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  • A survey conducted by FedScoop and paid for by GDIT took a look at the managed services provider market in federal agencies.   Two in three…

    Dave Sobel April 13, 2021
  • T-Mobile, besides launching their new home internet service, also launched a program to open new retail stores in small U.S. towns, and is adding “Hometown…

    Dave Sobel April 13, 2021
  • Cisco has released their Accelerating Digital Agility report.  This looks at CIOs and IT decision makers.    Where is the money going?    More than one-half (56%)…

    Dave Sobel April 13, 2021
  • Let’s lead with the biggest tech news – in a ruling Monday, the Supreme Court found that Google could legally use API’s from Oracle’s Java…

    Dave Sobel April 13, 2021
  • Let’s visit a story that broke late last week to give it the spotlight it deserves.   Microsoft has won a contract with the US army…

    Dave Sobel April 13, 2021
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The Business of Tech

MSP Security Report from Perch Security

Perch Security has released its 2021 Perch MSP Threat Report.   Over the last year, the report found that just 25% of MSPs that suffered a…

The reopening, moves, stats and an outlook

So, about flexible work.    Salesforce is reopening its offices in San Francisco in May, but employees can work remotely through the end of the year.  …

FCC launches a speed test app

The FCC has released a speed test app to measure internet speeds across the US.  It’s available on both Android and iOS.   This app is…

IDC says MSPs aren’t going back to pre-pandemic

IDC has a seemingly bold statement – the MSP market will never return to its pre-COVID-19 ways of doing business.     That’s from Stuart Wilson, research…

Man plots to blow up the internet.

In the “physical security matters” category, FBI agents in Texas have arrested a man for an alleged plot to blow up an Amazon data center…

Amazon’s Union issues take another step

I wanted to cover this to follow up on the thread of stories.  Amazon workers in the Bessemer Alabama plant did not achieve the required…

Getting Started on DEI for MSPs

Small companies may not think they can get started on a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion effort. Studies show how those companies that do outperform. So…

Mobile Payments grew in 2020

New data from analyst firm eMarketer shows that in-store mobile payments usage grew 29% last year in the US.     The youngest consumers lead the way,…

Licensing partner sues Microsoft

In the UK, a Microsoft reseller is suing for 270 million pounds in damages for allegedly trying to destroy its business with incentives to customers…