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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

Fri Oct-04-2019: Biotech vs Big Tech, IT workers freelance, and Big Tech Privacy Opportunities

Three things to know today     A biotech conference shows where Silicon Valley’s investor is moving https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/03/synbiotech-showed-the-real-future-of-silicon-valley-biology.html There are more IT workers out there…

10-03-2019: ZenDesk breached, Gaming PC shipments, and Auvik Network Insights

Three things to know today  ZenDesk is breached https://www.channele2e.com/technology/security/zendesk-chat-data-breach/ Gaming PC shipments may tell us about future trends  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/03/gaming_pcs_uptick/…

10-02-2019: Continuum Navigate, FCC and Net Neutrality, and EU’s Court on Cookies

Three things to know today  Highlights from the Continuum Navigate event https://www.channele2e.com/channel-partners/msps/continuum-navigate-live-blog/  …

10-01-2019: Ransomware, Microsoft Virtual Desktop, Charging Cable Hacks, and Service Leadership

Four things to know today:   Canada warns of another Ransomware attack  https://www.msspalert.com/cybersecurity-breaches-and-attacks/ransomware/canada-tflower-warning/ Microsoft makes one more step in their virtualization efforts …

09-30-2019: IT Spend, MSP Salary data, and Employee Motivation

Three things to know today: Spiceworks has some good news about the state of IT spend https://www.computerweekly.com/microscope/news/252471512/Channel-to-benefit-from-IT-spending-increase …