Finding Meaning in Big Data Through Metadata

With the growing interest in big data analytics combined with the shortage of affordable experts and skilled practitioners for deploying and managing big data initiatives, many organizations are looking to managed services as a way to fill the need. More ...

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The Best Vendors Don’t Sell Products, They Solve Problems

By Adrian Reed on Apr 23, 2015
Increasingly, organisations are choosing to outsource some functions or activities rather than develop the necessary capabilities in-house. This outsourcing might take a number of forms—at one end of the spectrum it might involve procuring an off-the-shelf cloud-based software package rather ...
Topic: MSP

The Cloud needs an Armored Car Service for Data

By Jim Harris on Apr 22, 2015
A common trope in television and movie crime dramas is an armored car heist. This has narrative appeal for several reasons. One, while the money is in transit you can have lots of cool car chase scenes. Two, it’s easier ...
Topics: CSP, MSP

MSPs, How Do You Get The Word Out?

By Kenneth Hess on Apr 22, 2015
At the recent (March 26 and 27, 2015) MSPWorld keynote, Charles Weaver, CEO of MSPAlliance (The International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers, established 2000), discussed how alliance members should beef up their marketing efforts. And if the CEO ...
Topic: MSP

The 4 Roles Of The Modern MSP

By Alan Berkson on Apr 22, 2015
The times, they are a changin’. When I look at my roles as an MSP and integrator at the turn of the century the equation for success started with selling solutions. In the SMB space, this consisted of file servers, ...
Topics: CSP, MSP

Stalled Channel Partner Deals

By Babette Ten Haken on Apr 22, 2015
Stalled channel partner deals result in post mortem group mea culpa. Everyone’s beating themselves up about details they overlooked and signals they missed from buyers and decision makers. Even in the healthiest organizations, stalled channel partner deals can create a ...
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Got Channel Partner Throughput?

By Babette Ten Haken on Apr 13, 2015
Channel Partner throughput lets your company, and your channel partner’s companies, maximize collective, cross-functional, collaborative bandwidth. Why continue to compete with each other for the same customer’s attention? Where does channel partner throughput fit into your business model? It’s like ...
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