Category Archives: ExchangeDefender

Unicorn Sighting

ExchangeDefender, Shockey Monkey
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Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow! I’m very excited to go back to work tomorrow and talk about Unicorns. Not signed up for the webinar? Please join me! I’m pretty sure you’re going to like what I have to show you. Wednesday, October … Continue reading

No, Thank YOU

Boss, ExchangeDefender, Friends
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I often remark about how most of our great software design ideas come from our partners. Much of it starts with “You know what would be cool?” and it goes from there. Sometimes I even get marketing advice so I … Continue reading

Short Term Fads, Long Term Trends, Profit Both Ways

ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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As I’ve mentioned just about every chance I get, we’ve been at this for about 15 years. Every year or so I look at my lines of business and wonder if it’s going to make it around for another year … Continue reading

What if we’re all wrong about the cloud?

Awesome, ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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The cloud fever has finally made Microsoft’s SMB channel too sick to get out of bed with removal of Exchange, joining virtually every other vendor that is only pursuing a cloud strategy. Many consultants, IT Solution Providers and even yours … Continue reading

The wrong concerns everyone has about the cloud

ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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Now some of you clicked on this link accidentally or are probably wondering what kind of insane argument for the cloud I have. After all, your clients don’t want the cloud, don’t trust the cloud, will never want their data … Continue reading

Big changes take some time

Beta, ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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I was reminded over the weekend by a few partners that I haven’t posted many strategic updates over the past few weeks regarding what we’re up to – I beg to differ, we have been rolling out our strategy since … Continue reading

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ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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I rarely ever post internal messages I send to the ExchangeDefender staff on Vladville. I think between the announcements and details I share you have a pretty good idea about the kind of a place we run and why our … Continue reading

Value of Leadership

Boss, ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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I wanted to title this blog post “Why I smile on my way to work every day” but decided to keep it on topic and for those of you that don’t like long winded run-on sentences here is a quickie: … Continue reading

Things are gonna get easier

ExchangeDefender, Shockey Monkey
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If you haven’t signed up for this meeting yet, you should now. It’s our quarterly meeting and it’s also going to lay out the year ahead in terms of how I’m spending our money to make my partners more successful. … Continue reading

The second dumbest thing I ever did

ExchangeDefender, IT Business
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One of the biggest failures you can have as a software business is not offering a product that the market demands. This is quite possibly one of my biggest mistakes and I’ve written and deleted thousands of words in this … Continue reading