Canada leads the countries surveyed in both the average ransom paid to ransomware creators and the amount of money lost to downtime from ransomware, which is hardly ideal, and something that Canadian MSPs need to work smarter to prevent.
Jim Ortbals is looking to design a channel system that both encourages collaborative relationships between cloud and traditional partners, and effectively assesses and values the contributions made by each to a joint sale. The complicating factor is that he is aware of no one else who has done this effectively to date.
Carbonite retreads a path that others have taken with their announced purchase of Webroot, bringing together natural adjacencies in backup and security. While they are confident about what they see as key synergies between the two companies, some key questions still remain about how the deal will unfold after it closes.