Newsletter | October 23, 2013

10.23.13 -- 8 Channel Threats, 6 Opportunities For Solutions Providers

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


Service Desk Solution Helps MSP Attract Larger Accounts
Resolving customer problems can hit your bottom line in unforeseen ways. You probably know the immediate costs in time, labor and equipment. What about the impact when project demands exceed your expectations — or capabilities?
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8 Channel Threats, 6 Opportunities For Solutions Providers
By Jim Roddy, president, Business Solutions magazine
The panel discussion “Future Channel Opportunities & Threats” at the ASCII Success Summit in Austin, TX, featured several excellent points and lots of give-and-take. Here are some highlights from the discussion.
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Tech Data Shares Strategy For Optimizing Cloud
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
At its fall Channel Link event, Tech Data announced its partners can offer additional cloud-based services. Before launching the new initiative, though, the company considered how to best offer the services so the new program — and its resellers — would have the best chance of success.
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How To Deal With A Perfect Storm Of Disruption In The Managed Services Business
By Mike Cullen
A personal perspective on the challenges facing the managed services industry and the strategies you can use now to survive and thrive transformational change.
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Set Your IT Business Up For Success: Achieving Client Satisfaction In The First 30 Days
The key to achieving client satisfaction and building long-term client relationships is starting off on the right foot. It is important that the groundwork be laid in advance to ensure a smooth onboarding process, as this is the time when new clients are most critical of the work being performed.
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Case Study

Stop Dealing With Broken Chain Issues

Preferred IT Group was tired of spending extra time and money dealing with broken backup chains with older BDR solutions.  This headache was solved with Datto’s Inverse Chain Technology; there are no broken chain issues.
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Executive Commentary

How To Make An Informed Choice: Public Or Private Cloud?
By Andrew R. Calore

If you are interested in cloud storage, there are numerous things you are going to need to know before you attempt to crossover. Andrew Calore, account executive with BCI Computers and ASCII Group member, says a good place to start is the differences of private and public cloud services.
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News

Unitrends Release 7.2 Packs Simply Scalable Enterprise Data Protection Into An Intuitive And Easy-To-Use Design

MSP Secrets For Overcoming Customer Objections

Practical Advice On Providing Managed Services

Partners, Vendors See Channel Conflict Differently

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