An MSP Guide to Track New Monthly Recurring Revenue in the Cloud

June 12, 2017 /

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With the traditional project-based business, Managed Service Providers (MSP) have to “reinvent” their business month to month. Go out and sell projects, collect the check, and then start all over again.

In the cloud, transactional billing is replaced by the Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) business model – in which new sales build upon each other as you wrap software and services in a neat, predictable monthly subscription for customers.

Differentiate Your MSP Business From a Crowded Market

June 7, 2017 /

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The managed IT services market is crowded - it can be difficult to set your company apart from the competition and showcase what makes you unique.

In this blog, we will identify five strategies to increase your visibility and differentiate your business in a crowded market.

What cloud vendors should you use and how to choose the right ones?

May 30, 2017 /

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You understand the cost and performance benefits of the public cloud and are ready to embrace it. Your next question is how to get your MSP business up to speed with the best cloud offerings. Should you only rely on big cloud vendors such as Microsoft Azure or AWS, or should you reach out to other vendors to resell their services?

Key technology and resource requirements to move to the cloud

May 24, 2017 /

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Cloud computing promises new opportunities for Managed Service Providers (MSP), but what are the key technology and resource requirements for moving to the cloud?

Good News for MSPs: Your Job is Better in the Cloud

May 18, 2017 /

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Cloud technology can be a scary topic, not only for the end-users but also for managed service providers (MSP) who have spent years working in the data center. As the cloud removes the needs to host IT infrastructure locally, many might wonder what they would do on a day-to-day basis if not patching, updating and managing on-premises servers.

Don’t Let These Misconceptions Stop You from Moving to the Cloud

May 16, 2017 /

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The cloud is . . . well, an actual cloud.

Unfortunately, no less than 29 percent of respondents in a survey conducted by Wakefield Research thought so.

The idea of cloud computing might still seem daunting, and in many cases, confusing for many businesses. As a company 100% born in the cloud, we will help you debunk many misconceptions so you can use the cloud to your advantage.

Creating a Cloud IP Package That Sells Fast

April 20, 2017 /

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According to IDC, an IP packaged offer can generate up to 70% gross margin while reselling services only drives margins in the range of 5-20%. Despite such greater profitability, the idea of coming up with “productized” Intellectual Properties (IP) still sounds daunting to many Managed Service Providers (MSP), especially for those smaller shops.

Leverage the Cloud as a New Utility

April 18, 2017 /

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The cloud is changing the way we deliver IT resources, quite similarly to how electricity enabled the second industrial revolution in the 19th century. As an IT provider, you can leverage the cloud’s power, storage space, and fast network connection to drive much broader implementation of computing workloads and more widespread adoption among businesses and end-users.

Take Advantage of the Dv2 Limited-Time Promotion

April 7, 2017 /

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Microsoft is offering a limited-time discount on its Dv2 series instances in preparation for the launch of Dv3 - its new Hyper-Threading Technology virtual machines (VM) for general purpose workloads.  Starting today, you can provision a Dv2 Promo VM in your current deployment at the lower Dv3 VM prices, allowing you to take advantage of the cost savings from now until the launch of the Dv3 later this year.

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