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VAR to MSP challenges News
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 01, 2018
Sophos said it will look to provide its partners with greater access to its in-house expertise as the security vendor's partner base moves toward the MSP model; more news from the week.
March 30, 2011
Hewlett-Packard's new mobile and cloud push boosts its MPS pitch to partners.
May 14, 2010
Selling managed services helps VARs promote their own brand and value versus that of their vendor partners.
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