning services space. But it recently edged up a degree or two by buying KnowledgePool Group Ltd, which is also in the managed learning market.
KnowledgePool focuses on three main areas - adm…
When Software Companies Join Forces, MSP Footprint Doubles
The biggest trend amongst those serving the MSP community is partnerships. You've got something I want and I have something you need -- so let's make a deal.
That presumably is the logic behind the coming together of SevOne, which makes an IT mana…
Accenture to Invest More Than $400M to Support Cloud Business
In support of the company's broader cloud strategy, Accenture plans to invest more than $400 million in cloud technologies and training over the next two years. The Accenture Cloud Platform is designed to provide services and solutions that help orga…
Gartner Calls Hybrid Cloud Company CTERA 'Cool'
Gartner has a huge influence over IT purchasing, and as a result vendors the world over beat a path to the company's Stamford, Conn., headquarters seeking an audience.
There are two main blessings Gartner can bestow - to be put in the analyst firm…
MSSP NetWorks Launches Restructured Managed Services for Information Security
NetWorks Group has launched new restructured Managed Services focused on providing information security. The company's revamped offerings are geared toward helping customers meet their IT security goals as well as reducing the typical costs associate…
iScan Online, Health Security Solutions Partner on Advanced Security Scanning
iScan Online and Health Security Solutions have teamed up to bring advanced security scanning to Ravenswood Family Health Center. The two security providers are working together to help Ravenswood comply with HIPAA and HITECH regulations.
gateprotect Firewalls Drive MSP Security Service
gateprotect, a security vendor based in Hamburg, Germany, recently nailed down a deal with Spanish White Oak Software S.A. (WOSSA) to bring firewall and unified threat management (UTM) services to the Iberian Peninsula. For those that didn't ace high…
Aryaka Offers Single View of WAN Optimization, Application Delivery and Network Services
Last week, I sat down with the folks at Aryaka at the Interop show in Las Vegas. And since MSP Today is intensely interested in managed services, Aryaka was the perfect conversation partner - the company not only has network as a service, but Wide Ar…
Virtual Global Unveils SaaS Maker 2.0
The demand for SaaS applications is expected to rise sharply over the next several years. According to Gartner, the SaaS market will reach $22.1 billion by 2015 and at the same time, the cloud brokerage market is expected to reach $100 billion by nex…
Desktone Partners with GreenBytes to Offer 'All-in-One' On-Premises Platform
On the heels of rolling out a hybrid cloud-based desktop platform, desktop as a service provider Desktone has partnered with IO-offload solution developer GreenBytes to offer service providers an "all-in-one" on-premises desktop solution.
Desktone Rolls Out Hybrid Desktop as a Service Platform
In an effort to provide customers with hybrid options, Desktop as a Service (DaaS) provider Desktone has expanded its cloud-based hosted desktop platform to include on-premise, cloud-managed virtual desktop functionality.
Top Five Myths That Cause MSP Startups to Fail
In today's uncertain economy, more organizations are shifting business models or are launching new services to take advantage of the cloud computing market and tap into new revenue streams. Managed service providers (MSPs) is a fast-growing segment w…
Asigra-based Cloud Recovery Service Picks up PacMoore
Asigra Inc. has been doing backup and recovery in the cloud since 1986, before we even called the cloud the cloud. Back then, it was just the Internet or private WAN networks leading to service provider data centers.
Dell, OnApp Offer Ready-to-Roll Clouds for Service Providers
The beauty of the cloud for customers is that you just buy a service and use it. Should be very little fuss or muss.
Dell wants to offer the exact same thing to cloud providers themselves. The hardware giant has paired with OnApp to offer three cl…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
The future looks bright for the managed services space, according to a new report from INSIGHT Research. The report and a number of significant announcements this week rounded out the major happenings in the managed service provider (MSP) and cloud m…
Mformation and Partners Amdocs and SundaySky Launch Mobile Customer Care Initiative
Mformation Software Technologies Inc. is teaming up with partners Amdocs and SundaySky to demonstrate new capabilities in mobile customer care. The companies are calling the initiative the Proactive Care Technical Catalyst, and it will focus on new a…
EarthLink and Broadleaf Team Up to Migrate Luggage Giant Samsonite to Managed Colocation Solution
EarthLink, Inc. and partner Broadleaf Services recently teamed to deliver a managed colocation solution and professional services to travel luggage giant Samsonite LLC. The companies worked together to help transform Samsonite's IT infrastructure, mi…
Hughes Network Systems Chooses Fortinet to Power Distributed Enterprise MSSP Offering
Hughes Network Systems has chosen Fortinet for its new distributed enterprise Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) solution. Fortinet's high performance network security functionality will be combined with Hughes' WAN optimization technology in t…
Arkansas Community Bankers Choose Compushare
Compushare, a technology management provider for the financial industry and pioneer of C(3), a fully hosted cloud computing solution designed specifically for financial institutions, has been selected as the Preferred Service Provider by Arkansas Com…
Colocation America Named Telx's New Partner of the Year for 2012
Colocation America was recently recognized as the Telx New Partner of the Year. This means that out of all of the new partners to contract and collocate with Telx last year, Colocation America has the highest monthly recurring revenue (MRR).
ProSource Chooses Continuum Managed Services Platform and Acquires MSP Infitech to Enter Managed Services Market
Managed services provider (MSP) ProSource has chosen the Continuum integrated managed services platform for its outsourced IT software and service delivery. In tandem with the selection, ProSource also acquired Infitech, an IT MSP as well as a Contin…
iomart Group Chosen as Cloud Service Supplier for UK Government G-Cloud iii Framework Project
Cloud and managed hosting services provider iomart Group plc has been chosen as a suppler for the U.K. Government's G-Cloud iii Framework. The project is the latest iteration of the G-Cloud, a pre-approved group of cloud ICT suppliers serving the U.K…
Meet Me at 325 Hudson, Wirelessly
Meet Me Rooms (MMR) are areas of necessity. Neutral spaces that allow for connections between various carriers of voice, data and Internet protocol without incurring the normally associated fees. The big name in Meet Me Rooms has so far been Cologix,…
Bluelock Launches 4-Series Virtual Datacenter RaaS Solutions
Data center provider Bluelock has launched its new 4-Series Virtual Datacenter Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) solutions. The new offerings let organizations recover critical IT resources efficiently and effectively under adverse conditions.
Cloud Services Provider HOSTING Announces 360 Degrees Report Tool
Managed cloud services provider HOSTING has announced a new business insight tool. The new 360 Degrees Report solution offers visibility into a company's cloud service based on the five tenets of ITIL service design - availability, performance, recov…
Cloud Storage Solutions Make it Easy for Businesses of Any Size to Manage Data
We are in the age of big data. Businesses of all sizes produce volumes and volumes of data on a daily basis. Some of it is extremely important and needs high levels of security and availability, while some is considerably less important and does not …
MSP powersolution.com Using Cloud-Based App Store from SaaS Markets
Global business app store provider SaaS Markets has launched a new cloud-based app store for managed service provider (MSP) powersolution.com. The new store offers hundreds of pre-qualified business applications as well as educational content, and is…
Adobe All in the Cloud?
Adobe's fan base - you all know those highly productive creative types - went to Adobe's Creative Suite in droves. Think of this as the artists' version of Microsoft Office.
Now, the decade-old suite is going the way of the dodo as Adobe pushes th…
Cavium, Partners Demonstrate Intelligent Processors and Adapters for Cloud
Cavium, Inc. is teaming up with its partners this week to demonstrate a variety of its silicon and software solutions. The company is a provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for communications, networking and digital h…
SunGard Refocuses Business Model, Expands MSP Services
On the heels of posting a loss on a decline in revenue in the first quarter, software and disaster recovery provider SunGard Availability Services is shifting its focus on managed IT services by ramping up its managed recovery, virtualization and clo…
Got Buildings to Manage? You Need a Heaping Helping of Managed Services
Are you a budding Donald Trump, needing to manage and control a number of complicated buildings? I'm not talking about just collecting rent and paying the doorman.
I'm talking about real building automation systems (BAS). These beauties automate …
Continuum, VaultLogix Announce RMM Cloud BDR Software Integration for MSPs
A new software integration between VaultLogix and Continuum enables managed service providers (MSPs) to use the Continuum remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution to monitor the VaultLogix Advantage Cloud Backup and Recovery service. The compa…
Moving to the Cloud: Get Your House in Order First, MSP Logicalis and Others Say
The cloud is clearly a work in progress. Some shops have made no steps, some are partway in, and a small percentage is nearly all in the cloud.
The move is a big one - not like, say, switching browsers, which as trivial as it seems, can be fraught…
MACH Drives Managed Revenue Protection into Maldives Market
Revenue Protection as a managed service from MACH is designed to stop fraud and billing mistakes, both of which can cost money, lots of money, especially for a large telecom company.
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
It was a week of partnerships in the managed service provider (MSP) world, with service providers beefing up their channel relationships and announcing new and innovative strategies to bring their services to market.
Hybrid Cloud Provider CTERA is on Cloud49
Hybrid cloud storage is all the rage. Here's how the argument goes: The old way of backup, using tape, is fraught with issues. Tape is slow, expensive and doesn't always restore properly. And it is a bear to manage.
ProviDyn Provides Private Storage in Cloud
For ProviDyn, the distinction is keeping one customer's data away from that of another, a feature offered by the new ProviDyn Sync file storage system. There are nearly as many approaches to cloud storage as there are vendors.
NYC MSPs Add HIPPA to Services Alphabet
Two providers, who share a data center, got positive results this week from their HIPPAA test.
GalaxyVisions and ColoGuard together announced that an audit proves they are in compliance, and can be trusted with medical records and related protect…
MSP Atlantic Metro Expands Services to TELEHOUSE America's Chelsea Data Center
Managed infrastructure services provider Atlantic Metro has expanded its services to TELEHOUSE America's Chelsea data center in New York City. TELEHOUSE is a provider of dedicated data centers in addition to managed IT services and international Inte…
Allstream Intros Hosted and Managed Unified Communications Solutions
Canada-based communications provider Allstream has rolled out its Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), a hosted and managed unified communications and collaboration solution, which is designed to help ensure a high level of security and reliability. …
OpenDNS Zaps Zscaler, Nabs Another MSP
OpenDNS, which sells its Web-based security tools through MSPs, has a new outlet. Technology Associates is now tapping into OpenDNS' Umbrella to protect customer networks.
B2B Service Provider GXS Reports Massive Revenue Growth from Managed Services Solution
B2B integration services provider GXS has reported a 20 percent increase in its Managed Services offerings for 2012. The figure has been adjusted for currency, and roughly relates to revenues of $179.4 million in 2012.
Auto-Scaling Cloud SLA No Fluff, ServInt Says
There is a dirty little secret when it comes to cloud SLAs, managed hoster ServInt says.
Many SLAs are only good if the customer pays for extra capacity. "Cloud service providers that require additional 'availability zone' purchases effectively of…
Don't Let DDoS Deny Your Ability to Compute, MSP Says
MSP tw teleccom, inc. (yes, they prefer all lower-case, and they like to bold face their name, something this editor won't let them do here) says it has a way to keep on truckin' even in the midst of a DDoS attack. And the answer comes as a service s…
NetApp Adds SilverSky to Cloud Partner Roster
NetApp this week added one more partner card to its formidable rolodex. SilverSky, which offers messaging, security and cloud wares, joined the NetApp Partner Program for Service Providers.
The combo provides for the integration of e-mail and mes…
Oil and Gas Industry Communications MSP RigNet Installs iDirect Satellite Hub to Expand Coverage
Managed service provider (MSP) RigNet, Inc. has installed an iDirect Series 15100 Universal Satellite Hub in Adelaide, Australia, to extend its offerings to Australia and the Asia Pacific region. The Hub is from VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect) and will he…
Zadara Storage VPSA Service Expands to Cover New Region
The Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA) service from Zadara Storage is now available in Amazon Web Services' (AWS) U.S. West region, the company announced. The new availability is in addition to existing availability in the AWS U.S. East region.
Orange Business Services Named a Leader in Managed Global MPLS Services
Forrester has named Orange Business Services as a leader in managed global MPLS services. The company was selected and evaluated among 11 global network operators offering networking solutions to multinational companies.
CA World Highlights Powerful MSP and Cloud Service Provider Partnerships
Last week's CA World event in Las Vegas highlighted a number of CA Technologies' partnerships with managed service providers (MSPs) and cloud service providers (CSPs). In attendance were Logicalis, Rackspace and Savvis, who all incorporate CA's solut…
Secure-24 Offers New Backup-as-a-Service Solution Built Using EMC Products
Managed service provider (MSP) Secure-24 is now offering a new Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution for enterprises. The company, a provider of cloud computing, application outsourcing and enterprise hosting services, is directing the new offering tow…
MSP Tier One Counts 10 Years Serving Charity
Just yesterday MSP Today brought you a story of how the International Rescue Committee (IRC) stopped managing its own e-mail, and turned to MSP Datapipe for help. Switching to an Exchange managed service lets IRC focus on helping after natural disast…
Tourism and Travel Service Provider Amadeus Deploys SevOne IT Management and Reporting Platform
Amadeus, a provider of IT solutions geared toward the global tourism and travel industry, has deployed the SevOne IT management and reporting platform. SevOne was chosen to consolidate IT infrastructure performance monitoring capabilities.
VoIP Logic Adds Loki Solutions to Suite of Managed VoIP Services
The Loki Provisioning and Loki Portals from Leonid Systems have been added to VoIP Logic's suite of managed services. The company provides best-of-breed VoIP technology as a managed service to voice service providers.
Axxera and SISAP Partner to Bring Managed Security Services to Central America
Bringing managed security services to the Central American market is the focus of a new partnership between Axxera and SISAP, the companies announced. SISAP, an information security provider in the Central American region, launched its Managed Securi…
Channel Maven independenceIT Declares New University
MSPs looking for a helping hand sometimes turn to independenceIT (iIT) and its Cloud Workspace Suite, a virtual workspace that includes Microsoft Office, Exchange and access to applications, files and e-mail over the Internet or through a private MPL…
Kaseya MSP Partners Plug into Symantec Storage
Kaseya makes most of its cash selling systems management through MSPs, and only recently increased efforts to sell software to IT in on-premises form.
Cartika Adds Vim and Vigor to Virtual Private Servers
MSP Cartika already had a range of virtual private server (VPS) services, but was looking for a bit more oomph. The answer: adding a dose of management from new partner OnApp.
Datapipe Managed Services to the Rescue - Literally!
IRC prefers focusing its full attention on those in need, rather than keeping its computing infrastructure up and running, an infrastructure that has to support operations in over 40 countries.
That's why the charity turned to MSP Datapipe.
U.K. MSP The Bunker Selects Egenera Cloud Suite to Manage Cloud Service
U.K. managed service provider (MSP) The Bunker has chosen the Egenera Cloud Suite as its management platform for the provider's new secure cloud service. The Cloud Suite will enable The Bunker to meet its clients' needs for highly secure, scalable an…
AccelOps Attributes 70-Percent Increase in Q2 to Growth of MSP Customers
As security and visibility remain critical concerns around cloud computing - and with more managed service providers (MSPs) working with cloud customers - it was almost a given that AccelOps would continue its growth momentum in the last quarter.
Stackdriver Steers MSPs to More Intelligent Monitoring
MSPs who work with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Rackspace Cloud can now keep better tabs on these operations with the help of Stackdriver Intelligent Monitoring from cloud management startup Stackdriver.
The new tool, delivered as software-as-a-se…
Intermedia Adds Email Archiving Capabilities to Suite of Hosted IT Services
Intermedia has added legally compliant email archiving capabilities to its Office in the Cloud suite of hosted IT services. The enhanced solution provides enterprise-grade preservation, protection and recovery tools to meet a number of regulatory nee…
Removing Legal Barriers Could Boost Cloud Investments
If you take away the legal barriers that exist in adopting cloud computing technologies, investments in cloud would increase significantly, according to a new study of 650 IT managers.
MSP ShoreGroup Completes Major Unified Communications Management Deployment for Financial Company
Managed service provider (MSP) ShoreGroup, Inc. has completed its largest unified communications management deployment. The company, which also provides management software development and professional services, finished deploying its CaseSentry Oper…
CyrusOne to Hold Open House to Celebrate One Million-Square-Foot Data Center in Phoenix
In celebration of the first phase of its one million-square-foot data center in Phoenix, AZ, service provider CyrusOne is holding an open house event. The company has invited leaders and IT specialists from Fortune 1000 enterprises to tour more than …
Cellex4's Cellular Gateway to Extend Mobility to SMBs
In today's business environment, organizations must possess multiple communication options to ensure they stay connected to their customers at all times. The CELLX4 provides SMB's with an affordable disaster recovery option, reducing costs and extend…
STORServer and Front-safe Partner on Secure Cloud Backup and Recovery Solution for MSPs
STORServer and Front-safe have partnered to deliver secure cloud backup and recovery services to managed service providers (MSPs) via public, private and hybrid clouds. The combined offering is made up of STORServer's new MSP Backup Appliance and Fro…
Randstad Deal Sheds Light on Supplier Management Platforms
In researching Randstad, I learned something else - what a talent solution provider does. I've heard of talent agencies and talent scouts and talent shows, but this is different. This is more on the human resources end of things.
XO Communications Given Supplier Performance Excellence Award by USPS
XO Communications, a nationwide provider of advanced IP communications, managed network and hosted IT services was recently recognized by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) with a 2012 Supplier Performance Excellence Award. Specifically, the company was …
St. Louis-based MSP Toots Horn
XIOLINK, LLC is an MSP based in St. Louis, and so it was somehow fitting the company nabbed an award in its home town.
The MSP, which has a set of managed infrastructure and managed hosting services, last week earned the Founders Award, given out …
Gartner Puts Managed Hosters in Magic Quadrant
Want a sure edge on your competition? Just make it into one of Gartner's magic quadrants, a ranking that rewards those who combine innovation and leadership.
Recently the research house took a peek at managed hosting, releasing a 13-page report on…
Genband Helps Intelli-Flex Get Its Head in the Cloud
Cloud integration services are still a hot topic in the IP communications market, and Intelli-Flex is not going to be left grounded. The nationwide voice, video, data and network technologies provider has announced that Genband will be providing its …
Zetta.net Unzips New MSP Console and Marketing Program
Zetta.net provides disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) tools for managed service providers (MSPs), offering what it calls a 3-in-1 hybrid cloud system, which includes backup, archiving and disaster recovery. There are 3 other services the company …
Cisco Integrates Video Streaming Capabilities from Indian MSP Apalya Technologies
The Cisco Videoscape architecture has been enhanced with an integrated Video Delivery Platform from managed service provider (MSP) Apalya Technologies Private Ltd. The MSP offers video streaming geared toward telecom operators, handset manufacturers …
ManageEngine Cracks Open New MSP Password Tool
Passwords can sometimes be everyone's worst nightmare, especially for ITs who must make sure passwords aren't cracked, and at the same time ensure that users can access the resources they need to get their jobs done.
Morningstar Associates Joins Schwab Retirement Plan Services
Morningstar Associates, LLC is now a managed account provider for Schwab Retirement Plan Services, a 401(k) provider to roughly 1.6 million workers who use company retirement plans. The company is acting as a provider for Schwab Index Advantage, a re…
MinuteHound Puts Timeclock Management in the Cloud
An area of cloud service MSP Today hadn't yet heard of is employee timekeeping and attendance. We reckoned factories still had their noisy punch systems and most other places had employees working so many extra hours in this economy that tracking spe…
AppsPeri Adds Cloud Computing Management to AppsComplete On-Demand Solution
A cloud computing management component has been added to AppsComplete On-Demand from AppsPeri, LLC. The solution now enables global Oracle customers to host, maintain and optimize JD Edwards enterprise applications through cloud computing.
Exablox Releases OneBlox with OneSystem Cloud Managed Storage Solution
Exablox has released its OneBlox with OneSystem object-based appliance for cloud-managed storage deployments. The new solution is accessible using Server Message Block (SMB) and Common Internet File System (CIFS) network protocols and is suitable for…
IAAP Urges More Training for Office Professionals to Keep up with Changing Technologies
While the number of mobile and cloud computing applications and services continues to grow, surprisingly few office and administrative professionals get trained in new and emerging technologies. Data released by the International Association of Admin…
QuoteWerks on the Record with Sales Quote Software Award
Last week the ASCII Group gathered its members, including a good slice of MSPs, to the Boston area for its ASCII Boston Summit.
Since solution providers and vendors were all gathered round, why not give out a few awards, voted on by members right…
Datto's Brand New Product Already Needs Trophy Case
It was only a week ago that MSP Today brought you news of Datto ALTO, a hybrid cloud backup and disaster recovery tool (BDR) aimed at small businesses and sold through partners, often MSPs.
This week, ALTO scored the Best New Product Award from th…
MSP Autotask Reaps UK, Europe Rewards
MSP Autotask Corp. has been awfully active of late, nabbing key partners and racking up healthy revenue gains based largely on growth of its UK and European operations.
Autotask, which sells IT business management software on a hosted basis, only …
Internap Provides Universal Dashboard with Rollout of New Cloudy Colo Capabilities
Internap has announced its new "cloudy colo" capabilities in limited release for its Internet Labs customers. The new offering features a unified dashboard enabling control of all IT assets, and will be generally available at the end of the second qu…
VARs Must Educate Themselves on Managed Services Delivery for Success
Value added resellers (VARs) are a major component in the growth and success of managed services, and have been an important and valuable part of the channel. But there are a few important factors VARs need to be mindful of before successfully sellin…
SkyKick Launches Application Suite to Help MSPs Facilitate Office 365 Migrations
SkyKick, which makes a migration application that helps small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) move to Office 365 without any associated complexity, has launched a new application suite for system integrators, MSPs and other IT partners that is de…
The MSP Comeback Kid
Eric Dosal just couldn't completely tear himself away from the managed service provider (MSP) ISV he started with his brother some three years ago. Dosal left BrightGauge Software, which supports MSPs with a reporting and analytics system last summer…
Demand for Managed Services Drives Growth of Australian UC Market
The Australian unified communications (UC) services market is seeing significant growth largely due to demand for managed services for UC, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan.
Qualys Cloud Security and Compliance Solutions Available in UK through Partnership with OISG Group
OISG Group is now an authorized partner of Qualys Inc., a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. The company is participating in the Qualys channel program and will offer its QualysGuard suite of cloud security and compliance solutions …
CA Technologies Looks to Cloud, Mobility, Big Data Analytics and Other Disruptive Technologies for Business Transformation
Disruptive technologies like cloud computing, mobile and social applications and big data management analytics are the key to transforming business and getting a competitive edge, particularly for managed service providers (MSPs). According to Mike G…
AT&T Named a Leader in Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting for Seventh Consecutive Year
AT&T has been ranked tops by Gartner in its latest review of the managed hosting sector. This is the seventh consecutive year in which the telecom giant has been named a "leader" by Gartner in the managed services space, and the company was included …
Hughes Flicks HughesON, New Managed Services Aimed at Enterprise, Government Markets
Hughes Network Systems, LLC is a monster in the broadband market, and holds the number one position in using satellites to provide high-speed Internet. But Hughes is also in the managed services game, and recently launched a whole new line - HughesON…
Diabetes Supply Vendor Looks to JDL for Managed Services Help
For a company like Nipro, the key is continuing to develop state of the art products and keep its retailers, which include CVS and Walgreens, properly stocked. To allow it to concentrate more fully on these two goals, Nipro recently commissioned JDL …
Nemertes Sees MSPs at the New Trusted Advisors
I'm not always 100 percent impressed with research houses and some analysts. But a white paper from Nemertes Research titled "Shift to 'Enterprise Technology' Relies Upon Vendor Partners for Managed, Cloud Services" has me plum jealous, wishing I wro…
Five Best Practices for SMBs to Maximize Cloud Investments
In an uncertain economy, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are challenged with integrating and maintaining their technology assets with few resources - especially if they want to keep a competitive edge.
Infor Selects NTT DATA to Handle Global Infor 10x Deployment
This collaboration will leverage NTT DATA's full-stack Cloud Lifecycle Services, combining Infor's software as a service (SaaS) capability with NTT DATA's infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). This will also s…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
A number of new cloud offerings, partnerships and announcements dominated the managed service provider (MSP) landscape this week. These included moves from companies like Sprint and AVG, who are looking to strengthen their roles in the managed servic…
Tekelec Offers Mobile Operators more Options to Manage Data Services
Mobile operators are always looking for ways to improve on how they can deliver content to their customer in the most efficient way possible. As the number of smartphone, tablet and other data intensive mobile devices that devour their bandwidth incr…
Maryville University Saves Big Bucks with Hybrid Cloud Backup
There are dozens of ways to use cloud storage, everything from Microsoft Skydrive to Carbonite backup, to full blown managed disaster recovery.
Each has its benefits.
Managed Hosting Magic Quadrant Welcomes Datapipe
Gartner recently released its Magic Quadrant analysis of managed hosters, where the research house ranks companies on vision and leadership.
Datapipe didn't quite make it into the top square but was right there on the edge, considered by Gartner t…
StorageCraft Unveils ShadowProtect Granular Recovery for Exchange 7 Solution
A new solution for the management and recovery of Microsoft Exchange Servers designed as a value-added offering for managed service providers (MSPs) has been unveiled by StorageCraft Technology Corporation. StorageCraft ShadowProtect Granular Recover…
Video Managed Services Provider Yorktel Expands Public Sector Team
With a strong emphasis on cloud, video managed services provider Yorktel has ramped up its management team in an effort to expand its market presence and improve its ability to work with government agencies.
Yorktel brings together unified commun…
Cloud Meets Taxman
Remember when the Internet used to just be called the Internet? And when we wanted to wax philosophic we talked our data going through the "ether" - a term popularized by Ethernet inventor, Bob Metcalfe.
Credit Unions Gain New Managed Storage Choice
Credit Unions looking for a new approach to storage can toss out their file servers and tape backup systems, or so says new partners Bluepoint Solutions and CTERA Networks.
CTERA is cloud storage company, while Bluepoint specializes in serving fin…
NetApp Proposes File Share Service Capabilities to OpenStack
NetApp, Inc. was formally Network Appliance, Inc. It is an American multinational computer storage and data management company. Its headquarters are in Sunnyvale, CA. NetApp is the number one storage provider for the U.S. government. They are also th…
Asnet Technologies Becomes the Newest Member of Global Presence Alliance
The Global Presence Alliance (GPA) is made up of industry leaders in the audio visual, video conferencing and managed services spaces around the world. The goal of the organization is to increase efficiency by standardizing technology platforms and i…
AVG Finds New Partner for CloudCare
Many know AVG Technologies for its well-regarded and free anti-virus anti-malware tools. Tools like these are currently shrinking the market for packaged end-user security solutions, as consumers use the free tools. And more enterprises are having se…
Datto Matches SMBs with MSPs
Datto Inc., which makes backup, business continuity and disaster recovery tools, is taking direct aim at small businesses, with its new Datto ALTO.
Datto ALTO is a storage appliance and a service, and uses a similar architecture as the company's o…
Datapipe Becomes a Burstorm Preferred Solution Provider
A global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, Datapipe was recently selected as a Preferred Solution Provider in Burstorm's Cloud Service Network. Burstorm is a specialist in moving enterprises to the…
Netshield: Adopting MDM Can Protect BYOD Users
Managed services provider (MSP) Netshield, a technology and a service-led U.K.-based company with know-how in delivering a variety of network services and the ability to offers solutions for a clients' Enterprise Network environment, has steadily bui…
Sprint Races Further into MSP Market
Sprint this week revealed just how serious it is about managed services with a new set of solutions that come bundled with on-premises equipment and MPLS transport services.
Converge EMS 1.1 Service Management Suite from Transition Networks Facilitates Provisioning of Carrier Ethernet Services
A new service management suite that enables quick and efficient provisioning of end-to-end carrier Ethernet services has been announced by Transition Networks, Inc. The company, a subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., has released its Converge …
Mformation Cloud Connect Solution Offers Quick Path to Service Provisioning for Mobile Operators
The Mformation Cloud Connect over-the-air service configuration and provisioning solution has been announced by Mformation Software Technologies, Inc. The new cloud-based offering is hosted by Mformation, an independent provider of advanced mobility …
Logicalis Appoints CFO to Serve at Newly Opened New York City Headquarters
Managed service provider (MSP) Logicalis has appointed Nathan Fong as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Fong will work in the brand new NYC headquarters for the international IT solutions company.
The new Logicalis CFO will be tasked with bri…
PeakColo Pushes Petabyte-Scale Storage Service
Service provider vets know that not all services are created by those that offer them. In the case of something highly specialized and differentiated, it may be built by the service provider who sells it, who may or may not offer it through other cha…
Rackspace Hopes to Rack up MSP Wins for Cloud Network
Monster cloud provider and MSP Rackspace, with some $1 billion in revenue, is expanding its cloud network and hoping to see this capacity used as services for partners to resell.
Part of Rackspace's expansion is connecting the company's existing n…
iWeb Appoints Web-Hosting Industry Veteran McCleave as New VP of Services
Elya McCleave, a Web-hosting industry veteran with 12 years of experience, has been named the new Vice President of Services at Canada-based on-demand server and cloud infrastructure provider iWeb.
MSP Vendor independenceIT Gains Cloud Partners
MSP providers and actual MSPs are tackling the immaturity of the overall market by combining forces to broaden their offerings. For instance, instead of a customer going to a discrete remote monitoring and management (RMM) vendor, then integrating th…
Savvis Garners Gartner's Praise for Managed Hosting
Savvis was an independent multifaceted outfit focused largely on the cloud, before the massive telecom company CenturyLink ponied up $2.5 billion to buy Savvis almost two years ago.
Since then, Savvis has sharpened its push into the cloud, in part…
MSP Logicalis Tackles East Coast by Relocating Headquarters to New York City
Managed services provider (MSP) Logicalis has taken a bite out of the Big Apple. The IT solutions company announced it has relocated its U.S. headquarters to New York City from Farmington Hills, MI.
Cleversafe Launches Elevate Partner Program to Help Channel Partners Scale Securely
A new partner program aimed at helping managed service providers (MSP) and a variety of channel partners deliver scalable and secure solutions has been launched by Cleversafe, Inc. The Elevate Partner Program is geared toward helping the company's ch…
IDC MarketScape Report Recognizes SOASTA as Leader in Cloud Testing Market
Cloud and mobile testing provider SOASTA, Inc. has been named a leader in the cloud testing arena by market analyst IDC. The company's "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing and ASQ SaaS 2012-2013 Vendor Analysis - Enabling Business Agility and Qu…
CMAC Transportation Using Managed Hosting from Latisys to Strengthen PaaS Offering
IaaS solutions provider Latisys has announced a managed hosting services agreement with CMAC Transportation. CMAC will use the Latisys Managed Hosting solution to underpin its own integrated Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution through the unique, m…
LabTech Props MSP Partner Program with Hand-Picked Experts
On the heels of LabTech Software's new partner channel, the Partner Innovation Network (PIN), the company this week announced what it calls "The LabTech Actuators," a team of experts in multiple disciplines aimed at direct support for MSP partners.
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
A number of major revenue-generating partnerships, contracts and acquisition deals were announced in the managed service provider (MSP) space this week. The flurry of activity backs up a recent forecast by Strategy Analytics indicating the global clo…
GFI Fits MSP Chores in the Palm of Your Hand
GFI, a maker of security and management tools which just recently began pushing aggressively into the cloud, has a new remote monitoring and management (RMM) client tool that runs on Android.
ScienceLogic Ups the Science of Managing Hybrid Clouds
MSPs today don't just manage on-premises gear and applications or cloud services. Many times they must do both concurrently, as when customers have hybrid clouds.
ScienceLogic, an IT service provider, is pitching a solution for MSPs that support h…
Sophos to Give MSPs Cloudy Endpoint Tools
Sophos, a longtime player in the security space, is moving from packaged, on-premises wares to the cloud, and hopes to take MSPs along for the ride.
The company already has an MSP partner program in place and serves this community with its existin…
MSP Sees New Dimension in UCC Market as Users Demand Services
Dimension Data, a $5.8 billion IT services firm, just took a deep look at the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) market as part of building its future managed voice strategy.
Communications Service Providers Should Cozy Up to MSPs
One of the best things a Communications Service Provider (CSP) could do is to develop deep partnerships with Managed Service Providers (MSP) and use those services to buttress communications offerings, or so says Finnish Telecom IT provider Tecnotree…
MSP InterCloud Systems Signs $5.2M Agreement to Acquire Telecom Services Provider AW Solutions
Managed service provider (MSP) InterCloud Systems, Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to acquire AW Solutions, Inc. for $5.2 million. The Florida-based company offers professional services to the telecommunications industry, which include netw…
MSP DoubleHorn Communications Announces IPOne Cloud Suite for SMBs
DoubleHorn Communications, a managed service provider (MSP) offering business communications, hosted IT and cloud services, has announced its new IPOne Cloud suite. The new services provide secure, enterprise-class cloud computing resources geared to…
Rise of Cloud, MSP Growth, Force Channel Changes
It's hard to escape the fact that the rise of the cloud and the dynamic nature of the MSP market are forcing channel partners to catch up or give up, according to research from Rise, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider.
The survey was d…
CA Technologies and Other Authentication Service Providers Recognized as Leaders by Gartner
Authentication specialist CA Technologies has been named a leader once again by Gartner, Inc. The company has released its Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for User Authentication and evaluated a number of CA solutions in the report.
Moving to the Cloud is Easy with dinCloud
Many years ago, the dream of moving much of IT away from the enterprise and into a server farm on the Internet sounded like science fiction, or a bad idea at best.
SpiderCloud Moves Cellular Data Back to the Enterprise
There's a lot of effort toward ensuring high-quality cellular service and coverage in the field, but what about in the office?
MSP d2 Business Solutions Announces New Secure Cloud Sharing and Sync Service
d2 Business Solutions, a managed service provider (MSP), has announced its new Drive2Go secure cloud file sharing and sync service. The new solution aims to simplify and secure cloud file sharing for the enterprise market, with a focus on centralized…
Hybrid Cloud MSP Datto Broadens Partner Reach
Datto, a disaster recovery vendor that leverages virtualization and the cloud to protect data, has always been about its partners. In fact, Datto sells only through its 5,000+ partners.
Now the company is announcing new tools to deepen those relat…
Cloud Providers Need to Shift out of Manual
Cloud providers may seem like the very definition of leading edge, but when it comes to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), the vast majority of players provision services manually, according to Nixu Software, which surveyed 102 service providers.
New MSP Spun off from Redstone
The Redstone Group was a broad-based MSP with its own original offering, and those it got when it acquired fellow MSP Maxima last year.
The result was a set of offerings that worked just as well independently. So Redstone "demerged," or spun off i…
GSI's Managed AppCare Services for JD Edwards System Users Offer Broad Range of Support
GSI, Inc.'s suite of managed services geared toward JD Edwards system users is one of its most popular and most subscribed to, the company announced. The AppCare Services managed offerings support clients' JDE software applications, development effor…
Managed Vaulting for NetApp Service from SunGard Enables Cost-Effective Data Storage, Recovery
A new managed service from SunGard Availability Services has been announced to enable end-to-end protection for customers using NetApp storage. The Managed Vaulting for NetApp service is designed for customers using NetApp storage in their primary da…
Globecomm Rolls Out Managed Video Services for National Retailer
Globecomm Systems has completed the deployment of its Tempo Enterprise Media Platform to more than 1,100 locations across the United States for a national retailer, in a managed service environment that includes supporting video and digital signage i…
Teching it up: Communications Service Providers Embrace Technologies to Meet Demand
As communications service providers (CSP) face their current situation - which includes economic challenges, declining voice and text revenue, and changing customer service expectations - they're open to embracing new technologies, according to a new…
ZCorum to Provide Managed Broadband Services to CSU at Monterey Bay
The IT department in educational institutions has to have a system in place that is reliable and capable of handling a large number of users in its network. Students, faculty and even guest users access these networks using PCs, smartphones and other…
MSP Powerhouse ConnectWise Connects on Suite for IT Solutions
ConnectWise has been one busy service management software provider lately. Recently, it struck a strategic partnership with LabTech Software to combine service management and remote monitoring and management (RMM) into one essential offering.
NetApp Users Gain New Vaulting Service
The legions of NetApp customers have a new way to gain end-to-end protection for their data. SungGard Availability Services this week unveiled the Managed Vaulting for NetApp service.
The service is aimed at those shops who use NetApp in their dat…
ReadyTalk Joins Growing Legion of Video Service Providers
ReadyTalk already had audio and Web conferencing, so it wasn't a big stretch for the company to get into video conferencing services.
SAIC Snags $228 Million Sandia Services Deal
Managed services may not be Science Applications International Corp.'s (SAIC) main bailiwick, but that didn't stop the company from snagging a $228 million contract to support Sandia National Labs.
Global Cloud Business Market Generated $34.4B in 2012
With Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) leading the cloud services market in total revenue, the global business cloud services market generated $34.4 billion in revenue in 2012 - up 28 percent over the prior year, according to new figures by Strategy Analy…
Australian Government Hopes to Drive Adoption of Cloud-Based Services
In an effort to drive adoption of cloud-based services, the Australian government is seeking cloud computing providers to join its technology marketplace that will be run out of its two consolidated data centers, which are expected to open this year.
Logicalis Announces M.E.E.T. Program for Small to Mid-Sized MSP Partners
Managed services provider (MSP) Logicalis recently unveiled its new "MSP Expert Extension Team" (M.E.E.T.) program, which enables small to mid-sized MSPs to access expertise, marketing opportunities and technology for expanding their business as well…
CSI Announces 100 Percent Contract Renewal for NuPoint Core Platform for FY 2013
Computer Services, Inc. (CSI), a provider of technology solutions for financial institutions, has retained 100 percent of its contracts up for renewal for the NuPoint core platform for fiscal year 2013. The company's core banking platform is designed…
MSP CMIT Solutions Selects Continuum for Managed Services Platform, Support
Continuum has been chosen as the exclusive provider of managed services and software for CMIT Solutions. The managed services platform provider will extend its solutions to the Texas-based IT support company, as well as its more than 135 franchises t…
Insurer Leans on MSP
U.K.-based insurance company, NFU Mutual, is spending about $116 million on managed services over the next five years to help it better service its nearly one million customers.
Insurance companies more and more are turning to managed service prov…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
A number of key acquisitions and industry forecasts peppered the managed service provider (MSP) landscape this week, propelling growth and change for a number of niche segments. Among the highlights were two key industry reports reflecting spectacula…
TSR Solutions Teams Up with Egenera for Cloud Management Platform
Managing the cloud can be a tricky endeavor - which is why data center and cloud service provider TSR Solutions recently chose Egenera for its cloud management platform. This relationship is the sign of the bigger trend of managed service providers (…
Israeli Startup Zerto Lands $13 Million in Funding
Backing stuff up using cloud technology is an increasing necessity, thus certain companies specializing in cloud services are seeing an up kick in the amount of data needing to be not only stored but secured as well.
The Boston Athletic Association Chooses EarthLink Again For Marathon Site
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has chosen to run it's 2013 Boston Marathon event website through EarthLink for another year. The competition, which has over 25,000 participants, needs reliable hosting that could handle the high traffic and …
Managed Services Relieve Printing Pain
Is there anything more troublesome and of less strategic value that enterprise printing? When was the last time that your printers offered competitive advantage? Like fax, printing is a necessary evil. When they work, no one notices. When they don't,…
Webzilla to Roll Out Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services
With demand for cloud computing growing stronger, enterprise hosting and colocation services provider Webzilla is expanding its public, private and hybrid and cloud storage services for its U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific customers.
Raging Hot eDiscovery Market Gains New Managed Services Tool
The Radicati Group, Inc., is predicting monster growth for the eDiscovery market, moving from a healthy $976 million last year to a super-fit $2.35 billion in 2016.
Green Cloud Technologies Lands $5.6M in New Funding
On the heels of expanding into four new U.S. markets, Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider (IaaS) Green Cloud Technologies has closed $5.6 million in newly issued Series C equity.
The new funding round was led by Millry Corporation along with fin…
Codero Hosting Announces New Enterprise Hosting Solutions Based on Partnership with Dell
Codero Hosting has partnered with Dell and is introducing new enterprise-grade hosting solutions based on Dell's portfolio. The managed service provider (MSP), which offers dedicated and cloud hosting services, will base a portion of its service offe…
Managed Security Services Rocks to $13B Last Year
IT always crows about the lack of security in the cloud, yet it is the same IT community that drove the market for cloud-based managed security services, along with customer premises equipment (CPE) services, to $13 billion last year.
Windstream Hosted Solutions Opens New Data Center in McLean, VA Offering Cloud-Based Managed Services
Enterprise-class managed hosting solutions provider, Windstream Hosted Solutions, has announced the grand opening of its new data center in McLean, VA. The company held a special celebration onsite at the opening of the 65,000-square-foot facility fo…
American Digital Corporation Acquires MSP and Virtualization Solutions Provider Helixstorm
IT solutions provider American Digital Corporation has acquired Helixstorm, a provider of virtualization and managed service solutions. California-based Helixstorm will help American Digital expand its managed and professional services business while…
Three Questions Every CIO Should Ask About Virtual Server Data Protection
IT has reached an inflection point in the adoption of virtual server technologies and companies in the Middle East are now rightfully asking "Why not Virtualize?" instead of "Why virtualize?" Beyond the obvious cost savings due to consolidation and r…
Logicalis Aims to Mentor MSPs with New M.E.E.T. Program
MSPs may be experts in their specific niche or vertical, but they can't be expected to know everything. That could be where Logicalis comes in with its MSP Expert Extension Team (M.E.E.T.) program, "a service designed by Logicalis US to allow small t…
NTT Communications Delivering Fully Managed Business Solution to Yokohoma Tyre Australia
Yokohoma Tyre Australia (YTA) has chosen NTT Communications to create and implement a fully managed business solution. Managed services provider (MSP) NTT is designing and deploying a solution comprised of networking, security, Internet and data cent…
TekLinks Buys Into Managed Healthcare IT Services
Managed services provider TekLinks this week moved into the healthcare arena with the acquisition of ClinicAnywhere, which offers practice management and billing solutions.
Bloomberg Offers End-to-End Financial Data, With a Little Partner Help
Two months after launching its managed Enterprise Data Management (EDM) service, Bloomberg PolarLake added credit rating data from Fitch Solutions to help managers better assess risk.
Yorktel Drives Adoption of Cloud-Based Managed Video Services through Vendor-Agnostic, Utility-Based Approach
When it comes to video conferencing, more and more companies are turning to managed service providers (MSP) to meet their needs. Maintaining endpoints, bridges and multipoint control units (MCU) is neither cost effective nor efficient for most organi…
Patience Must be Exercised when Assessing Rackspace and its Performance
Long-term investing is becoming a rare commodity and more and more investors expect unrealistic returns based on companies that have had a good run. However, if you look at Berkshire Hathaway, a methodical system has been used with a long-term view i…
Vaultize Gives Away Complimentary Soft Appliance for Enterprise File Sharing and Endpoint Backup
As part of a promotion during the celebration of its International Backup Day on March 31, enterprise file sharing, sync and backup vendor Vaultize has announced complimentary offering of Soft Appliance for Endpoint Backup and Secure File Sharing wit…
Nebula Launches Hardware Version of OpenStack
More than two years in the making, Nebula has debuted a new hardware version of OpenStack in an effort to simplify private cloud.
Branded as Nebula One, the enterprise cloud computer is built to handle the next generation of big data, web and mobi…
Video-as-a-Service (VaaS) Gains New Adherent
The "as-a-service" craze continues. Besides the major stack components of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), there are more discrete services constantly emerging.
One we've been heari…
CoSentry Beefs Managed Services with Better Monitoring
Monitoring is critical to keep on-premises IT tools running, but imagine if you bill yourself as managing the services you offer to IT? Well, these better work, and work smoothly.
That's why more and more MSPs are hooking up with monitoring firms …
African Development Bank Expands Managed Satellite Services Contract with Hughes
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has awarded a managed satellite services contract to Hughes Network Systems, LLC. Hughes will expand managed satellite services for the AfDB, and provide MPLS connectivity to the region.
The AfDB is headquarter…
Worknet's 'Burstable' HA, DR Offer Advantage to Private IBM i Cloud
Managed services providers (MSPs) really need to differentiate their services to stand out in what has become a crowded space of vendors looking to capitalize on the burgeoning demand for cloud computing.
Whaleback Expands Phone Options for Managed UC Service
Remember when Voice over IP (VoIP) was a compromise, with lousy call quality and hardly any phones to choose from? Then unified communications (UC) kicked in, and while there were plenty of features, these features didn't always match enterprise need…
MSP Carpathia Hosts Managing E-Commerce Operations for Online Luxury Apparel Retailer Gilt
Carpathia Hosting is now the exclusive hosting provider for Gilt's e-commerce operations, the company announced. Carpathia is providing a managed hosting solution to run the online shopping destination, and will support Gilt as it grows and expands i…
Construction Management Firm Using ServicePoint365 from Cloud|AG to Maximize Microsoft Office 365
Albion Scaccia Enterprises, LLC, a full service design-build and construction management company, is using ServicePoint365 by Cloud|AG, the managed service provider (MSP) announced.
ServicePoint365 is designed to maximize the collaboration and co…
Kudos for KineticD MSP Backup Services
Two days after World Backup Day, KineticD announced that its solution MSPs turn into services has just snagged a great new review.
Business Solution Magazine, in conjunction with Remote Technology Management (RTM), a managed service provider (MSP…
Global Capacity and EarthLink Extend Network Reach with Wholesale Services Agreement
Global Capacity, a provider of network services and connectivity, and EarthLink, Inc., an IT services, network and communications provider, recently established a wholesale buy and sell agreement to extend the network reach for both service providers…
MSP XIOLINK Introduces IPv6 Service as Part of Suite of Business IT Solutions
Managed service provider (MSP) and colocation provider XIOLINK, LLC has introduced an Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) service to help customers position themselves for future growth. The company, based in St. Louis, is aiming to help customers sta…
Affordable Storage and Backup Services Create Opportunities, Challenges for MSPs and CSPs
Providing affordable storage and backup services is an excellent way for managed service providers (MSP) and cloud service providers (CSP) to add revenue-generating services to their offerings. But offering these services in a cost-effective and effi…
Worknet's 'Burstable' HA, DR Offer Advantage to Private IBM i Cloud
Managed services providers (MSP) really need to differentiate their services to stand out, in what has become a crowded space of vendors looking to capitalize on the burgeoning demand for cloud computing.
One such MSP is Worknet, which says there…
TraceSecurity Announces New Partner Program for Cloud-Based GRC Solutions
Cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions provider, TraceSecurity, has announced its new partner program. The TraceSecurity Partner Program offers resellers a variety of incentives and revenue opportunities, and helps partners of…
Yorktel All In on Managed Video Conferencing
Yorktel is planning on making a name for itself in managed video conferencing services for enterprises.
The company, now a quarter century old, originally made its bones in on-premises video. Recently, the company has been making more and more mo…
Internap on Stock Market High
About 13 years ago, when Spring Comdex still existed, I was treated to a tour of the Internap Network Services Corp. data center in Atlanta. It was an impressive site, with loads of security and racks upon racks of servers and disk.
Infitech Goes Pro with ProSource
Business solutions provider ProSource jumped into the managed IT services fray with the acquisition of SMB-focused Infitech.
ValidSoft Validated with Transaction Service Award
ValidSoft supplies fraud prevention, transaction verification, and authentication services globally. Now validating ValidSoft's technology is a "Jury Vote" award given by the Florin Transaction Service Innovation Awards.
Webroot Partner Adds to MSP Moxie
Webroot Inc. is well known for its security software, often sold as packaged software to consumers and businesses, but also available in Software -as- a- Service (SaaS) form.
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
The outlook for global managed services within the telecom industry is very promising, according to a report released this week from Research and Markets. The forecast, in addition to a number of new services announcements and acquisitions, rounded o…
MSP Elevate Services Appoints New VP of Procurement Services
Managed services provider (MSP) and technology and consulting solutions company, Elevate Services Inc., has announced a new appointment. Tariq A. Hassan has been brought on as vice president of procurement services for the company.
Velocity Completes Acquisition of UK Managed Services Company velos-IT
Velocity Technology Solutions Inc., a provider of cloud application services, has completed its acquisition of U.K. company velos-IT, which offers managed services, hosting and consulting for mid-to-large-sized organizations in Europe.
Ericsson Awarded for Managed IT Services in Middle East Region
Ericsson has been recognized for its work in the IT services space. The company received accolades at the Network World Middle East 2013 ceremony in Dubai, which featured a number of key players from the area's information and communications technolo…
MSP Logicalis Advises CIOs to Upgrade Storage Systems to Meet Increasing Demands
One of the main problems facing storage technology and services providers today is an attitude that has been adopted by many CIOs. According to Logicalis US, a managed services provider (MSP) and international provider of IT solutions, budgetary cons…
Dead Services, Outages Darken Cloud
How many times has your PC crashed over the course of your working life? Hundreds? Now how many of your favorite software programs are no longer available? Dozens?
Spacenet Adds New Managed Network Services, Solutions to GSA Contract
Spacenet, Inc. has added a range of new communications services, solutions and products to its U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 contract. The company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., has added managed…
Core Services Enters Multi-Year Oracle Remote Managed Services Agreement with Krames Staywell
Core Services Corporation has entered into a multi-year Oracle Remote Managed Services partnership with Krames Staywell. Core Services is an Oracle Platinum Partner as well as an OAUG Three Star Partner.
MSP Broadens Reach of Video in Oman
The Middle East is abuzz with managed service provider activity, driven by enterprise demand and a broadening population of technology end users.
Video is one area on the move, and those who live in Oman may soon have a better array of video servi…
TDS HMS Managed Services and Data Centers Achieve SSAE 16 Type 2 Auditing Certification
Managed services and data centers from TDS Hosted and Managed Services, LLC (TDS HMS) have achieved SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type 2 auditing certification again, the company announced. The company's data centers are operated by Vital Supports Systems and VISI…
Brazilian Provider Doubles Thanks to Managed Services
Last year, Brazilian outsourcing provider Ativas invested $30 million in expanding its operations. The decision paid off as its revenue grew 105 percent last year, largely on the heels of expanded management services income.
Cbeyond Intros Certified Application Servers for SMB Market
Cloud communications provider Cbeyond, Inc. announced the general availability of its new Certified Application Servers (CAS) service for the small and mid-sized business market.
The new service - developed in response to Cbeyond's December 2012 B…
Cloudera and T-Systems Offer Analytics-as-a-Service
It may often seem like everything is being offered as a service these days - not that there's anything wrong with that. After all, it makes it easier for companies to access important tools and services without having to host their own, which saves m…
Analytics Offer Deep Peek at MSP Video
Analytics are applied to nearly everything these days - network and apps performance, and even unified communications where IT can monitor performance or even let managers see what their folks are doing on the phone.
Vyopta, Inc. is bringing anal…
Investment House Hopes MSP is its New Best Asset
Napier Park Global Capital, with offices in London and New York, is reaching out to MSP Options to help manage the investment firm's computing infrastructure.
Options is providing two services, Momentum and PIPE Core, which are part of Options' ov…
Cloud Computing Guidance for SMEs
For enterprises, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to cloud computing solutions. The same is true for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), which typically have fewer IT resources and can significantly benefit from outsourcing IT to the cloud…
New Cloud Event Announced at 2013 Denver Biz Tech Expo
A new cloud event has been announced by Colorado Technology Partners (CTP) and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. The "Navigating the Cloud" event will be held at the 2013 Denver Biz Tech Expo on October 24, and will feature top technology and clo…
LabTech Software Announces Partner Innovation Network
A new Partner Innovation Network has been announced by LabTech Software, developer of a remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform geared toward managed service providers (MSPs). The new network brings together partners who work closely with Lab…
ConnectWise Platform Used by 53 Percent of Top Global MSPs
The ConnectWise business operating system is being used by 53 percent of the top-ranked global managed service providers (MSPs). The company, which offers service management software for MSPs, ITSPs, VARs and ISVs, made the announcement in reference …
Ipanema Takes Virtual Route to Application Performance
Virtualization is everywhere. It started with servers and PCs, then moved onto storage and then networking. Now with virtual I/O, we don't even need physical NICs anymore.
How to Keep Your Cloud Services from Turning Dark
The cloud is great, unless your service goes down or the access is too slow. Some of this can't be helped. You are, after all, relying on a world-wide network built on the backs of thousands upon thousands of providers. The Internet may never be 100 …
BYOD Meets Help Desk, Meets Managed Services
The help desk is a necessary evil for today's enterprises. Do it poorly and end user screams can be heard all the way up to the executive suite. Do it well and most users reckon it's just par for the course, that this kind of work is easy.
MSP NetGain Technologies Achieves 43 Percent Growth in 2012; Celebrates Managed Services Sales Director
Managed services provider (MSP) NetGain Technologies, a family owned business in Lexington, KY, is celebrating Brendan Jacobson's fifth anniversary with the company. The MSP offers a broad range of managed IT solutions including design, implementatio…
ITC Infotech Leaps into Risk Management Services Fray
IT services and solutions firm ITC Infotech is getting more into the risk management game with a deal to expand support for customers who use Misys software.
MobiLINK 1.0 Delivers BYOD Security Solution
Organizations of all sizes now have a solution that will enable them to connect their mobile workforce to internal Web-enabled applications utilizing a BYOD policy.
New Report Forecasts 17.78 Percent CAGR Growth for Managed Services within Telecom Sector from 2012-2016
A new report on global managed services within the telecom industry from Research and Markets shows that this sector grew at a CAGR of more than 17.78 percent from 2012 to 2016. The report, from the company's TechNavio analysts, forecasts that market…
Yongin City in South Korea Chooses Telco Systems and Diznet for MPLS Networking Solutions
Yongin City in South Korea has selected Telco Systems, a BATM company, to network a variety of the city's buildings and services. The city, which is the fast growing in the country, will use MPLS solutions from Telco Systems to network it's libraries…
Red Hat Provides Code for America Fellows, Partner Communities with Free OpenShift Use
Late last week, Red Hat began collaborating with Code for America (CfA), a not-for-profit organization that aims to driver innovation in local governments, primarily through technology that increases civic engagement. As such, this collaboration brin…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
The managed services sector is growing by leaps and bounds, according to two new studies released this week. Recent reports show that B2B Managed Services as well as a variety of cloud computing solutions are expected to grow and gain traction.
Cloud Security and Performance Monitoring Still Needs Improvement
How's the security for your cloud? Is it performing properly? According to a survey from AccelOps, Inc., there's still a need for better security and performance monitoring for cloud-based data centers, as a majority of companies are lacking in effec…
MSPs Filling IT Talent Gap
There is debate these days as to whether an IT talent shortage really exists. After all, more and more functions are being outsourced or consolidated, reducing, at least in theory, the demand for able IT bodies. And with so much employment, there are…
TeleCommunication Systems Earns Several Cisco Certifications
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. knows how to work with Cisco, and has made this clear by once again achieving Cisco Master Service Provider and Silver Certified Partner Certifications. This recognizes TCS for its expertise and investments in cloud an…
Digital Hands CEO Appointed a TSIA Managed Services Discipline Founding Member
Global managed security services provider Digital Hands recently named Charlotte Baker, the company's CEO, as a founding member of the Technology Services Industry Association Managed Services discipline.
Modulo Hopes to Help MSPs Choose IT Partners Wisely
For managed service providers (MSP), choosing the right IT partners isn't just critical, it could be life or death for the business.
Managed Services is Taxing Work for Tax Automation MSP
Vertex, Inc. began in 1978 selling tax reference manuals, decades before managed tax services were even a concept.
BYOD, Data Control and Data Loss Top Cloud Security Concerns
The implications of the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, data loss and data control are among the most critical security concerns among IT professionals, according to a new industry study that reveals significant obstacles remain to ensuring effec…
Managed Services Prove Worth for B2B Integration, Stanford University Says
Stanford University is remarkable for its close ties to the world of high technology. While other university professors sit in ivory towers, many Stanford instructors run high-tech companies on the side, or work closely with the industry, often invol…
Get I.T Got I.T Highlights its Value Proposition
While there are plenty of options for information technology out there, it is even more important nowadays to find the best offering and value for your individual business needs. One option is Get I.T. Got I.T., which specializes in managed services …
Unified Office Puts New Virtual Office Arrow in MSP Quivers
We here at MSP Today are besieged almost daily with news of new virtual office wares. Some are MSP services that give clients managed desktops, secure IP telephony and work-worthy broadband.
BUMI's the Name, Managed Storage is the Game
There are dozens of free and low-cost cloud storage services aimed at consumers - everything from Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, and higher end offerings from LogMeIn and Carbonite.
These tend to be 'set it and forget it' deals, but then hope …
e-Stet Launches Next Generation of Managed Document Review Services
e-Stet, a provider of managed litigation services and electronic discovery, has launched the next generation of its Managed Document Review Services. The enhanced services are a natural progression for e-Stet, which focuses on delivering custom techn…
Indian MSP Plants Flag in San Diego Area
A company claiming to have the first Tier IV data center in India, which is also reportedly the largest data center in all of Asia, is now expanding into the US.
Nexthink 4.3: the Next Thing for MSPs Finding and Solving IT Problems
Nexthink, a Lausanne-based software provider to MSPs, has a new version of its eponymously named tool, Nexthink V4.3.
Topping the list of new features for the monitoring and analytics tool: centralized management and support for multi-tenant envi…
BUMI Announces Major Upgrade to Managed Online Backup and Recovery Solution
Backup My Info! (BUMI), which offers managed online backup and recovery solutions for SMBs, has announced a major upgrade to its Asigra-powered offering. The latest software release adds new functionality to help companies streamline their backup and…
Telework Made Easier by New Managed Platform
Work at home is all the rage, despite the recent public protestations of Yahoo!'s CEO and the move by Best Buy to reverse its policy allowing employees to work virtually. But with telework still very much a reality, companies must make sure work-at-h…
LeaseWeb USA Offers Affordable High-Value Colocation Hosting
LeaseWeb USA, a provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions, announced yesterday that it will be offering high-value, cost-efficient rack space colocation hosting. LeaseWeb will be hosting these servers on its backbone network with Inter…
APTARE StorageConsole for Data Protection Validated as EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure Solution
The APTARE StorageConsole has been tested and validated as part of an EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure solution, the company announced. APTARE, which offers data center optimization solutions, aims to help customers gain insight into complex, heteroge…
Appnomic Touts Next-Generation Remote Management Services
Seven year-old Appnomic Systems makes its living selling performance management as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), as a managed service, or as packaged on-premises software.
The company also offers preventative services, as well as IT automation se…
Cirrascale Announces Next Generation of High-Density GB 5400 Blade Server for MSPs, Cloud Providers
The next generation of the GB5400 blade server has been announced by Cirrascale Corporation. The company builds independent blade-based computing and storage infrastructure for both conventional and modular data centers.
CyberPower Systems Attains VMware Ready Status with PowerPanel Business Edition
Power protection and distribution equipment company, CyberPower Systems Inc., has achieved VMware Ready status. The company's PowerPanel Business Edition received the designation, which indicates the solution has been given the highest level of endor…
Flexiant and UShareSoft Partner to Offer Cloud Management Platform
One of the major challenges for cloud service providers (CSP) is to differentiate themselves with new value-added services that offer end users on-demand application delivery and provisioning, and remove the complexity of cloud application deployment…
Webair Launches ProtoCloud IaaS Platform
Cloud hosting company Webair has rolled out its latest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud platform, ProtoCloud.
ProtoCloud is designed to provide IaaS scalability on top of a highly available foundation that provides clients with IaaS out of…
Integration Partners Adds Monitoring to MSP Line
Integration Partners may have a full set of voice and data networking solutions and expertise, but it didn't have enough cloud-based IT monitoring. That is until Zyrion, Inc. showed up, and agreed to lend its services to bolster Integration's network…
2nd Watch Expands to Support Demand from Cloud Market
As part of its strategic expansion plans, IT operations and systems integrator 2nd Watch, Inc. is opening a new office in New York City.
Data Center 2.0 Gets Ohio MSP Boost
IO, a managed data center provider aimed at governments, service providers and big enterprises, is making a play for the Ohio market with the announcement of IO Ohio.
Managed Network Provider NetWolves Chooses One Marketplace Platform from Global Capacity to Expand Portfolio
Managed network provider (MNP) NetWolves Network Services, LLC has chosen Global Capacity, a telecommunications information and logistics company, for network services to expand its portfolio.
Delivering consolidated and secure network services f…
When IT Services Meet Telecom Solutions
If you've been reading any of our reports on MSP Today, you likely noticed a big trend: companies with different but complimentary businesses are more and more joining forces to broaden their offerings. In the world of managed services, even if you c…
How CSPs May Gain a Competitive Advantage when Deploying 4G Networks, Services
Welsh IBM service provider M7 Managed Services is offering new insight for content service providers (CSP) interested in LTE to monetize the 4G network. According to the company, CSPs are most interested in avoiding the common mistakes made with 3G n…
SunGard to Roll Out SaaS-Based Business Continuity Platform
With the upsurge in weather-related incidents like Superstorm Sandy, increased cyber threats and disturbances that place people at risk - even well-intentioned ones like Occupy Wall Street - business continuity is on the radar of all-sized companies.…
EMC Service Provider Program Nabs Another MSP
EMC may be known for its massive range of on-premises storage wares, but it has also staked out a significant position in the cloud.
EMC also addresses the cloud by selling products that help IT build their own private clouds, with many of these t…
Big Data Analytics Offer Promise for Cloud Service Providers and MSPs
Cloud computing and adoption of cloud services is on the rise, and managed service providers (MSPs) are taking advantage of the uptake by offering new and specialized services. And more and more service providers are discovering that as they take ove…
TechTarget Study Predicts Cloud Service Adoption Will Rise for DR, Business Continuity and Backup Services
A new survey from TechTarget - Computer Weekly finds that the use of the cloud for disaster recovery (DR), backup, business continuity and Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) is expected to rise. The survey additionally found that cloud computing adoption is…
Yorktel Reveals VideoCloud Portfolio
Yorktel is stepping up in the cloud video conferencing game, with the release of the Yorktel VideoCloud video conferencing services portfolio. This enterprise-class, cloud-based service portfolio lets customers use Yorktel's hosted video infrastructu…
Traders Gain New Managed Service Option
The demanding world of financial trading today gains a new leg up with the launch of an IPC Systems, Inc.'s business unit, focused exclusively on meeting trading regulations and cutting through the complexity of today's trading systems.
The 35+ ye…
Birns Telecommunications Opens New Colocation Data Center Near 'F' Train in New York City
Birns Telecommunications Inc. has opened a new colocation data center in New York. The company, which offers colocation services for the telecom industry, provides infrastructure for moving data off site and is now enabling multiple Internet connecti…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
Amazon had two important announcements in the cloud and managed services space this week. The Web giant is not only leading the way in the cloud infrastructure services market, but is also rolling out new offerings through Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Xtium Marks Desktop as a Service Spot
Desktop virtualization has come a long way since the early days when Citrix and Microsoft terminal services were the only games in town. With each offering, IT had to dedicate a server to storing end user desktops which were offered up over the LAN. …
Level Platforms and DOCUWISE Help Manage Printers
Level Platforms and DOCUWISE, LLC are working together to provide a technology integration that extends managed print and device discovery capabilities so they can allow MSPs to expand their managed print offerings. The two have combined deep printer…
Kawasaki Chooses Virtustream to Build Dealer Network Application
Virtustream, a provider of cloud software and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), has announced that Kawasaki has chosen the company's enterprise cloud management software, Xstream, to develop an application for its powered motorsports dealer network…
Texas-Based Web Hoster Could be Worth Billions to IBM or EMC
Softlayer Technology, Inc., which prides itself on being the largest privately owned website hoster, may not be private for long. The Dallas-based company has formerly put itself on the market working with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley to handle t…
DynaSis Teams Up with Veeam to Offer Cloud Backup
DynaSis, an Atlanta-based provider of IT services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), has announced has partnered with Veeam, a source of disaster recovery services.
The partnership will give DynaSis access to best practice backup and rec…
Canada Cloud Network Launches Always On Cloud Computing R&D Program
The Canada Cloud Network, an industry forum, this week revealed the launch of its Always On Cloud Computing research and development program. This new initiative is designed to further position Canada as a leader in the global cloud computing sector.
ATScloud and ExaGrid Systems Partner on Cloud-Based DRaaS for MSPs and VARs
Hybrid cloud service provider ATScloud has been chosen as a strategic partner by ExaGrid Systems. Together, these companies will work to deliver cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), serving customers through the U.S. with a secure-BDRc…
Centro Launches Centro Planner, the Cloud-Based Digital Media Planning Software
Centro, a modern media services software provider, recently launched Centro Planner, a set of cloud-based software that automates, documents and consolidates each phase of the digital media buying process, at the 4As Transformation Conference.
MRV Communications Recruits New Leadership for Global Operations, Sales
MRV Communications Inc., the optical communications network infrastructure solutions and services provider, recently announced the appointment of two new executives to its network equipment business.
While Tim Pillow is the new senior vice presid…
Saudi Arabia Taking to Managed IT Services
Recently, we brought you news that Saudi Arabian IT shops are cautiously looking at the cloud as a way to save money and increase efficiency, according to a report from research house, IDC.
Now IDC is diving into the Saudi and United Arab Emirate…
Managed Security Services Get the Netmagic Touch
Partnerships abound in a niche-based service community. Sometimes two technologies companies work together to strengthen their product portfolios. More often, a technology outfit teams with a service provider to add value to its services.
Florida MSP iON Solutions Offering Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage Devices
Florida managed service provider (MSP) iON Solutions is now offering Dell EqualLogic PS Series storage devices. The company, based in Jacksonville, offers computer storage devices and solutions designed to fit the needs of small to medium-sized busin…
Cloud Hosting Provider OneNeck IT Services Achieves Microsoft Gold Competencies
Application management and cloud hosting provider OneNeck IT Services has achieved two key Microsoft Gold competencies. The company was awarded for its Hosting and Identity and Access, proving that OneNeck meets Microsoft's "best-in-class" abilities …
Pacnet to Invest in New Facility - An Advanced Data Center in Singapore
Pacnet, an integrated network and technology solutions provider in Asia Pacific, will be investing about $90 million in Singapore to build a new Tier III data center.
Cloud-based and SaaS Subscription Management Services Can Help Companies Attract Customers and Drive Revenue
When it comes to billing and subscription management, customer satisfaction and retention is still the single most important consideration. Driving and increasing revenues is also a major factor and is obviously closely tied to customer support. Toda…
DecisionOne Exposes All in New Website
The world of managed services can sure be tough to untangle. One company hopes to make understanding and decision making easier with a vastly revamped website.
Userful Releases Next Gen Virtual Desktop and Cloud Platform
Desktop virtualization company Userful has released its next generation virtualization solution, Userful Multiplatform.
NetSupport Gives IT and MSPs New Mac Support Tool
Netsupport Inc. should be well known to IT pros. After all, it has sold over 12 million copies of its flagship remote support tool, NetSupport Manager.
Orange Business Services Partners with SafeNet, Adds Cloud-Based Multi-Factor Authentication Service
Orange Business Services has migrated to a cloud-based secure authentication service from SafeNet in an effort to enhance its Security-as-a-Service portfolio. The telecom giant has enhanced its Secure Authentication solution using the SafeNet Authent…
Primestream Announces New Dig-IT Solution for Monitoring, Managing Broadcast IT Operations from Anywhere
An advanced media asset management and provider of broadcast automation software, Primestream has announced the new Dig-IT solution. The offering is a server-based software application designed for broadcast, government, entertainment and corporate I…
Dedicated to Document Services
Microsoft Sharepoint is on the rise, with most IT shops now using it onsite or in the cloud for document management. But Sharepoint isn't the easiest application in the world to set up, use or manage.
Managed Security Services Get the Netmagic Touch
In the MSP spaces there are literally thousands of companies, most of whom have their niche. No one does it all. Sometimes two technologies companies work together to strengthen their product portfolios. More often a technology outfit teams with a se…
Yarra Valley Water Selects Oracle Engineered Systems to Enhance its Business
Yarra Valley Water (YVW), a water and sewerage services provider in the Melbourne, Australia area, is looking to improve its business performance, enhance its customer service base and achieve a better return of investment (ROI); all these actions ar…
AWS Rolls Out Virtual Private Cloud for Enterprises
Pushing its way into the enterprise market, cloud infrastructure giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is in the process of enabling its virtual private cloud (VPC) instance for new and existing AWS EC2 customers.
AWS is in the midst of enabling this fe…
MSP Unleashed Technologies Expands Services with Space in RagingWire's Virginia Campus
Hosting and managed service provider (MSP) Unleashed Technologies, LLC has expanded its data center presence with new space in RagingWire's campus in Ashburn, VA. The new facility, known as "The Bolt," will enable Unleashed Technologies to offer dedi…
Netwise Hosting Launching its Advanced Dedicated Server and Server Colocation Promotions
Netwise Hosting, a renowned data center operator in South London, recently announced the launch of its latest dedicated server and server colocation promotions, providing new clients with a lucrative opportunity to leverage the award-winning hosted s…
Medical Center Leans on MSP for Electronic Records
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are quite the political hot potato. The promise has always been good - by automating and standardizing records information between doctors caring for a patient is eased. And the interactions with billing and insurance…
Cloud-Based Analytics Platform Uncovers Critical Data for Enterprises
When it comes to making business decisions, demographic data and location analytics are critical components that can help organizations get or remain ahead of the curve in an increasingly competitive business landscape.
Saudi Arabia Warming Slowly to the Cloud
The cloud is all the rage in the U.S. market, fueled by applications such as Saleforce.com, Office 365 and Google docs, as well as an array of free or low cost storage, backup and e-mail for consumers.
That cloud confidence from consumer and basic…
Crikey! Aussie Investment Bank Reaches for MSP Help for Merger Overload
Large acquisitions are never easy. But when it involves the complex world of equities, the level of pain can be excruciating. Not only are the respective companies' financial applications complex and incompatible, there's a myriad regulations to adhe…
Canadian Hosting and Data Center Provider CentriLogic Acquires MSP The Capris Group
CentriLogic, a provider of hybrid hosting and data center solutions, has acquired managed service provider (MSP), The Capris Group. The Canadian MSP offers managed hosting and IT services.
TriCore Solutions Offering Managed Security Services through New Partnership with Alert Logic
Application management company, TriCore Solutions has integrated cloud-based security solutions from Alert Logic's portfolio. The company has folded a variety of cloud solutions into its current suite of managed applications services through the new …
Amazon Leads Cloud Infrastructure Services Market
Amazon continues to lead the cloud infrastructure services market, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. The company dominates the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) segment, accounting for 36 percent of revenue.
WatServ Providing Managed Cloud IT Services to Jiffy International in Multi-Year Agreement
A new cloud computing partnership agreement has been finalized between Waterloo Managed Software Services USA, Inc. (WatServ), and Jiffy International. The multiple-year agreement has WatServ providing a comprehensive cloud computing solution for Jif…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
Two companies forged their commitment to expanding their managed services practices with major investment announcements this week. Managed service provider (MSP) Logicalis Group led the way with the news that it will acquire four European subsidiarie…
Unified Communications Services Gains Video Hooks
Avaya is one of the big names in Unified Communications (UC), but no company can do it all alone. They need partners, especially for complex installs like UC.
Realtor Tosses PBX, Snags Hosted Voice from a Pair of Partners
Hosted and cloud voice providers have long beaten the drums for tossing on-premises PBXs. According to the theory, old style voice hardware is expensive, inflexible, and wastes business' time and resources managing gear that is better handled by dedi…
Axcient and Level Platforms Combine Data Protection and Remote Monitoring Platforms
Cloud platform provider Axcient and managed workplace company Level Platforms have integrated their data protection and remote monitoring platforms. Axcient provides technology designed to cut business downtime and data loss to provide managed servic…
MSP Finds Gold in Hotlanta
Atlanta is really not much different from other geographies. In Atlanta, just like elsewhere, IT is increasingly looking to focus on their expertise and skills, and outsource less strategic functions to managed service providers.
Baynetwork Goes from Old Gear to New IT Managed Services
When old timers hear of Baynetwork, Inc. they may think of Bay Networks, a former networking juggernaut formed by the merger of Wellfleet Communications and Synoptics Communications back in the 1990s, only to be sold off to Nortel - which itself has …
Intelsat's Hybrid Solution Chooses SoftBank's Managed Network Services
A provider of satellite services Intelsat S.A., has recently signed a contractual agreement with SoftBank Mobile Corp for managed network services in Japan. Intelsat S.A. delivers entertainment and information to media companies, multinational corpor…
MCI Grows MSP Customer Base
MCI Consultants has revealed that it has grown its managed service provider customer base.
Two Providers Better than One for Canadian Healthcare Firms
In Canada, healthcare trading partners can communicate with one another using a system built by the not-for-profit GSI, an international standards organization focused on supply chains. Its tool is the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN), whic…
Icubic Launches New SaaS Portal to Address Securities Issues
Icubic has unveiled a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) portal, aimed to address securities issues. The subscription-based platform integrates reference groups such as employees or clients into the issuing process of the corporation.
Centerity - Protecting the IT Infrastructures of the World
Companies and governments throughout the world rely extensively on their information systems and IT infrastructure to conduct business, complete transactions and support innovative communications. So links within the operation that complete monitorin…
DIGITALK Expands Value in the Cloud
DIGITALK Cloud customers are soon to experience enhanced capabilities. The company recently announced a partnership with Transparate, a professional deal center and network for voice carriers. This new partnership will extend the 'meet me' room voice…
Cloud Storage Gets New Boss
Cloud storage, on the surface, is awfully compelling - an outside provider with true expertise holds your data, offering access from any device anywhere. And when internal systems fail, the service provider is right there to restore them.
Japanese Managed Services Get NYSE Technologies Boost
Financial institutions with operations in Japan may find speedier network speeds with the help of NYSE Technologies. The managed service provider (MSP) has a new deal with the Japan Exchange (JPX) to use the Japanese colocation operation to support a…
QuickPlay Media Launches TVX Multimedia Solution for MSPs and Content Providers
Provider of cloud-based media solutions, QuickPlay Media, has launched its new TVX TV everywhere express solution. The offering provides content and managed service providers (MSPs) with the ability to quickly and cost-effectively introduce multiscre…
Exostar Now Using Gemalto's Provita Cloud Confirm Solutions
Gemalto, which offers digital security solutions, has announced that its Provita Cloud Authentication Solutions are being used by Exostar to help secure its cloud applications. Now, the cloud-based identity hubs for aerospace and life sciences commun…
Wipro and Infoblox Announce Reseller Agreement for Managed Corporate IT Networks
A new managed reseller agreement that will help automate corporate IT networks and meet the increasing demands of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and mobile connectivity has been announced. Automated network control company Infoblox Inc. and Wipro Infot…
On a Global Scale, Cloud Computing Policy Makes 'Patchy Progress'
While many countries are making strides in improving cloud-computing policy, an uneven pace puts the economic potential of cloud at risk, according to a new industry study.
Remote Monitoring Gains Ties to Professional Services Automation (PSA)
The worlds of professional services automation and remote monitoring and management (RMM) came together in the form of integration between LabTech and Connectwise software.
CA to Boost Performance with Machine Learning
Computer Associates hopes to get an edge in the hotly competitive world of performance management with the addition of machine learning to its CA Application Performance Management (APM) tool.
Aternity for VDI Ensures Performance for Virtual Desktops
Desktop virtualization has emerged as a way for enterprise businesses to manage the complexity of the various desktops they server, but it can be hard to see what users are actually doing with these systems, which compounds performance issues.
Azzurri Helps Biffa Clean Up its Communications
No matter what industry you are in, communication is key. Even waste management companies need a good way to communicate. Biffa Waste Services Ltd knows this, and recently turned to Azzurri Communications to consolidate all of its communications serv…
The Pros and Cons of SaaS: Cost Savings Benefits vs. Security Concerns
Like any other IT solution, Software as a Service (SaaS) - the fastest-growing segment of cloud computing - has its pluses and minuses.
St. John's Prep School Deploys TwinStrata Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery Solution
St. John's Prep School out of Danvers, Mass. has deployed a cloud-based backup and recovery strategy from TwinStrata, Inc. The school is using the TwinStrata CloudArray solution to integrate cloud storage into the school's networking environment.
NextiraOne UK to Invest $1.5 Million to Expand and Strengthen Managed Services Business
NextiraOne UK announced it will invest around $1.5 million in its Managed Services business with the goal of enhancing its portfolio and focusing on better service delivery. The firm will work to strengthen its overall team as well as add genuine bus…
Infinitely Virtual Announces Two New Specialized Partner Programs for 2013
Infinitely Virtual announced on Wednesday its company's plans for the year, mainly involving two now-unveiled programs aimed at the reseller community. As a provider of virtual server cloud computing services for the business market, Infinitely Virtu…
The UK, Japan and Korea Lead the World in Cloud Computing Security
The United Kingdom, Japan and Korea lead the world with privacy and security policies best suited to foster the growth of cloud computing, according to the not-for-profit trade association BSA, whose 2013 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard findings wil…
Savvis Unveils Subscription-Based Hosting Services for SAP HANA platform
The global leader in hosted IT solutions and cloud infrastructure for enterprises, Savvis Inc., recently announced that it will offer global, subscription-based hosting services for SAP AG's SAP HANA platform. This new hosting arrangement will give e…
Cloud-Based Virtualization Provider Venyu Reports Strong 2012 Performance
Business continuity, cloud-based virtualization and data recovery solutions provider, Venyu, has shown a strong performance in 2012. Adding three top sports franchises to its customer portfolio last year, the provider also rolled out its new VMware v…
Besol and Boundary Partner on Cloud Application Monitoring and Analytics Solutions
Spanish infrastructure management services provider, Besol, has partnered with Boundary, a provider of application monitoring for IT architectures. The companies have teamed up to offer cloud application monitoring and analytics for cloud-centric bus…
Aternity Enhances VDI Solution for MSPs with Enhanced User Visibility
Aternity Inc., a provider of end-user experience monitoring solutions, has announced new enhancements for its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution for managed service providers (MSP).
The Aternity for VDI offering provides comprehensive …
Women's Business Enterprise Council Recognizes ManpowerGroup as America's Top Corporation
Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup, a $22 billion company specializing in temporary and permanent recruitment, outsourcing, career management and HR consulting, has been recognized by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council for the fifth consecut…
Panorama9 Offers Partner Program Option to Aid MSPs with Volume Discounts
Danish management platform company Panorama9 is now offering a new variant of its partner program designed specifically to support managed service providers (MSPs). The new option lets partners elect to receive volume discounts when they bill their c…
MSP Logicalis Group to Acquire Four European Subsidiaries of 2e2 in $31 Million Deal
It was recently revealed that managed services provider (MSP) Logicalis Group will acquire the four European subsidiaries of 2e2 in a $31 million deal. The arrangement excludes 2e2's U.K. business, although Logicalis has separately employed around 70…
Vembu Technologies and Artisan Infrastructure Partner on Cloud-based BDR for MSPs and VARs
Vembu Technologies Inc. and Artisan Infrastructure have teamed up to offer managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs) a unique opportunity. The twosome will be enabling MSPs and VARs to build their own cloud-based solutions for…
Cloud Testing Provider Perfecto Mobile Enhances Quality Management for Mobile Operators
Cloud-based testing, automation and monitoring solutions provider for mobile applications, Perfecto Mobile Inc., has just revealed that it has upgraded its quality management solutions for mobile network operators. The provider's new offering address…
Cloud vs. CDNs: Exploring the Best of Both Worlds
With most industry talk today leading toward "the cloud," the topic of content delivery networks (CDNs) has taken a back seat for many IT departments - yet in a growing number of cases, businesses are leveraging the benefits of both solutions.
XO Launches XO Intelligent WAN Solution for IT and Network Managers
XO Communications has launched its new XO Intelligent WAN solution, offering network performance, security and visibility to IT and network managers. The new offering provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the demands on today's networks th…
MSP Managed Solution Awarded as Top Microsoft Partner for Western Region
Microsoft managed Gold Partner Managed Solution has been awarded as the top Microsoft Partner at the Western Region Managed Partner 2013 Briefing. The award is given to a Microsoft partner that distinguishes itself from other partners through extraor…
Star2Star Communications Offers New Managed Security Suite
Security company Star2Star Communications has added a new suite of managed security products to their offerings. The company has introduced its Star2Star Security Suite, featuring managed firewall, gateway antivirus, VPN and firewall scanning service…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
Cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) mergers and acquisitions dominated the financial landscape in 2012 - another sign managed services will continue their accelerated uptake.
A report released this week from Ernst & Young shows that …
Huawei Receives First Frameworx Conformance Certification Award For It's MSUP
Huawei Technologies, a global information and communications technology provider, has received the world's first Frameworx Conformance Certification (Implementations) from the TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum). The certification was awarded to Huawei f…
Global Public Cloud Services to Total $131B This Year: Gartner
Global public cloud services are predicted to jump 18.5 percent in 2013 to total $131 billion - a steep jump compared to $111 billion in 2012, according to Gartner.
SolarWinds' SAM to Help IT Personnel Resolve Server, Application Issues Directly from Web Console
SolarWinds focuses on IT pros to give them IT management software designed to help them simplify the process of finding, buying, using and maintaining said software, without the traditional complexities associated with enterprise-class software vendo…
RedTail Solutions Announced Eighth Straight Year of Growth
RedTail Solutions, a provider of managed cloud services for electronic data interchange (EDI) and global data synchronization (GDS), has announced its eighth consecutive year of growth.
The RedTail EDI outsources order-to-cash transactions for a c…
ProfitBricks Expands Reseller Program
ProfitBricks, a provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (Iaas), is expanding its Channel Partner Program with its Reseller Program.
The Reseller Program is targeted toward Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Value Added Resellers (VAR), IT consult…
MSP Logicalis Selects CallidusCloud Solution for Quote, Proposal Generation
Managed services provider (MSP) Logicalis has chosen the CallidusCloud Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solution from Callidus Software, Inc. The offering will help Logicalis by reducing the amount of effort needed to configure quotes and generate proposa…
Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing Agency Colotraq Announces Overhaul to Benefit Partners
Colotraq has announced plans to overhaul its master agent business, including changes and improvements designed to make it more beneficial and lucrative for partners. The global sourcing advisory firm, which offers colocation, managed hosting and clo…
Randstad Sourceright Launches New Shared Services Center in Budapest
A new Shared Services Center has been launched by Randstad Sourceright in Budapest, Hungary. The global talent solutions company has unveiled the center to meet the growing demand for its recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) offerings in the EMEA re…
Cypherbridge Systems Teams with Express Logic on Embedded Cloud Security
Express Logic, Inc. and Cypherbridge Systems have teamed up on a new integrated, embedded cloud security solution. The Cypherbridge embedded secure Cloud Device Kit (CDK) for the Express Logic platform is designed to enable embedded devices to secure…
Finding the Right Voice in the Cloud
There are two immutable trends affecting enterprises and service providers. The first is that when it comes to voice communications, we're rather quickly moving from the legacy PSTN world based on TDM technology, to one based on voice over IP (VoIP).…
Windstream Makes Select Data Center Solutions Available to Channel Partners
Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, recently decided to open up its portfolio of solutions a little wider to channel partners, certifying channel managers to sell a selection of its key data center products. Prior to th…
CSG Expands Managed Offering to Global Communications Service Providers
CSG Systems International, Inc., a provider of software and services-based business support solutions that help clients generate revenue and maximize customer relationships, has globally expand its managed services program.
Help Move Your Customers to the Private Cloud
Your customers know you want to talk to them about the private cloud - and they're nervous. To their ears, building a private cloud sounds like the kind of beyond-our-atmosphere initiative that will bust budgets and deadlines without adequate return.…
Webalo Releases Improved Version of its Cloud-Based Enterprise Mobility Service App
With business operations rapidly shifting to smart operation, productivity no longer solely relies on the number of employees in a company, or the number of work hours put in. Since many recent deployments work online or feature some support for digi…
Ajubeo Improves IaaS Cloud Platform with ScienceLogic's IT Operations and Cloud Monitoring Software
As a national provider of enterprise-class cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Ajubeo is able to offer organizations a flexible and high-performance cloud infrastructure that is scalable. By providing cloud hubs in the most reliable and interco…
NetWolves Adds 'Elite Master Program' to Suite for Dedicated Agents
Managed Network Provider (MNP) NetWolves has just announced its latest program, the "Elite Master Program," which will work as the company's Channel Program, but focused on select Master Agents.
Tornado Season is Upon Us, and Cloud Backup is Essential for MSPs Offering BDR and Business Continuity Services
March marks the official start of tornado season in the U.S., and perhaps not coincidentally, the film "Oz the Great and Powerful" will hit theaters March 8. The new flick is a creative take on the classic "Wizard of Oz" story but also begins with th…
Verizon and Qualys Expand Managed Services Partnership for Cloud-Based IT Security, Compliance Management Services
Cloud security and compliance management solutions provider, Qualys Inc., has announced an agreement with Verizon to deliver new advanced, cloud-based IT security and compliance management services.
The partnership will expand on the companies' r…
ADTRAN Releases Major Upgrade for Bluesocket vWLAN
ADTRAN, a global provider of networking and communications equipment, recently introduced a major upgrade to its Bluesocket virtual WLAN (vWLAN) software. The upgrade helps managed service providers (MSPs) leverage the vWLAN software to offer resale,…
Cloud Computing and SaaS Deals Top Merger, Acquisition Activity in 2012
A new final-year mergers and acquisitions (M&A) analysis from Ernst & Young shows that cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company deals dominated the M&A landscape in 2012.
The report also features analyses of activity for the final…
VMware Announces Cloud Credits Purchasing Program with PeakColo as Approved CSP
PeakColo is now officially an approved cloud service provider (CSP) in VMware's new Cloud Credits Purchasing Program, which is designed to give VMware solution providers an easy way to onramp to PeakColo's infrastructure-as-a-serivce (IaaS) as well a…
Elevatech Launches ServiceConnect Cloud-Based Field Service Management System
Cloud technology experts at Elevatech have launched the company's new ServiceConnect cloud-based field service management system. The new offering is designed to improve traditional business processes while utilizing cloud-based services.
SPYRUS Supports Windows To Go USB Devices on Apple Computers with New Program
SPYRUS has announced a new support service program that enables booting of its Secure Portable Workplace and Portable Workplace for Windows To Go-certified USB devices on Apple computers. The move is designed to support bring-your-own-device (BYOD) i…
Accenture Earns Global Innovation HP Partner in Excellence Award in Field of Cloud Computing
It was recently announced at the HP Global Partner Conference 2013, that Accenture, the global management giant, has been awarded the prestigious Global Innovation HP Partner in Excellence Award in the field of cloud computing.
Accenture stands o…
MSP Data Foundry Chosen by Mobile Entertainment Services Provider Binbit for Colocation and Managed Services
Mobile entertainment services provider Binbit has chosen Data Foundry's Texas 1 facility as its primary, U.S.-based colocation data center. The company is also leveraging managed services from Data Foundry to help manage Binbit's IT infrastructure on…
CSG's Wholesale Billing Management Solution Available as Cloud-Based Offering for MSPs
The Wholesale Billing Management Solution (WBMS) from CSG Systems International, Inc. is now available as a cloud-based offering. The solution is part of CSG's Business Support Solutions (BSS) suite, designed to support wholesale partner trading, rou…
Savvis Piloting Synacor Cloud E-mail Solution for Colocation Services
Savvis will pilot a new cloud e-mail offering from Synacor Inc. using its colocation services, the companies announced. Synacor, a provider of cloud-based identity management (IDM) and other services, chose Savvis for the multi-year agreement, in whi…
$8.2 Million Series A Financing Closed by Stormpath
Stormpath, the first easy, secure user management and authentication service, is now formally out of its beta period and has closed $8.2 million in Series A financing. The funding round was led by Pelion Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and Flybri…
Amdocs Rolls Out New Order-to-Activation Managed Service Solution
Amdocs has launched its new Amdocs Order-to-Activation managed service solution, designed to reduce managed service providers' (MSP) order-to-activation costs, and improve the order process and fallout management for customers.
The new managed ser…
Cloud Security Alliance Report Lists Top Nine Cloud Computing Threats of 2013
A new report released by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) highlights the nine top cloud computing threats of 2013. The CSA's Top Threats Working Group developed the report, which offers organizations expert-informed and up-to-date information on clo…
CSG System to Announce Managed Service and Cloud Based Solutions at Mobile World Congress
CSG System International, Inc. is a business support solutions and services provider for some of the top 100 global communications companies. With more than 25 years of experience in voice, video and data, it has a portfolio of a wide range of licens…
NetApp and VMware Team Up on Integrated Virtual Storage Infrastructure for Cloud Environments
NetApp and VMware have announced several new solutions and technology integrations designed to bring together NetApp's clustered Data ONTAP operating system with VMware's vCloud and Horizon Suites.
The integrated cloud infrastructure and mobile c…
SingleHop Introduces SingleHop Public Cloud Based on VMware
Cloud technology is giving businesses small and large opportunities. It is no longer necessary to have large IT investments in order to compete or even move ahead. The right cloud integration for an organization can make it as efficient as any enterp…
Vistara ITOP Solution Being Used by More than 1,100 Businesses to Manage Cloud Operations
More than 1,100 businesses are using the Vistara IT Operations Platform (ITOP) for their cloud operations, Vistara announced. The solution facilitates quick adoption of cloud-based solutions and hybrid IT environments and integrates remote management…
Deployment of Application Performance Management Made Easier by AppDynamics
AppDynamics announced today that it has made APMaas in a Box available for organizations with varying needs, like enterprises with a need to manage their internal apps within a shared public cloud, or MSP's that need a basic way to add APM to their s…
Datto Introduces Comprehensive Integration with Level Platforms
Recently, Level Platforms announced that Datto Inc. has finished a deep product integration of its backup, intelligent business continuity, and disaster recovery solutions with its Managed Workplace remote monitoring and management platform.
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
A big week for managed service provider (MSP) technology means there was plenty of news to tackle, so settle in and get ready, because we're going to run down the high points of the week that was in MSP with our Week in Review!
First, we took a cl…
CentraComm Improves Networking and Security with Palo Alto Networks
Managed IT security and network services company CentraComm has recently enhanced its networking and security capabilities by implementing Palo Alto Networks managed services.
GreenBytes Announces the Launch of Virtual Storage Appliance for Desktop Virtualization Market
A leading developer of comprehensive virtual desktop solutions, GreenBytes, recently announced the launch of vIO, an advanced virtual storage appliance version of its desktop virtualization solution.
White Paper Introduces a New Business Model For Relationship Between CSPs and Managed Service Providers
A new whitepaper released by telecom IT solutions provider Tecnotree outlines competitive advantages of a new managed services delivery model for the communication service providers (CSPs). As per the whitepaper, the new managed services refer to the…
MACH Launches Cloud-Based CASHBACK v8 to Manage Revenue Assurance
MACH, a pioneer in the world of managed communication solutions on a cloud platform, recently announced the launch of first ever cloud-based revenue assurance service for the telecom industry.
CASHBACK v8 processes a staggering one billion transa…
AppDynamics Releases APMaaS in a Box for MSP Market
AppDynamics revealed that it would be releasing new software called APMaaS in a Box, which is a set of files and scripts designed to help MSPs provision multi-tenant controllers and AppDynamic licenses for customers within a company's personal data c…
Vaultive 3.0 Revealed to Increase Encryption, Data Residency Support
Vaultive, a provider of cloud data encryption solutions that help maintain the security of data stored on cloud-based services, announced on Tuesday the revealing of Vaultive 3.0, which will notably support Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange 2013.
BT Chooses F-Secure to Power Its BT Cloud Online Storage
On Wednesday, it was announced that UK-based BT had selected F-Secure to provide cloud technology for its BT Cloud service. End users will use the service as storage or backup for personal files, photos and other media.
Wisegate Provides Answers for CSOs and BYOD Security Issues
Bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a double-edged sword for organizations. On the one hand, they want to save money by not purchasing hardware, and on the other, having all your employees plug into the company network can prove to be a nightma…
dinCloud Names Weber its CTO
Barry Weber, former president and CTO for T3 Dynamics, has recently been named chief technology officer for the cloud transformation company, dinCloud.
Weber will be responsible for managing all aspects of infrastructure engineering and future tec…
Dimension Data Expands Managed Services to Incorporate Microsoft Lync
Dimension Data is growing its product line to include a new managed services portfolio for Unified Communications. Although details on the products are still being worked out, Dimension Data said one of the managed service solutions would incorporate…
Attunity to Offer Data Migration Solution for Amazon Redshift
Attunity, a provider of information availability services, has announced that it is releasing a solution to help businesses migrate their data to Amazon Redshift, the company's new cloud-based data warehousing service.
South River Technologies Releases WebDrive, Version 11
South River Technologies, Inc. has released the latest update of its WebDrive File Access Client solution, Version 11. The new version is designed to make sharing files over the Internet more efficient while incorporating new capabilities.
XIUS, Connectem Team Up to Offer Evolved Packet Core to Carriers
XIUS, a company specializing in transaction processing over mobile networks, has announced that it is teaming up with Connectem, a company specializing in virtualization, to propose the Virtualized LTE Evolved Packet Core (EPC) for deployment over mo…
Spanlink Communications Unveils New Support and Managed Services Offering, OnGuard
Spanlink Communications provides Cisco Collaboration and Contact Center solutions, giving companies the tools they need to maximize the full capabilities of virtual unified communications networks for evolving businesses.
The right advice with mo…
CA Technologies Debuts Latest Version of Service Desk SaaS
CA Technologies has released CA Nimsoft Service Desk 7 (NSD7), its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, for helping IT departments manage help desk requests.
The company displayed components of NSD7 at Fusion 2012 last October.
Virtual Desktops Protect Precious Data
Data protection is one of the biggest selling points of virtual desktops. Instead of storing proprietary data on multiple computers, or endpoints, data is stored and accessed from the data center.
'Cognizant Computing' Emerges from a Personal Cloud-Driven World
The transition from a PC-dominated world to a personal-cloud driven one is resulting in a new type of interaction between consumers and connected services, according to a new report from Gartner, particularly invisible, sensor-enabled devices.
Nexthink Releases New End-User V4.3
As technology changes the platform for the work place, with innovations like the cloud and BYOD trend, it is important to have an IT department that can manage these new areas that continue to emerge, which is how Nexthink comes into play.
Comcast Upware Targets Small Businesses, Provides Software Marketplace
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the United States, representing a major portion of jobs and business conducted. Supplying things that small businesses need, meanwhile, is an equally worthwhile field of endeavor, and Comcast is looking to get in…
What's Great for Amazon May be Bad for Both Partners and Customers
Amazon Web Services (AWS) began in 2006 as a straightforward Infrastructure-as-a-Service offering, delivering the most basic computing and storage options. AWS customers had the flexibility to move their workloads from AWS into their own data centers…
CloudBees First to Offer Java Paas for WebSocket Standard
CloudBees, Inc. announced that it has begun collaboration with NGINX to provide support for the new WebSocket Web standard, Yahoo!Finance reports.
CloudBees offers Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), a solution that lets developers create Java appl…
Amdocs Chooses Bulgaria's Mobiltel to Manage its Operations
U.S. based Amdocs, a company specializing in customer experience systems, has been selected by Mobiltel, Bulgaria to manage its operations for the next five years.
Compliance in the Cloud Can Be Achieved with a Secure Infrastructure
As regulated industries such as healthcare, government and financial move to the cloud, there are strict security policies that must be taken into consideration to ensure compliance standards are met.
Numerous regulatory mandates in healthcare all…
Digi Adds Carrier Subscription Management to its iDigi Device Cloud
Digi International recently added carrier subscription management capabilities to the iDigi Device Cloud, allowing organizations to create M2M applications, manage remote devices and oversee wireless subscriptions from a single interface.
Iomart Group Declared Europe's Top MSP
Iomart Group Plc., a provider of managed hosting and cloud computing services in the UK, has been declared Europe's Top MSP (Managed Service Providers) in the annual list compiled by MSPmentor.
Westcon Group Becomes First VAD to Achieve Microsoft Gold Communications Competency
Westcon Group recently became the first value-added distributor (VAD) in the world to achieve Microsoft's Partner Network Gold Communications competency. The company achieved this designation based on its rigorous standards for revenue, service suppo…
SyferLock Technology Corporation Offers New Cloud Authentication Service
SyferLock Technology Corporation has announced the launch of its new Cloud Authentication Service today, a program optimized for enterprises and organizations that entirely eliminates the need for an in-house solution.
The SyferLock Cloud Authent…
Livedrive Re-Releases Cloud Storage Platform for Resellers
In an appeal to make its cloud storage platform more attractive to resellers, Livedrive has re-released its reseller product to include a 30-day money back guarantee for all reseller consumer and business accounts, in addition to the unlimited free b…
Redstone Sets Groundwork for Expansion with Brocade VCS Fabric Deployment
Managed service provider Redstone has chosen Brocade's VCS Fabric technology to facilitate the company's next major upgrade to its network, as well as its planned data center Ethernet fabric deployment.
ESET Spreads its Wings to Efficiently Cover Managed Service Providers' Needs
In the computing world, computer viruses and related malware remain the greatest threats both to data integrity and to the security of any computing system. Since such infectious software is the engine of cyber criminals' practice, there's the need f…
Miami is Newest Cloud Location for Host Virtual, Inc.
Host Virtual, Inc. has reportedly launched a new cloud located in Miami, Florida - the 14th facility of the leading cloud platform provider.
Virtual Inc., through the United States, Europe and South Asia, provides public clouds, and this new site…
Amdocs Signs Five-Year Managed Services Contract with Mobiltel
Mobiltel (Mtel) is a major provider of mobile communication services in Bulgaria. In 2005, the company was acquired completely by the Telekom Austria Group, and fully integrated by 2006.
Amazon Redshift Becomes Available Worldwide
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com-owned company that provides reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platforms in the cloud to power thousands of companies in over 190 companies, announced on Friday that Amazon Redshift is now openly avai…
Cloud Accounting Institute Calls for New Survey Participants
The Cloud Accounting Institute (CAI), a company that collects and distributes information on cloud computing for accounting and finance professionals, announced on Friday that the company is looking for participants for its second annual Benchmark Su…
Telefonica Partners with FeedHenry for Cloud-Based Apps
Telefonica Digital today announced a partnership with FeedHenry, allowing Telefonica to offer FeedHenry's cloud-based mobile application platform alongside its Instant Servers Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution.
This partnership will allow Tele…
HCL Infosystems Reports Consolidated Revenue of Rs. 2,606 Crores
HCL Infosystems reported a consolidated revenue of Rs. 2,606 crores for the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenue from hardware products and solutions was Rs. 1,092 crores, a growth of 57 percent. Services business revenue was Rs 136, only seven percent gr…
Managed Service Provider Week in Review
It was a busy week in the managed service provider (MSP) and cloud services realm, with some major contracts and partnerships announced. Ericsson finalized two major managed services contracts, expanding their reach into Russia and India.
ePlus Satisfies its Customers, Receives Gold Star from Cisco
In any industry, the most important aspect is making sure that its customers are satisfied, whether it is for a retail service, contact center or VoIP provider. This is especially important for users operating a mobile device, as it seems to have bec…
Amazon Redshift and Birst Join Forces
In effort to fix the glitches in Amazon's Web Services (AWS), which could cause companies vested in it to potentially lose millions of dollars, it has made Redshift available to all of its customers.
Maginatics Joins Cisco Developer Network as Registered Developer
Enterprise storage company Maginatics has joined the Cisco Developer Network (CDN) as a registered developer within the Cisco Cloud Intelligent Network technology category. Cisco's developer program is designed to provide resources that help accelera…
Complete Cloud Hosting Partners with IntelaCloud
Grayson, Ga.-based Complete Cloud Hosting Solutions has teamed up with IntelaCloud to offer its phone customers access to the company's data center, which provides nationwide phone service.
Agilance Virtualizes its RiskVision Platform
We all take a risk when we walk out our doors in the morning. In the business world, however, the risks are great and the stakes are high.
From VAR to MSP: Cloud Gives Resellers a Break in Business Models
To make the most of the opportunity known as cloud computing, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Value Added Resellers (VARs) need to up their game when it comes to providing services.
When Your IT Service Provider Vanishes, Don't Let Panic Cloud Your Judgment
Business continuity and 24/7 uptime are two of the major selling points of both cloud computing and co-location. If your home server crashes, then your business IT still soldiers onward.
Portsmouth Computer Group Expanding to Dover
Portsmouth Computer Group (PCG) will use its latest acquisition of One Second Computers in Dover, to expand its information technology services to include people living outside of its current market of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Managed Services Provider Plans to Deploy Rackwise DCiM X Solution to Manage Call Center
Rackwise Inc. has been chosen by a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced information technology and cloud computing to manage its global network of data centers using its Rackwise DCiM X solution.
nCircle Receives its Second PureCloud Patent
Information risk and security performance management solutions provider nCircle was recently awarded its second patent for its PureCloud security services platform by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Elastic Intelligence Connection Cloud PaaS Solution Available and Being Used by More than 2,000 Companies
Elastic Intelligence announced that more than 2,000 companies are successfully using its Connection Cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, now generally available.
The company has concluded beta trials of the offering, which enables instant…
CloudLink Secure VSA Certified Vblock Set to Help MSPs, Channel Partners Leverage Encryption in the Cloud
Cloud security and management solutions provider, AFORE Solutions Inc., announced its virtual storage appliance (VSA) has been certified Vblock Ready by VCE to run on Vblock Systems.
The CloudLink Secure VSA certification enables mutual channel p…
iViZ Teams up with Qualys to Improve App Security
February 13 brought about the partnership of two forerunners of cloud technology: iViZ and Qualys. Qualys, Inc. provides cloud security and compliance management solutions, while iViZ supplies cloud-based penetration testing services.
NACR Using Evolve IP Platform to Offer Managed Communications and Contact Center Solutions
Evolve IP and NACR have partnered in an agreement that will have NACR leverage Evolve's unified platform to offer its customers a variety of cloud services. Communications solutions integrator NACR will offer unified communications and hosted IP phon…
Ericsson Expands Managed Services to Russia through Five-Year Contract with VimpelCom
Ericsson has announced its first major managed services contract in Russia with mobile phone service provider VimpelCom. The five-year agreement will have Ericsson manage network operations at more than 10,000 sites for VimpelCom, and the company wil…
Vision Solutions Introduces New Cloud Protection & Recovery Solution for Cloud Providers
A new Cloud Protection & Recovery (CP&R) solution has been announced by Vision Solutions, Inc. The company is a provider of replication, availability and disaster recovery software and services and the new offering moves Vision Solutions into the are…
Yorktel Receives NSCA's Excellence in Business Award
Yorktel doesn't need an award to know it has excellence in business, particularly in growth strategies… but the award certainly doesn't hurt. The National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) has awarded it with the 2013 Excellence in Business Awar…
CA Technologies Announces Third Major Release of CA ARCserve MSP Program with new MSP Zone
The third major release of the managed service provider (MSP) licensing program for CA Technologies' ARCserve was announced today. The enhanced program offers a simplified licensing structure, an expanded technology portfolio and new partner enableme…
Orange Selects CTERA to Power its Business Storage Service
France Telecom-Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, has selected CTERA Networks, a landmark for cloud storage enablement, to power its new storage service offering to over one million customers in France.
Infinitely Virtual Launches Dell RemoteScan, Allowing SMBs to Scan 'Like A Boss'
Infinitely Virtual, as part of its strategy to get SMBs a chance to explore greater potential in the cloud, has just launched Dell RemoteScan on its hosted platform, allowing businesses to take advantage of the most stable and secure software package…
Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan with Cloud Hosting
According to recent estimates, businesses have a major impact of data loss once every 18 months. These vulnerabilities occur from hardware failure, human error, hacking/security issues or a combination thereof.
Given these statistics alone, organ…
Xerox Offers Embedded Printer Security for the Mobile Workforce with ConnectKey Software System
Addressing the growing prevalence of the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, along with the unique needs of the mobile workforce, Xerox has rolled out its ConnectKey software system.
This set of solutions is embedded in Xerox multifunction printe…
Zethcon Teams with Latisys to Extend WMS Solution to the Cloud
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Latisys has teamed up with Zethcon, a provider of supply chain execution software and services. The companies announced an infrastructure multi-year services agreement, through which Zethcon has established…
SoftNAS Prepares for Live Release of Cloud Computing NAS Solution
SoftNAS, a network attached storage (NAS) solution for cloud computing from SoftNAS, LLC, is gearing up for a live release on February 27. The offering was available as "feature complete" on February 1, with a trial available to all interested partic…
Western & Southern Financial Group Chooses CallidusCloud Sales and Commission Solution
Cloud-based sales and marketing software provider Callidus Software Inc. has been chosen by Western & Southern Financial Group to manage the incentive compensation process for its wholesalers. The financial company selected the CallidusCloud Commissi…
Whaleback Managed Services Creates Training Program for CrystalBlue Partners
Whaleback Managed Services, a provider of unified communications services, has formed a comprehensive training system for CrystalBlue Partner Program members to strengthen sales channel support.
RightScale Sees Significant Growth in Cloud Adoption
RightScale, a provider of cloud management solutions, has seen significant growth in customers choosing cloud technology and an increasing importance in the role cloud management plays today.
ControlCircle Enlists the Talent of Former Star and AVG Executives to Pursue Cloud Expansion
ControlCircle provides managed and cloud-based service for online businesses and enterprises globally. The company provides its customers critical IT infrastructure, as well as applications for different sized businesses and industries.
CDNetworks Increases New Logo MRC by 52 Percent for US, Europe
Cloud acceleration company CDNetworks announced it has increased its new logo monthly recurring revenue (MRC) booking by 52 percent in 2012 over 2011 for the U.S. and Europe combined.
The company, which strives to transform the Internet into a se…
Planning for Exponential Growth is the Key to Big Data Success in the Cloud
It would seem as though cloud computing is a natural fit when it comes to processing and managing big data. And yet there are a huge number of variables to consider when it comes to using the cloud to store, parse and administer massive amounts of es…
Dominion Dealer Solutions Launches New Suite of Cloud-based Services
Automotive marketing and inventory solution provider Dominion Dealer Solutions has created a suite of cloud-based services intended to improve IT management for automotive dealers around the nation.
DBR360's New Cloud Offering Simplifies Integration
Managed services provider DBR360 will deploy a new multi-tenant enterprise-grade cloud offering, the company announced Monday.
The service is tailored to scale more easily when it comes to virtual data centers, with a focus toward volume and geog…
Two U.K. NaviSite Cloud-Enabled Data Centers Achieve SSAE 16 Compliance
NaviSite, Inc., a provider a managed cloud services, has achieved SSAE 16 compliance in its Woking, Great Britain and London cloud-enabled data centers. The two sites were recently added to the company's six data centers and were included in the most…
Insight Enterprises and dinCloud Team Up on Managed Cloud Services
Managed service provider (MSP) Insight Enterprises, Inc. and dinCloud have come together to expand the InsightCloud Solutions Center with Cloud Business Provisioning. The new service from dinCloud adds hosted virtual desktops, storage backup, disaste…
GENBAND Launches Cloud-Based UC, RCS Service for Channel Partners
The cloud service, called NUVia, is powered by GENBAND's EXPERius platform, and is designed to help service providers fast-track the commercial delivery of multimedia communications applications with minimal upfront capital expenses, according to Jef…
Ericsson Signs $1B MSP Contract with Indian Telecom Reliance Communications
Ericsson has announced that it has signed a managed services contract with Indian telecom provider Reliance Communications valued at approximately $1 billion.
Under the eight-year deal, Ericsson will manage both the wireless and wireline networks …
NXP Semiconductors Partners with Delphi Automotive to Improve Car Infotainment Products
Mixed signal solutions provider, NXP Semiconductors NV, has partnered with Delphi Automotive PLC to expand the automotive company's offerings in car infotainment and electronics.
The agreement adds to both companies' already long-term relationship…
Zetta DataProtect for NetApp Now Available, Provides SaaS Solution for Cloud Storage, Backup and Disaster Recovery
Zetta, Inc., a provider of enterprise-grade 3-in-1 backup, disaster recovery and archiving technology for SMBs, announced the general availability of Zetta.net DataProtect for NetApp. This is a managed offsite backup solution that combines software, …
CipherCloud Unveils its Proposed Steps to Realizing the PCI Cloud Data Security Standard
Since the start of the cloud computing revolution, security has always and most probably will continue to be one of the most crucial yet hard to attain and maintain aspects of the whole movement. To maintain the integrity of online data storage and t…
MSP Today Week in Review
Managed Services Providers (MSP) 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 …
New Aegis Technology Services Entity Promotes Infrastructure-as-a-Service
Sometimes, it behooves technology companies to partner up and create new entities in order to serve an important need. The most recent new entity in the managed service provider space is Aegis Technology Services, which was formed by the joining of A…
Ensim Exchange Manager 2013 Immediately Available to Support New Microsoft Exchange Server Features
On Thursday the Ensim Corporation announced the availability of its newest automation solution, the Ensim Exchange Manager 2013. Comprised of entitlement management, compliance policy enforcement, and self-service portal services, the solution is the…
Microsoft File Hosting Service Surpasses One Billion Document Uploads
Microsoft announced on Friday that its SkyDrive file hosting service had eclipsed one billion uploads. The cloud-based service, launched in 2007, allows up to 7 GB of storage free of charge. A new feature allows users to collaborate on documents via …
CipherCloud Selected by Novati Technologies for Advanced Gmail Encryption Services
Novati Technologies, the leading provider of silicon wafer fabrication, contract research and development, and commercialization services, announced that it has selected CipherCloud for its advanced Gmail encryption services. CipherCloud is the globa…
Avanade Buys Opstera Public Cloud Management Software
Avanade, one of the leading Managed Services Providers (MSPs) in the world announced the acquisition of Opstera's Public Cloud Management Software, with a deep focus on the Windows Azure platform.
Attunity's Managed File Transfer and KOM Networks' KOMpliance Unite to Provide Multiple Secure File Transfer Solutions
If an individual or an organization wants to store digital content, there are many options when it comes to choosing a provider. But not all companies are created equal, nor do they have to abide by all the compliance and regulatory requirements.
IceWEB Signs Another IceBOX Customer Deal
Leading provider of unified data-storage appliances, IceWEB, announced the signing of another IceBOX Private Cloud customer. Though the agreement initially only involves 500 user licenses, there is an expectation for greater numbers as the system rol…
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