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Article
April 23rd, 2019 | Erick Simpson
Many providers believe that selling security is significantly harder than selling managed IT services. It’s not. - read more
 
Video
April 19th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Coming to you live from the SMB TechFest show in Anaheim, Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson chat about recent research data on server hardware (hint: people are still buying it), the value of taking your clients out to lunch now and then, and Game of Thrones finale predictions from a German AI engine. - read more
 
Video
April 15th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Mere minutes after returning home from the Tech Data Endpoint Symposium, Rich Freeman has thoughts to share about it with co-host Erick Simpson, who has thoughts of his own about bundling managed services. Then both hosts ponder the meaning of a calendar from Oracle Park that magically erases Salesforce's giant HQ from the San Francisco skyline. - read more
 
Article
April 10th, 2019 | Amol Dalvi
AKV is an essential tool to protect cloud apps and services within Azure. - read more
 
Article
April 8th, 2019 | Steve Duckworth
When you need all the component parts working in a seamless, integrated fashion, choose your PSA like you would your car. - read more
 
Video
April 8th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Didn't pay much notice to the launch of NetSuite's new partner program? Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson are here to tell you why you should have, plus why you should deliver bad performance news to your techs right away instead of eventually, and why Microsoft (for better or worse) has given up on April Fool's Day gags. - read more
 
Blog Entry
April 5th, 2019 | Gil Cargill
The more successful a managed services salesperson is, the less time they have for prospecting. Here's how to break out of the trap. - read more
 
Article
April 1st, 2019 | Greg Marts
Access to a searchable knowledge base can improve organizational productivity, encourage collaboration, and enhance customer service. - read more
 
Video
March 29th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Mere miles apart in Southern California, co-hosts Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson trade thoughts on the new risk assessment solution from ConnectWise, why every channel pro needs a security strategy, and the scary fact that it’s possible for a commercial flight bound for Dusseldorf to end up in Edinburgh instead. - read more
 
Video
March 26th, 2019 | ChannelPro
In the second of a two-part series, managed services guru Manuel Palachuk describes the final, easy, steps to take when getting a business strategy off the ground. - read more
 

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