Newsletter | December 11, 2013

12.11.13 -- The MSP Playbook

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Storage & General Computing Edition

In This Issue:


Measures Of Success In Backup And Recovery
Remote backup is one of the most popular items in a foundational service for many managed services providers (MSPs). The abilities to build comprehensive backup systems and ensure data is located across distributed physical locations are crucial challenges to many small and medium-sized business customers served by MSPs.
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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.

The MSP Playbook
The MSP Playbook provides the guidance and resources required to fully establish a managed services practice. This process guide is designed to help both existing managed service providers, as well as new organizations establishing managed services as a new business unit.
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Top 6 Project Breakdowns (And How To Fix Them)
Project management is either one of those things that you are really good at, and you can breeze right through without any issues, or it’s something that drives you crazy.
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A Shift In Balance: Virtualization Growth Drives Demand For Greater App Performance
By Atchison Frazer
Atchison Frazer of KEMP Technologies shows that the shift toward virtualization has meant a mix of physical, virtual, and cloud for many corporate infrastructures — and this presents new challenges and opportunities.
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A Look At Cloud Security From Your Customers' Perspective
By Bernadette Wilson, associate editor
As a cloud storage solutions provider, you bear a burden of making sure your customers’ data is secure. Do you take the time also to consider the burden your customers bear?
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Executive Commentary

Strategic Partnering Is The "Secret Sauce" For MSP Success
By David Roth

As managed services providers, you are keenly interested in ensuring your customers’ servers, storage, and network infrastructure are humming along efficiently. After all, you have made significant investments in infrastructure monitoring tools so you are aware of problems well before they impact your customers.
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White Paper

Finding Success In The Cloud

Over the past few years, the cloud market has grown by leaps and bounds while becoming an integral part of IT operations. Cloud computing is a great way for businesses of all sizes to create collaborative environments with little investment, and it’s a profitable way for IT service providers to expand their services.
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News

Breakthrough Technology Group Names New President

New Research Shows Small To Midsize Businesses Are Putting Themselves At Risk For Crippling Data Losses

STORServer Expands Market Reach, Builds Backup Appliances Powered By Commvault Simpana Software

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Making the decision to become an MSP involves change at every level of your organization, including sales, service delivery, and management. The MSP Playbook is designed to equip potential MSP’s with the guidance required to quickly and efficiently launch their services, while utilizing industry best practices at every organizational level.
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