CRN Managed Services News


Ingram Micro Exec Talks Acquisition In Turkey

Ali Baghdadi, Ingram Micro's president of Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) Technology Solutions, discussed the thought process and business opportunities behind acquiring Turkey's top value-added distributor, Armada.

Exclusive: ConnectWise Goes Global With Push Into U.K., Australia

ConnectWise is going global, with offices opening in the United Kingdom and Australia, the IT management company told CRN.

CDW: We're Confident We Can Continue Strong Growth Trajectory After 'Terrific' 2014

CDW has seen a strong growth trajectory over the past year, and it isn't close to over yet, CFO and Senior Vice President Ann Ziegler said at the Raymond James Systems, Semiconductors, Software and Supply Chain Conference in New York this week.

The 10 Coolest Managed Services Offerings Of 2014

This year's top offerings allow MSPs to capture revenue off well-known platforms and excel at everything from crunching financial numbers to conducting HIPAA-related audits.

10 Things To Know About Presidio Acquisition

The big channel news of the week is that Presidio, No. 22 on CRN's SP500 list, has been acquired. Here's what you need to know about the acquisition.

Q&A: Tech Data CEO Talks PCs, Tablets, Smartphones, Servers and More

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky discusses sustained PC sales success, a slowdown in the tablet market and opportunities around the Microsoft Server 2003 refresh.

Profiting in the Midsize Business Space

The midsize business market offers alluring opportunities for driving significant channel revenue growth in the years ahead. The challenge for agents and VARs is helping companies select communication services that fuel cost-avoidance and revenue generation efforts.

Q&A: ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini On The Future Of The MSP Market

The MSP market has opened its arms to reinvention, or if it hasn't, it needs to. Take a look at why ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini thinks this and what he sees as the future of the MSP market.

MSPCFO Sees Significant Growth As MSPs Look For Financial Help Maximizing Profits

MSPCFO has seen strong growth for its application and services as it works to help MSPs stay on top of their finances and maximize profit in the move to recurring revenue.

15 Features Coming To ConnectWise In 2015 (And Beyond)

Take a look at what to expect to see coming to ConnectWise's version 2015.1 next year and down the road, announced at IT Nation 2014.

15 Cool Tools For MSPs From IT Nation 2014

At IT Nation 2014 in Orlando, Fla., vendors rolled out their latest and greatest tools for MSPs. Take a look at 15 tools that stood out on the show floor.

MSPs Shuffle In Buffalo Via Snowmobile To Help Clients As Record Snow Piles Up

Five feet of snow doesn't stop a managed service provider, as MSPs in Buffalo hunker down to help clients despite immense amounts of snow in the region.

EGuard Rolls Out Stand-alone Digital Media Offering

EGuard Technology Services has spun its digital media offering into a stand-alone product for small and midsize businesses that don't require network management capabilities.

Q&A: Sirius CEO Talks Acquisition Of Analytics Firm Brightlight Consulting

Sirius Computer Solutions President and CEO Joe Mertens talks to CRN about his company's recent acquisition of Brightlight Consulting and what it means for his company.

Dimension Data Sees Double-Digit Growth, Hits $1.5 Billion In Revenue In FY14

It's been a big year for Dimension Data, between blockbuster acquisitions, joining Cisco Intercloud and more, but it's paid off in double-digit growth and a landmark $1.5 billion in annual revenue.

Solution Providers Prepare For Workforce, Technologies Of Tomorrow

Channel partners discussed how to adopt new technologies and best practices for compensation, and motivating young workers, during a panel at Tech Data's TechSelect partner conference.

Study: MSPs See Opportunity With Internet Of Things, But Are Slow To Act

While most MSPs recognize the importance of offering Internet of Things technology to drive revenues, only a small minority are actually taking steps to add it to their portfolios, according to a study from AVG.

Booz Allen Hamilton Acquires Genova Technologies To Boost Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Support

The company expects the deal to give Booz Allen a leg up on federal technology contracts around healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.

Synnex Execs: What's On The Horizon?

What's new at Synnex? The distributor has enjoyed tremendous success in its SLED and SMB sales, is growing a new enterprise mobility division and has invested heavily in a cloud automation marketplace, executives said during the company's National Conference in Greenville, S.C.

MSPAlliance Members Get Access To Hardware Financing Program

An agreement between GreatAmerica Financial Services and MSPAlliance will allow MSPs to roll out cloud, hybrid or on-premise offerings with just a single monthly payment.

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