Managed Services Articles

  1. Connecting Client ICD-10 Needs To Concrete IT Service Offerings
    7/31/2015

    IT solutions providers should make sure not to miss a growing opportunity to upsell service offerings while the ICD-10 deadline hasthe coding system top of mind with their clients.

  2. Use IT Client Outcomes To Show Others How To Leverage Tech: An Allscripts Example
    7/28/2015

    Learning to create patient-centered solutions and respect clinician needs should be central to your health IT solutions provider’s development goals. Unfortunately, it’s entirely too easy to roll from one successful project to the next without implementing the lessons and perspectives garnered in the process.

  3. CompTIA ChannelCon Focuses On Critical IT Channel Transitions, Strategies
    7/27/2015

    CompTIA ChannelCon 2015’s focus, Aug. 3-5 in Chicago, is the evolving IT channel.

  4. Addressing Headcount In Managed Services
    7/24/2015

    VARs looking to make the transition to managed services need to overcome some hurdles. We’ve been writing about them for a while now. Cash flow, training, a different sales methodology, selecting the right automation tools, etc. Another hurdle is running an efficient business. With that in mind, here’s a tough pill for many to swallow: Many VARs who have historically been project-/break-fix-based probably have a headcount issue.

  5. 451 Research Reveals Drop In Cloud Pricing
    7/23/2015

    According to the latest 451 Research Cloud Price Index, while on-demand pricing has dipped just 2.25 percent since October 2014, there has been a 12-percent reduction in costs for enterprises that are willing to negotiate and commit. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. 10 Things You Should Know About CompTIA Trustmarks
    7/23/2015

    At Channel Transitions Newark powered by Business Solutions on June 4 at the DoubleTree Newark Airport, Rob Cosentino, manager, CompTIA Business Trustmark, explained what a Trustmark is, how it can help impact businesses, and some of the Trustmark’s important features and qualifications. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. How To Set A Course As A Successful Healthcare IT Solutions Provider
    7/22/2015

    Healthcare IT continues to evolve and change, and IT solutions providers in this vertical need to address the challenges their clients face as they try to keep up with standards, regulations, and trends.

  8. Sophos Has Revealed PDF Cloaking Threat
    7/21/2015

    Security firm Sophos announced that it has discovered a potentially dangerous new search poisoning method of bypassing the algorithm protections in the Google search engine that could expose search users to a number of security threats: PDF cloaking.

  9. How Chicago’s New Cloud Tax Could Impact (All) MSPs
    7/21/2015

    In an unprecedented move, Chicago has ruled that it will impose a local tax on cloud-based services in the metro area.

  10. GFI Software Study: Work Email Follows Employees Home
    7/21/2015

    The third annual email survey by GFI Software conducted by Opinion Matters, found U.S. employees cannot escape work-related email, even during leisure time.

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