Newsletter | August 25, 2014

08.25.14 -- How To Start Bundling Managed Services

Business Solutions

In This Issue:

How To Start Bundling Managed Services
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor 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.
Featured Articles
Why You Need Backup And Disaster Recovery
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.
How To Generate New Recurring Revenues From Higher-Value, Higher-Margin Managed Services
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.
'As A Service' Notes And Best Practices For Retail VARs
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
Don’t make the same mistakes others before you have. Leverage every resource possible to shorten your learning cycle and avoid common mistakes.
Hermetic Networks Saves Time And Headaches With N-Able
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.
Grow RMM Sales With MDM Services
By Jay McCall
MDM (mobile device management) is a must-have service for many of your customers and a great way to increase your monthly recurring revenue — if you take the right approach.
The Automation Imperative: Three Steps To Success For MSPs
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.
Industry Events
MAX Conference
September 8 to 10, 2014
Orlando, FL
ASCII SMB IT Success Summit
September 17 and 18, 2014
Phoenix, AZ
Navigate 2014 - Continuum User Conference
September 21 to 23, 2014
Boston, MA
Channel Transitions Midwest
October 7, 2014
Chicago, IL
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