Newsletter | April 3, 2013

04.03.13 -- The 7 Deadly Sins Of Backup And Recovery

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


The Managed Services Sales Imperative
By Continuum Managed Services, LLC
This MSP Guide from Continuum discusses how emphasizing sales and capacity utilization builds and sustains MSP profitability. It includes information regarding the case for increased sales focus, the real managed services business model, three phases of MSP sales execution, positive dynamics of utilization tipping point, and what makes MSPs valuable.
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Scaling Managed Services With A Third-Party NOC Partnership

Scaling Managed Services With A Third-Party NOC Partnership

Third-party NOC services are the means by which managed services providers (MSPs) can deliver a foundation of services to their customers at fixed, known, and predictable costs; gain access to new technologies and support resources; and grow business without tremendous capital investment. Through third-party network operation center (NOC) partnerships, MSPs achieve an accelerated time to value, lower development costs, access to extensive research and operational experience, access to scalable infrastructure and expert resources, and faster returns on investment. Learn more.

Business Continuity Vs. BDR: What's The Difference?
By Datto Inc.
Downtime is not an option.  Understanding RTO (recovery time objective) is a key to knowing the difference between BDR and intelligent business continuity.  This article highlights the differences between BDR and intelligent business continuity
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MSP Business Runbook — NOC And Service Desk Operations
By N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able has worked with over 2500 MSP’s, enabling them to define, implement, and automate managed services — from this experience they have collected current industry best practices into a complementary virtual book “The N-able NOC and Service Desk Operations Book.”
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6 Due Diligence Questions To Ask Your Cloud Provider
By Jamie Brenzel, CEO, KineticD
Selecting the right cloud provider can be the difference between keeping your business in good health when it comes to protecting your data or losing everything and starting over.
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How PSA Software Increases Your Profitability
By Tigerpaw Software, Inc.
Scott Hobbs, president of MSP company ComTech Systems, talks about how his business has been using PSA (professional services automation) software since 1989, and he explains how it helps his company account for every billable hour his employees service customers, thus improving his profitability.
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Online Backup For Dental Practices
By Intronis
As today's modern dental practices rely more and more on electronic and digital technologies to run their daily operations and service their patients, it's critical that they have a reliable and secure backup and recovery solution in place to safeguard their practice management data.
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White Paper

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Backup And Recovery
By Unitrends

This paper guides IT executives and system administrators in designing and implementing business backup and disaster recovery systems that enable every organization to rapidly recover entire business systems including business data, server OS, applications, and user data in case of a system failure or disaster, without experiencing undue planning and management pains.
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News

Former SunGard CEO Named Chairman of the Board at WHIPTAIL

New STORServer Hybrid Appliance Uses Customer-Supplied Hardware

D&H Introduces Cloud Solutions Powered By Cloud Nation

Violin Memory & Toshiba Alliance = New PCIe Card Family

Industry Leaders Embrace Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive Technology

Industry Webinars

Managing Mobiles For Money

April 25; 11:00 a.m. EST; In this webinar, we'll talk to two managed service providers who have been offering Managed Mobile Device (MMD) services successfully.


Managing Your Managed Services Business

May 23; 11:00 a.m. EST; Maintaining multiple systems that manage crucial pieces of your business can be draining on your bottom line and resources. You will learn best practices for pairing mission critical applications that will boost efficiency and eliminate unnecessary double entry.

Shows And Events

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit
April 7 to 10, 2013 | Scottsdale, AZ

ASCII Success Summit
April 18, 2013 | Boston, MA

Ingram Micro Spring VTN Invitational
April 21 to 24, 2013 | Hollywood, FL

Level Platforms MSP Community Summit
June 17 to 19, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

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