Newsletter | May 10, 2013

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Business Solutions Newsletter

| Networking & Managed Services Edition

In This Issue:


3 Prerequisites For Managed Services
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Thinking about selling managed services? In this article, I speak with three industry experts to get their advice on the three most important things VARs need to know before selling managed services. Follow these tips, and avoid the most common pitfalls.
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With more than 600 small to midsize business (SMB) customers across the Antwerp region of Belgium, Accel Computer Service is a managed service provider (MSP) at the top of its game in a competitive market. The 40-person firm has found that the secret to success lies in automation, and to get the job done, Accel looks no further than N-able Technologies®, the global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM). Read our latest case study and learn more.

AVG Cloud Care Demo
By AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
With the new version of AVG CloudCare, the complexity, cost, and hassle for you and your customers in removing old protection software has been eliminated with a single click.
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TCO — Analog Vs. IP Cameras
By Axis Communications
The shift towards IP-based video surveillance solutions has been going on since the first network camera was introduced in 1996. Despite the benefits of going IP, analog technology is still entrenched in some markets and segments.
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The Secret To Double-Digit Managed Services Growth
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
This MSP moved its outsourced help desk support in-house, bundled its services offerings, and is now projecting 19% revenue growth this year.
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Executive Commentary

Growing Your IT Support Business By Becoming A Managed Service Provider
By Debbie Thomson, GFI

If you are reading this, chances are you’re the owner of a small to medium-sized business (SMB) quickly reaching the limits of what you can do with your current break/fix model and you are keen to know where you can go from here.
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From The Editor

The Video Surveillance Market Is Going Strong... With Or Without You?
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief

Interesting news for IT integrators this morning out of IMS Research. According to Niall Jenkins, manager, Video Surveillance & Security Services Research, 45% of surveyed North American companies reported that their budgets for security-related spend had increased in 2012.
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News

Kaseya Advances Systems Management

GFI Software Bolsters GFI Cloud With Patch Management Functionality

Lenovo's Newest ThinkPad Is Thinner, Lighter, And Springs From Global Research

Avaya Announces Collaborative Cloud Offers For Cloud Service Providers

Fortinet Launches Secure Wireless LAN Solution

Shows And Events

CompTIA ChannelCon
July 30 to August 2, 2013 | Orlando, FL

Tigerpaw’s National Conference
September 16 to 18, 2013 | Chicago, IL

GFI Partner Summit
September 22 to 24, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

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

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