In his last series, Gary Pica focused on increasing managed services practices sales. In this four-part series, he shifts the focus to best practices for individuals that will make a positive impact on your businesses. Each week, Pica challenges you to examine your own systems, methods, and habits, and consider changes, if needed, for the better.
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.
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.
What first began as a buzz term introduced in 1980, the concept of marketing automation has grown from being utilized by few to becoming optimized for many. Hitting its peak in 2004 and suffering from a slight decline after the 2008 recession, marketing automation is back on the up and up and revolutionizing the way that we do business.
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
There can be common steps in a basic sales cycle for most businesses, but when you are selling managed IT services, a successful sales process reflects how this business model provides benefits to your customers.
EZSolution is a managed IT provider with a clear mission…to help businesses succeed and grow through computer technology solutions. It is this focused mission that makes them so valuable to their clients.
Late in the afternoon on May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore a mile-wide swath through the southern part of Joplin, MO. It was the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1947 and has proven to be the costliest single tornado in U.S. history with more than $2.2 billion in insurance payouts.
By Art Mulligan
In the case of a power emergency, businesses and other enterprises depend on uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) as an emergency power backup solution. UPSs serve as the backbone that keeps critical systems up and running at all times.
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.