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.
Is 2014 The Beginning Of The End?
Before you jump to the conclusion that this is a doom-and-gloom article, let me promise you it isn’t. It’s a story about opportunity. True, where there’s opportunity, there’s often the other side of the coin where weakness and threats lie. My goal, and that of Business Solutions, is to keep readers like you on the opportunity side of business. I want you profitable and thriving in 2014 and into 2015.
Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking News From November 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month Managed Services, Backup and Recovery, and Networking news includes a new certification course for mobile technologies, new software releases and certifications, a new opportunity for VARs and MSPs to provide cloud backup services, and new business partnerships.
Education IT News for VARs — December 10, 2013
In the news, school technology leaders are challenged to keep up with BYOD, Common Core online testing, and data processing. The Consortium for School Networking encourages schools to form partnerships and use cloud services “outside of district walls.”
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 4, 2013
In the news: a letter from the AHA wants ICD-10 testing to start next month and companies are offering a cloud alternative to patient portals and free EHR software.
A Look At Cloud Security From Your Customers’ Perspective
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? An article in a recent edition of Authority, published by Tech Data, “Your Data Has Left The Building,” is a realistic look at the risks people and organizations face when they make the decision to store data in the cloud.
Education IT News For VARs — November 27, 2013
News includes growth forecasted in the smart classroom market and a new master’s program at KU in educational technology to respond to the demand in the market for skilled IT professionals.
Peer-To-Peer: MSP Comments On Selling Services, Compensating Sales Teams
An MSP offers perspective on selling and on incentivizing his sales team.