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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

D&H Expands Solutions Specialists Program with New Resources, Solutions Lab

D&H Distributing said today that it is expanding its Solutions Specialist program. D&H’s Solutions Specialist Team is a group of subject-matter experts that are at the disposal of resellers.  The team is expanding to provide more dedicated support on particular vertical markets, technologies and vendor solutions.  

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BrightGauge 3.0 to Offer Advanced Analytics, Aggregated Data Reporting

BrightGauge Software said that it has released BrightGauge 3.0, the company’s latest update to its web-based business analytics and customer-reporting platform for MSPs. The new release provides enhanced customization of data metrics and more robust reporting features that now enable MSPs to measure and visualize their own business performance across their entire client base.

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Product Review: Lenovo’s ThinkPad Helix…our First Impressions

Late last month, I attended Lenovo’s Accelerate Partner Conference in Las Vegas, and I had the opportunity to chat with Ashley Rodrigue, Lenovo Ambassador, Lenovo Customer Care. Ashley spent time speaking with me regarding the company’s new ThinkPad Helix, which was launched at the event last month. So what were my first impressions of the product?: Lenovo knocks it out of the park with the ThinkPad Helix. It has everything you need to live in a digital world. The Helix is portable, flexible, user friendly and has a great batter life with Lenovo's attention to building a stable and robust product.

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Oh My – OOMA Small Business Phone System…

To this day, there is still an opportunity for a “void filler” to satisfy the demand for telecom in small business, created by the abrupt departure of Microsoft Response Point in 2009/2010, and the slow fade of the Cisco small business phone systems a la its refocus on the enterprise. The very first one in the world was awarded to Jamison West (pictured at right in white shirt), a Seattle-based MSP, as part of the SMB Nation Spring Conference prize drawings.

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Oops…My Bad! 5 Blogs We Missed Last Week

Here we go again! As I do each week, I am really enjoying bringing our readers a quick round-up of the blog coverage I didn’t manage to get to during the week prior. It has been a bit of taking a breather here for us, since we wrapped up our Spring Conference and SMB 150 Awards Gala just over a week ago. But the quiet before the storm hasn’t lasted for long…before you know it, we will be gearing up for our annual fall event to be held Oct. 10-12 in Las Vegas at the Rio!

Please take some time to peruse a few snippets of information that we didn’t get a chance to bring you last week….let us also know if there was something we might have missed, which is not mentioned in this entry…because as you know…we love news!

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