What we know and don’t know about the Home Depot breach

The massive data breach of payment card numbers and other customer details at Target last year raised serious doubts about security of point-of-sale (POS) systems. And more and more retailers are owning up to breaches involving POS compromises, including the Home Depot, which has amplified those concerns.

Windows Server 2003 end of support: July 2015

There might be many reasons why your customers are still be using Windows Server 2003. It could be working quite well or there may be no business drivers for customers to migrate to newer versions over the years. Or, customers may just be waiting until all their critical third-party applications are certified to run properly on Windows Server 2012 R2.

How Solution Providers Can Increase Their Recurring Revenue Potential with Cloud Backup Services

A recent IDC Market Spotlight reports significant growth opportunities for cloud backup and recovery service providers with the market exceeding over $2 billion in spending in 2013 and double-digit growth. MSPs (managed service providers) can use backup-as-a-service (BaaS) and disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) to differentiate their portfolio, cross-sell new services to existing customers and expand into new markets, among other benefits

Partnering with IBM SoftLayer for Game-Changing Cloud Services

On July 8, 2013, IBM announced the completion of its acquisition of SoftLayer Technologies Inc., a privately held cloud computing infrastructure company based in Dallas, Texas, and the rest is history. In just one year, SoftLayer has grown into a galvanizing force behind IBM's transformation into a cloud computing leader.