Just when you wondered what tricks and treats would greet attendees at ConnectWise’s annual IT Nation conference, the answer arrived on day one in Orlando. The end of the story is that private equity firm Thoma Bravo led the acquisition round

Contributor Josh Weiss gave a speech at the recent Continuum

Weiss spoke towards hot to maximum a partnership with the Continuum help desk to run his lean Southern California

I recent visited a security ISV in the Silicon Valley surfaced a couple observations.  Hiring! Channel Account Managers (CAMs) and Partner Account Managers (PAMs) at security ISVs in in demand and being hired.  Vibe – security ISVs are profitable and flexing their muscle.

Our monthly check-in with contributor Alex Fields (Minneapolis, MN) focuses on Shared Mailboxes. Fields thinks that a lot of people use shared mailboxes improperly. For example – a real “gap” is the use of shared mailboxes on mobile devices.

We carved out several minutes recently to speak with well-respected technology industry analyst Frank Ohlhorst (Magnum Consulting, NY, NY). Security is a pillar coverage area for Ohlhorst and he’s already thinking way ahead about how quantum

We’re on the road in Eugene, OR with Steve Church and his passions for boat racing and being a managed services provider (MSP). With a laser focus on small and medium businesses who appreciate technical

 Hear Ye! Hear Ye! It’s now the “season” in Miami with the humidity on the way out and the perfect time to giddy up and attend the new Acronis-powered conference for MSPs and partners. In this quick hitter, I interview Gaidar Magdanurov about what to expect at this

Fast forward to 2:02 in this vid to catch security talk. John Krikke claims people won’t pay for security but they need it – so you got to start with simple security and layer on additional security srevices as the client has an appetite.

As I spoke with Continuum executives at the Navigate 2019 conference in Pittsburgh, I was struck by how CEO Michael George has surrounded himself with highly educated professionals. It’s speaks to the corporate culture. So Thinking Man #1 is


This is an amazing interview with Rudy Rodriguez, Principal, Dunamis Marketing and Chairman Emeritus, IAMCP. Rodriguez is all about helping MSPs with marketing messages. Recent example of helping an MSP with a security marketing message,

This morning in Pittsburgh, Continuum CEO Michael George kicked off the east coast version of Navigate 2019 with a few high-level stark observations about the state of security and automation in the managed services provider (MSP) small and