2-Factor Authentication – Applying IT Governance Policies in the Cloud

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Security is an ever-present worry for newcomers (and established businesses) when using the cloud. The takeaway from recent, successful hacker phishing attacks is simply that traditional passwords are no longer enough, and many businesses are hampering their security efforts by still working under the old perception that applying IT Governance policies in the cloud and 2-Factor authentication is costly, irritating and […]

25 Cloud Experts’ Thoughts On Cloud Infrastructure Mistakes

George McMann

Given that there are so many proven benefits of having a cloud infrastructure for your business, including but not limited to collaboration, better access to analytics, increasing productivity, reducing costs, and speeding up development cycles, it’s hard to think of reasons why a company wouldn’t want to invest in a cloud infrastructure. And due to huge advances in our familiarity […]

A Day at CeBIT and Why The Channel Has Cloud Fever #CeBIT

ProfitBricks Featured at CeBIT 2015

ProfitBricks is exhibiting at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, this week.  As one of the leading Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) vendors in the world, we were on the must-see list of many IT buyers and channel vendors as they made their way though CeBIT 2015 and I had a great time getting to know them all. But first, an admission. […]

ProfitBricks’ New Multi-User Cloud Access Management Feature

ProfitBricks Cloud User Management Screen in the Data Center Designer

With todays’ business models, employees are spread out across states or even continents, and with job specialization many companies have IT governance polices that require different user permissions on a cloud resource and data center level.  How does one keep track and manage users access?  Today, ProfitBricks launches the most painless way to manage user access levels in the cloud. With our all-new group-policy based user access management: […]

Cloud Case Study: Ijhana Takes Advantage of ProfitBricks’ Cloud Management Tool


ProfitBricks presents a new cloud case study from an award winning complete IT lifecycle agency Ijhana, who work with clients in building, designing, advising and market implementation solutions that drive positive change for them. In this business segment, the ability to have a flexible, scalable cloud solution that is easy for clients to, in turn, take over and work with is essential. ProfitBricks […]

Wrapping Up the #XSP15 Channel Conference – What an Event!

A Broad view of th #xsp15 booth from ProfitBricks

We just got back from the #XSP15 (Xchange Solution Provider 2015) conference by The Channel Company – and what a conference it was! With more than one thousand attendees and  250 solution providers (MSPs, VARs) attending the event, it was a perfect opportunity to speak with providers new to ProfitBricks as well as our clients. The #XSP15 Kick-off Took Off with a […]

Top 44 IT Channel Events & Conferences in the US in 2015

ASCII Group Success Summit

Meeting the IT needs of small and medium sized business clients is the goal, and your challenge is to provide the software, infrastructure, mobility, cloud and security solutions to achieve that goal. Helping your customers to gain access and benefit from those IT solutions in order to maximize their usefulness and drive their business is not something you need to figure out on […]