The 10 Biggest Managed Services Stories Of 2012


2. Getting Cloudy

The lines continue to blur between cloud and traditional managed services, with more MSPs and vendors lining up to cloudify their offerings and expand their portfolio to become a more full-featured trusted IT advisor.

Partnerships between vendors like Intel and N-able can help managed service providers ramp up more quickly.

Even vendors like Cisco are combining their cloud and managed services partner programs into a single program.