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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.

09/18/2014

3 Steps to Marketing Managed Cloud Services Without Saying ‘Cloud’

The most successful MSPs and channel partners have found a way to move their SMBs to the cloud and, ironically, they’re marketing their services without every saying “cloud." ...
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09/17/2014

The Skills That Modern IT Security Requires

As security threats continue to grow in complexity, scale and volume, a skills gap of IT professionals who can monitor, proactively analyze traffic for security threats and mitigate identified security incidents has emerged.
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09/16/2014

How Tech Data Built a Best-in-Class Recurring Service Revenue Practice for Its Channel Partners

Tech Data drove a 32 percent increase in service renewal conversions since launching its recurring service revenue practice just by taking a closer look at it data.
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09/02/2014

Agility, Education Aid in Cloud Success

Through education and enablement, along with the right alliances, channel partners will continue to evolve and profitably grow in cloud computing.
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09/02/2014

7 Considerations for Helping Your Clients Select the Best Conferencing Service

Your customers know why they need Web and video conferencing. Here are tips for helping them determine which conferencing software best fits their needs.
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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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