Cloud Business Models that Work

Cloud Business Models that Work You know you need to get a handle on the cloud, but how to begin? Learn where some early adopters are gaining traction in the channel. By Lauren Gibbons Paul High-Volume SaaS/Office 365 Reseller Carl Mazzanti’s company, eMazzanti Technologies, began offering email filtering for its SMB customers in 2003, adding hosted proxy soon after. “We needed to find an inexpensive way to protect our small retail customers,” says Mazzanti, based in Hoboken, N.J. “They would have two computers in their store. They could not afford an expensive firewall.” After gaining momentum with those services, he…

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Move it (don’t lose it)

used with permission from HP Technology at Work We’ve become so dependent on computers for work and play that our hard drives have turned into a central hub for all of our documents, photos, music and more. If the thought of transferring that data to a new computer or hard drive scares you, fear not—because the process really isn’t as difficult as it sounds. Transferring large amounts of data with yesterday’s technology meant burning everything to CDs, DVDs, or worse, floppy discs. This not only required a lot of time, but a lot of media needed to save the information….

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Find Out How To Get An Extra Hour Every Day

used with permission from the HP Small & Medium Business Site Time pressure is acute and frustrations such as commuting, inflexible working hours and tedious meetings make it worse. To get things started here are ten sure-fire ways to get an extra hour a day. Do emails on the go. With an HP notebook with 3G Mobile Broadband, you can get ahead of your emails before you even get to work. (Broadband connections require separately purchased wireless data service contracts.) Work from home. Instead of commuting to work, why not stay at home and put the journey time to better…

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Weathering Disaster With a Little Help From Your Friends

What would you do if… a storm devastated your office and most of your clients’ offices, and you hadn’t really slept for three days? You’d get by with a little help from friends like John Motazedi, the CEO of SNC Squared in Joplin, MO and others in your accountability group. John and four associates from the Heartland Technology Group stepped up to help Carl Mazzanti, owner of eMazzanti Technologies in Hoboken, NJ after Hurricane Sandy. All had been through similar disasters, and all were MSPs experienced in StorageCraft backup and disaster recovery solutions. Brian Lillo and BJ Lillo of JSO…

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