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Prepare Now For The Hybrid Cloud Upsurge Trend
There are a couple of reasons this uptick in hybrid cloud adoption is so important. First, it speaks to your customers’ security fears when considering public-cloud-only options combined with the fact that private-only cloud options can sometimes be cost prohibitive. And second, deploying a hybrid cloud strategy is more complicated than a public-only or private-only strategy. Where there is more complexity, the channel becomes more relevant.
A Smarter Approach To School IT Management
The Old Adobe Union District in Petaluma, CA is a school district consisting of four elementary schools and around 2,000 students. Between all of the schools, there are over 700 machines. Larry Black, the sole member of the IT support staff, oversees all of the machines. “We just needed a strong antivirus that could help protect machines from inexperienced users.”
6 Keys To Expand Your Revenue Opportunities: BDR Designed For SMBs
With a backup and disaster recovery solution designed specifically for small business, MSPs now have a technical and financial story to tell, and sell. This paper outlines how Datto ALTO can expand an MSPs customer base and revenue growth with a BDR that addresses the unique needs of small business, from features to price. Read this paper to learn the 6 keys to expand your business with untapped small business market.
6 Key Criteria For SMB Data Protection
This white paper reviews both the unique pain points faced by small businesses in regards to data protection, as well as the solution provided by Datto ALTO, the first BDR solution designed specifically for small business with the power of an enterprise BDR. And at a small business price point.
Utilizing Next Generation MSP Automation To Gain A Competitive Advantage In The Managed Services Marketplace
The demand for managed services is gaining momentum because of a confluence of macro-market trends. As a result of these trends, approximately 7 in 10 end-user organizations today contract with a MSP for some or all of their technology needs, according to a recent survey report published by CompTIA. These savings and other business benefits have driven 62% of the current users of MSPs to plan to increase the proportion of their IT operations managed by MSP over the next two years.
Helping SMBs Institute Smart, Secure, Scalable Storage
Data volume is growing exponentially year over year in the small and midsize business (SMB) space. Emails never stop coming in or going out, shared files continue to grow, and documents must be retained for legal compliance. As SMBs continue to become increasingly aware of their storage needs and wants, and as the amount of data they need to store continues to grow, value-added resellers (VARs) can take advantage of the resulting business opportunities.
Managing Mobile Devices: The New MSP Opportunity
Just as it’s hard to imagine banking without ATMs, computer users eventually will look back and wonder how they ever got by without smartphones or tablets. Network-connected smartphones, notebooks and tablets, according to analysts, will reach 15 billion worldwide by 2015 — more than double the planet’s projected population. Mobile phones in 2013 will surpass PCs in connecting to the Internet, analysts predict. As of 2012, the number of smartphones in use worldwide had passed 1 billion.
Growing Your IT Support Business By Becoming A Managed Service Provider
If you are reading this, chances are you’re the owner of a small to medium sized business (SMB) quickly reaching the limits of what you can do with your current break/fix model and you are keen to know where you can go from here. That or you’re more than happy with your break/fix business and are curious to know what exactly we think is wrong with it. Either way you’ve come to the right place.
Accel Takes MSP Automation To The Next Level With N-able
N-central’s Automation Manager not only gives Accel greater efficiency and a way to reduce IT errors well in the future, but also delivers a path toward stronger profits. As automation scripts are written, the MSP is able to leverage them for both managed services customers and break-fix clients – allowing the firm to save technician time while still billing standard fees for the services provided.
Software Developers Gain Unique Value-Add Tied To Merchant Processing
DonateWiseNOW is a first-to-market technology enabling micro-donations during card transactions at the POS for SMB merchants. For software developers, this functionality is a way to differentiate and earn additional recurring revenue from donations made.