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Managed service provider (MSP) business model News
March 28, 2017
Throughout the MSPWorld 2017 conference, speakers looked to drive home the message that MSPs must focus on security issues and protect customer data.
November 11, 2016
The adoption of cloud services among traditional channel partner companies was a key theme at this year's IT Nation conference, hosted by ConnectWise.
June 30, 2016
A new CompTIA report shows service providers continue to struggle with cloud adoption, while they battle perennial issues such as margin pressure.
June 27, 2016
Managed service providers can now sell a channel-oriented firewall from Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda, Barracuda Networks' MSP brand.
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A channel partner is a person or organization that provides services or sells products on behalf of a software, hardware, networking or cloud services vendor. Value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators (SIs), consultants, managed service ... Continue Reading
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Pricing managed services? Don't become preoccupied with per-user or per-device pricing decisions and make sure to aim for a profit margin rather than markup, David Streit writes. Continue Reading
MSPs are pushing beyond traditional services such as patch and firewall management as they look to stand out from other companies offering managed IT security services. Continue Reading
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In the past, IT service managers might have gotten away with storing important info in their brains; today, having solid MSP documentation is essential to growing your business. Continue Reading
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Vology has used a combination of acquisitions and organic growth as it transitions from a product-oriented approach to an IT services provider business model. Continue Reading
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