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How Austin McChord Reached for the Stars But Kept His Feet on the Ground

Austin McChord didn’t start his own business because he had some grand vision that would change the world. He started Datto, he tells the audience at ChannelCon, to solve his own unemployment problem. In 2007, he graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a 2.2 GPA and a degree in bioinformatics—whatever that is—and he wanted to get out of his parents’ house.

Four Real-World Examples of Cloud Backup in Action

As an IT solutions and services provider, chances are you’ve seen some of the many problems that can arise when small businesses fail to back up their mission-critical data to the cloud.

Serion Technology's Partner Approach to Customers

Thomas Wimprine, CEO of Serion Technology, a full-service IT support and services firm in New Orleans, goes to great lengths to determine the best strategies that allow his clients to meet their business objectives. Here’s his story.

Michael Corey founder and president of MSP Ntirety

MSPs, Don't Ignore Cloud Opportunities

Many MSPs have added cloud-based services, but some still struggle with how to go about it. And those who ignore the move to the cloud may find their customers vulnerable to poaching by other providers. Here’s how to avoid that.

How to Open a Conversation with a CFO about Finance and HR

How do you open up a conversation with a CFO about finance and human resources? The best VARs know that a product pitch is the absolute wrong place to start. C-suite executives don’t care about your product. They care about their business, and what you can do to help them. Your job is to uncover what their challenges are, and then recommend ways to overcome those challenges.

Tape vs. Cloud: No Contest

When it comes to the battle between tape and the cloud, it’s no contest. That’s why companies are transitioning more and more data off tape and placing it on the cloud.

Datto CEO McChord Takes Expansion Message on the Road

Datto CEO Austin McChord is taking his message about his company’s expansion in Rochester, New York on the road. McChord recently appeared on a local news show in Rochester, talking about Datto’s expansion there. Here are the details.

Sandy Carter general manager of Ecosystem Development at IBM

IBM Aims to Attract Cloud Startups with New Entrepreneur Program

IBM is the latest of the big cloud services providers to take aim at startups. The vendor has introduced a new program, dubbed the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program for Cloud Startups, to offer up to $120,000 in IBM Cloud credits to eligible firms.