Each day, the flood of technology news hits.  In an industry that always changes, those who deliver technology services need to focus on the information that matters to them.  The Business of Tech podcast focuses on the news you need to know.   Covering both the story and why it matters to the way services are created and delivered, channel veteran Dave Sobel brings you up to speed and gives you resources to go deeper.   With insights and analysis, this five minute podcast focuses on the knowledge you need to be effective, profitable, and relevant.

The podcast is hosted by Dave Sobel, a leading expert in the delivery of technology services with broad experience in both technology and business.    He owned and operated an IT Solution Provider and MSP for over a decade, both acquiring other organizations and eventually being acquired.  This firm was a winner of multiple awards, including Kaseya’s Cutting Edge and ConnectWise’s Best New Idea, as well as being a finalist for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner of the Year in the Small Business Specialist category.    After his MSP experience, he worked for multiple vendors at such companies as Level Platforms, GFI, LogicNow, and Solarwinds, leading community, event, marketing, and product strategies, as well as several M&A activities.

He was named a CRN Channel Chief multiple times, to the CRN UK A-List, as a Channel Futures Circle of Excellence winner, to Channel Pro’s 20/20 Visionaries, and has been an MSPmentor 250 member for multiple years  Dave has been recognized as one of the top virtualization experts globally as a Microsoft MVP for Virtualization. and author of “Virtualization: Defined.  A Primer for the SMB Consultant.” Dave has served on the executive council for Managed Services and Emerging Technologies, the Vendor Advisory Council, as founding Chair for the Mobility Community for CompTIA.

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All Episodes

Thu May-5-2022: Authentication changes, Concerning SMB jobs data, and Microsoft’s repair study

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Wed May-4-2022: Fail fast out of vogue, and two scary legal data uses

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Tue May-3-2022: Pay Transparency, Privacy laws, and tape backup returns?

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Mon May-2-2022: Q1 for MS, Alphabet and Amazon, Microsoft’s new VPN, and where customers go to learn

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A MSP investor discusses his strategy for purchasing companies in the SMB space

The increase in ransomware attacks has accelerated the need for cybersecurity at smaller businesses, and Worklyn believes integrated service providers will be critical for such entities that lack the resources to protect themselves. They are committed…

Fri Apr-29-2022: State Department, small business inflation, and unnecessary ransomware payouts

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Thu Apr-28-2022: Meeting effectiveness, Microsoft NCE and Apple’s repair kit

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Wed Apr-27-2022: Tech workers and pay’s crazy growth, plus attackability as a measurement of risk

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Tue Apr-26-2022: ecommerce and inflation, CIOs would replace all their tech, and women in tech stats

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