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June 19, 2020
Datto's newest managed services market study highlighted cloud computing as an essential component of MSP portfolios; other channel news from the week.
June 03, 2020
Customers who buy software from ISVs through AWS Marketplace now have an easier way to update contract terms during the span of an existing agreement. The feature should help customers manage contract sprawl, analysts say.
May 07, 2020
IBM redesigned its channel program to better suit partners' increasingly multipronged business models. Partners can now engage IBM in Sell, Build and Service tracks.
April 24, 2020
The cloud services market remains active amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as Accenture, CentriLogic, SADA Systems and J2 Global build out their businesses; more news from the week.
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Business models are changing in the digital age, requiring companies to create sometimes unexpected partnerships, enabled by the widespread availability of cloud services. Continue Reading
An ISV (independent software vendor) makes and sells software products that run on one or more computer hardware or operating system (OS) platforms. Continue Reading
Cloud provisioning is the allocation of a cloud provider's resources and services to a customer. Continue Reading
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Salesforce partners have, once again, become popular acquisition targets for large, international IT services firms hoping to capitalize on the demand for SaaS consulting services. Continue Reading
Alibaba Cloud is outpacing AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform when it comes to worldwide revenue growth. And it has its eye on MSPs and other channel partners. Continue Reading
Nerdio's cloud transition continues with its distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, which offers Nerdio's Azure automation product for MSPs on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace. Continue Reading
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For some services providers, focusing resources on one cloud platform makes more sense than distributing resources across two or more public cloud environments. Continue Reading
Subscription business models, a focus on automating workflow and becoming a thought leader are important for taking advantage of the Microsoft Office 365 opportunity. Continue Reading
Demand for Microsoft Azure services ranges from cost optimization to AI services, according to service providers looking for business in this public cloud platform. Continue Reading
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IT services companies are contributing a mix of advice and cloud offerings to help research groups and other organizations battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading
Andy Syrewicze, a former MSP engineer and current Microsoft MVP, detailed five Azure solutions that service providers can offer their clients. The packages run from the simple to the visionary. Continue Reading
Operators entering the cloud market need to target business customer needs and consider software developer partners for higher revenue SaaS offerings. Continue Reading