Autotask Week in IT: Channel Hits Upswing and Integrating IT Risk Management with the Business

August 07, 2015  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Channel Pro: Channel Hits Midyear on the Upswing
By Colleen Frye
It’s shaping up to be a great year for the channel, according to the 2015 Midyear Channel Report from the 2112 Group. The report finds that the North America IT reseller channel will grow at least six percent in 2015, as solution providers expand sales, revenue and profitability at rates ahead of their 2014 pace and greater than their OEM/vendor partners.

The C Suite: Integrating IT Risk Management with the Business
By Rob Shelton
IT has become such an integral part of business that IT risk management is an imperative for all organizations. Gone are the days when risk management was only practiced by a specialist department. Today, risk management touches every part of the business, especially IT.

ChannelInsider: IT Pros on Security: The Good, Bad and Scary
By Gina Roos
Many IT and security professionals express confidence about the results of their efforts to improve their firms' cyber-security over the past three years. However, more than seven in 10 security professionals said the threat level of attacks is escalating, according to a recent survey.

MSPmentor: MSPs: Survey Finds CIOs Concerned About Cloud Control
By Michael Brown
Cloud adoption and cloud-based file sharing are becoming increasingly popular among the general public and non-sanctioned use of cloud services within organizations is causing concern among CIOs.

InformationAge: Why Cloud is Giving CEOs a New Start With IT
By Ben Rossi
Defining strategy and vision are high on the list of CEO responsibilities, but how can they offer the right direction and leadership for IT without strong technical knowledge?

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