CRN Managed Services News

  • Distributor launches first managed print services partnership

    Tech Data: Don't Sell 'Em A Printer, Sell 'Em A Solution
    Tech Data plans to offer managed print services through an agreement with FMAudit, a print services application provider. The distributor will help resellers provide automated metering, reporting and consumbable and service alerts.
  • Its pays to offer print managed services

    Print Money
    Large enterprises and small businesses alike are turning to a variety of IT-related managed services, one of the emerging service markets is printing and imaging—have an opportunity to expand their business by offering print managed services.
  • Google Online Storage: A Small-Business Option?
    Google is poised to launch an online storage service that allows users to store documents and other files on Google's computers, but solution providers said commercial opportunities will be limited, at least initially.
  • Getting Started With Managed Services for the SMB
    The rumors you've heard are true. The business strategies, best practices and hardware/software tools are there for VARs who want to start building their managed services profile and begin getting a taste of that sweet, sweet recurring revenue.
  • Franchiser Connects With VMware Desktop Service
    The Utility Company, an Ottawa-based IT franchising company, will begin beta-testing a new VMware-based virtualized desktop service this month and plans to release the first version of the service in early 2008.
  • Home integrators know which doors to knock on despite slump

    Home Integrators Adapting To Housing Slump
    With the downturn in the real estate market showing few signs of short-term recovery, home integrators are adopting fresh strategies for generating revenue. Despite a minor slowdown in growth, however, integrators find their industry shielded, in part, by the clientele many of them serve.
  • Virtualizing The Network For Fun And Profit
    Managed security service provider Asierus is thinning its customers' IT burden with a subscription-based offering that virtualizes enterprise-class network environments for SMBs.
  • Powerful Managed Print Strategies For State And Local Government
    The true cost impact of an unmanaged print network can be a terrifying discovery, but with the right partner, profitable Managed Print Service solutions for State/Local agencies and Education can be deployed to plug the leaks unmanaged print can easily introduce.
  • Reaching Your Managed Services Potential
    It might arguably the talk of the Channel this year and more VARs are venturing in every day. But what's the outlook for the future? Where is the growth? And what does it mean for your business?
  • TaaS--The New MSP
    Arnie Bellini, the CEO of ConnectWise, the Tampa, Fla.-based solution provider and maker of IT business automation software used by thousands of VARs, was a big proponent of the MSP business model long before it was fashionable.