Life for a managed services provider (MSP) is seldom straightforward.
Talking to members of the C-suite can be stressful, but it can be the difference between closing a sale and creating a customer for life.
To ensure you provide your customers with the telecom solution that is the right one for them, here are five tips to keep in mind when selecting a carrier.
MSPs accustomed to managing on-premise security solutions take note: your business is moving to the cloud.
When it comes to providing your customers with new, high-quality digital phone service with flexible options, you should look to the same cable providers that deliver high-speed Internet access.
As a VAR and/or integrator, it has become a requirement to provide your customers with cloud solution options, preferably ones that minimize the impact on your traditional storage and infrastructure business.
The latest deals to hit the market in the solution provider space include a mix of both strategic buying on the part of other companies along with a few private equity plays.
Solution providers should consider partnering with mobile security vendors that can generally support these critical security controls and policy enforcement measures.
CRN presents a dozen cloud storage gateways that solution providers can use to integrate customers' on-premise storage infrastructures with the virtually unlimited capacity of the cloud.
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