Managed services
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MSPs in the channel a given, but end user adoption is not

End users getting more familiar with the concept of MSPs, but politics still an obstacle

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It's not all about SaaS - MSP

Partner points to need for hybrid approach

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Business continuity services still needed - Datto partner

Backup plans needed despite the best security measures, solution provider tells Channelnomics

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Revenue from telecom managed services, outsourcing down - IHS Infonetics

2014 saw a 0.4 percent decline

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Disties continue to build on managed security success

Part 2 of 2: Two-tier channel players have a lot to offer when it comes to SECaaS; partners should capitalize on this trove of resources

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MSPs take the reins on moving to the cloud

MSPs insist it is their own responsibility - not vendors' - to make the transition

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Survey: Disconnects in MSP Selling Approach

LogicNow says managed service providers and IT departments aren't aligned on priorities, resulting in lost sales opportunities. The prescription, however, could prove problematic in the short term

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EMC to acquire Virtustream for managed cloud services

Deal to close in Q3

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AWS resales alone not enough for profit - partner

MSP points to need for managed services, collaboration

Runners

Partners find cloud backup solutions necessary to compete

Survey highlights reseller concerns

In-depth
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Channelnomics' top five stories of the week - 3 July 2015

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week

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Editor's voice: The week's channel chatter - 3 July 2015

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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Microsoft going big with partners on Surface Hub launch

Partners report strong demand for the wall-mounted collaboration device, anticipate even more opportunities when application development program rolls out in September

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Communication breakdown: Getting vendor marketing and partner sales on the same page

Channel players talk struggles, consequences and solutions to poor communication among vendor marketing teams and channel sales teams