Newsletter | July 3, 2014

07.03.14 -- Leveraging Network Assessment To Increase Revenues

Business Solutions
 

In This Issue:

VAR Provides Backup Appliances To Healthcare Clients
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor Not only do healthcare providers generate enormous amounts of data, but retrieving that data for patient care and complying with regulations to retain that data — as well as regulations for data protection — necessitates the correct backup and storage solution. Jeff Pearring, president of CHATR, a Brooklyn, NY-based reseller, says, “This puts a huge strain on a hospital’s ability to meet requirements. It would mean warehouses full of paper.”
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Steps Taken To Avoid Data Loss And Ensure Continuity At Junior Achievement Of New York
The home page of Junior Achievement of New York (JANY) states it “Teaches Young People About Money Management and How Business Works.” Well, JANY nearly learned the ultimate lesson in both when they experienced catastrophic system failure. And what’s worse? They and their mManaged service provider (MSP) did all the right preparations!
Calling All MSPs: How To Accelerate Cloud Adoption, Remotely Manage Key IT Workloads To Expand Your Biz
By Darrin Swan
Trying to survive on product margins has been a losing proposition for years, but an equally poor business choice is to offer just a portion of the key IT services that customers require. Comprehensive services are the lifeblood of your business, and MSPs have a prime opportunity to differentiate themselves and expand business by taking a holistic approach.
Leveraging Network Assessment To Increase Revenues
By Mark Winter
Lucrative managed service agreements are the Holy Grail for solution providers, generating incremental recurring revenue. When multiplied over many clients, these services can swiftly add up to sizable, predictable monthly incomes.
A Holistic Approach To Backup And Data Availability
By Sheldon D’Paiva
Storage silos have long ruled the traditional datacenter.  Businesses have been purchasing separate primary and secondary storage systems — and for good reason. The end users of business critical applications such as email and databases demand the performance that primary storage systems deliver.
The Challenges Of Moving Data To The Cloud
By John Gallagher
Cloud is a hot topic right now. It seems most businesses are making the move to the cloud: servers are moving to the cloud, data is stored in the cloud, and applications and services are hosted from the cloud. Collectively, organizations have made the cloud “mission critical” for their overall business operations, including reliance on the cloud for disaster recovery.
In Praise Of The "Boutique" Contact Center Partner Strategy
By Rick McFarland
An analyst recently asked me about the benefits of working with an independent technology provider — compared to a huge vendor partner — in the contact center space. It may seem counter intuitive to some, but when contemplating whether it’s better to work with a larger-scale “mega-provider,” your answer should be no.
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