Managed service provider MSP business model
- July 10, 2020
Small Business Administration data showed more than 15,000 IT services firms received Paycheck Protection Act loans to handle cash flow and preserve jobs; more news from the week.
- April 03, 2020
A Small Business Administration lending program could help cash-strapped MSPs, but demand for the loans will be high and some details still need to be worked out.
- March 27, 2020
The managed services industry could further expand if the U.S. faces another major economic downturn, according to the CEO of MSP software firm NinjaRMM; more news from the week.
- March 23, 2020
The pandemic is expected to slow the once blistering pace of managed services transactions, but larger IT services firms such as Accenture have the wherewithal to pursue deals.
- March 17, 2020
Forrester has dropped tech growth projections for numerous sectors including consulting. Meanwhile, some security vendors are targeting MSPs with free product licenses.
- January 31, 2020
Pulseway plans to expand the scope of its RMM software product this year as it vies for more MSP customers. The independent RMM vendor grew its global customer base by about 30% in 2019, reaching ...
- December 04, 2019
The purchase of Carolinas IT is another transaction that demonstrates the active managed services merger and acquisition environment, which has seen more than 30 deals this year.
- October 11, 2019
Here are several observations from MSPAlliance's MSPWorld 2019 conference, which wraps up today in Las Vegas. 1. The industry wants to reframe the MSPs-as-target discussion MSPAlliance leadership ...
- October 10, 2019
As customers increasingly question the cybersecurity postures of MSPs, MSPAlliance aims to give firms a way to show they are proactively dealing with threats.
- September 20, 2019
D&H Distributing's cloud strategy aims to help VARs adopt the managed services model and sell bundled cloud offerings around platforms such as Office 365 and Azure.
- May 24, 2019
Managed service providers are aspiring to greater levels of MRR and deeper vertical market expertise, according to new Datto research; other news from the week.
- April 08, 2019
Logically, a newly launched managed service provider, joins the list of organizations pursuing MSP acquisitions, with the goal of creating a nationwide IT services platform.
- August 02, 2018
Operational efficiency improvement is an important step for a growing MSP, but one that can prove difficult to take, according to industry executives at ChannelCon 2018.
- July 19, 2018
SolarWinds MSP believes channel partners targeting the managed services model can gain insight into their transition using a new benchmarking tool dubbed MSP Pulse.
- June 20, 2018
The MSP industry has good prospects for growth in the SMB space as company valuations increase, but the firms with the greatest focus are more likely to reap the rewards.
- February 23, 2018
Cloud consulting services is one area IT service provider ConvergeOne would like to reinforce as it pursues business as a publicly traded enterprise.
- February 09, 2018
Recent market research reports point to the challenges of digital transformation initiatives, which call for both customers and channel partners to make changes.
- December 15, 2017
Kaseya predicts that 2018 will see the emergence of large MSPs as the managed services market continues to consolidate; other channel news from the week.
- December 08, 2017
Talk Social to Me and ServiceRocket, two Facebook Workplace deployment partners, are joining forces to accelerate the collaboration platform's adoption; other news from the week.
- 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.
- April 04, 2016
Although IT security has emerged as a top growth area for managed service providers, MSPWorld speakers warned against plunging headlong into the market.
- February 09, 2016
Xerox's pending split, slated for completion by year's end, may have limited impact on document technology partners, who generally view the breakup as a favorable development.
- January 27, 2016
The MSPAlliance has enhanced its decade-old MSP/Cloud Verify certification program to address such issues as software licensing, password management and cybersecurity.
- January 20, 2016
New surveys from Kaseya and Clutch indicate continuing demand for managed services and suggest companies offering a wider range of services may see the highest growth.
- December 04, 2015
The pending Dell-EMC deal and HP's split into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise topped the list of significant events for IT news in 2015 from a channel perspective.
- October 26, 2015
A pending acquisition would combine Pomeroy and Tolt Solutions into a managed services and professional services entity, with nearly $1 billion in revenue.
- October 23, 2015
What makes a good MSP salesperson? How should you compensate sales staff? Execs tackled these and other MSP sales-related questions at MSPWorld this week; plus, more channel news.
- October 20, 2015
At MSPWorld 2015, the president of Locknet Managed IT Services gave guidance on scaling up small MSP business practices and overcoming the challenges.
- August 21, 2015
ASCII Group President Jerry Koutavas showcased a new service to steer MSPs through complicated sales tax codes.
- August 18, 2015
The original MSP executives serving on the MSP Consortium board have resigned, but the group's key backer said work on the consortium will continue.
- June 03, 2015
At Automation Nation, LabTech Software CEO Matthew Nachtrab launched the Team Building Toolkit to help IT companies develop more efficient and collaborative technical teams.
- June 01, 2015
CompTIA's latest Trends in Managed Services study indicates a higher adoption rate among customers who cast MSPs in a more strategic role.
- 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.
- January 27, 2015
With the launch of the Service Provider Program, Lenovo aims to expand its x86 server business into cloud and managed services provider markets.
- January 16, 2015
In channel news this week, Centrify unveiled an MSP partner program; ExtraHop appointed a new chief to bolster its channel; Asigra enhanced its certification program; and more.
- December 04, 2014
The annual growth rates for managed services have accelerated over the past year and many MSPs are moving toward value-based pricing, according to Kaseya research.
- August 27, 2013
Following the decision by Dell to wind down development of the packetTrap products AVG has revealed plans to step into the breach.
- July 17, 2013
Aria Systems' SaaS billing system, Unified Channel Billing, is designed to simplify channel partners' billing operations for cloud-based services.
- March 26, 2013
Attorney advises that MSPs and CSPs enact four basic IT risk mitigation strategies, involving contractual language, insurance, encryption and more.
- March 29, 2012
A lack of standardization in consumer devices has led MSPs to have difficulty around setting up support prices for consumer devices in the workplace.
- August 09, 2007
Selling managed services successfully is easier if an aspiring MSP avoids referring to "selling managed services" and comes up with its own brand, experts say. As part of that, companies should take on a trusted advisor role with their clients, ...