Managed Services Articles
Where BSMinfo.com Visitors Landed In 2013
In 2013, people searching the Internet who found their way to BSMinfo.com most often clicked on these topics — providing an informal gauge of what gets the channel’s attention.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 27, 2013
Data breaches and security advice are in the news, as well as a prediction that EHR switching will continue into 2014 and a list of technologies that are changing healthcare — including 3D printing.
Government IT News For VARs — December 26, 2013
In the news, businesses are turning government open data in to business opportunities and some technology-related issues have the attention of legislators.
BYOD: How To Have It All
Ron Hassanwalia, COO of SOTI, a mobile device management (MDM) provider with more than 10,000 enterprise customers worldwide, says adding MDM to BYOD is the way “to give choice without sacrifice.” Designing the right solution, though, might take some creativity.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 20, 2013
In the news, a forecast warns healthcare providers of their risks for data breaches and the HHS says not all EHR fraud safeguards are in place.
Why Increased Profitability Might Be Out Of Your Reach
If you’re a VAR or integrator looking to become more profitable, check this out. I attended a lot of trade shows and partner conferences focused on managed services this fall and sat through a ton of educational sessions. Something that really jumped out at me about MSPs is their focus on business metrics.
Government IT News For VARs — December 17, 2013
In the news, Microsoft takes steps to ensure customers the government will have to legally access Internet data — not take it through technological means. Also, industry executives weigh in on the safety of police mobile apps, and the GSA’s OS3 could help more companies do business with the government.
How To Start Bundling Managed Services
For VARs beginning to offer managed services, the question of how to add on or bundle services often presents new challenges. Channel executives from Continuum, AVG, and N-able by Solar Winds offer suggestions for where to begin.
How To Own A New Company In 2014: Rebrand
In the final weeks of 2013, you might begin thinking about New Year’s resolutions. As you reflect on all the things that could use a fresh start in 2014, add one more to the list: your brand. Hayman Consulting Group provides information and advice.
Advice On Bundling Services With Cloud Backup
Allan Lonz of AdvisorVault suggests common products and services to bundle with cloud back up.