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Asset Lifecycle Management Is All About Green

Every year vendors come out with new devices – smartphones, tablets, PCs – with the intent of getting customers to decommission older versions. The problem is these old devices are bad for the environment and could expose data. This is a green environmental and green moneymaking opportunity for solution providers.

Watch out for these 3 firewall failures

It may look like an unassuming box in the server room, but your firewall is your gatekeeper, your first line of defense, shielding you from the bad stuff on the outside world of the Internet. When firewalls first came into use, it simply meant blocking certain kinds of traffic. Today’s “next-generation firewalls” need to do a whole lot more.

New Converged Data Protection Appliances for Managed Service Providers

If you are looking to add cloud backup services to your portfolio or looking to optimize your infrastructure costs for your existing service, the new Asigra Converged Data Protection Appliances for Manager Service Providers are an economical engineered solution that will enable you to accelerate monthly recurring revenue.

Carousel VP: IT Integration Key To Success In Video Services Market

Bill Thompson, Carousel Industries

There's an emerging opportunity around videoconferencing technologies, but in order to take advantage, solution providers will have to take a step back and focus on the IT integrations and services, Carousel Industries Vice President of Video Services Bill Thompson said.

Q&A: Telecom Market In 'Unprecedented' Period of Change

Clayton LiaBraaten

The telecommunications market is in an unprecedented period of change and upheaval, says Clayton LiaBraaten, SVP of sales, delivery and business development for the global telecom company Transaction Network Services (TNS) Telecommunications Services Division.

LiaBraaten has decades of telecom experience under his belt, but now sees an unfamiliar marketplace due to factors like LTE, Internet of Things, net neutrality and massive consolidations.