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December 14, 2018
Cisco Digital Navigator, a digital transformation methodology, aims to help Cisco resellers build digital businesses and facilitate partnering with digital solutions integrators.
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.
July 13, 2018
MSP market M&A: Evergreen Services Group is acquiring SMB service providers that generate most of their business via monthly recurring revenue; more news from the week.
June 28, 2018
At DattoCon 2018, company executive Ian McChord shared his views on emerging trends and opportunities for managed service providers.
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When making 2019 travel plans, refer to this list of channel-focused events and conferences hosted by IT vendors, distributors, industry organizations and vendors that cater to VARs and MSPs. Continue Reading
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Master MSPs emerged more than a decade ago as a means for channel firms to develop managed services, but experts are split on whether the traditional model continues to hold sway. Continue Reading
Channel companies in 2019 may find themselves weighing the merits of ISV partnerships versus the possibility of developing their own software lines of business. Continue Reading
Leading companies need to build dynamic ecosystems and deploy next-generation platforms to gain a competitive edge, says Ramadurai Ramalingam, managing director at Accenture. Continue Reading
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Many MSPs still rely heavily on an hourly billing rate and cost-plus pricing. Michael Backers, an MSPAlliance board member, offers advice on moving to managed services pricing. Continue Reading
Serving as a customer's partner requires more than a marketing label. David Kaszowicz of Aventis Systems discusses how channel companies can become managing partners. Continue Reading
Many managed service provider partners consider IT security an important revenue opportunity, but they may have to retool their offerings to address emerging threats. Continue Reading
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The process of transitioning to the cloud or MSP business model can run smoother if channel partners avoid these 10 missteps. Continue Reading
Solution providers have numerous paths to cloud, but what's the most logical route to getting there? Experts offer advice for making a transition with minimal disruptions to your current business model. Continue Reading
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