Switching from trusted advisors to MSP

For long, SMBs have relied on VARs and System Integrators for technical guidance. In 2005 SMBs spent $200billion on IT and without a doubt these spendings have a greater influence of the VAR/SI. When both the hardware and software vendors …

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Remote network management tops managed services list

MSPAlliance does a good job of surveying hundreds of managed service providers and publishing the key insights. Here’s one such report on the type of managed services offered by the MSPs.…

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OpManager MSP Edition

Am getting a little excited over the next flavor of OpManager- the remote network monitoring edition catering to MSPs. Been interacting with few of the early evaluators of this product and am amazed by their contributions. They simply attach themselves …

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Meet Mark Brody

This is probably the best quote that any software developer can ask for. Had it in my inbox for sometime but couldn’t resist sharing it with you. Thanks Mark.

“Last weekend we zip-lined 1,100 feet across a canyon at Whistler, …

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Network monitoring using music?

The Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning has created software that translates network and server activity into music. Meaning, your IT team will listen to a steady flow of music and when they listen a sudden string …

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Key to continued reliance…..

One of our long standing, most respected customer sent this feedback.

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We wanted to manage our network servers proactively. We desired a \”snap-shot\” of each server, with CPU, Memory, disk utilization — opmanager provided this for us. Overall I

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OpManager Reviewed By Server Watch

The difference between OpManager and products like IBM Tivoli Monitoring is in the framework for rules and policies applied to the monitoring. Although OpManager has similar monitoring and trigger-level capabilities, it doesn’t embed them in a comprehensive policy-setting and event-handling …

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Oh no i kicked the laptop…

Who hasn’t experienced this. Laptop is running out of gas, you manage to pull the chair near that plug only to forget it later and you kick the cord as you walk leaving the laptop flying…..thud…there she goes on the …

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Don’t worry, be crappy.

Guy’s post titled The Art Of Innovation talks about the truths of innovation. I liked this point 2 in particular and i believe it is the case with all 1.0 versions of software in general.

Picking the right set of …

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