Managed Services Archives


Managing the Shift from Push to Pull

As resellers morphed into service providers, they created huge opportunities to pull products along with projects, changing vendor-partner relationships. Read More »


Making Sense of IT-Telecom Channel Convergence

IT-telecom channel convergence could solve a lot of needs. But will it happen? Read More »


The Changing Channel: How IT Vendors Should Position Partner Programs

With very few resellers left, MSPs are the new channel partners. Here's how IT vendors can stay relevant - and what MSPs should consider when selecting a vendor partner. Read More »


What Partners Need to Know About HP, Inc.

In the channel, HP, Inc. is a storied vendor that has relationships in the channel that go back decades, So after a few troubling years and being spun off from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), there are a lot of partners benefiting from HP. But as significant as that turnaround might be for both HP and its partners, HP is making it clear that business as usual in the channel is no longer... Read More »


Much at Stake for MSPs in Merger of Datto and Autotask

Chances are high that other providers of MSP platforms will soon move to aggregate IT services as well. Read More »