Dave Sobel

Tue Sep 29 2020: Vegas doesn’t pay out this time – what does it mean?

Two things to know today  Cloud is outperforming – by how much?   AND Vegas doesn’t pay out this time – what does it mean?

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Episode 79 – Dark Web Arrests, Underwater Servers Update, and Microsoft RMM

Thanks to Sherweb for sponsoring this episode! (Details below.) Topic 1: 179 Arrested in Massive Global Dark Web Takedown “Operation Disruptor” is an unprecedented international law enforcement effort, stemming from last year’s seizure of a popular…

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Mon Sep 28 2020: The channel’s marketing & Sales pandemic shift

Three things to know today   Trends in channel company marketing and sales Robotic Process Automation is accelerating   AND 1M Dollars… in criminal marketing

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Microsoft’s RMM should mean a shift in your strategy: Why do you care?

This week, Microsoft announced their new RMM tool, Lighthouse.   This comes on the heels of another announcement this week, with T-Mobile including Microsoft 365 in their Business packages, as well as expanded staffing for SMBs. Previously, HP…

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Fri Sep 25 2020: How not to deliver cybersecurity training

Three things to know today   A study on the kinds of jobs that can go remote   Boring cybersecurity training doesn’t work AND Microsoft keeps around the perpetual license

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Thu Sep 24 2020: Forrester’s new projections for this year and next

Two things to know today:   Forrester with new projections for IT spend for this year and next   AND Analysis out of Europe of service provider impact

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Wed Sep 23 2020: Microsoft’s big MSP announcement, plus RMM’s for sale by hackers

Four things to know today   Microsoft makes a MSP related announcement Spiceworks research on IT trends Hackers are selling RMM access AND ConnectWise bug bounty program  

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Tue Sep 22 2020: MS Ignite, T-Mobile moves on MSPs, and a lesson from a small welsh town

Three things to know today   Microsoft Ignite is here T-Mobile goes in with Microsoft 365 AND What to learn from a small Welsh town?      

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Episode 78 – Disrupting higher ed, expanding broadband, and Section 230 revisited

Topic 1: Google disrupting Higher Ed. Should be jump on this boat? Education is overdue for disruption, but is this the right approach? And what’s up with CompTIA? Where we move away from 4-year degree and toward certifications, it rubs up against…

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Mon Sep 21 2020: Kids privacy concerns expose school from home opportunity

Three things to know today  New data on smart speakers and voice adoption Kids privacy concerns over school from home AND Government warnings on a critical server patch

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