How to Increase Your Long-Term Client Stickability

By: Gene McNaughton Let’s face it, getting new clients is a difficult task. Most companies are in “hunt-mode”, spending loads of dollars in an attempt to win new deals. One overlooked growth strategy (and one that I rarely find) is in Client Retention. Just think about this for a moment; If you were to lose one of […]

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PC Matic Earns International Recognition

PC Matic Recognized Internationally for Innovation & its Anti-Malware Capabilities This quarter PC Matic Pro was honored by both the Best in Biz and Cyber Defense Magazine for its advanced security protection.  PC Matic Pro was named the silver winner in Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB in Best in Biz Awards 2018 […]

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VARs and MSPs Face Security Excuses Daily – Here’s the Top 5 Rebuttals

Today’s Top Cyber Security Excuses MSPs and VARs Face Often times value added resellers (VARs) and managed service providers (MSPs) hear how cyber security has already been addressed within an organization.  Therefore, trying to get potential customers to entertain an alternative solution can be a bit tricky. Here are the top excuses VARs and MSPs […]

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PC Matic Pro Featured In CRN 2018 Cloud Partner Program Guide

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CRN’s Partner Program Guide Highlights Leading Cloud Partner Programs Sioux City, Iowa, September 17, 2018 – PC Matic Pro, America’s antivirus, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized PC Matic Pro, by PC Pitstop, in its 2018 Cloud Partner Program Guide, a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner […]

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Ransomware Threat Can Be A Reseller’s Opportunity

A Reseller’s Opportunity – Education and Protection Ransomware threats have been increasing year-over-year, yet several businesses are not aware of the magnitude of the cyber threat.  This lack of awareness could be on this particular form of malware, or it may spill over into proper protection methods. It has become a reseller’s opportunity to educate […]

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Application Whitelisting – The Active Defense Against Ransomware

Whitelisting – The Last Best Resort Ed Tech Magazine recently wrote an article on application whitelisting as an active defense against ransomware in the education sector.  Although we agree that whitelisting, or a default-deny approach, is proactive to ransomware prevention, their analysis warrants further investigation. Ed Tech author, Karen Scarfone states, If other security controls don’t stop […]

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Latest AV-Test Results Are Released – PC Matic 3.0 Earns Certification Again

PC Matic 3.0 Earns AV-Test Certification In Latest Testing PC Matic first tested with AV-Test in the fall of 2017, and earned its first AV-Test certification at that time.  In May and June of 2018, AV-Test conducted another round of testing which included the latest version of PC Matic 3.0.  The testing resulted in PC Matic being […]

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PC Matic Pro and PC Pitstop Earn Major Recognition

Recognition at Company and Product Level Throughout the second quarter of 2018, both PC Pitstop and PC Matic Pro earned some significant recognition.   PC Pitstop was honored by Comparably for having the Best Company Leadership, Best Company Managers, and Best Company Professional Development.  In addition, Network Products Guide recognized PC Pitstop for IT Vendor […]

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Software Updates for PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP Users

The Second Quarter Leads to Additional PC Matic Pro and MSP Upgrades Over the last three months, the PC Matic team has been working diligently to increase the efficiency and software functionality of PC Matic Pro and MSP.  During this time, three significant changes have taken place. Security Data Visualization This specific addition allows users to […]

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Top Tips for MSPs to Help Your Business Thrive

We are always on the lookout for tools and tips that will help you grow your business. This month, our friends – the sales experts at Managed Sales Pros share dynamite insight on how to boost your profitability through security sales.  Let us know what you think. Selling Security The hottest of hot initialisms right now […]

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PC Pitstop and PC Matic Pro win in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Award® for IT Vendor Achievement and Endpoint Security

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The Information Technology Industry’s Coveted Hot Companies and Best Products Award Winners will be honored at the 2018 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner in San Francisco on Monday, July 30, 2018. Sioux City, Iowa – June 27, 2018 – PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro announced today that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading […]

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Best Practices for PC Matic MSPs and VARs

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You asked, and we answered. Below our MSPs and VARs will find version 1.0 of the requested Best Practices documentation for PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP. This documentation covers our official recommendations for scan settings, scan frequency, Super Shield configurations, implementation and rollout procedures, and more! Best Practices Documentation PC Matic Pro PC […]

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Lakeshore IT Solutions Capitalize on Partner Program Lead Generation Opportunities 

Lakeshore IT Solutions Capitalizes on PC Matic Pro’s Lead Generation Program Rian Yablun, of Lakeshore IT Solutions, recently shared his experiences with the lead generation opportunities offered to PC Matic Pro partners, and how the Lakeshore IT Solutions team is capitalizing on these opportunities. “About two years ago, our Synnex representative asked if we would […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection Finalist in 2018 Cyber Security Awards 

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 PC Matic Pro is pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection for the 2018 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core […]

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Business Intelligence Group Names PC Matic Pro as Threat Detection Winner

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PC Matic Pro Wins 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award Sioux City, IA —April 12, 2018—The Business Intelligence Group today announced that PC Matic Pro has won the 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the threat detection category. The inaugural program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to […]

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PC Matic Pro, by PC Pitstop, Featured in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide

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Annual guide recognizes the IT channel’s top partner programs Sioux City, Iowa, April 3, 2018 – PC Matic Pro by PC Pitstop, leaders in proactive endpoint and server security, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized PC Matic Pro by PC Pitstop in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. This annual […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Finalist in Cyber Defense Magazine’s InfoSec Awards

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Cyber Defense Magazine Names 2018 InfoSec Awards Finalists Over the last six months, Cyber Defense Magazine has read through over 3,000 nominations for their coveted 2018 InfoSec Awards.  After proper review, the judges have named the finalists.  PC Pitstop is honored to be named one of Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2018 InfoSec Awards finalists for its […]

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PC Matic Pro Named Winner in the 14th Annual Info Security PG’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards®

Sioux City, Iowa – March 6, 2018 – PC Pitstop announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named PC Matic Pro a winner in the 14th Annual 2018 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® for Most Innovative Security Product of the Year. These prestigious global […]

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TKK Electronics Partners with PC Matic Pro Security Solutions on Savvik National Contract for 6,500+ Member State and Local Government Agencies

PC Matic Pro Security Solutions now available at volume contract pricing for Savvik member agencies Sioux City, Iowa, February 20, 2017 – TKK Electronics, LLC won a significant national contract with Savvik to provide a range of technology products to its 6,500 member agencies in the United States.  Products available on the contract range from laptops […]

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Top 9 Malware Variants Targeting the Education Sector

Why Schools Are Targeted When industries think of cyber targets, often times the education sector is not included.  Why?  Well, it is believed they do not carry the financial weight of bigger targets like enterprises or the healthcare industry.  Although, school systems do still hold a plethora of critical data that can be easily exploited.  […]

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PC Matic Pro Increases Partnerships and Brand Awareness

PC Matic Pro Team Boosts Partnerships and Brand Awareness Throughout 2017 Our team was dedicated to nurturing current partnerships, and establishing new ones during the fourth quarter of 2017.  During that time, our team traveled to 16 different events promoting our products and increasing brand awareness.  Of those 16, we would like to highlight the […]

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PC Matic MSP and Pro User Interface Gets Facelift

Changes Made to PC Matic Pro and MSP User Interface PC Matic MSP and PC Matic Pro have proven to listen to their customers.  As reported during the third quarter of 2017, customer feedback led to increased functionality to the program including conflict removal and software management tools, as well as device management.  Now, the […]

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Enhancements

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Boost Program Capabilities PC Matic Pro and MSP made significant enhancements throughout the third quarter of 2017.  A majority of the additions to the programs were a direct result of consumer feedback.  Each of the enhancements are listed below: Device Control – With device control, users are able to easily […]

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PC Matic CEO Slated to Speak at Synnex Inspire Event

Rob Cheng Presents, Winning the War on Ransomware, at Synnex Inspire Event PC Matic Pro announces CEO, Rob Cheng, will be presenting at the Synnex Inspire Conference. This event is the technology industry’s premier conference for partner planning and content, and will be located in Greenville, South Carolina October 4-6, at the TD Convention Center. […]

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PC Matic Pro and MSP Partners — Register For Your Free ChannelPro Seats Now!

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The ChannelPro SMB Forum 2017 in Iselin, New Jersey is taking place November 2, 2017 and YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US! We are a proud sponsor of their upcoming event. Spend one day with the ChannelPro event team and they’ll send you home with all the expert sales, marketing, product, and operations advice you need to grow […]

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$301M Paid in Ransoms by SMBs in One Year

SMBs Continue to be Hacker’s Target A recent study, State of the Channel Ransomware Report, collected data on over 100,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) regarding the cyber threat, ransomware.  The information collected was based on data from the second quarter of 2016 through the second quarter of 2017.  It was found, fewer SMBs were […]

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CRN Names PC Matic As One of the Hottest Products

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CRN Names Hot Products to Check Out Right Now CRN is the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, providing up-to-date technology news as well as IT vendor and product reviews.  Recently they shared the 30 hottest products that business professionals need to check out right now.  PC Matic was honored to […]

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