Naomi Price

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Consumer Online Storage: Security Threat and MSP Opportunity

Posted by Naomi Price on Oct 28, 2014 8:30:00 AM

In a pre-internet era, a common aphorism was “if it’s too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” Nowadays, though, after years of ever-more-wonderful technology developments, consumers and business decision makers alike tend to believe in miracles.

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Topics: Business Development

Cyber Security and Service Providers

Posted by Naomi Price on Oct 2, 2014 3:00:00 PM

In case anyone needed to be reminded to think about it, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has declared October to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. And the month comes with a theme—cybersecurity is a shared responsibility.

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Topics: Cyber Security

What the IoT trend might mean to your clients

Posted by Naomi Price on Oct 1, 2014 12:53:51 PM

Enterprise mobility was a breakthrough trend that had massive and widespread implications by way of data management, employee activity monitoring and much more, while it was characterized by the incorporation of smartphones, tablets and portable computers into the workplace. Now, the trend has started to take rapid and more innovative steps in a more diverse and voluminous directions, with a wealth of other devices becoming Internet-connected and generating data as a result. 

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Topics: Mobile Device Management

Shellshock Bash bug: You are safe with Intronis

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 26, 2014 1:41:00 PM

As many MSPs have already heard, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) reported Wednesday that there is a new bug, termed "Shellshock" or "Bash" bug, that is affecting Unix-based operating systems such as Linux and Mac OSX.

The vulnerability affects the Unix command shell “Bash” (Bourne Again Shell), which is installed not only on computers, but also on other devices that use a subset of Linux, such as smart locks, cameras, and storage and multimedia devices.

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Topics: Malware

Productivity Month: Get our 5 tips for greater productivity

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 24, 2014 2:19:00 PM

What does productivity mean to you? For some, it’s leaving the office with everything crossed off of your to-do list. For others, it could be finally completing that major project. However you define productivity, as an IT service provider, you’re always striving to be highly efficient in order to meet – and exceed – the needs of your customers.

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Topics: Saving Time

Productivity Month: How to Lead Others to Succeed

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 23, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Most people think that improving productivity is about streamlining workflow, eliminating duplicated efforts, and keeping the length of coffee breaks in check. Leadership expert Simon Sinek disagrees.

After listening to Sinek’s keynote at HubSpot’s Inbound conference in Boston last week, I now know that productivity begins with chemicals. Chemicals that, when in balance, create the type of work environment that enables risk taking and open-minded thinking.

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Topics: Saving Time

Law firms have particular BYOD security, management needs

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 11, 2014 11:45:00 AM

Many industries are beginning to feel the strain associated with enterprise mobility security, and for good reason, as so many data breaches that have taken place in the past few years have been directly caused by poor BYOD management. Health care is likely the most notable in terms of threat management derived from mobile activities, while banking industry firms have been similarly challenged by an increase in targeted attacks of late. 

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Topics: Cyber Security

Infographic: 5 Big Tips to Run a More Productive IT Services Business

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 8, 2014 2:00:00 PM

It’s a target that everyone, especially those in the IT services business, is aiming for: improved productivity. With only so many hours in the day, how can we utilize the time we do have more effectively? 

Productivity can often seem elusive, especially with distractions like Buzzfeed and social networks lurking around every corner. But there are steps that individuals and companies alike can take to cross more items off that daily to-do list. 

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Topics: Growing Your MSP Business, Business Development

5 content marketing tips MSPs can use right now

Posted by Naomi Price on Sep 16, 2013 11:10:00 AM

There are few things more satisfying than sharing your work frustrations with people who really get where you’re coming from. But these gripe sessions can quickly get old when they devolve into unproductive whining.

In a recent post on the OpenView Marketing Lab blog, Kevin Cain started a content marketing gripe session but added an important caveat, “Once you’ve gotten everything off your chest, you also have to offer up some of your own wisdom and insights to help your fellow content marketers be more successful.” 

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Topics: Content Marketing

Be an Intronis Hero and enter to win a $250 Amazon gift card!

Posted by Naomi Price on Mar 14, 2013 11:02:00 AM

What do a failed power switch, an employee error and a wayward squirrel have in common?

Each was the cause of a separate IT crisis that was averted by a savvy MSP who used the Intronis Cloud Backup + Recovery solution. Beyond its financial benefits – helping MSPs earn consistent, recurring revenue and grow their service offerings – the Intronis cloud backup solution has given many of our partners the opportunity to come to the rescue of their customers in a time of need.

As a result, several of our partners have shared stories of times they were a hero to their customers, providing the type of quick and timely support that builds long-term customer relationships. We want to hear more of these stories, and we’re willing to offer a reward for them!

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