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Why MSP’s Shouldn’t Build a Cloud Migration Practice

3 hours 9 min ago
Patrick O'Donnell | Racemi MSPs should consider working with software vendors who offer tools designed to ease migration, and cloud enablement companies who offer cloud migration services and support that can be white labeled and resold.

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ConnectWise, Kaseya Back to Normal; Autotask Gathering Unaffected After Irma... And Other MSP News

9 hours 16 min ago
From product releases to perspectives in the field, here's a recap of top headlines from the week of September 18-22.

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MSPs Can Increase Value by Increasing Offerings

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:29
Kirill Bensonoff | Unigma By providing an assortment of services that span beyond basic managed services, your company’s reputation within the client evolves to that of a trusted solutions provider.

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SolarWinds Starts Testing Unified Application and Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring Tool

Fri, 2017-09-22 17:45
MSPs and other IT and DevOps professionals are invited to beta test AppOptics, which combines SolarWinds’ TraceView application performance monitoring solution and Librato, a cloud infrastructure monitoring company Solarwinds purchased in early 2015.

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The Benefits of Selling Bundled Managed Services

Fri, 2017-09-22 06:37
Bundling services gives MSPs an opportunity to demonstrate the value of their services in a straightforward way.

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Arnie Bellini on ConnectWise: ‘Never Saw How Big it Would Get’

Thu, 2017-09-21 23:46
The co-founder and CEO of the MSP toolset maker recounted recently how he parlayed a failed PC initiative into what would become one of the revolutionary brands in IT services.

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Pricing Strategies to Profitability Grow Your Managed Services and Cloud Business

Thu, 2017-09-21 19:47

From streaming music and online content subscriptions to meal delivery and car washing, you can find a subscription model for just about anything imaginable.

The appeal is pretty straightforward: subscription services are reliable, consistent and often the most affordable option available. Whether it’s a worry-free dinner from Blue Apron or a boundless cloud-based play list through Spotify, we rely on these services for convenience, entertainment and information.

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AWS Per-Second Billing Reflects Push to More Granular Cloud Workloads

Thu, 2017-09-21 16:10
Nicole Henderson | Windows IT Pro Usage of Linux instances that are launched in On-Demand, Reserved and Spot form will be billed in one-second increments, as will provisioned storage for EBS volumes. Per-second billing also applies to Amazon EMR and AWS Batch.

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ConnectWise, Kaseya Back to Normal; Autotask Gathering Unaffected After Irma

Wed, 2017-09-20 22:37
A week after the historic hurricane, it was business as usual for two of the biggest MSP software makers with operations in Florida. Meanwhile, Datto’s new Disaster Response Team was on the ground and Autotask’s annual partner conference was not impacted.

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When Referrals Aren’t Enough: The Math Behind a Good Sales Pipeline

Wed, 2017-09-20 15:47
Brad Stoller | PT Services Group Most business owners and sales people agree on the importance of a solid pipeline, but few actually do the math on how much activity they need in order to acquire the new clients their business needs.

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Wed, 2017-09-20 14:44

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Note to MSPs: Don't Forget about Cost Monitoring for Your Software

Wed, 2017-09-20 09:33
Cost monitoring and optimization is sometimes left out of software monitoring and APM strategies, but it should not be. Cost monitoring helps to streamline MSP operations.

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Cisco's Chambers to Step Down From Board After 24 Years

Tue, 2017-09-19 23:23
Ian King | Bloomberg Chambers will not stand for re-election to the post of executive chairman in December, the company said Monday, ending more than two decades of leadership at the networking company. He first joined the board in 1993. Robbins, who has been CEO since 2015, will assume that role.

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Ellison Promises Cost Savings in Switch from AWS to Oracle Cloud

Tue, 2017-09-19 23:12
Nicole Henderson | Windows IT Pro A service level agreement guarantees Oracle Databases can run on Oracle Cloud for 50 percent less than it would cost on AWS.

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‘World Class Patch Management’ on the Drawing Board for Autotask’s RMM

Tue, 2017-09-19 22:59
Autotask Community Live 2017 represented a milepost of sorts, an inflection point where the toolset’s designers are pivoting from closing a features gap, to more heady capabilities for the cloud-native Autotask Endpoint Management solution.

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Bill Clinton Charms Crowd at Autotask Community Live

Mon, 2017-09-18 20:00
During a roughly 45-minute appearance, the 42nd President riffed on his relationships with other world leaders and his involvement with pivotal decisions that helped spur the current blinding pace of technological innovation.

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Autotask Looks Beyond Integration to Complete PSA-RMM Unification

Mon, 2017-09-18 17:42
As Autotask Community Live 2017 kicked into high gear in Hollywood, Fla., attendees to the annual partner conference were shown a vision of a future in which more powerful and comprehensive products will ultimately enable MSPs to engage with fewer tools.

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