Managed Services

A Winning Hand: 21 Cards to Play for Total MSP Success - Part 1

Provided by Kaseya

Category Managed Services

Type E-Book

Length 36

Publish Date December 15 2016

Date posted June 29 2017

Overview

Smart MSPs never stop learning. In today’s MSP 2.0 world, this means MSPs who want to succeed need to master more than just ever-changing technology. The business of managed services is hotly competitive, so even if you are the Bill Gates of technology,
without constantly improving your business skills and processes you’ll find that you’re playing a losing hand.
Here’s the deal. There are all levels of managed service providers – and some companies are now thinking about joining the game. VARs, for instance, are dependent upon large one-time payments from clients for projects, with little or no recurring revenge. This model has served them well for decades. However, two things have happened that threaten this business. Major hardware and software vendors, through direct sales, are increasingly competing with VARs, and the cloud model is cutting into VARs on-premises infrastructure business. A double whammy indeed.

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