Managed services
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Fight IT commoditization with differentiation that matters - partner

Clients care more about money and efficiency than IT jargon, an MSP says

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Help desks still needed in cloud-focused world - MSP

MSP says cloud has taken away necessity of some services

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HIPAA ignorance an advisory opportunity for MSPs

Partner says medical sector is uninformed about business-threatening HIPAA rules

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Office 365 concerns creating Microsoft 'haters'

Partner shares MSP worries over cloud focus, making profits

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AWS MSP program partners talk intense application process

Six partners join AWS' program after third-party audit

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Evolution to as a service a rocky road for VARs

The much-discussed service provider route does not come without repeated bumps in the road for solution providers

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ConnectWise acquires connection to the desktop

Acquisition moves ConnectWise closer to being a one-stop shop for all things managed services

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Channel players need to embrace ‘Outcome Economy’

Darwinian principles reign supreme in the channel, as elsewhere; for solution providers, getting ‘fit’ might mean focusing on managed services

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MSP market saturation may lead to smaller players being dumped by vendors

Smaller players need to ensure that they don't fall prey to solution provider consolidation by vendors

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eGuard snaps up fellow MSP NewTeq

Hopes to develop geographical reach

In-depth
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Channelnomics' top five stories of the week

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week

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Editor's voice: the week's channel chatter - 17 April 2015

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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Symantec steals spotlight amid M&A mayhem

As tech and security boardrooms take on a distinctly Wall Street-like vibe, Symantec wrestles with restructuring decisions around Veritas and its own security assets

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Help wanted: MSPs struggling to find good talent

Hiring the right engineers especially difficult, MSPs say