After covering the IT industry for 13+ years, I’ve had the privilege of talking to hundreds of VARs, MSPs, and other channel IT professionals. It would seem sometimes that the market must be saturated with resellers, but a study by analyst group Gartner reveals just how big of an opportunity exists within the SMB market in particular.
Business growth — including bigger customers — is only the beginning when it comes to N-able’s impact on Hermetic. Hughes says he and his team gained more confidence in the way they present themselves to prospects, knowing they can easily scale with N-central to accommodate more customers, users, and devices.
With N-able’s Backup Manager offering, the MSP has eliminated the need to carry both on- and off-site backup and disaster recovery solutions. Learn more.
Just because you have a backup plan, it doesn’t mean your data is safe; let alone easily accessible in case of a technical or natural disaster. In this white paper, Datto Product Manager Ian McChord explores the different types of risk in IT infrastructure and the ways intelligent business continuity can best mitigate that risk.
By Alex Rogers
In most cases, any solution provider can break into managed services and set themselves up for a lifestyle of monthly recurring revenue. However, that revenue stream isn’t solely what will launch your business into the next stage.
While Microsoft makes the most popular operating systems running on servers and workstations in the corporate world, we all know that those systems won’t run smoothly without some level of maintenance. And yet, maintaining the servers and workstations of all your customers might be daunting or even impossible for you to handle.
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.
By Mike Cullen
Mike Cullen of N-able by SolarWinds says if you’re feeling the effects of cloud, mobile computing, IT anywhere, commoditization, and other movements that have turned the IT world upside down, get ready for even more change in the next two years, and explains why automation matters to MSPs.
Channel Transitions, powered by Business Solutions Magazine, is a one-day education and networking conference designed to help VAR/MSP executives learn how to best implement and manage the "as a Service" model. The event will feature real-world, nuts-and-bolts, headaches-and-heartaches discussions and success stories on the transition.