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coffee wednesday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 18 November 2015

Today’s update involves tomorrow’s RMM for MSPs; monitoring moves by Cisco, New Relic; Barracuda note to Intronis MSPs; funding for an SMB automator & more.

Coffee Tuesday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 17 November 2015

Today’s update involves a Microsoft resignation; MSP veteran raising money; Cisco’s MSP software; managed services for Azure; Docker management & more.

coffee wednesday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 11 Nov 2015

Today’s update involves more IT service provider M&A; Microsoft buys security firm; distributor cloud moves; EMC Data Lakes; huge Wall Street hack & more.

Coffee Monday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 9 Nov 2015

Today’s updates involve struggling telco clouds; managed DevOps services; a huge Cisco partnership; updates at HTG 2015 & IT Nation 2015; and more.

Jeff Bezos

Bad Unicorns, Amazon’s Cloud: Deadly Mix?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) seems like an unstoppable growth business. But what happens if some unicorns and IT startups in Amazon’s cloud simply die?

Coffee Thursday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 4 Nov 2015

Today’s update involves Microsoft Azure gaining partners; potential Avnet surprises; Intel’s IoT moves; hot help desk clouds; Kaseya reality check & more.

Coffee Monday

5 Channel Partner Updates: 26 Oct 2015

Today’s update involves LogMeIn’s Internet of Things guru moving on; security meets business continuity; IT services M&A trends; and more.

Unicorn

When Technology Unicorns Fall, We’ll All Stumble

This time it’s different. The current tech startup boom — led by $1 billion technology unicorns — is nothing like the dot-com bubble and bust from around 2000 to 2002. At least, that’s what the pundits keep saying. But frankly, I’m a little worried. For all of us. Here’s why. Take a look at the billion […]