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Posts tagged: cloud backup

Apr 06

2017

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Backup Solution

Are You Offering the Best Multi-Platform Backup Solution?

Companies today face more data-related challenges than ever before: ransomware, natural disasters, cyber-attacks, compliance and human error. Businesses need reliable, streamlined cloud backup solutions that work across diverse platforms, hardware and operating systems. As a channel partner, do you struggle to find backup options you can customize for a diverse customer base, from fast-scaling SMBs […]

Feb 14

2017

Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace lands in Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia

Cloud Marketplace Now Available to Partners in Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia

At Ingram Micro Cloud, we’ve made a commitment to expanding access to our Cloud Marketplace across the globe. Today, we’re happy to announce Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia are now the latest countries to gain access to the Cloud Marketplace, bringing the total number of countries within the Ingram Micro Cloud network to 38.

Jul 11

2016

Ingram Micro Enhances Cloud Marketplace Portfolio with Availability of Acronis Backup for Microsoft Office 365

As the adoption of cloud services continues to grow, companies big and small are looking for a comprehensive means to protect their critical email data from user errors, malicious actions, and other internal and external threats. In light of this growing demand for secure data backup, Ingram Micro is pleased to announce the availability of […]

Aug 30

2014

Which Cloud Service Should You Sell First?

IT service providers that want to start selling cloud services often struggle with knowing where to begin. Logic Speak CEO Jason Etheridge has some insights on this topic that are worth considering — especially when you take into account  that this eight-employee MSP has been experiencing healthy double-digit growth over the past few years, and a big part of […]

May 30

2014

Your Brand Is More Important Than You Realize

If there’s one area where IT service providers disagree, it’s on the topic of branding. I’ve mentioned in past articles that one of the most common forms of branding many channel companies still hold fast to is “word of mouth” or referral marketing. But, even among those with more formalized marketing programs, there are conflicting […]

Feb 28

2014

Don’t Neglect Cloud Backup’s Role in Your “Shadow IT” Protection Strategy

With the explosion of consumer devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets) and apps (e.g. YouTube, Pandora, and Facebook) making their way into your customers’ businesses, a problem known as “shadow IT” is on the rise. This term refers to hardware or software that’s not supported by an organization’s IT department and most often is implemented by […]

Feb 25

2014

CryptoLocker, Cloud Backup, and the DIY Customer

One of the side effects of the consumerization of IT is that some end customers are feeling more empowered than ever to take IT matters into their own hands rather than seeking the help of IT service providers. This is especially true when it comes to cloud services, where business owners can self-install a cloud […]

Jan 29

2014

BCDR: The One Skill All Successful MSPs Have in Common

The verdict is in: the one common denominator shared by the most successful MSPs is their ability to sell BCDR (business continuity and disaster recovery), according to a 2013 survey of 350 IT services industry experts, conducted by Intronis in conjunction with the 2112 Group. If that’s the case, taking control of your BCDR sales strategy […]

Dec 30

2013

Is Your Security Strategy Playing Right Into CryptoLocker’s Clutches?

In my last blog post I talked about the surprising “wait-and-see” approach 44% of IT professionals take with regard to selling BDR (backup and disaster recovery) services, and I shared 4 best practices cloud backup vendor Intronis recently revealed based on interviews and observations of its top MSPs. The emergence of CryptoLocker earlier this year […]

Oct 30

2013

Why FINRA, SEC Regulations Are An MSP’s Best Friend

When it comes to selling just about any IT product — computers, servers, network security software and/or appliances, etc. it can be very difficult to differentiate yourself from your competitors. Maybe their products are a little cheaper but yours have a few different features. Some VARs and MSPs create IT bundles to differentiate themselves, but […]