The Consortium for School Networking makes recommendations for school networks. Also in the news, all-digital curricula could become a trend, and a proposed bill in Maine would prohibit selling student data.
MSP-FOCUSED MAGAZINE ARTICLES
RMM For Healthcare Product Comparison
Business Solutions examines how RMM providers address the specific needs of the healthcare vertical.
4 Steps To Becoming A Trusted Virtualization Advisor
This $9 million MSP’s projected 17% revenue growth is coming from its foray into selling virtualization solutions and services to the SMB market.
Remote Management Improves MSP Business
STI Computer Services can better serve clients, and do so more profitably, by providing remote security audits and hardware troubleshooting.
MSP-FOCUSED EXECUTIVE COMMENTARY
Five Reasons VARs Should Focus On Manufacturing
To stay competitive, all companies have to continually place bets on where to invest their time and resources; assess how to strengthen solution offerings; and innovate around them. We are all evaluating the industry sectors that deliver the most promise and provide the biggest opportunities for business growth. If manufacturing isn’t on your short list, it definitely should be.
Will Windows XP’s End Of Life Be The End Of Compliance For Your Customers?
The inevitable fate of Windows’ legacy OS presents a serious potential industry violation threat to your customers operating in regulated industries — and the perfect opportunity for you to save the day.
What Do You Know About Team Collaboration SaaS Apps?
What’s new and what’s next for cloud-based workplace collaboration apps.
Prepare For New Competition From Big-Box Retailers, Copier Companies
For most of us, we began our journey in managed services for one main reason: the guaranteed, recurring, monthly revenue stream. Over the years, the managed services industry as a whole has been lucky enough to keep the hands of big business out of the money pot, allowing us little guys a chance to stake our claim. Well guys, I hate to say this, but the secret’s getting out.
4 Steps to Building a Profitable Services Business
Justin Crotty of NetEnrich offers best practices that help you avoid common obstacles to building a profitable IT services business.
MSP-FOCUSED WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
How To Generate New Recurring Revenues From Higher-Value, Higher-Margin Managed Services
Margins for most service providers are razor thin. Many are asking: how can we add new, breakthrough value to customers? What new sources of revenue can we tap? Many are turning to Managed Services. In doing so, they are generating new, recurring revenue from services that complement their core business and add significant value to customers. It’s a win-win strategy.
Hermetic Networks Saves Time And Headaches With N-Able
Founded in 2004 by Mike Bailey, Hermetic Networks has seen vast changes take place across its organization since aligning in mid- 2013 with N-able by SolarWinds®, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software. Located in Richmond, Va., the managed service provider’s (MSP) business has kicked into high gear with the power of N-able’s N-central ® MSP service automation platform behind it.
7 Key Consideration To Help Get Your MSP Service Desk Up And Running - FAST!
As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) the quality of your service delivery can be vital for the growth and success of your business.
MANAGED SERVICES EVENTS
|CharTec CEO Sales Retreat||March 21, 2014||Austin, TX|
|Ingram Cloud Summit||April 7-9, 2014||Hollywood, FL|
|Channel Transitions – West||April 29, 2014||Santa Ana, CA|
|Autotask Community Live||June 8-10, 2014||Miami|
|Channel Transitions – East||July 22, 2014||Boston|
|Channel Transitions – Midwest||October 7, 2014||Chicago|
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FEATURED MSP-FOCUSED PRODUCTS
Small Business Data Protection. Redefined.
Designed specifically for small businesses, Datto ALTO is an advanced backup, disaster recovery and business continuity solution that is easy to use, cost effective, and provides a comprehensive insurance policy against costly downtime.
LabTech Remote Monitoring And Management
Partner-driven innovation is the main focus at LabTech Software, fueling our drive to develop and enhance product features and functionality that expand our partners’ service offerings. With vast field experience as a managed service provider (MSP), LabTech Software values and incorporates partner-based input and feedback in developing a truly efficient, revenue producing remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform.
LabTech Ignite ®
Implementing new remote monitoring and management (RMM) software can take a significant amount of time and usually has a substantial learning curve. In response to partner feedback concerning these issues, LabTech has developed LabTech Ignite which provides faster implementation and a reduced learning curve.
LabTech Mobile Device Management
LabTech Mobile Device Management (MDM) provides an environment where IT professionals can easily manage and secure mobile devices throughout their entire lifecycle. Built directly into LabTech, the MDM service allows for centralized management of all mobiles devices across all client sites from the same interface used to monitor your clients' networks.
ASCII Discusses Membership Benefits At Channel Transitions 2013
Trevor DiGirolamo, director of membership recruitment with The ASCII Group, shared the benefits of his organization with attendees at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
GFI MAX Highlights “RemoteManagement” At Channel Transitions 2013
Kelly O’Bray of GFI MAX discussed cloud-based GFI MAX RemoteManagement at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions 2013 VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
CompTIA VP Talks About Member Benefits At Channel Transitions 2013
Nancy Hammervik, senior VP of industry relations for CompTIA, shared the benefits of membership in CompTIA at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference.
RSPA Highlights Member Services, Education At Channel Transitions 2013
Stephen Gift, RSPA member services supervisor, and Amber Murdock, RSPA education and certification manager, shared the benefits of their organization with attendees at Business Solutions magazine’s Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference.