When Numa Networks launched in 2009 as a pure-play MSP, they moved from a traditional break-fix IT services model to a proactive approach that addresses on-going customer needs to build their business.
By Jim Roddy
I was thrilled the as-a-Service business model was discussed often during the final day of RetailNOW 2014 on Aug. 6 in Orlando, FL. The concept was featured prominently in the 8:00 a.m. “View From The Top” leadership panel — dominated by hardware vendors and distributors — and was the sole topic of the 9:00 a.m. session that followed in the conference’s main auditorium.
By Alex Rogers
In most cases, any solution provider can break into managed services and set themselves up for a lifestyle of monthly recurring revenue. However, that revenue stream isn’t solely what will launch your business into the next stage.
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.
By Gary Audin
Some software vendors and communications pundits are predicting the demise of the hard phone, including SIP phones. This appears to be inaccurate hype to bolster their SIP softphone license sales.
By John Humphreys
With its ability to provide infrastructure access, make applications more affordable, eliminate implementation cost and complexity, and increase speed, the cloud is becoming the primary delivery platform for businesses.
By Geoff McQueen
Is your professional business growing? Great! You’re in very good company. While the professional service sector makes up only 12 percent of the U.S. economy, it is responsible for almost one in four new jobs being created in this recovery.
By Paul Czerwinski
Meaningful Use Stage 2 compliance is the number one issue facing healthcare IT professionals in 2014 and 2015. An important requirement for certification is tracking medication from order to administration using assistive technologies.
ASIS 2014: Succeed Today By Seeing Tomorrow
Attend the ultimate showcase for security technology, ideas, and solutions. The ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits is the most comprehensive security program spanning the operational and cyber security spectrums. ASIS 2014, and collocated (ISC)2 Security Congress, will provide valuable resources, including dynamic education, certifications, thought leadership, networking, and 600+ exhibits. ASIS 2014: September 29 to October 2, in Atlanta, Georgia. Registration and housing are open. www.securityexpo.org.
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.