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Avalanche of business building content at the recent VARTrends Channel Partner Summit in the UK

Over two long days, VARs and MSPs were provided a massive dose of business building content including these 10 things… 1. Trends to future-proof your business. What must every VAR and MSP know and do to remain relevant in the future? I presented 12 trends that are driving the channel business as well as some tips that VARs and MSPs can use ... Read More »

Eric Cardinale from GLYPH in the NEWS

These days we mostly hear about Cloud storage, but the need for on-premise storage is huge, especially for critical and sensitive data. Ever tried restoring massive files from the Cloud? You will have time for very long naps! In our interview, Eric talks about their new physical storage products: rugged hard drive, using new USBC, with fast throughput and transfer ... Read More »

Want to learn something big to build a bigger, better and stronger VAR or MSP business?

You simply cannot know what you do not know. Even those who know a lot can always learn something new. Always learning new things while working ON our business instead of just IN our business is how you succeed bigger in the future. On June 21-22 in Hinckley Island, UK,  we are bringing together over a dozen of the best ... Read More »

How well are you running your IT business to remain successful in the future?

Two of the biggest challenges facing most VARs, MSPs and Solution Providers are to streamline their business processes and better manage their companies. Simply put, the way these companies operate and are managed will directly impact their success and future. Implementing best practices is the obvious solution, but how do you do it? How does your current business practices compare to the best? Do you really know your strengths and ... Read More »

Are vendors in tune with today’s channel partners?

At the recent Channel Manager Summit in Toronto, a panel of four leading VARs and MSPs had the opportunity to explain how they are doing business today and how it is best for vendors and distributors to fit into their new model. It became very clear that the next generation of VARs and MSPs did not like what many vendors ... Read More »

2015 Reseller Choice Awards…and the winners are…

The 9th Annual Reseller Choice Awards, held last night, marked the dawn of a new era as the next generation of IT companies took some of the top spots, challenging all of the big brands. Datto was the big winner, scooping up six awards including Best Overall Vendor. The relatively new company recently reached a market valuation of one billion. It also ... Read More »

50 Best Managed IT Companies Award launched in UK, USA and Canada

It’s been a couple years in the making and it could become one of the best Awards in the IT Industry. It’s the Award that every top VAR, MSP or ITSP wants to win! This award is not about sales volume, although the applicants must be profitable for the past three years. The award is about how well they run their ... Read More »

The Force Awakens in Business

When I was 9 years old, I was not allowed to see Star Wars, because it had the word “Wars” in it. Days after the release, once all my friends had seen it, my dad finally took me to see this movie that opened up a whole new universe to me. Now, 38 years later, I had the opportunity to ... Read More »

Happy New Year!

We wish you, your family and friends all the very best for 2016 and a Very Happy New Year! Every week we try to bring you at least 3 blogs to help you better streamline, manage and market your business. We look forward to continuing to do the same in this new year. It is a lot of content, so consider subscribing ... Read More »

Do you know how much your resources are really costing you? Part 1 of 3: The impact on your margins

You wouldn’t expect your surgeon to come round post-op to check your blood pressure; or a Michelin-starred chef to give a hand with the washing up at the end of the night; or the pilot to emerge from the cockpit to serve drinks. So why is it accepted practice for MSPs to regularly deploy some of their most valuable resources ... Read More »