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September 26, 2014
At Continuum's Navigate conference in Boston, managed service providers received advice on how to communicate with line-of-business managers and build relationships.
September 17, 2014
A CompTIA study shows managed print services providers see opportunity in the managed print services market, even as the number of printer shipments declines worldwide.
August 01, 2014
Before an audience of ASCII Group members, Gary Bixler explains the business opportunities involved in today's tech trends and 'anti-trends' and outlines strategies for channel success.
June 10, 2014
Comstor and Presidio have partnered up to deliver Presidio's cloud-driven managed services to Cisco-based data centers.
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Managed services providers work to perfect the recurring revenue stream of managed services. AGJ Systems & Networks and NSI Total Care are two MSPs trying to make the transition into 100% managed services businesses. Continue Reading
Netsocket is fine-tuning its SDN offering for MSPs, enabling them to centrally provision virtual branch routing along with automated network services. Continue Reading
MSPs move from managing on-premises assets to taking on the cloud, adapting to a cloud-based business model and environments of varying complexity. Continue Reading
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If MSPs committed fully to the managed services business model, more end-user organizations might adopt the services, says a CompTIA report. Continue Reading
Building up your sales pipeline when establishing an MSP practice requires a lot of early success with lead generation and business development. Continue Reading
A per-device and per-user pricing model is easy for MSPs, but experts caution it carries business risk and leads managed services to commoditization. Continue Reading
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The managed services model is better -- and more lucrative -- than the break/fix model because it represents an alignment between your goals and your customers' goals. Continue Reading
IT service provider Press Ganey is using VMware's vCloud suite in its data center to deliver health care SaaS applications to its customers. Continue Reading
MSPs and integrators risk facing cloud lock-in when they partner with a larger provider for cloud services instead of building their own. Here are five ways to avoid it. Continue Reading