Newsletter | May 8, 2013

05.08.13 -- 3 Prerequisites For Managed Services Success

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


Create A Referral Program To Grow Your IT Business
By ConnectWise
The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth. Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.
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Scaling Managed Services With A Third-Party NOC Partnership

Third-party NOC services are the means by which managed services providers (MSPs) can deliver a foundation of services to their customers at fixed, known, and predictable costs; gain access to new technologies and support resources; and grow business without tremendous capital investment. Through third-party network operation center (NOC) partnerships, MSPs achieve an accelerated time to value, lower development costs, access to extensive research and operational experience, access to scalable infrastructure and expert resources, and faster returns on investment. Learn more.

How One MSP Automated Its Services Business
By N-able Technologies Inc.
N-central’s Automation Manager not only gives Accel greater efficiency and a way to reduce IT errors well in the future, but also delivers a path toward stronger profits.
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The Secret To Double-Digit Managed Services Growth
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
This MSP moved its outsourced help desk support in-house, bundled its services offerings, and is now projecting 19% revenue growth this year.
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Don't Settle For Managed Services Mediocrity
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Not only is this MSP bucking the trend with 70% of its customers on a flat-fee managed services plan, it’s also projecting 29% revenue growth this year.
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Why Managed Services Could Lead To Your Demise
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Before I share some important advice with you, I feel it’s only fair that I start with a small disclaimer: I don’t like to read directions. When I or my kids get a new gadget, part of the fun is figuring things out on my own — without doing a ton of reading first.
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Tech Trends

3 Prerequisites For Managed Services Success
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

Thinking about selling managed services? Follow these tips, and avoid the most common pitfalls.
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White Paper

6 Criteria For SMB Data Protection
By Datto Inc.

This white paper reviews both the unique pain points faced by small businesses in regards to data protection, as well as the solution provided by Datto ALTO, the first BDR solution designed specifically for small business with the power of an enterprise BDR.
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News

Continuum Redefines Partner Marketing

StorageCraft Releases New Version Of ShadowProtect Granular Recovery For Exchange

Datto Inc. Launches Datto ALTO, Enterprise Strength Backup And Disaster Recovery Specifically Designed For Small Businesses

VaultLogix Announces Second Quarter 2013 Contest For Certified Resellers Of Its Cloud Data Backup Storage For SMBs

Carbonite Arms Reseller Partners With Database Backup For SMBs

Industry Webinar

Managed Services Webinar

Various dates in May 2013

Level Platforms Live Webinars give MSPs, IT services providers, and technical staff valuable insight so you can grow your business. Learn how to use network audits and new technologies to automate, expand, and enhance your offering.

Shows And Events

CompTIA ChannelCon
July 30 to August 2, 2013 | Orlando, FL

Tigerpaw’s National Conference
September 16 to 18, 2013 | Chicago, IL

GFI Partner Summit
September 22 to 24, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

N-able Summit
October 23 to 25, 201, | Scottsdale, AZ

Featured Products And Services

Smart-UPS
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Exchange Integrator
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Tigerpaw Software, Inc.

AVG CloudCare
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AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

LabTech Mobile Device Management
LabTech Mobile Device Management

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LabTech Software


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