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  • Practical Guide to Ensuring Availability at Edge Computing Sites

    IT stakeholders recognize the need for computing at distributed sites, where part or all of their business operations take place. Assessing the criticality of these edge sites should reveal which sites are in greater need of availability improvement. Schneider’s experience with edge computing environment assessments reveals a list of practical actions that improve the availability of IT operations by improving the physical infrastructure systems supporting the IT. This paper provides specific availability improvements broken down by eight key systems including power, cooling, physical security, environment, and management.

  • Cost Benefit Analysis of Edge Micro Data Center Deployments

    Several IT trends including internet of things (IoT) and content distribution networks (CDN) are driving the need to reduce telecommunications latency and bandwidth costs. Distributing “micro” data centers closer to the points of utilization reduces the latency and costs from the cloud or other remote data centers. This distributed data center architecture also provides physical infrastructure benefits that apply to any small data center regardless of the latency requirement. This paper explains how micro data centers take advantage of existing infrastructure and demonstrates how this architecture reduces capital expenses by 42% over a traditional build. Other benefits are discussed including shorter project timelines.

  • Q&A with Monty Sagal, Channel Enablement and Compliance Director, CloudAlly

    Read this Q&A with Monty Sagal, Channel Enablement and Compliance Director, CloudAlly, to find out how it is helping partners by explaining cloud adoption and SaaS backup needs to end users and providing one-on-one demos.

  • The MSP's Guide to Business Growth Using the Cloud

    Learn how to grow your business, increase your profits, and provide your customers with a trusted backup solution, in an Amazon AWS data center. Enable the fastest & most secure cloud-to-cloud backup solution for your customers.

  • 8 Best Practices for Keeping Your Active Directory Clean and Secure

    Did you know that an estimated 70% of U.S. employees lack a basic understanding of cybersecurity best practices, according to the Pew Research Center. Download this guide.

  • Redmond Channel Partner Profile

    Read this Q&A with John O’Boyle, Director of Marketing and Channels at Quest Software to find out how Quest helps partners sell backup and disaster recovery solutions by providing technical training and sales support.

  • Smart-UPS Lithium-ion short-depth UPS 120V

    Read this paper to find out how APC Smart-UPS with Lithium-ion technology enables IT professionals to lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by minimizing UPS maintenance and offering remote UPS management across distributed environments.

  • MSP’s Guide to Getting Started with Azure

    The profit potential from Data Protection is huge – especially when you integrate offerings with Microsoft Azure. But the public cloud offering, with its hundreds of services and unfamiliar architecture, can be intimidating. This report from Redmond Channel Partner highlights nine ways MSPs can get up and running with Azure.

  • A Complete Guide to Pricing IT Services

    Do you wonder if your IT business is truly profitable or if you should raise your prices? Learn how to calculate your overhead burden using our free interactive tool and use it to determine the right price for your IT services. Download eBook Now!

  • The Ultimate Guide to-as-a-Service

    The new Ultimate Guide to As-a-Service can help you take your IT business to the next level. Learn how to introduce new practice areas, like cloud services; create tailored service bundles and set up monthly recurring revenue, and more. Download your free copy of the guide now!

  • The KPIs Top MSPs Rely on for Success & How to Use Them in Your Business

    The most successful MSPs rely on metrics – known as key performance indicators (KPIs) – for making informed decisions that help their businesses thrive, rather than just survive. This eBook provides an overview of the most important KPIs used by top MSPs. See how to use KPIs to build a more sustainable business.

  • Why (And How) to Sell Cloud Services

    More and more applications are making the move from on-premise to cloud-based. It’s up to you to stay ahead of the curve by proactively offering cloud services as a new practice area for your clients. This eBook is your guide to understanding the benefits of cloud and selling cloud services.

  • The Value-Added Resellers Guide to an Effective Pricing Strategy

    Smart pricing based on a sound strategy is fundamental to the success of your business. Even one or two margin points have the potential to substantially impact your bottom line. Get the guide to discover the price management tools offered by ConnectWise Sell to help you maximize profits.

  • A VAR's Guide to Efficient Quoting

    What would it mean if you could save a few hours on quoting and streamline the process for procurement and service delivery? Get the guide to learn the pitfalls of quoting with antiquated, internally developed, or custom quoting tools as well as the benefits of implementing a cloud-based configure-price-quote (CPQ) solution.

  • Digital Dialogue: Best Practices for Securing Your Office

    Read this Digital Dialogue to find out what great security looks like and what you can do to have it with layered security, including two-factor authentication and intrusion prevention systems.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Reselling Microsoft 365 Business

    Looking for a new solution to help your small business clients protect their data and boost your revenue? Consider Microsoft 365 for Business.

  • Evolving Strategies for Handling Today’s Costly Threats

    Sophisticated multi-vector DDoS attacks are rising at an alarming rate. Get the research to understand how to mitigate them.