New & Notable
MSP business model transformation News
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.
January 27, 2017
Microsoft reported its Azure offering is seeing 93% sales growth as channel partners acknowledged an uptick in customer interest around the cloud platform; other news of the week.
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.
July 12, 2016
Speakers at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference said partners in the cloud must differentiate through methods such as verticalization, IP and content marketing.
MSP business model transformation Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
MSPs will attest that business model shifts can be arduous journeys. This guide aims to help navigate the challenges of reinventing business practices. Continue Reading
The cloud computing business offers the potential for revenue growth, but channel partners will need to gear up to address a difficult business model transition. Continue Reading
Channel partners can capture a slice of the growing IoT managed services market if they can overcome the steep learning curve. Continue Reading
Evaluate MSP business model transformation Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
In hindsight, NSI would have done a few things differently during its transition from a reseller to an MSP. NSI president Tom McDonald shares lessons learned from the journey. Continue Reading
MSP business model transformation: Channel partners face challenges as they cultivate as-a-service offerings, seek dollars for investment and promote their new offerings. Continue Reading
Managed service providers and other channel firms are upping their investment in cloud services but must confront the challenges of cloud profitability and revenue contribution. Continue Reading
Manage MSP business model transformation
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
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
Managed IT services firms can help clients inject technology innovation into each area of business as they digitally transform, writes Paul Parisi, president of SaviorLabs. Continue Reading
Developing a cloud services practice is no easy feat. In this guide, we offer considerations for business model transitions, service offerings and partner networks you can join. Continue Reading
Problem Solve MSP business model transformation Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
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