In news this week, edtech providers are getting serious about data privacy, and AT&T launches an edtech accelerator.
MSP-FOCUSED MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Create A Win-Win Managed Services Model
Fine-tuning its managed services program and consultation skills allows this MSP to continue its year-over-year double-digit growth trend.
Embracing The Burgeoning Digital Signage Market
This AV, digital signage, and IT integrator’s commitment to becoming a total solutions provider is leading to year-over-year double-digit growth.
How Good Is The Managed Services Business? Damn Good.
The results of Business Solutions’ latest survey of its managed services readers are in — and the data is compelling.
MSP-FOCUSED EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Retail Or Healthcare: Which Is The Bigger Breach Threat?
Pssst! I have something for you. It is perhaps the worst-kept secret in healthcare. Surely, that grabbed your attention — and here’s what should hold it: Many of the industry’s vendors have done a poor job ensuring their applications are properly patched and up-to-date. And the sheer volume of devices running those applications to access and share confidential patient records complicates matters considerably.
5 Rookie Mistakes Managed Services Providers Make
Moving to managed services is harder than it looks. Seemingly everywhere, everyone touts how amazing manages services is. It’s all about the monthly recurring revenue and swimming in those newfound revenue streams.
Using Opportunities In Your PSA To Track Leads
The most common business issue we hear in serving our HTG peer group members is far and away: “How do we generate more business?” The marketing and sales functions are viewed as a necessary evil to people who get more excited designing, building, and fixing technology solutions. We all know the lifeblood of a business is generating new opportunities from prospects as well as our existing clients. It is critical to the success of the business.
5 Factors To Consider When Devising A Data Auditing Policy
In today’s world, satisfying external regulations is a necessity that we all must fulfill. Staying complaint with these regulations is only possible if every change to data — either by human or machine — is thoroughly recorded. Following are the factors involved in devising an effective auditing policy.
Why Should You And Your IT Customers Be In Compliance?
Compliances are playing a big role in today’s industry — and not just for security. The rules and regulations of compliances like PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, etc. let organizations be more responsible when it comes to the handling the data storing the information about their business, operations, products, employees, and consumers. Not only storage, the sharing and treatment guidelines for precious data could be clearly defined using compliances.
MSP-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
How Fred IT Became One Of Australia’s Most Innovative Companies
When business is booming, we often learn to deal with frustrations rather than spend time establishing new processes. But as Fred IT learned, process is the key to capitalizing on growth.
5 Tips To Reinvent Your Pricing Strategy
Placing a value on your offerings as a technology service business can be difficult. But knowing whether the price is right shouldn’t be a guessing game.
Understanding The ROI Of Managed Patching For Both MSPs And Their Customers
As long as there are hackers willing to exploit software vulnerabilities and security breaches, patching will continue to be a critical element of the package offered by managed service providers (MSPs) to small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
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IT As A Service
The new Dell PartnerDirect Services Provider program offers access to heterogeneous management solutions that go both deep and wide. The Program addresses your customers’ IT service delivery quality, compliance, security, availability, and performance expectations – all from a single vendor – through subscription-based licensing, billing in arrears, as well as management and technical resources.
Kaseya Remote Desktop Management Kaseya’s Remote Control Software provides easy, fast and secure Remote Desktop Management of your entire computing infrastructure from anywhere. With our remote control software you’ll no longer have to struggle to figure out how you’re going to find that laptop in the field, and you’ll never have to change your firewall settings in order to gain access to computers behind a NAT or gateway.
Autotask Autotask Pro is the all-in-one web-based Professional Services Automation (PSA) software designed to help MSPs and IT Service providers to run their businesses better, more efficiently, and more profitably.
A Superior SaaS Based Remote Monitoring and Management Solution.
CloudFounders Equips MSPs To Offer Cloud Solutions
At Channel Transitions Midwest on October 7, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Chicago-Oak Brook, Jonathan Kos, VP of sales at CloudFounders, tells how managed services providers can leverage CloudFounders’ white-labeled products to offer privately hosted cloud solutions.
WorldPay Tells How Payment Solutions Can Lead To Recurring Revenue
At Channel Transitions Midwest on October 7, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Chicago-Oak Brook, Chester Ritchie, senior VP of strategic partnerships at WorldPay, displays payment solutions and discusses how solutions providers can establish recurring revenue streams.
GFI MAX Demonstrates Patch Management Feature
At Channel Transitions Midwest on October 7, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Chicago-Oak Brook, Nadia Karatsoreos, community manager for GFI MAX, introduces sales engineer Andrew Crihfield who demonstrates the platform’s patch management feature.
N-able Help Desk Manager - Overview And Demo
In this short video, we walk you through the powerful, full featured Help Desk Manager. Help Desk Manager delivers MSP-optimized, ITIL aligned, web-based help desk and ticketing at a price anyone can afford. Run it standalone or integrated with N-central - on premise or hosted. The choice is yours.