Managed service provider (MSP) business model News
April 23, 2015
MSPs across the board derive their revenue from a variety of business lines, including break/fix and IT project work, according to an Autotask study. Is the pure-play managed services business model an elusive dream?
March 30, 2015
On the final day of the spring MSPWorld conference, MSPAlliance CEO Charles Weaver highlighted MSP trends that point to growth opportunities and areas that need attention.
February 02, 2015
The managed security services market is set to vibrantly expand. MSSPs fortify their practices as more sophisticated cyberthreats loom on the horizon.
January 27, 2015
Cisco has outlined its strategy for Cisco ONE Software, highlighting opportunities for partners. The company also announced plans to build its Cisco Meraki Cloud-Managed IT business.
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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
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