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  1. 6 Methods To Consider When Pricing Managed Services
    3/3/2016

    Let’s face it: pricing is a hot topic for managed IT service providers (MSPs), and with good reason. It’s 2016, and there are still heated debates on the best pricing model to choose. Many MSPs are unsure what is the right model for their business, and without the proper due diligence into the topic, there can remain the nagging fear that some detail has been missed and potentially greater profit margins are slipping away.

  2. What Can IT Providers Do To Help Combat The Human Component Of Data Security Vulnerabilities?
    2/29/2016

    IT providers have a responsibility to do everything feasible to assure the success of their customers. Hard drives do fail and tornados do occur; however, with surprising frequency, more threats are occurring as a result of fellow human beings.

  3. 5 Insights Into Successful Channel Relationships
    2/23/2016

    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. What can vendors do to develop mutually profitable channel relationships with their partners? Teach them to fish? Well, something like that.

  4. Why Every MSP Should Offer BDR
    2/23/2016

    As a full service manages service provider (MSP), one of our goals is to turn our clients’ networks into the black boxes they expect them to be. But with that comes the responsibility of assuring them all the bases are covered, especially when it relates to backup. With that in mind, there are three reasons you should offer every client a comprehensive data backup and BDR solution...

  5. Enhancing The Customer Experience Through The Channel Ecosystem
    2/3/2016

    For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), which represent more than 90 percent of companies in most countries, delivering a superior experience to customers around the world may seem like an impossible task. Fortunately, channel partners are there to help fill that void.

  6. Help Your Clients Avoid 3 Costly Card-Not-Present Transaction Mistakes
    1/6/2016

    Industry statistics confirm that state-of-the-art technology is a company’s only formidable defense against data attacks. Unfortunately, most attacks target small and mid-sized businesses, which are often targeted due to assumed lower security.

  7. SMB IT Market Opportunity: 5 Tips To Maximize Business Value With Next-Generation Power Monitoring
    12/28/2015

    Organizations should leverage next-generation power monitoring services, keeping these requirements in mind.

  8. 8 Predictions For UCaaS In 2016
    12/23/2015

    The technology industry is never dull, and in 2016 the UCaaS market will certainly get even more interesting. UCaaS will hit that transition point between the slope of enlightenment and plateau of productivity on Gartner’s hype cycle. The opportunities in UCaaS are increasing, and channel partners can capture new revenue from high margin services and achieve greater success.

  9. Predictions For 2016: SMBs And Cloud
    12/21/2015

    SMBs will face various cloud-related challenges in 2016 — challenges that will create many opportunities for IT solutions providers to expand their portfolios with solutions that enable SMBs for ongoing success

  10. Top 7 Predictions For SMB Cloud POS In 2016
    12/10/2015

    As SMBs look for faster and easier access to social and mobile analytics and more processing power and storage, cloud adoption has boomed. According to The SMB Group, cloud is the new IT infrastructure for SMBs, with 92 percent using at least one cloud business solution and 87 percent using at least one cloud infrastructure solution.