+1 (800) 705-7057

Archives

May 12

2015

IoT to Open World of New Opportunity, CompTIA Finds

One of the key specifics former Cisco CEO John Chambers addressed during his opening keynote at the annual Cisco Partner Summit a couple of weeks ago was the inevitability of the “Internet of Everything” (IoE) in the digital age. “One of the themes we heard from our partners and our joint customers coming into this event […]

May 09

2015

Another Confirmation You Should Make Metric-Based Business Decisions

According to the latest research from CompTIA, the U.S. IT channel is made up of 125,502 companies. To stand out from the masses, Internet & Telephone believes there are a few key decisions channel companies must make, beginning with selling managed services. “This decision puts a channel firm in a class of about 50,000 other […]

May 07

2015

RMM Pitfalls to Avoid in Retail

For years, the prevailing thought among retail VARs was that their customers were different and didn’t fit the mold for managed services (of which RMM is a fundamental component). In all fairness, PC workstations and servers are different from POS (point of sale) terminals, cash registers, MSRs (mag-stripe readers), scales, and receipt printers. All differences […]

Apr 24

2015

Help Your Customers Collaborate without Compromise

The increasing use of mobile devices in the workplace is a key driver behind the adoption of online file-sharing (OFS) and collaboration solutions. In fact, a study conducted by the Enterprise Strategy Group found that, after CRM and e-mail, online file sharing and collaboration ranked as the third most frequent SaaS application in the enterprise. […]

Mar 10

2015

img_3754

Cloud Summit 2015 — Day #2 Recap (How Ingram Helps Rainmakers Thrive)

The 2015 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit shifted into high gear this morning beginning with Renée Bergeron, Vice President, Global Cloud Computing, describing what a huge opportunity the cloud is for the channel (e.g. the U.S. alone represents a $35 billion addressable market) followed by offering practical ways Ingram Micro is enabling its partners to make […]

Mar 07

2015

How Smart MSP’s Overcome “Freemium” Cloud Competitors

Any cloud service provider (CSP) who’s been selling cloud services longer than a week can attest to the fact that there’s a lot of confusion and inaccurate information around the cloud that must be corrected before one can discuss specific cloud services and their costs. One of the biggest challenges solution providers have to contend […]