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Enterprise Cloud Adoption Tips Toward Maturity
Enterprise Cloud Adoption Tips Toward Maturity

Off-premises services provider environments take over as the primary venue for most workloads as cloud technology matures

  • The Biggest Channel Disruption No One is Talking About
    The Biggest Channel Disruption No One is Talking About

    Talk to your clients about patching Windows 10 before your competitors do.

  • Recurring Revenue & Operational Maturity
    Recurring Revenue & Operational Maturity

    We last featured Chris Rumpf in 2013, back when we were still Business Solutions magazine, his company was still called Rumpf Computer Solutions, and recurring revenue was covering just south of 90 percent of his business’ operating expenses.

  • How Valuable Are Vendor Incentives?
    How Valuable Are Vendor Incentives?

    Award-winning, high-tech sales professional and founder of DLH Services, LLC, Dede Haas creates innovative and successful channel sales solutions for vendors and their channel partners. This month, Haas discusses the value of partner programs with two members of The ASCII Group, a 1,300-member organization of North American VARs, solutions providers, and MSPs offering services to help its members grow their businesses.

  • Service Provider Spending Intelligence

    The 2018 Technology Services Heatmap published by the Technology Services Industry Association offers powerful insight into your peers’ tech spending plans.

  • How To Capitalize On GPU Computing
    How To Capitalize On GPU Computing

    As machine learning, analytics, and AI expand, here's how channel partners can get in early and leverage a hidden opportunity to tune storage systems for the desired ROI – and competitive advantage.

  • Why A Veteran Is Your Next Hire
    Why A Veteran Is Your Next Hire

    MSSP BLOKWORX’s CEO Robert Boles offers a strong argument for hiring veterans into IT careers. His experience-based opinions are backed by the stats. The blazing hot security services market, in particular, is poised to benefit from veterans' experience.

  • Service Provider Strategies In A Hybrid IT World
    Service Provider Strategies In A Hybrid IT World

    Over the past 20 years, the hardware layer of infrastructure has mostly commodified, with the value shifting to software and services. This shift means that, to the consumers, the infrastructure itself — the place where logic is processed and data is stored — is less relevant. If it’s secure, compliant, reliable, available on demand, and cost-effective, businesses are generally happy. To the end user, the underlying infrastructure is almost entirely invisible.

  • The Right Start To Security Consulting Success
    The Right Start To Security Consulting Success

    While the market for cybersecurity is getting better all the time, Breadcrumb Cybersecurity CEO Brian Horton says selling it requires more than a partner program with a security software vendor — it requires consultancy.

  • Customer Success & The vCIO
    Customer Success & The vCIO

    Dataprise, Inc.’s Mick Shah eschews the notion of a customer success officer. Customer success, he says, is everyone’s job, and it starts with the vCIO. Here’s how the 300-employee Rockville, MD-based MSP marries vCIO-as-a-Service to its customer success strategy.

  • Avoid Data Security Liability
    Avoid Data Security Liability

    Your customers aren’t the only ones who expect you to be not just a technology service provider, but also a cybersecurity provider. The law expects it, too.

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