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The Peer-to-Peer blog is a forum for Channel Partners readers with the goal of stimulating discussion among partners about important issues impacting their business. The opinions expressed here are those of the authors and not necessarily those of Channel Partners editors or publishers. If you are interested in submitting a blog, please contact Managing Editor Buffy Naylor, bnaylor@vpico.com.

08/22/2014

In a One-Size-Fits-All World, Hybrid Cloud Provides a Platform for Engineering Artistry

Hybrid cloud provides the ability to leverage cloud offerings in conjunction with on-premises resources to create an ideal platform for an MSP’s biggest asset, engineering artistry.
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08/22/2014

Image-Based Backup vs. File-Based Backup: 3 Essential Considerations for Channel Partners

Make a point to think about what’s important to your clients. If backup and restoring data across Microsoft Exchange and virtualized environments is critical, and if fast, efficient recovery is a must, then file-based backup might not be the right choice.
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08/20/2014

5 Steps to Take Before Adding MDM to Your Services Portfolio

Here are five suggestions on what managed service providers can do before adding mobile device management to their services portfolio.
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08/20/2014

AWS Joins the Ranks of Businesses Shifting to Recurring Revenue

Amazon Web Services is adopting annual subscription pricing for its customers.
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08/20/2014

3 Essential Steps to Better Understand Customers

Though customers’ business challenges may differ, and their level of comfort with technology might vary, customers oftentimes bond by sharing thoughts and perspectives on common pain points.
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08/19/2014

Lean on Me: The New Symbiotic Ecosystem

As agents, we rely on the master agents, and the master agents rely on the providers who in turn rely upon us to help advocate their solutions.
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08/14/2014

How to Approach Your Customer-Centric Channel Program

As a partner, think about the motivations behind how your customers think and what they do.
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