For VARs beginning to offer managed services, the question of how to add on or bundle services often presents new challenges. Channel executives from Continuum, AVG, and N-able by Solar Winds offer suggestions for where to begin.
Let’s get this out right here at the beginning: at some point down the road, your data is going to be in danger. It could be a machine error. It could be a virus. It could be a tornado the size of Nebraska. But sooner or later, you’re going to be in a situation where you’re at risk of losing some or all of your data.
Margins for most service providers are razor thin. Many are asking: how can we add new, breakthrough value to customers? What new sources of revenue can we tap? Many are turning to Managed Services. In doing so, they are generating new, recurring revenue from services that complement their core business and add significant value to customers. It’s a win-win strategy.
Founded in 2004 by Mike Bailey, Hermetic Networks has seen vast changes take place across its organization since aligning in mid-2013 with N-able by SolarWinds, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software.
By JP Jauvin
The future of managed services is as bright as it has ever been. A study by consulting firm MarketsandMarkets projects the industry to jump from $14.75 billion in 2013 to $265.05 billion in 2018. That’s about a 1700 percent increase.