Allan Carvalho from SherWeb in The NEWS

SherWeb is a cloud hosting provider helping channel partners from the burden of managing infrastructure and software. VARs and MSPs have now the tools to successfully resell and refer cloud services. They have access to training, webinars, sales tools and 24/7 tech support. Click on the picture below to watch the full interview and check out the other videos from ... Read More »

80 meters from the summit of Everest

You have dreamed of this moment your whole life. The summit of Everest is a mere 80 meters away. Your body is in pain, but the reward for all your hard work is soon to pay off. “I thought you had the rope!” With those 5 words, the dream ends, the hard work will not pay off. You do not ... Read More »

Taking an incremental approach to partnering for NOC and Service Desk can reduce perceived risks

I have had many conversations with MSPs who are keen to work with a partner for NOC and Service Desk delivery and who genuinely appreciate the benefits that this can bring. Having reached the logical conclusion that this is the right way forward however, some then get cold feet and we end up stuck in the contractual process. A number ... Read More »

How to match the right candidates with the job

It is a problem that most companies face when hiring people. Resumes tell part of the story. Social media tells another. Recommendations tell yet another. In the end, you do your best to match the right candidates with the available jobs and hope for the best. Of course, you also have to deal with the fact that even if the ... Read More »

Chris Groot from LogicNow in The NEWS

LogicNow offers a disaster recovery solution that is efficient, reliable and quick. You can backup and recover at a file, application or machine level. With the simplified per-device pricing, VARs and MSPs can easily go out and deliver this solution as a service with predictable costs for themselves and their customers. Click on the picture below to watch the full ... Read More »

What David Bowie taught me about Business

We all love Seth Godin’s “The Purple Cow”. I can’t think of a better example of a Purple Cow in music than David Bowie. Here was an artist that truly stood out from the crowd and re-invented himself throughout his career. Bowie did so by being brazenly different. With such persona as the far out Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, Thin ... 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 »

Create Content Based on Customer Need

If planned for and organized appropriately, content creation can be executed efficiently and successfully. A successful content strategy will focus on the needs, pain points, and triggers of your customers. There are many ways to identify what those needs are including: customer surveys, research, and creation of customer personas based on buying habits. Implementing a well thought out and concise ... Read More »

Two Underused Secrets in Motivating Others

“I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among others the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in others is by appreciation and encouragement.” ~ Charles Schwab (1862-1939) US president of Carnegie Steel (1897) By the time Friday afternoon rolled around this week, I wanted to crawl into a cave and not come out, ever. ... 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 »