Newsletter | February 15, 2013

02.15.13 -- Don't Let Apple Cripple Your BDR Business

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

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Why This Blueprint Is A Managed Services Must-Have
By N-able Technologies Inc.
In part two of this two-part educational webcast, David Weeks, senior partner development specialist at N-able Technologies, identifies common challenges to selling managed services.
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MDM: Your Next Managed Services Offering
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Industry experts offer advice regarding how to roll out MDM (mobile device management) solutions and caution against common implementation mistakes.
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10 Keys To Disaster Recovery For Small Business
By KineticD
In response to the increasing need for small and mid-sized organizations to address business continuity and disaster recovery plans, KineticD™ recently announced their recommended Ten Keys to Disaster Recovery for Small Business.
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The Advantages Of Mobility
By Tigerpaw Software, Inc.
In this podcast segment of In The News from Global Talk Radio, James Foxall, president of Tigerpaw Software, discusses the advantages of mobility and mobile applications in business today. James provides insight into the value of mobility and mobile software, particularly in the field service industry.
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Why Service-Level Management Is Mission Critical For All IT Service Providers
By Len DiCostanzo, senior VP, dean of Autotask Academy, Autotask Corporation
At the heart of almost every business relationship are expectations ... expectations that have to be set, managed, and met or exceeded. When it comes to IT services, your clients‘ expectations are going to revolve around the specific services you are delivering and the promises or claims that you make related to them.
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Magazine Article

What's Delaying Your Transition To Managed Services?
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

This break-fix-VAR-turned-MSP shares his five-year struggle to become an MSP and get 50% of his customers on a fixed-price program.
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Blog

Don’t Let Apple Cripple Your BDR Business
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

I just completed my write-up for our BDR (backup and disaster recovery) product test, which we’ll share in the March issue of Business Solutions magazine. There were a couple of surprises that emerged from the test. One in particular was the Apple laptop/desktop backup test.
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News

SYNNEX Corporation Signs U.S. Distribution Agreement With Avaya

STORServer Now Updating Customers' IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Environments For Free

Food For The Poor Extends Its Reach With The Help Of Virtual Desktops

Industry Webinar

Case Study: Adding HaaS To Your MSP Offerings

Feb. 28; 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Join us for this webinar where we talk to Kyle Heath, owner of CSCM IT Solutions, about how he added hardware to his MSP offerings and increased business dramatically.

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ASCII Success Summit
February 21, 2013 | Laguna Marriott Dana Point

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