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ChannelPro-SMB reports on the technologies and trends that impact the SMB market, including managed services, cloud computing, storage, security, networking, virtualization, hardware, software, and others. 

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2021


Here are some highlights of our upcoming coverage next year. These are subject to change and also only a small example of our daily and monthly coverage:

January

Special Coverage: 2021 Technology Preview 

  • Our annual exploration of what the year hold holds in store for MSPs, VARs, and vendors.

Remote Workforce Management for Channel Pros 

  • Tips for keeping your work-from-home techs and other employees engaged, motivated, and productive. 

  

February

Special Coverage: 2021 State of the Channel Survey

  • An in-depth review, based on exclusive research, of what channel pros experienced in 2020 and expect in 2021. 

Moving into Midsize

  • The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed IT departments at midsize businesses signing contracts with MSPs. Here's how to get in on the action. 

Special Mention: 2021 ChannelPro Peer of the Year

  • Find out who we’ve crowned this year’s top source of smart peer-to-peer advice for MSPs and solution providers.

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March

The New Normal MSP 

  • What separates channel pros who struggled with the pandemic last year from those who were ready for the challenge and are now thriving in the new normal?

Outsourcing Security Services

  • Experts chime in on which security services channel pros should outsource and which they shouldn’t. 

ChannelPro Event

 

April

Ultimate Work-From-Home Security Stack! 

  • A top to bottom review of must-have layers in a layered work-from-home security strategy.

Interviewing for Diversity 

  • A guide to conducting interviews that will help you realize your diverse hiring goals.

ChannelPro Event

 

May

Special Coverage: 2021 Vendors on the Vanguard 

  • Our annual selection of hardware, software, and service providers you probably don’t know about but should. 

The Vertical IoT

  • The latest trends in Internet of Things solutions for retail, healthcare, and other key verticals.

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June

The Hardware Partner of Tomorrow 

  • SMBs increasingly want as-a-service delivery of business boosting solutions, rather than just devices. Here’s what that means for the channel.

ChannelPro's 2021 Summer Reading List 

  • Our annual list of business-building books every channel pro should have in their beach bag. 

ChannelPro Event

 

July

Know Your Numbers 

  • The metrics every MSP must have at their fingertips all year long.

Midyear Hardware Review 

  • A look at new and notable PCs, servers, mobile gadgets, and other devices through the first half of the year. 

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August

Special Coverage: The ChannelPro Reader’s Choice Awards 

  • Once again, our readers pick their favorite vendors and distributors in dozens of important hardware, software, and service categories.

Building Cloud Bundles 

  • How to build, price, and sell SaaS and IaaS service bundles that maximize cloud profits. 

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September

Breaking Through Growth Roadblocks 

  • Explore the issues that make getting from $1 million a year to $3 million and from $3 million to $10 million hard, and how to overcome them. 

Partnering Up 

  • Advice on joining forces with fellow channel pros to extend your geographic reach, deliver new services, and more. 

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October

Special Coverage: 2021 ChannelPro All-Star Awards 

  • Selected by ChannelPro editors, these vendors and distributors all made a significant impact on the SMB channel in the prior 12 months. 

Transparent LED Signage Solutions 

  • Transparent LED panels open up a range of creative possibilities for digital signage solution providers. Here's a look at just a few. 

ChannelPro Event

 

November

Service Manager and Dispatcher Success Secrets 

  • What the managed services world's most effective service managers and dispatchers have in common. 

Going Zero Trust

  • Why and how to build zero trust principles and technology into security solutions. 

ChannelPro Event

 

December

Everyday Edge Computing 

  • Starter solutions for anyone looking to take advantage of the red hot rise of edge computing. 

Going Social 

  • How savvy channel pros are using LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media sites to generate sales leads and cement client relationships.

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