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 Wins Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB

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PC Matic Pro Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2017 PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic Pro, are thrilled to announce receiving the gold level Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year – SMB Sioux City, Iowa – November 29, 2017 – PC Matic Pro has been named a gold winner […]

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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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62% of SMBs Hit With Ransomware Were Forced to Cease Operations

SMBs Struggle to Defend Against Cyber Threats In a recent report featured by Tech Republic, 35% of SMBs were hit with ransomware in the last year.  Out of those impacted, 22% had to completely cease business operations to attempt to remediate the issue.  But for how long?  Over half of the attacks that resulted in […]

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Calling All PC Matic Partners – Join us at ChannelPro SMB

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The ChannelPro SMB Forum 2017 in Long Beach, California is taking place September 13, 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 […]

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PC Matic Pro & PC Matic MSP – Showing Amazing Sales Momentum

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PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP have gained major ground in the second quarter of 2017, showing sales spikes of 250% quarter over quarter, and 353% year over year. PC Matic Pro and PC Matic MSP are the business-to-business (B2B) versions of the well-known PC Matic antivirus protection for home users.  Beyond providing a […]

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Varnex Regional Event Led to Immediate Partnerships

In February, PC Matic’s CEO and founder Rob Cheng, and Channel Sales Manager, Hope Gauthier, attended the Varnex Regional event.  This event was exclusive to a limited number of resellers who are searching for the best security solution to offer their consumers.  The message of PC Matic Pro was welcomed with open arms, leading to […]

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PC Matic Pro Nominated for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards

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Vote for ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards Now! The Channel Company is in the midst of the 2017 ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards voting process.  PC Matic Pro has been nominated for Best Endpoint Security Vendor; but, to win — you must vote!  Please, take the time to have your voice be heard. Click here, to start […]

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PC Matic Boosts Protection With File-Less Ransomware Detection

Enhancements Set PC Matic Further Apart from Competition PC Pitstop, makers of PC Matic, PC Matic MSP and PC Matic Pro have made several updates over the last few months to their security solution.  The recent changes made to the software include the ability to detect file-less ransomware.  Traditional malware, including ransomware, required an executable […]

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PC Matic Pro CEO Talks Security Strategy & Reseller Incentives

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Security Strategy – Shifting the Industry’s Focus Rob Cheng, founder and CEO of PC Pitstop, the maker of PC Matic Pro, was featured on Malware Threats Exploding: Profit with New Endpoint Security, a channel cast  hosted by The Channel Co.  The channel cast is still available on demand.  To view it in its entirety, click here. […]

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PC Matic or PC Matic Pro — Which Solution is Best for You?

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PC Matic Compared to PC Matic Pro Often times, we get questions from potential consumers asking which security solution would best meet their needs, PC Matic or PC Matic Pro.  To address this, we created the table below which provides the different features in each solution.  Additional information regarding each feature is included below.   Automated Global Application […]

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“I was skeptical of the whitelist approach…”

Houston County Schools, in Alabama, has been using PC Matic Pro to protect America’s most valuable asset, education.  Bob Blalock, Technology Coordinator for Houston County Schools, shared his experience with PC Matic Pro, their whitelist technology and technical support. Bob Blalock, Technology Coordinator, Houston County Schools: “We were a Sophos customer for about 10 years […]

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How PC Matic Pro Stacks Up Against Its Competition

What is PC Matic Pro? PC Matic Pro, developed by PC Pitstop, is the professional version of the advanced security solution, PC Matic.  PC Matic Pro is researched, developed and supported in the United States.  This innovative security solution is available for businesses, government facilities, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Advanced Malware Detection PC Matic Pro offers an automated […]

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PC Matic Pro Earns Best Solution at SMB TechFest

PC Matic Pro Wins SMB TechFest Award Mike Sexton, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, represented PC Matic Pro at the first SMB TechFest of 2017.  The SMB TechFest is a technology conference that occurs each quarter.  The event took place on January 19, 2017 in Anaheim, California.  In attendance were over 200 resellers, managed service providers (MSPs), and partners […]

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Ransomware Attacks on SMBs Increase by 800%

The ransomware epidemic has taken the world by storm.  It has impacted everyone from large enterprises to home users.  The small and medium businesses (SMBs) have seen a drastic uptake in ransomware attacks in 2016.  This year alone, The Inquirer reported the number of ransomware attacks hitting the SMB market has increased 800%.  Ransomware distributers have found […]

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Automated Global Whitelist: Strengthening the Cybersecurity Infrastructure

It’s time we start taking control of our endpoint security with an automated global whitelist… Ransomware has undoubtedly taken the world by storm, demanding organizations to take action on the files locked down by attackers by paying a hefty amount for users’ data to be saved. This year alone, the FBI predicts losses from ransomware […]

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Carolina Cool Chooses PC Matic Pro After Ransomware Infection

The largest mechanical contractor in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Carolina Cool, moved their security software from Vipre to PC Matic Pro following a ransomware attack… Who is Carolina Cool? Carolina Cool, Inc., formed in 1985, is the area’s largest mechanical contractor, with over 100 trucks servicing residential and commercial customers. They are one of the […]

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