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Network security ‘not a top priority’ for IT leaders despite Equifax breach

IT executives are failing to recognize the importance of IT security new research has revealed, with most businesses placing the issues of completing IT projects on time and reducing IT costs ahead of a secure network, regardless of the concerns highlighted during the recent Equifax data breach that exposed the data of 400,000 UK residents.

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Cybersecurity less important than cutting IT costs

A survey by IT systems management provider Kaseya found that just 21% of the 900 businesses questioned say that IT security is their main priority, despite the catastrophic damage to both systems and brand that a major breach can cause. This is despite 40% of the respondents admitting that IT security is the second more important challenge.

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Micro Scope

Is the Channel ready for GDPR

Next year GDPR will come into effect and whether customers are ready or not the focus on data is only going to increase. Research has indicated that a significant number of customers are not yet ready for GDPR, particularly in the SME market segment. But is the channel in a better position? We put that question about the readyiness of resellers to serve customers out there and gained some insightful responses.

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Kaseya Helps Vue See Big Picture

Vue Entertainment is part of Vue International, one of the world’s leading cinema operators. It has 86 cinemas in the UK and Ireland, and in leading positions in Germany, Poland, Italy and the Netherlands. As Rozwadowski explains: “We’ve been growing aggressively over the past ten years, and it’s important that we have the right tools to help the guys on the ground – those running the individual cinemas. Then, when they are really busy – showing a new blockbuster, for example – they can feel confident that their systems won’t let them down.”

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Techday Channel Life

Managed Services and the Art of Differentiation

Differentiation is the name of the game for managed services providers, as the market becomes mainstream and commoditisation rears its head again. That’s the view of industry experts, including Neil McMurchy, Gartner research vice president for growth strategies, who says managed services have now become ‘part of the furniture’, raising new challenges for the channel.

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CJ Cinema News Digest

UK – Vue Entertainment is deploying Kaseya’s monitoring software for software asset management, replacing Excel spreadsheet previously used to monitor IT infrastructure for its 86 sites. “Kaseya’s virtual storage appliance (VSA) endpoint monitoring and management system has been used to provide remote monitoring, and is now being rolled out at its outsourced first-line IT support helpdesk.” The system enables remote management of tills, kiosks and even PCs.

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