Newsletter | September 13, 2013

09.13.13 -- Evolving Your IT Services Offering In A Modern Mobile World

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:


Priced To Sell: 5 Insights To Finding The Right Price Strategy For Your Managed Services Business
By Rob Merklinger
There are two primary reasons VARs make the difficult transition to sell subscription-based IT services. The first reason is the hope of earning steady, predictable income, which will allow them to be more strategic in their business decision-making, as opposed to focusing only on the latest IT emergencies. The second reason is the desire for higher profit margins.
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Danish MSP Makes Smooth Transition To Managed Services
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Service Desk Solution Helps MSP Attract Larger Accounts
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Evolving Your IT Services Offering In A Modern Mobile World
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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Business Plan Blueprint: Turn Your Dreams Into Actionable Goals
Having a solid business plan is one of the best predictors of the future success of your company, but few business owners take time to sit down and actually create a business plan. This eBook and planning worksheet will walk your through the steps to creating a winning business plan and change the way you look at your business immediately.
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Executive Commentary

6 Misconceptions Getting In The Way Of Videoconferencing Growth
By Sreekanth Ravi

Here are six top misconceptions preventing more organizations and more individuals from riding the videoconferencing wave immediately — and the answers that solutions providers can provide to put them on the right track.
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News Blogs

Healthcare IT News For VARS — August 29, 2013

Business Solutions searched recent headlines for news of interest to VARs serving clients in the healthcare industry.


Do You Make These Mistakes Selling Cloud Backup?

During a recent interview with Business Solutions for the article, "Don't Assume Your Salespeople Can Sell Cloud Backup," two industry leaders explained that there are common mistakes MSPs make when it comes to implementing and selling these services that might be standing in the way success.


Managed Services And Networking News From August 2013

Each month, Business Solutions collects and sorts through all the relevant channel news so you don't have to. This month in Managed Services and Networking, companies announce new products, new solutions, and an expanded partnership.

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Shows And Events

OKI Game Changer Tour 2013
September 17, 2013 | Boston, MA

ASCII Success Summit
September 18 and 19, 2013 | Austin, TX

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