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Your role as an MSP is to deliver service and functionality that your clients demand while still managing to make a profit. So, in a world where cloud-based services providers offer nearly anything a client could potentially desire, serving as an educated, intelligent strategic advisor to navigate these options on behalf of your client requires … Continue reading The Value of Cloud Services Partnerships for MSPs Continue Reading

2018: Another Huge Year for the Cloud

Wednesday, January 03rd 2018 by Kirill Bensonoff
  2017 has certainly shown us all that the growth of cloud computing shows no signs of stopping. The big players kept getting bigger while some new companies entered the market, but no one’s worried because there’s more than enough pie to go around. Looking ahead to 2018, the growth will continue, but some new … Continue reading 2018: Another Huge Year for the Cloud Continue Reading
Cloud computing can’t be beat when it comes to supporting dynamic client needs in a fully scalable environment. The endless potential capacity and instant upgrade potential are obvious benefits, and the aggressively low (and getting lower) pricing thanks to a highly competitive marketplace means your clients are buying computing power and storage for a fraction … Continue reading Understanding and Managing Workload Costs Continue Reading
Monday, November 06th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
Although analysts can’t agree on exactly what “the cloud” is or is not, there’s no question that it’s growing. IDC forecasts 24% growth to $122 billion in 2017 while Gartner expects it to reach a quarter trillion dollars in 2017 on 18% growth this year. While the number you pick might change your pitch deck, … Continue reading Are you Keeping up with Cloud Growth? Continue Reading
How to Automate Billing with Autotask for Microsoft CSPs
Wednesday, June 14th 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
We have been busy in the past few months developing new ways to simplify the cloud. Amongst the things we recently released is a Cloud Billing Manager, which helps MSPs automate billing with Autotask for Microsoft CSP.  We help MSPs and resellers bill for Office365 products as well as Azure usage-based services. Office365 Billing & Azure … Continue reading How to Automate Billing for Microsoft CSPs Continue Reading
Cloud Adoption Facts You Thought You Knew
Tuesday, May 02nd 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
The cloud isn’t a passing fad or just training-wheel technology for bootstrapping startups; it’s increasingly how enterprises are affordable, reliable and scalable addressing their IT needs. Free of hardware purchasing costs and long-term commitments, dedicated staff and real estate investments to host server farms in climate-controlled environments with rock-solid connectivity, cloud services allow firms to … Continue reading Cloud Adoption Facts You Thought You Knew Continue Reading
Are Your Customers Ready For The Next AWS Outage
Tuesday, March 21st 2017 by Kirill Bensonoff
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 was a frustrating day for many Amazon customers. For some, this day will be remembered because company websites were unavailable for over 3 hours as AWS’ S3 Cloud Storage suffered “high error rates.” This event had a negative impact for many AWS customers, including Netflix, Reddit, Airbnb, Quora, and more. The … Continue reading Are Your Customers Ready For The Next AWS Outage? Continue Reading
aws consolidated billing
Monday, December 05th 2016 by Kirill Bensonoff
AWS consultants and AWS resellers are aware of the term consolidated billing, which Amazon Web Services uses in order enable resellers to earn a commissions, or to help enterprises break out their departments for billing and chargebacks. Consolidated billing method is used by AWS Reseller partners, MSPs, SI’s and others who use multiple accounts and … Continue reading AWS Consolidated Billing for MSPs and Resellers Continue Reading