Newsletter | May 22, 2013

05.22.13 -- If You Don't Sell Hybrid Cloud Services Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


Gamification: Using Virtual Awards And Recognition To Motivate Your Sales Team
By ConnectWise
Find out about gamification, the ground-breaking method to motivate your sales team by playing on what drives them — competition and recognition!
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Sponsor

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.

Reselling Cloud Services For Fun And Profit
By N-able Technologies Inc.
The savvy MSP's guide to high returns and low overhead in outsourced IT monitoring and management.
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MSP Increases Sales And Efficiency With RMM Platform
By Level Platforms
As part of its professional services support, Ash Creek Enterprises is helping local schools and school boards manage technology transformations in the classroom.
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Sponsor

AVG CloudCare™ is the free cloud-based administration platform offering a range of security services including AntiSpam for as low as 65¢ per user. Activate services with one click, generate reports, view real-time alerts, and drag and drop to create new policies. Try it free!

5 Reasons Not To Build Your Own: A Better BDR Revenue Model
By Datto Inc.
This white paper outlines the reasons why an MSP will benefit from partnering with the right BDR vendor vs. attempting to build their own.
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Don't Settle For Managed Services Mediocrity
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor
Not only is this MSP bucking the trend with 70% of its customers on a flat-fee managed services plan, it’s also projecting 29% revenue growth this year.
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Executive Commentary

Use The FORD Method To Build Stronger Relationships Faster
By James Foxall, president, Tigerpaw Software

Relationships make the world go around. They build businesses, blossom into friendships, and even make babies! Developing strong relationships quickly with strangers is something that I’ve often found challenging.
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Blog

Prepare Now For The Hybrid Cloud Upsurge
By Jay McCall, originally seen on Ingram CloudTalk

There are a couple of reasons this uptick in hybrid cloud adoption is so important. First, it speaks to your customers’ security fears when considering public-cloud-only options combined with the fact that private-only cloud options can sometimes be cost prohibitive.
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News

Level Platforms And Anchor Simplify Management Of Cloud Storage For MSPs

Eaton Joins NetApp Alliance Partner Program, Simplifies Storage Protection

Seagate Unveils Complete SSD Product Line

Industry Webinar

Managed Services Webinar

Various dates in May 2013

Level Platforms Live Webinars give MSPs, IT services providers, and technical staff valuable insight so you can grow your business. Learn how to use network audits and new technologies to automate, expand, and enhance your offering.

Shows And Events

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

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

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

Featured Products And Services

Self-Serve Web Portal
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Tigerpaw Software, Inc.

AVG Premium Security
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AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Datto ALTO
Datto ALTO

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Datto Inc.

NetShelter CX
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