http://www.channelinsider.com - Cisco extends its UCS server business into the cloud storage market with SwiftStack's object storage software.
http://www.channelinsider.com - A recent study from CompTIA finds managed service providers are maturing rapidly though they still face growing pains.
http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com - Just posted a video on the ten steps we take to hire a new technician. Or almost anyone, really.Ten steps might seem like a lot, but it's not. After all, you need to ...1. Define the Job2. Post the ad and collect resumes3. Sort resumes and find good candidates4. Hold a quick one-minute interview5. Have an interview by the owner/manager6. Have an interview by one or more technicians7. Take the can
http://www.channelinsider.com - When seeking new customers, align yourself with adjacent technologies and industries that already have relationships with the types of customers you want to get.
http://blog.kaseya.com - Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) solutions are the foundation upon which successful MSP businesses are built. But all too often MSPs struggle with their RMMs, and devote a full-time admin just to run the darn thing. Complexity is just one thing holding back optimum exploitation of RMM solutions. Other drawbacks of some RMM tools are […]
http://www.channelinsider.com - Here's why organizations should examine the state of their legacy monitoring tools and update them as they implement new infrastructure initiatives.
http://blog.kaseya.com - The largest MSPs can offer 24×7 service and support. They have their own Network Operations Center (NOC) or already get such a service on an outsourced basis. Not all are so lucky. Some smaller MSPs can only handle trouble tickets and other duties during work hours. That’s bad enough for a local client in the […]
http://www.channelinsider.com - As the company seeks to catch up with Amazon Web Services, it is banking on independent software vendors to drive of consumption of Microsoft Azure.
http://www.channelinsider.com - Microsoft is bringing its partners deeper into the cloud fold with a slew of new Azure and Office 365 offerings and programs.
http://www.channelinsider.com - "Breaking Boundaries" is the subtitle for CompTIA's ChannelCon 2016, running Aug. 1 to 3 in Hollywood, Fla. Here's a preview of the annual event.
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