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MSPs and hardware technology News
March 13, 2020
The HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus adds capabilities that enable MSPs to monetize remote management services; plus other IT channel news from the week.
February 28, 2020
The new program will align HP channel partners with the company's pivot to outcome-based and data-driven customer engagements, according to HP's chief commercial officer.
November 19, 2019
Cohesity and Pivot3 are revamping established channel partner programs, emphasizing ease-of-doing-business, expanded financial incentives and MDF funds.
September 27, 2019
Managed service provider NWN is honing in on five fast-growing markets with the launch of a solutions-as-a-service portfolio, and other channel news from the week.
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The conclusion of support for Windows Server 2008 has Microsoft partners helping clients decide what to do next. A wholesale transition to Azure is one option under consideration. Continue Reading
IT solutions providers are finding a role in helping clients create the artificial intelligence infrastructure they need to handle emerging technology requirements. Continue Reading
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Twenty-five-year-old MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer, is an example of how technology companies can continually adapt to the ever-changing marketplace. In 1995, the organization ... Continue Reading
Grant Thornton LLP, a professional services firm, got an assist from Rightpoint on a digital workspace project that breathed new life into an aging intranet system. Continue Reading
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Your customers are likely reticent to upgrade to Windows 8 and the Windows Metro UI. Get guidance for talking them past their reluctance. Continue Reading
Windows kernel-mode drivers can pose risks if used in IT efficiency systems management tools. Continue Reading
Expert advice for VARs looking to explain Windows 8 upgrade options to customers and combat objections to the new Windows OS. Continue Reading