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49 Best IT Management SaaS Tools of the Trade for Managing IT in the Cloud

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IT management is so broad that it encompasses network management, app monitoring, server monitoring, app development, data security, IT project management, IT asset management, change control, telecommunications, networking, and tech support, as well as basic management functions. IT managers face challenges and difficulty because the amount of data is increasing and their information technology systems are highly vulnerable to security breaches. […]




DevOps Cloud Automation With Ansible #DevOps

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Ansible is one of the most lightweight IT automation tools on the market. Due to this fact it has become quite popular to use it for various DevOps cloud automation with Ansible includes the ability to handle tasks such as configuration management, rolling upgrades, software deployments, and more advanced orchestration tasks. We have spent time coding and subsequently contributing various […]




Chef DevOps Cloud Automation #DevOps

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Chef is the leading configuration management tool. The pitch is that it allows you to turn infrastructure into code using templates called cookbooks. We are happy to announce that you can now manage and deploy ProfitBricks cloud infrastructure and use the Chef DevOps Cloud Automation tool using our new Chef plugin. This plugin integrates into the most recent release of […]




Our learnings from the XChange 2015 Conference #XCH15

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We had an incredible event here in DC at XChange 2015. It’s an event full of many interesting and knowledgeable MSPs, who are interacting with vendors and networking with other MSPs. Let’s take a moment to recap many of the event highlights: Talk: Tim Harmon, Analyst, Forrester Tim Harmon from Forrester gave an inspiring keynote presentation on how the cloud […]




Cloud Performance Testing – What you need to know when selecting a cloud provider.

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Cloud computing is revolutionizing IT and thousands of workloads are moved to the cloud from physical data centers everyday. But the cloud may also threaten an IT team’s reputation – due to poor selection of an IaaS provider.  Cloud performance testing and price/performance comparisons are key to preventing a poor ROI. While there might be some idea of a “safe” choice […]




ChannelCon, MSPs and discovering the best partner program in cloud

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The next channel event that ProfitBricks will be attending and speaking at is ChannelCon, held in Chicago from August 3rd – August 5th. Will we see you there? Presented by CompTIA, ChannelCon’s aim is to bring the entire channel together for this three-day event and to attend high- level executive panel discussions, participate in training courses as well as leverage […]




11 of our Favorite SysAdmin Day Jokes for #SysAdminDay

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[“hip”, “hip”], July 31st is System Administrator Appreciation Day! aka #SysAdminDay Today, we celebrate all things SysAdmin, their contribution to the workplace and the wonderful job they do of keeping the ProfitBricks cloud servers and cloud storage facilities running smoothly. As some of you may know, there are only three times a year when us marketers speak to SysAdmins. The […]




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