Tech Data Blog

Phishing: Stay in the know to keep your information safe

December 21, 2016   |   Tim Ayer

A devious new technique is being used by cyber thieves that involve something called phone phishing. Most of us are on the defense when we receive an unsolicited call from someone posing as a representative of Microsoft’s Technical Support Department, wanting you to log on to a “special” website, or posing as an IRS auditor demanding immediate payment, or posing as a bank representative trying to confirm your account information for security purposes. What if the cyber thief convinced you to call them and give your information willingly? If you think this is not going happen to you, keep reading.

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Topics: Security, Cybersecurity, Mobile

Three ways ConnectWise partners can boost Office 365 profitability

December 15, 2016   |   Laura Vanassche

As a ConnectWise partner, you have the tools to build the foundation of your cloud service provider (CSP) business. The self-proclaimed Swiss Army knife for MSPs, partners running ConnectWise Manage and CloudConsole together are set up for success with Office 365 via the CSP program. To continue the path to profitable business, here are three tips to help you make the most of your efforts.

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Topics: Cloud Console, Cloud

It’s December and the Phishing is Fine.

December 14, 2016   |   Christopher Parisi

It’s that time of year when online shopping and credit card purchases increase drastically during the Christmas buying season. Analysts predict the numbers for Cyber Monday point to over 122 million transactions, with specials running throughout the month of December. So what does this mean for the throngs of hackers trolling the internet to steal Christmas?
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Topics: Security

5 Microsoft Azure How-To Videos Your Engineers Should Leverage

December 13, 2016   |   Jeff Salanco

If your organization is considering Azure as a tool to drive innovation & deliver growth, then here are The Top 5 How-To Videos Every Technical Engineer Should Watch!

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Topics: Microsoft Azure, IaaS, Cloud

Cloud Computing as the Ultimate Connector

December 8, 2016   |   Stacy Nethercoat

Last year, UK did a post on the 10 Benefits of Cloud Computing that put forward various reasons as to why small business end users are making the move to cloud. While flexibility made the top of their list, I think that connectivity is just as important.

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Topics: IoT, Cloud