Continuum’s senior vice president for global service delivery Tasos Tsolakis is my second thinking man to profile from the recent Navigate 19 conference in Pittsburgh. And while we could talk about his advanced degree from a
My exclusive 1:1 with Continuum CEO Michael George at Navigate 2019 started with George literally offering me the jacket off his back. Yes – there is a backstory to this. At the Navigate 2017 conference in Las Vegas, I noticed how well dressed the executives and attendees were, and being Seattle casual,
Larry Doyle brought his friend William along this month as they joined us from Belfast, Northern Ireland. We discuss the absolute hottest topic in the MSP community today:
According to contributor Ken Dwight, the bad guys are targeting managed services providers (MSPs) because, as a channel partner, MSPs have a one-to-many relationship with multiple clients.
Celebrating ten years in business, Alaskan Dan Foote of DanTech is the grand prize winner of the SherWeb-backed SMB Nation MSP Technology Makeover Contest (2Q 2019). I spent a day with Dan and his growing team (his MSP practice recently doubled in size) in Anchorage, Alaska. While I was able to offer
Another year of SpiceWorld comes to an end. I end with a wrap filmed from the Dell Technologies Tech Tour semi-truck on the floor. This is akin to the infamous Microsoft Across America trucks a decade ago (and a similar initiative now underway with
A new twist on security conversations with these topics. Cryptojacking (also called malicious cryptomining) is an emerging online threat that hides on a computer or mobile device and uses the machine’s resources to “mine” forms of online money known as cryptocurrencies.
Joshua Liberman from New Mexico shares one of the secrets to his success: investing forward into his relationships with technology vendors. Specially the use of Market Development funds (MDF) aka “making do funds” (a phrase Liberman
Did you know that Microsoft 365 Nation contributor Ken Dwight is a published author? Dwight wrote a book (“Bug-Free Computing”) a decade ago that still has legs.
We review enhancements to the standard Office 365 proper SKUs don’t easily reveal (and in some cases you need to purchase. Starting with Advanced Threat Protection, we move to discuss safe links, safe attachments and anti-phish policies.
No SolarWinds Empower conference is complete without touching all the bases and that includes a security talk with Tim Brown, VP of Security, SolarWinds MSP. While a fellow geek, Brown is also something of a well-spoken character and has a way of
This segment is a doozie – and there’s a free Microsoft 365 book on the other end of this video. Author Alex Fields, Success Computer Consulting, has written an amazingly technical book titled “Microsoft 365 Business Admin Guide” that we quickly do an overview of parts of the book (with this month’s contribution – future months will be a deep dive).