Newsletter | November 8, 2013

11.08.13 -- Don't Get Burned By An Image-Only Backup Philosophy

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:


Peer-To-Peer: Why PSA Is Worth The Investment
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
A POS VAR-turned-MSP says a key to achieving his company’s goal of 100 percent revenue growth over the past year was professsional service automation.
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Set Your IT Business Up For Success: Achieving Client Satisfaction In The First 30 Days
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Don't Get Burned By An Image-Only Backup Philosophy
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
An MSP’s foresight to incorporate image- and file-based backups proves wise after a client discovers several deleted files.
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The MSP Playbook
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Selling Managed Services: 6 Tips To Reinvent Your Sales Pitch
Changing your sales approach from product-focused to service-focused is one of the most difficult parts of the transition. Learn the tricks to get you out of your old routine and into a recurring revenue pitch that sells.
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Industry Perspective

MSP Panel: As-a-Service Won't Work With The Wrong People
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor

Changing your business model from break-fix to managed services means training your employees on a new way of doing business — and it may even mean hiring new employees. At Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions Conference, the VAR/MSP panels shared their experiences making sure the right people, in the right positions, have the proper training and incentives to make the new business model work.
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News

StorageCraft, Advanced Backup Solutions Join Forces In Data Backup And Recovery Partnership

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Featured Videos

ASCII Discusses Membership Benefits At Channel Transitions 2013

Trevor DiGirolamo, director of membership recruitment with The ASCII Group, shared the benefits of his organization with attendees at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
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GFI MAX Highlights "RemoteManagement" At Channel Transitions 2013

Kelly O’Bray of GFI MAX discussed cloud-based GFI MAX RemoteManagement at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions 2013 VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
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