Newsletter | August 14, 2014

08.14.14 -- Jump-Start Your As-A-Service Transition

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What's The Fastest Route To Recurring Revenue: Traditional Backup Or Business Continuity?   What’s The Fastest Route To Recurring Revenue: Traditional Backup Or Business Continuity?
This new infographic highlights the top differences between the two including proof of backup, recovery time, instant virtualization, and ROI. These customer-driven advantages are also your advantages. The significant benefits of business continuity will reduce customer churn, give you the tools to acquire additional customers, and have in place a solution designed for recurring revenue. View the infographic now.
Featured Articles
PSA Solution Helps Axcell Technologies Grow 50% In One Year
Axcell Technologies is a respected provider of outsourced IT services in the Chicago area. As the company grew, President Rick Vines began looking for an integrated professional services automation (PSA) solution to help better manage the dispatch and scheduling aspects of the service ticket process.
Jump-Start Your As-A-Service Transition
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
As you might know, we’ve dedicated many pages to educating readers on the value of a managed services model. While the benefits can be great, there also can be some significant hurdles to clear before you sail off into the sunset.
SMB-Focused MSP Raises The Operational Bar With RMM Solution
“If you don’t evolve, you don’t succeed,” says Rubin Bennett, owner and founder of rb Technologies (rbTech), an IT services firm with customers throughout the New England region. With more than 16 years in the business, Bennett knows what it takes to grow and thrive even as new advances drive change in the fast-paced technology industry.
Improving The Audio Conference Experience
By Gary Audin
We have all attended conference calls where you can’t hear well, the meeting is disorganized, or people are not engaged. Selecting the best technology, combined with an effective moderator and cooperative attendees, can make all the difference.
Carbonite Makes Another Step Toward Channel-Only Model With New Partner Program
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
Carbonite, a provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses, announced its new partner program earlier this month at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington, D.C.
Why Your Desktop Should Be Born In The Cloud
By Terry Cronin
Technology historians tell us that the idea of cloud computing dates back to at least the mid-’90s. That may be true, but the term’s more likely been in vogue since Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud hit the market 10 years later.
Looking To Consolidate Phone Lines And Cut Costs?   Looking To Consolidate Phone Lines And Cut Costs?
With VTech ErisTerminal™ SIP phones, you can. Feature-rich desk sets and cordless options keep everyone connected, while compatibility with select hosted and open-source PBX platforms means you’re always open for business.
Most Popular News
Florida Leads In Tightening Healthcare Data Security Laws
Axcient Announces Second Generation Virtual Appliance
More Than 10,000 MSPs Now Using The GFI MAX Integrated MSP Platform
SkyKick Closes $3M Investment To Accelerate Office 365 Migration Globally; Brings Total Raised To $7.2M
Featured Event
Channel Transitions
Midwest | Oct.7th | Chicago, IL
Channel Transitions, powered by Business Solutions Magazine, is a one-day education and networking conference designed to help VAR/MSP executives learn how to best implement and manage the "as a Service" model. The event will feature real-world, nuts-and-bolts, headaches-and-heartaches discussions and success stories on the transition.
Only $199 for world-class education and networking.
Visit the Channel Transitions website for more information.
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
Featured Products And Services
HP Chromebook 14
HP Chromebook 14
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SYNNEX Corporation
SATO CG Series Printers
SATO CG Series Printers
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SATO America, Inc.
N-central: RMM & MSP Service Automation Platform
N-central: RMM & MSP Service Automation Platform
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N-able Technologies Inc.
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