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MSP Voice Episode 40 – “Everyone Starts Somewhere” with Tim Taylor

MSP Voice Episode 40 – “Everyone Starts Somewhere” with Tim Taylor

Tim Taylor started in the IT services business 20 years ago working out of the trunk of his car. After a successful IT career, he decided that he wanted to go it alone and since that time he’s built an MSP that employs 14 people. Along the way he realized that there weren’t any good books for starting an IT business, so he wrote one. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 39 – “Security First” with Anton Kioroglo

MSP Voice Episode 39 – “Security First” with Anton Kioroglo

Last week at the Sales and Marketing Bootcamp put on by Robin Robins I met J. David Sims in person. You may remember him from the HIPAA for MSPs webinar he did for us back in January. David introduced me to his MSP business partner, Anton Kioroglo, who agreed to be on this week’s episode. Continue reading

What Is Amazon S3 Glacier and How to Use It

What Is Amazon S3 Glacier and How to Use It

Amazon S3 is one of the core services offered by AWS. It is rightly marketed as “storage for the internet”. It has a wide variety of use cases, from serving static websites to hosting images, managing data lakes, and much more.

In this post, we will review the ins and outs of S3 Glacier. S3 Glacier is a special storage class of Amazon S3 that provides extremely cheap storage. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 38 – “Up North” with Ross Whitmore

MSP Voice Episode 38 – “Up North” with Ross Whitmore

Ross Whitmore is running his MSP up in a resort town in Michigan. While the area is small, he’s still managed to carve out a nice niche for himself in providing MSP services for local businesses including hospitality and retail. Ross has love technology his entire life and decided a few years ago to give it a try on his own. Continue reading

CloudBerry at IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp 2019

CloudBerry at IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp 2019

Today, March 5, 2019, is the first day of the 12th Annual IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp by Robin Robins in Nashville, TN.

CloudBerry team participates in this great IT event and is represented by Brian Helwig (CEO), Doug Hazelman (Technical Marketing, VP), and David Gugick (Product Management, VP). Continue reading

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Choosing a NAS Backup Solution for SMBs

Choosing a NAS Backup Solution for SMBs

For small and medium-sized businesses Network-Attached Storage (NAS) is a convenient and cost-effective storage solution. NAS devices make it easy to expand the amount of storage available to your workstations and servers while keeping the data on your own infrastructure and local network. NAS devices also usually make it easy to configure redundant storage using RAID arrays or a similar technique.

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MSP Voice Episode 37 – “Succeeding In Anonymity” with John Gambill

MSP Voice Episode 37 – “Succeeding In Anonymity” with John Gambill

John is located in Southwest Ohio and started GO Concepts in 1997 and has gone through a few transitions in that time. Starting with a public/private partnership with Time Warner they helped build out and provide internet services for businesses and homes. Continue reading

SAN vs NAS: Difference Between Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage

SAN vs NAS: Difference Between Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage

When you are looking for a local storage for business, there come two options: NAS (Network Attached Storage) and SAN (Storage Area Network). Today you will find out whether it is NAS or SAN that fits your needs.

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CloudBerry Attends the ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country

CloudBerry Attends the ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country

This week, David Gugick and Doug Hazelman are representing CloudBerry Lab at ASCII event.

On February 20-21, IT service providers and dozens of vendors gathered at ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country to discuss the main MSP industry news and trends, investigate new recurring revenue opportunities, explore new partnerships and meet vendors. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 36 – “Texas 2 Step” With Reese Ormand

MSP Voice Episode 36 – “Texas 2 Step” With Reese Ormand

Based just outside of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Techvera was actually started by Reese’s dad as a break/fix consumer repair shop. Getting involved in the business in his teens, Reese went off to college and came back to take over the business and transition to MSP instead of break/fix. They now offer a standard stack to their customers. Reese offers some great tips and insights into their transition from break/fix to MSP. Continue reading