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Join the brightest SolarWinds minds and IT industry influencers, as they cut through the jargon and give you the tools you need to grow and keep your tech knowledge razor-sharp. Come with questions—leave with actionable steps and practical insights. Have ideas for future episodes or topics? Tweet us @ SolarWinds using #TechPod.
 
IoT Playbook is a video podcast that shows you how to create and launch a profitable IoT Managed Service business. Mark Smith is a serial entrepreneur and has created several 7-figure and one 9-figure technology business. The IT industry is experiencing the greatest digital transformation it has ever seen. Before the dust settles, the IoT (Internet of Things) and Managed Services market will be hovering around the $500B mark. If you are an IT services provider, you should be fighting for a p ...
 
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Ryan talks with Guillaume Boisvert, Director of Product Innovation at Sherweb about tackling the HR Challenge for IT Service Providers. Finding cybersecurity talent is at the top of the list for MSPs trying to scale their business. Guillaume tells us that adding headcount is not necessarily the answer…Objectives can be accomplished by balancing out…
 
This podcast is where we discuss different ways to run your IT business whether you are a one-person shop or leading a growing IT service providing business. This is the place for you. Video Podcast every Tuesday and Thursday Hosted by: Paco Lebron from ProdigyTeks Rick Smith from Renactus Technology This week's Guest: Ray Orsini and Sean Lardo fro…
 
This podcast is where we discuss different ways to run your IT business whether you are a one-person shop or leading a growing IT service providing business. This is the place for you. Video Podcast every Tuesday and Thursday Hosted by: Paco Lebron from ProdigyTeks Rick Smith from Renactus Technology This week's Guest: Colin Knox CEO from Gradient …
 
Learning how to run your I.T. Business is easier than you think! Join us for this weekly podcast where we discuss different ways to run your business whether it’s Managed Services, Consulting, Break-Fix or anything in between. We discuss topics ranging from how-to, customer service, business practices, and more. Be a part of the show by emailing or…
 
Cybersecurity in 2022 looks to be an even hotter button than years past. Cybercriminals are becoming more persistent and devious than ever…This needs to be top of mind with business this year and moving forward. Ryan catches up with Amelia Paro, Business Development Manager with ID Agent to discuss the Sales Conversation and breaking through the SM…
 
It's a new year, ripe with new trends and technology. Join our Head Geeks as they dive into their 2022 Tech Predictions, beginning with observability – a term becoming prevalent among tech pros. Listen in as they share how cloud investments; the rise of AI/ML services; and the re-evaluation of tools, technology, and processes are driving the observ…
 
Brad Gross, Technology Legal Expert, looks into the crystal ball with Ryan to discuss what lies ahead for IT Service Providers in 2022 and beyond. High points that are going to affect providers and how these can affect services and your business moving forward. Microsoft NCE Pricing Implied Fiduciary Duties Co-Managed Services Quoting Software Regu…
 
As part of our ongoing mini-series on Monitoring for Managers, Head Geek and database aficionado Kevin Kline teams up with fellow Head Geek Leon Adato to break down the essential things about databases and database monitoring a manager might need to know. This podcast is provided for informational purposes only. © 2021 SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC. Al…
 
IT pros juggle a lofty list of responsibilities. They’re tasked with navigating new technology, maintaining continuity for hybrid work environments, devising creative solutions, all while ensuring those they support are successful. In our day-to-day interactions, we often see IT pros’ hard, technology skills at play but rarely do we see or know the…
 
‘Assume everything is dirty’ states PC Matic Vice President Corey Munson when he catches up with Ryan to talk Application White Listing. Adoption of a Zero Trust architecture provides users with essential security that fills gaps left by reactive endpoint protection software solutions, and provides an additional layer of protection from increasingl…
 
When you hear the term service desk, what generally comes to mind? Perhaps it’s to get a password reset, maybe ordering a new laptop, your run-of-the-mill asks for IT. Have you ever considered how the service desk could become a more central resource to the business, providing more than services for IT alone? SolarWinds® Head Geek™ Liz Beavers sits…
 
Al Alper, CEO at CyberGuard 360 takes a 10,000 foot view with Ryan and a look at the mindset of our customers and regulators. As Al states, ‘They don’t want War and Peace…just tell them what they want and need to know in plain English’. Visibility – Documentation – Audit Trail…The CyberGuard 360 roadmap to winning new business at incredible margins…
 
Danny Jenkins, CEO at ThreatLocker breaks down security stacks with Ryan. Controls, Detection and Training being the three main pillars. Where some go heavy with multiple layers of detection, controls can often time get over looked. Danny gives us a scenario where hackers can actually use a compromised customer environment as recon against you the …
 
Solutions For Modern IT Management With NinjaOne, businesses can turn IT into a source of growth and innovation. NinjaOne’s intuitive platform enables a modern IT management experience that supports a distributed and remote workforce, all from the cloud. By reducing the cost of onboarding and training, proactively identifying and troubleshooting co…
 
A good DBA is hard to find. This is because a good DBA wears many hats, often equating to 3 – 4 full time jobs. How can this be achieved or sustained? The secret is automation, and automation is also the reason the DBA is disappearing. In this final episode of our three-part series exploring the disappearing DBA, Head Geeks Thomas LaRock and Kevin …
 
Join us as we announce the winner of the Synology raffle from TechCon Unplugged and discuss a new opportunity to win an additional Synology NAS! Learning how to run your I.T. Business is easier than you think! Join us for this weekly podcast where we discuss different ways to run your business whether it’s Managed Services, Consulting, Break-Fix or…
 
Matt Scully, Channel Chief with Mailprotector goes beyond with Ryan to discuss email extortion and bad guys exploiting the psychographics of human behaviour. How private is electronic communication? From trade secrets to personal matters we all have communications that we don’t want in the public realm…As Matt says ‘Protecting you against you’ is a…
 
Being in IT as part of the armed services is a different type of work experience than the private sector, with military values, culture, and restrictions blending to create a unique type of IT experience. In this Veteran’s Day episode of SolarWinds® TechPod™, Head Geek™ Leon Adato is joined by Marlys (Marcie) May, VP of Service Delivery at Atlantic…
 
Karl W. Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model. He is the author of twenty books, most of which are also available as audio books. He is the founder of the Small Biz Thoughts Community and maintains four blogs, including Small Biz Thoughts and Relax Focus Succeed. Karl has own…
 
IoTSSA has always been strong advocates of cybersecurity education…its been our mantra since we started back in 2017. Huntress have taken cybersecurity training for MSPs to the next level with their HackIT events which they started in 2020 and continued to evolve this year. Ryan sits down with Huntress, Sr. Security Researcher, John Hammond to unpa…
 
In this episode of TechPod, George Westerman and Head Geek™ Thomas LaRock discuss digital transformation, how to build the culture necessary for change, and where workplace learning has fallen short. George Westerman is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a principal research scientist, J-WEL Workforce Learning. George works…
 
William Hurley (or “whurley” as he prefers to be called) is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and open-source advocate, whose work at Apple, IBM, and in the area of quantum computing is world-renowned. Picking up where we left off in part 1, SolarWinds Head Geek Leon Adato and whurley explore a range of topics – everything from the state of the tech …
 
Ryan and Vince Crisler, Founder and CEO at Dark Cubed have a great re-cap discussion of the IoTSSA Cybersecurity Expo in Charlotte late last month. From getting started to evolving your current security stack, no matter your cybersecurity maturity level. Vince lays out that different customers have different needs and you need to deploy solutions t…
 
Communicating the threat landscape to the SMB has always been a challenge and customers simply don’t believe, it can and will happen to them. Ryan talks with Curricula, Founder and CEO, Nick Santora about how they are using the power of story telling to penetrate and educate the single largest threat to organizations…the users themselves. For Natio…
 
William Hurley (or “whurley” as he prefers to be called) is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and open-source advocate, who’s achieved what many geeks only dream of, including critically recognized work at Apple, IBM, and CERN. He’s started and sold businesses; invented, invested, published, advised, and mentored. Currently, he’s best known his thoug…
 
Cascade Technologies is a Managed IT Services provider based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! We service many clients along the Grand Strand, as well as clients in North Carolina, Florida, and Texas. We have found our niche in the Restaurant Industry, providing a wide variety of services to several staple restaurants in Myrtle Beach! Learning how t…
 
What did we learn at TechCon Unplugged 2021 and why in person events are important? Learning how to run your I.T. Business is easier than you think! Join us for this weekly podcast where we discuss different ways to run your business whether it’s Managed Services, Consulting, Break-Fix or anything in between. We discuss topics ranging from how-to, …
 
With the evaporation of perimeters are we effectively securing all the endpoints? Ryan catches up with Addigy, Founder and CEO, Jason Dettbarn about securing all the endpoints, including Apple devices. Implementing a cybersecurity culture with your clients and educating them on steps and implementations we all need to take in technology that contin…
 
Mailprotector® is a SaaS-based B2B email security, compliance, and encryption platform delivered exclusively through a network of global IT partners. Founded in 1999, Mailprotector’s complete email security platform includes anti-spam, anti-phishing, email continuity, email archiving and business-class hosted email solutions. Additionally, Mailprot…
 
The DBA role is complex. Pitfalls exist everywhere you turn, and it can be difficult to survive and thrive. On this episode of TechPod, we'll help accidental DBAs become a DBA survivors with career advice from SolarWinds Head Geeks Thomas LaRock and Kevin Kline as well as Denny Cherry, CEO and founder, Denny Cherry & Associates. This podcast is pro…
 
NinjaRMM is committed to building high-performance, scalable, secure, and easy-to-use IT management products that monitor, remediate, and enable MSPs and IT professionals to deliver business continuity and drive profitability. Our user experience was designed from the ground up to lower the costs of onboarding new users and maximize automation to d…
 
Compliance plays a part in cybersecurity, however isn’t in and of itself security, rather a tool to help you manage it. Ryan gets into the weeds with Mav Turner, Head of Product with N-able talking about the complex dynamics of cybersecurity. Framing out risk, breaking down your security stack and most importantly putting your stack into action…Mav…
 
Lesley Carhart is recognized as one of the leading voices in digital forensics and cybersecurity. But her career began – and is still firmly rooted – with her service in the Guard and Reserves. She devotes a significant amount of time to helping others make the transition into tech, both within the armed services and as part of their transition to …
 
The average MSP has $260,000 of dirty data. Gradient is helping them clean it out of their PSAs. Learning how to run your I.T. Business is easier than you think! Join us for this weekly podcast where we discuss different ways to run your business whether it’s Managed Services, Consulting, Break-Fix or anything in between. We discuss topics ranging …
 
‘Hell Fire is in the forecast’ states Tyler Moffitt, Senior Threat Research Analyst with Webroot, however it is also avoidable. Ryan chats with Tyler about the importance of a solid security posture and taking the necessary steps to best secure yourself and your customers in todays ever evolving threat landscape. Tyler tells us to start by being aw…
 
Application Whitelisting is the gold standard when it comes to blocking ransomware, viruses, and other software-based threats. ThreatLocker® is a low management, fast to deploy Application Whitelisting and Ringfencing solution that puts your business in control over what software is running on your endpoints and servers. Learning how to run your I.…
 
Marketing and Business Development has always been a challenge with selling IT Services. You have the expertise with a great service offering, however struggle breaking through and effectively growing your business. Pete Busam, Founder & President of Equilibrium Consulting has an excellent chat with Ryan on the business of cybersecurity. Pete deliv…
 
The tech industry is booming, and there are many opportunities to transition from other career paths – or to change your path within tech. Join Head Geek™ Chrystal Taylor as she chats with tech professionals Ivan Bravo, Paul Guido, Jake Muszynski, and Marc Netterfield as they share their tech origin stories and discuss the challenges and benefits o…
 
Data is at the heart of every industry's transformation, and this is where Synology has a profoundly important role to play. At its very core, our mission is to manage and protect the world’s data. Synology uniquely enables every business to manage, secure, and protect their data wherever access is needed from flash to disk to multiple cloud archit…
 
With all the different tools and layers that comprise our security stacks, so many times the fundamentals are overlooked. Ryan catches up with Founder and CTO at Password Boss, Steve Wise, to discuss the importance of password hygiene and the adoption of a vault to effectively manage not just customer passwords but your own internal passwords. Stev…
 
The Brunsman Advisory Group opened its doors in Annapolis, MD during the spring of 2021 as a professional liability and cyber insurance niche to CPL Brokers Inc., which opened in 1995 and is now one of the largest independent brokerages for CPAs in the Mid-Atlantic, representing over 300 CPA and 125 other professional firms. With the rapidly changi…
 
With many IT Professionals starting to get alert fatigue from their security tools, Steve Sims, VP Security & CISO with Green Cloud Defense tells us ‘Alerts should be used as an opportunity to advance customer environments’. Ryan has a nuts and bolts conversation with Steve on the steps to building an effective cybersecurity culture. Where the IT S…
 
FireLogic is a Full Circle Technology Support firm based strategically out of Des Plaines, IL. Since 2010, Our company has had a nonstop focus on transparency, honesty, and a dedication to providing the best solutions available. We believe that quality IT support is about going above and beyond to ensure technology is improving lives through better…
 
The Team at Zorus, Sr. Software Engineer, Jake Homberg, VP Sales & Marketing, Chris Keith and Founder & CTO, Greg Gage catch up with Ryan to talk about a layered security approach and how endpoint protection is your first line of defense. A fortified perimeter buttresses our stack, however the importance of a defense in depth approach is critical.…
 
The Untangle Network Security Framework provides IT teams with the ability to ensure protection, monitoring and control for all devices, applications, and events, enforcing a consistent security posture across the entire digital attack surface—putting IT back in control of dispersed networks, hybrid cloud environments, and IoT and mobile devices. L…
 
While it may not be circled in red on many people’s calendars, SysAdmin Day holds a special place in the hearts of many IT professionals. Certainly, because everyone likes to be appreciated for what they do, but more so because SysAdmin day is a chance for tech practitioners not only to recognize and celebrate, but to also shine a light on the work…
 
Augmentt’s founders have 35 years of combined Channel experience, most of it spent building, marketing, and selling Cloud and SaaS applications to the MSP community. During that time, we have witnessed the unprecedented adoption of SaaS. This new model has significant benefits, but it also has many challenges – Augmentt was created to address these…
 
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