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Enabling Software Sales

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Enabling Software Sales

An interview explores Application Packaging-as-a-service with Vincent Weberink, CEO of APPTIMZED, the provider of a new service category for solution providers...

First, Apptimized is offering Application-Packaging as a Service... so what is “application packaging” and why does it need to be a service?

[Weberink] For years, the software industry has sought to disrupt other industries by making the operations of these industries more efficient, faster, and cheaper.  Yet the one industry where we have failed to improve as much as we Read more...

Continuum Opens Euro HQ

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Continuum Opens Euro HQ

Channel-exclusive integrated managed service provider Continuum opens a European Headquarters office in the Thames Valley region, England, a growing technology hub outside of London.

The company also names ex-Micropoint Managed Services UK general manager Paul Balkwell as European Sales Director. Previously Balkwell was head of managed IT services at IP Integration and new business sales manager at Business Relations International.

“We are excited about our expansion into Europe and even more excited about Paul Balkwell leading this important initiative for Continuum,” Continuum says. “Paul was the sales leader for an extremely successful MSP in the UK for several years, so he is well equipped to support the growing demand of Continuum managed IT services in the region. The rapid growth of our large MSP partner base as well as signing on so many new partners over the last year has led to our expansion into Europe.”

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Europe's EMC-Based Software Defined Data Centre

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Europe's EMC-Based Software Defined Data Centre

Adapt is the first managed service provider with a software defined data centre in Europe making of EMC technologies, including VPLEX,VNX2, ViPR, XtremIO, Recoverpoint and Storage Resource Management suite.

The above mentioned EMC technologies are in turn combined with the Adapt dynamic management and tiered services.

"This exciting new platform and set of service offerings enables customers to rapidly and affordably take advantage of the cloud,” EMC claims. “[It] gives Adapt’s customers the ability to take advantage of new capabilities without significant capital expense or resourcing requirements, addressing technical skills gaps in their business.”

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Managed Services is not about Technology

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Managed Services is not about Technology

by Richard Tubb

Conference Season is (phew!) over: This past quarter offered so many popular IT Conferences that it would have been quite easy to spend all your time visiting one conference after another. With the GFI Max Worldwide Conferences, Autotask Community Live!, VMWorld, the CompTIA EMEA Conference, CRN Channel Conference and IP Expo plus many others - it becomes hard to keep track of all the news that is important to your MSP business. Here are the 3 top stories I think you won't want to miss out on.

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Managed Services to Grow Further

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Managed Services to Grow Further

According to Markets And Markets managed services are to grow further in the near future-- the market is set to reach $256.05 billion in 2018 (up from $142.75bn in 2013) with a CAGR of 12.4% for the 2013-2018 period. 

The analyst expects N. America to remain the biggest market, but EMEA and MEA should also increase market traction during the forecast period. 

Industry trends show high managed services demand across all industry verticals. Markets and Markets says managed services implementations reduce enterprise IT costs by 30-40%, while increasing outsourced process operational efficiency by almost 50-60%.  Read more...

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