Blog Entries

October 22nd, 2014 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
I recently shared eight things to consider as you lead your service team through a merger or acquisition, whether being acquired or acquiring.  In the months of September and October I am going to elaborate on each consideration for you here.  To get a perspective of where we have been - Read More
October 21st, 2014 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Humor me please? If you can recall a patch directly causing impact to your systems please email me directly – email (change the -at- to @) with the KB number and what it impacted please?  I would love to put together a list of real patch pain, and not just - Read More
October 21st, 2014 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My good friend Josh Peterson is holding a great two-day workshop. Josh is a great coach and a great instructor in the Managed Services community.You're guaranteed to get your money's worth from this program.From the web site of Bering McKinley ( - - - -Service Manager - Read More
October 21st, 2014 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Getting ready for a migration at the office from the 2008 R2 era HyperV to a 2012 R2 era hyperV And as the server sounds like a jet engine taking off… it always makes me laugh how small the drives are, and how big the unit it Makes ya wanna buy more hard drives and fill that sucker up - Read More
October 20th, 2014 | Ken Thoreson | Sales Management Guru
Depending upon the client’s situation, one of the top five actions we take is to perform an A, B, C analysis of their customer base. If you are unfamiliar with this concept essentially the client generates a list of all their customers showing total combined revenues and margin over a recent 3 or 5 - Read More
October 20th, 2014 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
Polly Clavijo       Polly is the COO and co-founder of Revolution Group.  She started the company 20 years ago along with her business partner, Rick Snide, and has since added another partner, Mike Ravagnani.  Revolution Group now has three business units and 65 - Read More
October 20th, 2014 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
The Cloud Computing Services Primer Part 2 Erick Simpson – See Part 1 Here The purpose of this continuing Cloud Computing Services Primer by Erick Simpson is to provide information to help you and your staff understand what Cloud Computing Services are, the benefits of adopting them - Read More
October 20th, 2014 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Businesses may need to reach out to third party service providers to ensure they make the most of their mobile strategies.  The post Managed service providers can help make sense of enterprise mobility appeared first on VAR Staffing. - Read More
October 18th, 2014 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I had a very interesting interchange on LinkedIn the other day.I wanted to gain access to a closed group. I am not "really" part of the group. They are my perfect audience (which is why I wanted access). But I am not one of the target members.When I requested permission to join, I received an - Read More
October 17th, 2014 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Plan to start 2015 off right by launching your brand-new, local SEO-Optimized IT Solution Provider, MSP and Cloud Website in only 10 business days and have it ready before the end of October!   100 Pages! Includes All Content! Local-SEO Optimized! Mobile-Responsive! Includes 40 Blog Posts! - Read More