SMB Magazine Articles

  1. The SMB Market’s $1 Trillion Secret
    3/20/2013

    Some resellers shy away from selling to SMBs, but there’s overwhelming evidence that indicates this could be a costly decision. The SMB market has been a staple for the channel for many years, and cost savings continues to be the primary driver for this market, which is often difficult to define. One buying trend that is changing with SMBs is their openness to managed services.

  2. IMS Research: State Of The Industry 2013
    3/19/2013

    The transition from analog to network equipment has been an established trend in the CCTV and video surveillance market for some time now. However, this trend is driving another transition that is gathering pace according to IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc.): the IT land grab of the video surveillance market.

  3. The Top 6 Security Threats To Your SMB Customers
    3/18/2013

    Helping your customers understand the security threat landscape is the first step to selling managed network security solutions.

  4. Product Review: Backup And Disaster Recovery (BDR) Solutions
    2/21/2013

    There are a lot of services an MSP can sell its customers, but almost every MSP includes BDR services as one of its core offerings. For this month’s product review, Business Solutions once again turned to MSP Remote Technology Management (RTM). CEO Eric Brown and Technical Manager Kevin Danis tested seven BDR solutions in their Massachusetts test lab over a two-week period, investing more than 40 hours.

  5. The Secret To Double-Digit Managed Services Growth
    2/13/2013

    This MSP moved its outsourced help desk support in-house, bundled its services offerings, and is now projecting 19% revenue growth this year.

  6. The 3-Year Mobile Sale Payoff
    2/13/2013

    A mobility integrator’s perseverance leads to a $100k+, 40-handheld and mobile printer install with recurring revenue.

  7. Add Hosted Access Control To Your Managed Services Portfolio
    2/13/2013

    IT integrators looking for additional profit and a more sticky relationship with customers should consider adding hosted access control to their portfolios.

  8. Niche Market, Major Opportunity
    1/16/2013

    POS resellers are foolish to overlook ethnic grocery stores; their numbers have exploded with Asian/Hispanic population growth, and they’re buying lots of technology.

  9. Cloud Backup Doesn’t Need To Be A Loss Leader
    1/16/2013

    Rather than fearing your customers’ inevitable move to the cloud, heed the advice of industry experts and turn the cloud into a new revenue stream.

  10. Tablets: POS Threat Or Opportunity?
    12/14/2012

    Margins may be tight, but VARs should seize the mobile POS opportunity that tablets present.