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March 08, 2019
The acquisition of a consulting company is expanding Accenture Industry X.0, while SADA Systems and Wipro are seeking greater focus in divestitures; more news from the week.
February 25, 2019
MSP software provider ConnectWise has revealed plans to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm. According to ConnectWise, the transaction is expected to close on Feb. 28. ...
February 15, 2019
Microsoft partner training is getting a new addition with a self-assessment tool that guides partners toward appropriate training resources.
January 11, 2019
MSPs can expect Pulseway to add machine learning-based features and third-party integrations to its RMM software in 2019; other news from the week.
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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
Last year's mergers and acquisitions spree looks set to continue into 2019, as buyers look for geographic reach and skills that span multiple public cloud platforms. Continue Reading
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The marketing formula at service provider DynTek includes executive briefings, messaging around innovation and transformation, and a blend of traditional and digital techniques. Continue Reading
For Eric Hobbs, the key to the talent acquisition process is to recruit prospective employees early and often. Hobbs is CEO at Technology Associates, a managed service provider (MSP) in Cary, North ... Continue Reading
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