Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en MSPs: Get Your 2017 MSP 501 Applications in Now! http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msps-get-your-2017-msp-501-applications-now <div class="field-deck"> Applications for MSP 501 due Mon. May 1 by midnight EST </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be considered one of the top managed service providers submit your application by May 1, 2017. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msps-get-your-2017-msp-501-applications-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msps-get-your-2017-msp-501-applications-now#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:50:00 +0000 104891 at http://thevarguy.com MSP Whisperers: Service Leadership’s Paul Dippell Talks Margins http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-service-leadership-s-paul-dippell-t <div class="field-byline"> Aldrin Brown | MSPmentor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The IT consulting firm he launched in 2001 is the advisory favored by some of the industry’s largest MSPs – many with annual revenues of $30 million or more.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-service-leadership-s-paul-dippell-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-service-leadership-s-paul-dippell-t#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:24:00 +0000 104591 at http://thevarguy.com Courtesy of Service Leadership Inc. Data Sheds Light on MSP’s Favorite Vendors http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/data-sheds-light-msp-s-favorite-vendors <div class="field-byline"> Aldrin Brown | MSPmentor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Among companies that made last year’s MSPmentor 501 list of top managed service providers, Webroot was the preferred endpoint protection technology, while Amazon’s S3 narrowly edged eFolder for most popular storage. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/data-sheds-light-msp-s-favorite-vendors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/data-sheds-light-msp-s-favorite-vendors#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:53:00 +0000 104461 at http://thevarguy.com MSP Whisperers: Gary Pica, TruMethods Instill IT Process http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-gary-pica-trumethods-instill-it-pro <div class="node-body article-body">Pioneering IT services consultant Gary Pica tells of an email he received recently from one of the managed services providers (MSP) he advises through his 11-year-old company, TruMethods.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-gary-pica-trumethods-instill-it-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/msp-whisperers-gary-pica-trumethods-instill-it-pro#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:56:00 +0000 104141 at http://thevarguy.com Courtesy of TruMethods Expertise + Automation = Your Customer’s Trusted Advisor http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/expertise-automation-your-customer-s-trusted-advis <div class="field-deck"> A new solution from MSP Logicalis shows how with a little ingenuity and some help from automation, partners can provide big value to their customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Moving hundreds of users from one computing environment to another is a process fraught with opportunities for error, leading to lost productivity, lost revenue, a lack of business continuity and a serious dearth of patience from the c-suite.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/expertise-automation-your-customer-s-trusted-advis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/expertise-automation-your-customer-s-trusted-advis#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:53:00 +0000 103871 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock 5 Ways Partners Can Master the Digital Transformation http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/5-ways-partners-can-master-digital-transformation <div class="field-byline"> Walter Monasterio, IR </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies are under increasing pressure to become digital businesses. According to IDC, by the end of 2017 two-thirds of Global 2000 chief executive officers will have digital transformation at the center of their corporate strategy. And those who don’t will be left behind.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/5-ways-partners-can-master-digital-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/5-ways-partners-can-master-digital-transformation#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:47:00 +0000 102981 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Symantec Revokes 'Mis-Issued' Certificates http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/symantec-revokes-mis-issued-certificates <div class="node-body article-body">Symantec over the weekend confirmed it revoked a series of web security certificates it says were mistakenly issued by a partner. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/symantec-revokes-mis-issued-certificates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/symantec-revokes-mis-issued-certificates#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:45:00 +0000 101421 at http://thevarguy.com Why MSPs Need Monitoring, Data Analytics and Log Aggregation http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/why-msps-need-monitoring-data-analytics-and-log-ag <div class="node-body article-body">As an IT managed services provider, you supply infrastructure and support services to your clients. But do you also deliver monitoring and analytics? If not, you should. Here's why. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/why-msps-need-monitoring-data-analytics-and-log-ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/why-msps-need-monitoring-data-analytics-and-log-ag#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:32:00 +0000 100981 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Monitoring, analytics and log aggregation help managed service providers deliver better service to customers, while also streamlining MSP operations.</p> Thinkstock The Doyle Report: New Horizons 2017: 5 Ideas That Will Shape Your World http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/doyle-report-new-horizons-2017-5-ideas-will-shape- <div class="field-deck"> “New Horizons 2017” is part of the Penton Channel Group’s Monthly Editorial Calendar Series </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The editors-in-chief of the Penton Technology Channels Group have put their collective heads together to single out five companies, five innovations, five ideas and five people that will shape your world in 2017.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> YHOO </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/doyle-report-new-horizons-2017-5-ideas-will-shape-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/doyle-report-new-horizons-2017-5-ideas-will-shape-#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Wed, 14 Dec 2016 23:08:00 +0000 100341 at http://thevarguy.com Trying to Gain a Foothold in the Profitable Healthcare Vertical? Philips Now Offers a GE Alternative http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/trying-gain-foothold-profitable-healthcare-vertica <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Royal Philips NV plans to roll out software designed to help doctors improve the diagnoses of diseases such as cancer as it challenges General Electric Co. and Siemens AG for a bigger share of the lucrative health-care solutions market.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/trying-gain-foothold-profitable-healthcare-vertica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/managed-services-providers-and-software-solutions/trying-gain-foothold-profitable-healthcare-vertica#comments Managed Services Providers and Software Solutions Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:44:00 +0000 99881 at http://thevarguy.com <p>Trying to Gain a Foothold in the Profitable Healthcare Vertical? Philips Now Offers a GE Alternative</p> Thinkstock