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SolarWinds Building Two-Tier MSSP to MSP Cybersecurity Partner Ecosystem

SolarWinds MSP begins to identify, recruit and empower MSSP partners that can offer threat management and SOC (security operations center) services to smaller MSPs. A two-tier security channel may emerge. Here’s how.

Datto CEO Austin McChord: Autotask, Networking Acquisitions Performing Well

Datto CEO Austin McChord offers updates on the Autotask and Open Mesh networking acquisitions; R&D priorities like PSA (professional services automation); the managed security services sector; and more.

Cybersecurity Transformation: Four CISO Trends to Note

What’s the difference between a transformational CISO (chief information security officer) vs. a traditional CISO? Here are four findings from Forrester Research, and their implications for cybersecurity.

Hurricane Florence Flooding Complicates Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity

Amid Hurricane Florence rain, flooding and power outages, technology companies and organizations like CompTIA, Continuum, Cytracom and Datto activate various disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.

SolarWinds MSP: Five Potential Next Moves to Watch

SolarWinds MSP will deliver managed security services strategy updates and more during the Empower MSP partner & customer gathering. Wall Street, meanwhile, awaits potential IPO news from SolarWinds. Here’s what to expect at the conference.

Top 100 MSSPs 2018: Leading Managed Security Services Providers Revealed

MSSP Alert unveils the Top 100 MSSPs 2018 list and research, honoring the world’s top managed security services providers (MSSPs).

What Really Causes Technology Outages?

Here are the top four causes of technology, network and application outages — and key business continuity steps to prevent such outages. Data courtesy of US Signal research.

Hurricane Florence Power Outages: 976,000 In North and South Carolina So Far

Hurricane Florence knocks out power to 976,000 homes and businesses across North and South Carolina. Duke Energy predicts one million to three million could lose electric service. FEMA Leader William “Brock” Long says it could be weeks before power is fully restored.

CloudRadial: Simplifying MSP Customer Account Management?

Azurative CloudRadial strives to ease MSP customer account management, Microsoft Office 365 upsells, and other cloud services tasks. It integrates with ConnectWise Manage for PSA and business management capabilities.

Hurricane Florence: MSPs Ready for Massive Storm

Aware of Hurricane Florence’s projected storm path, MSPs across North and South Carolina activate business continuity plans. Executives from Servcom USA, CSP Inc. and The Network Essentials describe data protection preparations.