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Distributor D&H To Donate to Hurricane Sandy Victims

D&H Distributing, joining ranks with solution providers and other distributors, will donate to Hurricane Sandy victims the value of 1 percent of orders placed on the first day of its sixth annual Fall Mid-Atlantic Technology Show, Nov. 7-9 in Hershey, Penn. The distributor will donate the funds through the American Red Cross for storm relief. […]

MSP Communications: Dump the Robot, Promote the Human

In times of distress, the voice of another human being alleviates worry, easing the mind, while comfort overwhelms panic. A robot cannot replace the caring sound of another person. While managed services providers (MSPs) will not always operate under Hurricane Sandy conditions, they will, however, be in contact with clients every day through various forms of communication.

Hurricane Sandy: Providers Offer Help to Impacted Businesses

Less than a week after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast, leaving thousands still homeless and businesses struggling to return to normal operation, distributor Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) and Intermedia, an SMB cloud service provider, are offering a much-need helping hand to channel partners in the distressed areas: a free month of email and, if needed, […]

Will Elections Become a Managed Services Opportunity?

Election Day is here and whether you are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy on the east coast or evaluating any number of Propositions on the west coast, we all know how important it is to vote. Whoever you vote for, go vote.

Managed Services: 7 Blogs MSPmentor Didn't Write, Nov. 2

Greetings from my sister-in-law’s house — my informal disaster recovery hot spot here on Long Island. Special wishes to all those impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Here’s an update on the MSPmentor team, upcoming travel, plus seven managed services provider (MSP) news stories and blogs we didn’t have time to write for the week ending Nov. 2, 2012.

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Backup & Disaster Recovery Update

Amid Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, more than 3 million people remain without power across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as of Nov. 1. But the disaster recovery effort is in full swing — with companies like Datto, eFolder and StorageCraft (among others) offering special support and outreach to MSPs and VARs that have customers in […]

After Hurricane Sandy: I'm Building My Own Power Plant (Not)

Amid Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, my local utility says my house may not have electric power/service for 10 days or more. Now I’m thinking about building my own in-home power plant because I no longer trust the electric grid. Alas, that’s the type of logic we all hear when a public cloud goes dark. And frankly, the logic is dead wrong.

Hurricane Sandy Is The New Normal: New York Gov. Cuomo

We’ve given The VAR Guy the day off as we deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Far too serious for a tongue-and-cheek blog entry, Hurricane Sandy is blamed for at least 26 deaths in New York alone, and the overall total is roughly 50 deaths across nine states. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called extreme weather vs. aging infrastructure “the new normal” for New Yorkers going forward. Is Cuomo right?