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CompTIA Inc. is an IT association offering members educational programs, market research, networking events, and public policy advocacy.

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March 17th, 2010
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I was at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week and was amazed to see the seemingly infinite number of vendors in the security space. - read more
 
March 15th, 2010
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I’ve been working with IT services and support executives as part of CompTIA for the past eight years.  In that time I have learned that what most of you want usually comes down to some very basic items. Indeed, some of the best things in life are actually quite simple. - read more
 
March 10th, 2010
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In the IT channel today IT services opportunities continue to grow and technology providers continue to transform their operations to be service driven. Many technology providers attribute 30- 50% of their revenue to services. On average, IT Services and Support Executive Forum members state that between 50-80% of their total net profit margin comes from services. - read more
 
March 8th, 2010
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This is the second part of my commentary, “Why Managed Services.”  In the last article, I examined the reasons that managed services are good for the SMB end customer.  In this piece I will discuss why managed services mean better business for the solution provider. - read more
 
March 5th, 2010
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Just about every water cooler discussion I’ve ever been a part of on the future of technology inevitably leads to mention of flying cars and/or robots. - read more
 
March 5th, 2010
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Ready to match shots with a professional mini-golfer?  During CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting, you can match shots with George McLeod, the second highest ranked professional mini-golfer, as determined by point totals on the U.S. ProMiniGolf Association national ranking list. - read more
 
March 3rd, 2010
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This is a two-part article on the business case for managed services.  In the first part I will examine why managed services means better service for the SMB end customer.  In the second part, I will discuss why managed services means better business for the solution provider. - read more
 
March 3rd, 2010
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As I see it, one of the most essential ingredients of a successful managed services operation is the services level agreement (SLA).  In fact, it’s so crucial that it’s part of our standard definition for managed services that I mentioned in my last blog post. CompTIA Managed Services Definition: - read more
 
February 25th, 2010
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With a flurry of activities underway and planned for 2010, the Managed IT Services Executive Forum convened for a conference call to reconcile all the undertakings. - read more
 
February 24th, 2010
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Many SMB companies experience enterprise issues, they just have smaller budgets and fewer employees than their larger brethren. Smaller solution providers experience similar challenges, but also may need resources or guidance to create a valued and long-term business. - read more
 

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