Managed Services 2019 M&A Update
Charles Weaver
I am starting to hear a lot of "gossip" about mergers and acquisitions in the managed services community. M&A activity for MSPs has an ebb and flow, very similar to the tides. People, again, seem…
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US Banks Raise Stakes for Managed Service Providers
Charles Weaver
MSPs who service banks have always enjoyed a certain competitive advantage. Vertical industry experience, deeply embedded relationships, and a decent amount of protection against competitive threats from other MSPs, all explain why the banking (and…
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Human Capital Must be Focus of MSPs in 2019
Charles Weaver
According to a poll of 107 UK CEOs, there is a massive skills gap facing organizations, and it could bode very well for managed service providers. The study found that 71% of all respondents said…
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MSPAlliance Announces Spring and Fall MSPWorld Conferences for 2019; Issues Call for Speakers for Spring Conference
Charles Weaver
World’s Premier Managed Services and Cloud Computing Event to be held in Austin, TX, March 24-26, 2019; the theme of this MSPWorld conference will be Going Beyond IT! Jason Dorsey will deliver the keynote at…
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Taking Managed Services Beyond IT
Charles Weaver
It is time for the professional MSP community to stop fixating on information technology and start addressing the business and other “non IT” needs of customers. This business model transition is both valuable to clients,…
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