Newsletter | May 8, 2014

05.08.14 -- The Ultimate Guide To As-A-Service

Business Solutions

In This Issue:

Five Things An MSP Needs To Know About Nonprofits
By Peter Hodges, marketing director, Marathon Consulting
By  Peter Hodges, marketing director, Marathon Consulting The 1.5 million registered nonprofits in the U.S. can be a rewarding vertical for MSPs to explore in their market. With some research and planning, nonprofits can be a satisfying and profitable addition to your client roster. Working with nonprofits devoted to solving today’s substantial issues can engage the hearts of your employees, boost your reputation with current clients, and elevate your standing within your community.
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Featured Articles
LanDynamix's Business Takes Off With Proactive Support And Automated IT Services
Established in 2006 by Managing Director Peter Clarke, LanDynamix is a frontrunner in the South African managed services market. With offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, the firm has seen sales rise as a result of leaving the reactive IT services world behind and focusing instead on being 100 percent proactive for the benefit of clients.
The Ultimate Guide To As-A-Service
The transition to an as-a-service model is probably the biggest change your business has ever faced. It’s a huge undertaking and it can be daunting. Don’t try to go it alone.
6 Critical Pressure Points Of Healthcare Network Security
By Ron Culler
Today, even the smallest healthcare organization is a technology hub. Multiple IT systems connect providers to patients, medical specialists, online resources, and external providers, and staff are increasingly equipped with mobile devices to support their work within and outside the facilities.
HDTV And Video Surveillance
The TV market is moving rapidly towards high-definition television, HDTV. This change brings truly remarkable improvements in image quality and color fidelity. HDTV provides up to five times higher resolution and twice the linear resolution compared with traditional, analog TV.
Capitalize On The Growing BYOD Security Threat
By Jay McCall
Alleviate your customers’ struggles to fit personal mobile devices into their IT environments and earn incremental recurring revenue streams in the process.
The Secret To Channel Success: Quit Using Spreadsheets
By Dan Hawtof
We all know it’s true: A lot of channel programs are still being managed with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. It’s far more common than you’d expect, even in some of the larger companies.
A Reseller's Guide: Unique Challenges Of Network Management In The University Marketplace
By Sarah Meyer
Universities and colleges are besieged by a growing number of wireless devices and increased demands on the capacity of the network. Resellers need to serve as partners as these universities struggle to find the right balance for providing service and containing costs.
Quick Look At N-able N-central: Features And Capabilities
Get a first-hand look in this quick overview of #1 rated MSP service automation platform N-central. N-central saves you valuable time, allows you to deliver excellence to your clients, and increases your bottom line. N-central is backed by comprehensive business enablement services and the industry's only Freemium licensing model.
With the adoption rate of cloud-based services showing no sign of slowing, MSP’s need to ensure that they continue to generate revenue and create value.

This N-able white paper gives you great hints to help you transition your key customers to cloud services. Download and learn:

• How to transition customers to a virtual environment and preserve revenue
• Key customers to focus on
• Selling managed cloud services to reach the maximum addressable market
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East | July 22nd | Boston, MA
Midwest | Oct.7th | Chicago, IL
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.
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