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January 30, 2015
In channel news this week, Avnet Technology Solutions introduced a new service for solution providers and suppliers; Check Point released a global partner program; and more.
May 06, 2014
At the EMC Global Partner Summit, vendor EMC introduces its channel partners to an extensively restructured, refocused partner program.
January 10, 2014
Business consultant Larry Schulze outlines key performance indicators for IT solution providers, including optimal cost and profitability percentages.
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Channel partners working through the merger and acquisition process must deal with cultural, financial and personnel issues before the ink is dry. Continue Reading
With the enterprise mobility professional services market expected to grow into an $11.1-billion opportunity by 2018, it's no wonder that solution providers are eager to add managed mobility services to their portfolios. However, the barrier of entry into managed mobility services is high and the challenges of delivering the services are diverse and complex.
In this three-part guide, we will provide an overview of the various challenges facing managed mobility services providers, offer expert advice on how to gain traction in the managed mobility marketplace and consider whether partnering with EMM vendors is an expedient solution for overcoming the obstacles when getting started. Breaking into managed mobility services is no easy task, but with your customers evolving into mobile-forward organizations, developing a mobility practice could be essential for keeping with the times.Continue Reading
Vendor relationship management is no less important than customer relationship management for solution providers looking to unlock business growth. Learn best practices and why small solution providers especially should make VRM a top priority. Continue Reading
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The results of our second-annual IT channel salary survey are in. Take a look at average compensation sliced by job role, company type, region, job satisfaction and more. Continue Reading
Vendors have long dominated their partner relationships; however, through practices like vendor relationship management, solution providers are taking control. Continue Reading
As solution providers and vendors continue to adjust to the growth of the cloud and SaaS applications, channel conflict remains a concern. Continue Reading
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Compared with the Windows XP transition, the migration from Server 2003 may be more laborious and complicated for solution providers. Adding to the challenges, customers' attitudes remain mixed -- despite Microsoft's looming deadline. Continue Reading
Get answers to your frequently asked questions about vSphere management, including information on virtual machine (VM) host resources and how to configure VM settings. Continue Reading
This FAQ helps solutions providers give users the best assistance when Windows 7 issues arise, such as the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), crashes and random freezes. Continue Reading
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Find out how government IT solutions providers are planning to weather the uncertainty they're facing around their U.S. federal contracts. Continue Reading
A DBaaS has feature and other limitations, but it brings shorter sales cycles, reduced startup costs, recurring revenue streams and more customers. Continue Reading
David Mortman explains the recent changes to HIPAA, and how they will affect a solution provider business. Find out what you need to know in order to instruct your customers on the HIPAA compliance changes. Continue Reading