Managed Services

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  • Bluewolf Integration Tool Combines SAAS with Managed Services

    Software as a service and managed services have emerged in recent years as transformative business models for solution providers, but though sometimes confused, the models are distinct from each other. That is, until now. At the intersection of SAAS and managed services stands Bluewolf, an IT consulting and services firm that this month added remote…

  • Nimsoft Investment Validates Managed Services Model

    In the midst of the ongoing global financial troubles, you might not expect to see a software vendor, or any company for that matter, get a multimillion-dollar capital infusion from investment bankers. But that is precisely what Nimsoft did this week. The systems management software company completed a $12 million round of funding led by…

  • How to Avoid Being Driven Mad by Managed Services

    When it comes to anything related to information technology, it’s always the little things that ultimately kill you. And nothing can kill a managed service business faster than all the costs associated with tracking down some intermittent performance issue that cannot be easily replicated. Anybody running a managed service, or for that matter anybody in…

  • Going Nordic: Exploring Managed Services, Hosting Opportunities in Scandinavia

    Imagine the map on the wall, close your eyes and point to a spot on the map. As a solution provider looking for new markets, if your index happens to fall on Scandinavia, you might be on to something. You see, the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, also often referred to as…

  • MSPs Take Dells Direct Managed Services Move in Stride

    Although the pricing and customer targets of Dell’s new direct managed services offering go to the heart of MSP competitive offerings in the New York market, managed service providers there took the news in stride. Dell’s offering targets businesses with from five to hundreds of employees, according to Dell, and pricing falls into three tiers—Alerts…

  • Dell Takes Direct Managed Services to New York

    Dell has unveiled plans to bring its direct managed services offering to the New York metropolitan area and has also said it is eliminating the dollar requirement for managed services deal registration, which had previously been set at $50,000.  The PC maker sent a letter to New York metropolitan partners–both certified MSP partners as well…