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The importance of joining an IT Industry Community as an MSP

Posted by Richard Parker on Aug 25, 2016 11:04:49 AM

 Those who are in the IT Industry know we are currently in the busy season for tradeshows and conferences. Last week it was Channel Partners Evolution and this week, I’m at The Channel Company XChange 2016. As I attend these events I meet a lot of people who are part of these group’s IT communities. So, what is a community? Communities can come in many different forms. You have your neighborhood communities, social communities and business communities like the local Chamber of Commerce and professional associations. Community has many different definitions, but my favorite states that a community offers “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.”

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How secure are your social media habits?

Posted by Laura Vanassche on Aug 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Today’s social media landscape presents an easy target for cybercriminals. According to a post by Heimdal Security, approximately 600,000 Facebook accounts are compromised daily, and one in 10 social media users have said they’ve been a victim of cybercrime. Why? Because a user trusts the friend that allegedly posted the link they clicked on.

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Best Practices in Cloud Security: Part 4 of 5

Posted by Jason Conine on Aug 18, 2016 1:47:29 PM

Secure Storage Resources

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Topics: Security, Cybersecurity

Power the Cloud: StreamOne Updates

Posted by Laura Vanassche on Aug 8, 2016 10:26:01 AM

We have made three exciting enhancements to StreamOne, the platform that powers Tech Data’s award-winning Cloud Solutions Store. We released the enhancements to ensure the global platform performs even more efficiently as you learn, buy and manage your cloud subscriptions.

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Top Partner-led Azure Go to Market Motions

Posted by Jeff Salanco on Jul 28, 2016 4:48:44 PM

It’s probably no surprise, but there was significant buzz at this year’s Microsoft World Partner Conference (WPC) related to partner-led, go-to-market Azure scenarios. There was more than one breakout session focused on the topic, as well as various meetings and conversations across the expo floor. From those discussions, we learned there are three services that really leverage Azure to deliver innovation, solve customer needs and profit from opportunities.

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Topics: Microsoft Azure CSP, Microsoft Azure