solution providers

By general
In Channel
Sep 18th, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics VMTurbo refines it cloud automation tools with VMTurbo Operations Manager 3.2. MSPs and budding solution providers managing increasingly heterogenous and disparate virtualized cloud environments may find the platform an ideal solution to meet customer demands and maintain SLAs. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Sep 18th, 2012
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/ CRN Westcon plans to add HP Fortify and Tipping Point products into its LEAP centers, which solution providers can leverage to build or demonstrate solutions to end users. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Sep 14th, 2012
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/ CRN ScanSource CEO Mike Baur says solution providers have to sharpen their mobility strategies around infrastructure supporting mobile devices. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Sep 13th, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics Comcast launches a competitive IT support SMB offering across its regional footprints, competing directly with smaller MSPs and solution providers serving the same market community. The channel can fight back through specialization, customization and true customer service. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Sep 10th, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics Solution providers unwilling to jump on the cloud bandwagon might find an alternative route to revenues by specializing in the eDiscovery space. Falcon Discovery’s Don McLaughlin details the eDiscovery space and why the cloud is not necessarily a factor. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Sep 5th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation Let’s be clear: It’s going to be a long time before SMB solution providers—what I like to call SMB IT guys (sorry, gals)—go out of style. But at the same time, who’re we kidding if we think we’ll be able to continue to support ourselves with 4-digit on-premises Exchange or SharePoint deployments […]...
By general
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Sep 5th, 2012
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/ CRN Managing all those not-issued-by-corporate devices can be a challenge, notes Jon Rolls, vice president, product marketing for User Workspace Management at Quest Software. Here’s how solution providers can help their clients manage Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) and Bring Your Own Tablet (BYOT) programs. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Aug 30th, 2012
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/ CRN How well do you know the IT channel? In this quiz, we ask 10 questions regarding the business and technology issues that solution providers encountered in August, as reported on CRN. See how well you score! Read More...
By general
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Aug 30th, 2012
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/ CRN Managed print services have evolved from a hardware-focused model to one that incorporates security, networking and mobility services that solution providers are translating into substantial aftermarket revenue. Read More...
By general
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Aug 29th, 2012
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Chris Gonsalves / Channelnomics Few solution providers, particularly those hoping to capitalize on the Big Data trend, have their own initiatives in place. Perhaps it’s time to start. Here’s how. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Aug 28th, 2012
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/ CRN The solution providers were identified using the distributor’s business intelligence capabilities along with input from its credit analysts and sales team, says its director of U.S. sales. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Aug 28th, 2012
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics Leveraging advanced business analytics, Ingram Micro selected a pool of several hundred SMB-focused solution providers to receive part of an $8 million extended credit intended to stimulate sales and growth. Read More...
By general
In Channel
Aug 27th, 2012
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/ CRN CRN’s Next-Gen 250 spotlights the solution providers that are positioning themselves for the next wave of technology and business model shifts, including virtualization, cloud computing, data center and mobility. Fifty leading start-up solution providers from the 2012 CRN Next-Gen 250 list. Read More...
By VAR_Staffing
In Channel
Aug 16th, 2012
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Article By VAR Staffing The transition from a traditional break-fix business to a recurring revenue model requires solution providers to rethink and retool a number of the processes (and personnel) that they employ. Selling and supporting infrastructure (i.e. hardware and software) takes a team with a particular set of skills, while managed services, mobility and [&hel...
By VAR_Staffing
In Channel
Jul 21st, 2012
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Article By VAR Staffing The IT job market has changed and IT Principals who don't keep up will find their businesses falling behind industry leaders. IT departments have required functions and concerns that didn't exist years ago and Solution Providers are becoming a more valued resource to answer emerging IT challenges. According to a new […]...
By vmazek
In Cloud
Jun 21st, 2012
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Article By Looks Cloudy So you got your RMM setup, your PSA is all dialed in, and you’re finally ready to get this whole managed services thing rockin and rollin; but then, the whole industry changes.  The managed services model has been around for many years, but has really seen a major surge in momentum […]...
By MSPhelpdesk.com
In HelpDesk
Jun 21st, 2012
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Article By MSP Helpdesk I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a panel of MSPs for a session of frank sharing of experiences and best practices, and the curt comments of one participant struck me particularly hard. In order to differentiate yourself, this MSP argued, you have to – his words, not mine […]...
By vmazek
In Cloud
Jun 4th, 2012
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Article By Looks Cloudy This years D10 “All Things Digital” conference in California brought together many of the top leaders in the technical space. In particular, Larry Ellison CEO of Oracle was on hand to announce the June 6 arrival of its much anticipated, and long-time coming cloud based solution. The solution, which Ellison stated, […]...
By MSPhelpdesk.com
In HelpDesk
May 17th, 2012
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In a recent column, I tackled the issue of working with other solution providers at a technical level – coming together to help deliver a solution to a customer that an MSP can’t reach alone due to geographical coverage or technical focus issues. But that kind of partnership is just one of the isolation issues […]...
By Trevor_DiGirolamo
In Organizations
May 3rd, 2012
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Every solution provider wants to be the “trusted technology advisor” for their clients and meet every technology need. There are challenges to achieving that role, however: What do you do when the client asks you about the best vendor for an area that is outside your realm of expertise? What if you’re not authorized for […]...