Newsletter | October 2, 2013

10.02.13 -- 8 Tips For Selling Subscription-Based Services

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


Evolving Your IT Services Offering In A Modern Mobile World
To stay competitive, IT solutions providers must evolve their IT services offering and embrace the modern needs of mobility through service-oriented and mobile safeguard technology. In this article, you’ll see how cutting-edge IT service providers are charting a course in the new world of mobility driven IT services to meet the mobile device management needs of their clients through service and solution-oriented best practices.
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The Move To Datto Was Easy
Bardissi Enterprises experienced the pain of data loss first hand, when their previous BDR solution failed. Datto met their long list of requirements, to ensure business continuity.
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MSP Sees Steady Revenue Growth With Help From RMM Software
When Tim Martin established Neoscope Technology Solutions in February 2006, he had two customers and a desire to find the best remote monitoring and management (RMM) tool available. He demoed one customer with Continuum and the other on a different RMM. Before long, the winner was clear.
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The Effect Of UPS On System Availability
This white paper explains how system availability and uptime are affected by AC power outages and provides quantitative data regarding uptime in real-world environments, including the effect of UPS on uptime.
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Case Study

Reliability In Backup And Disaster Recovery

Anyone who keeps up with current events knows the need for a solid backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan. As the amount of data produced by businesses grows and the consequences of losing that data grow with it, the need for absolute business continuity, which includes backup and disaster recovery, has become a top priority for many businesses.
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Executive Commentary

Why Doing It Yourself Is More Pain And Less Profit
By Justin Crotty

Many people figure it must be easier to build capabilities rather than buy them. For some, this may hold true, but for most, explains Justin Crotty of NetEnrich, the better answer is to partner with providers who have made the management of complex IT environments — from on-premise to cloud and SMB to enterprise — their business.
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Q&A

8 Tips For Selling Subscription-Based Services
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

If your business model is or has transitioned to selling any of your solutions via a subscription or “as a service,” we’ve got some great advice for you when it comes to sales. Following are eight tips to consider when selling subscription-based services.
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Executive Commentary

Four Ways To Minimize The Threat Of Data Breaches
By Reyna Thompson

The latest security technologies are making systems harder to crack, but data breaches are still very common — so where’s the disconnect? Here are four easy ways to minimize your organization’s chances of being hacked.
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News

Quantum Secure Introduces Enhancements For SAFE Software Suite

Big Data Trend Prompts Businesses Of All Sizes To Evaluate Data Needs, New CompTIA Research Reveals

Tech Data First Channel Service Provider In The U.S. To Offer Installation And Startup Services For HP Partners

Shows And Events

Channel Transitions
October 7, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA

OKI Game Changer Tour 2013
October 8, 2013 | Nashville, TN

N-able Summit
October 23 to 25, 2013 | Scottsdale, AZ

IT Nation
November 13 to 15, 2013 | Orlando, FL

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