Heartbleed Bug Update: Community Response on SMBNation.com

Written By: Heather L Source: http://www.smbnation.com/content/news/entry/heartbleed-bug-update-community-response As many of you remember, we covered the Heartbleed Bug news break last week. This latest security flaw has grabbed the attention of IT Professionals and SMB end users alike due to its attack on the OpenSSL standard, and the fact that it took so long to uncover. We have recently received two responses from our community with tips for ensuring safety in the wake of this bug. To start, long-time SMB Nation Community member, Carl Mazzanti, CEO, eMazzanti Technologies, sent over an e-mail with information on how they are keeping their eCare customers…

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Carl and Jennifer Mazzanti in 07030 Magazine

INTERVIEWS BY KATE ROUNDS PHOTOS BY ALYSSA BREDIN This computer network service has been growing strong since 2001. Owned by the husband-and-wife team of Carl and Jennifer Mazzanti, it has about 400 clients and a staff of 19 that’s growing by the month. The company offers security, design, thousands of products, and monthly Incare Support, as well as acting as the IT department for smaller clients. “We knew Hoboken was right strategically,”Jennifer says. “The largest city in the world is across the river, and we could also spread out into New Jersey.” They are already outgrowing their 2,000-square-foot space but…

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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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Partner Builds Trust Ahead of Winter Storm Nemo

The natural disasters of the last decade have convinced all business owners, whether they were personally affected or not, the value of disaster preparedness. Most recently, Hurricane Sandy delivered a noteworthy reminder to northeast businesses on the importance of IT infrastructure continuity. As winter storm Nemo, with epic blizzard potential, was approaching anxious customers, one partner made a small gesture with meaningful impact. Genuine Concern for Customers eMazzanti Technology and many of its customers are located in Hoboken, N.J., ground zero for Hurricane Sandy’s wrath. When the National Weather Service was warning of another potential weather disaster, Carl Mazzanti, eMazzanti’s…

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Streets in Hoboken thrash cars daily

And this past weekend I witnessed a sad victim to the unforgiving streets in our city. This car, which belongs to Hoboken business eMazzanti Technologies was spotted on the NJ Turnpike – getting hauled away on a flatbed. I jokingly asked the owner Carl Mazzanti if he got towed for parking illegally. Nope – he said the brutal streets in Hoboken basically caused one of the tires to rupture and render the car un-drivable. Hope the car “gets well” soon! Read the Article

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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What’s New in Microsoft’s Windows 8

Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8 is finally here! What’s all the noise about and what you need to know. Today’s guest is Carl Mazzanti, the CEO of e-Mazzanti Technologies, and a Microsoft Partner of the Year in 2012. His company is one of the premier IT consulting services for businesses ranging from home office and retail clients to multinational corporations throughout the New York metropolitan area and numerous international locations. Join Jim and Carl in a discussion about this revolutionary new operating system and why many people are excited about the many changes that have been built into the…

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Is Microsoft’s Windows 8 Operating System For You?

Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8 is finally here! What’s all the noise about and what you need to know. Today’s guest is Carl Mazzanti, the CEO of e-Mazzanti Technologies and a Microsoft Partner of the Year in 2012. His company is one of the premier IT consulting services for businesses ranging from home office and retail clients to multinational corporations throughout the New York metropolitan area and numerous international locations. Join Jim and Carl in a discussion about this revolutionary new operating system and why many people are excited about the many changes that have been built into the…

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They’re Here: Microsoft’s Windows 8, Surface Tablet Go On Sale

After several years of development and many months of hype and anticipation, Windows 8 and Windows RT, the next generation of Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT)’s flagship operating system software, go on sale Friday. In a splashy press event in New York, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and other Microsoft executives formally launched the new software, as well as announcing the availability of Surface for RT, Microsoft’s first branded computer product. “Windows 8. Yeah, I’m excited,” an ebullient Ballmer said taking the stage. “Windows 8, Windows RT with Office 2013, and Surface are here.” On stage at the event, held in the cavernous Pier…

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