On Premise http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/19997/more en HP Unveils Open Source Network Operating System http://mspmentor.net/premise/100515/hp-unveils-open-source-network-operating-system <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Looking to disrupt the business models of its enterprise networking rivals, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) today unveiled an open source network operating system (NOS) with support from Accton Technology Corporation, Arista, Broadcom, Intel (INTC) and VMware (VMW).</p></div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/premise/100515/hp-unveils-open-source-network-operating-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/premise/100515/hp-unveils-open-source-network-operating-system#comments On Premise Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:30:00 +0000 59441 at http://mspmentor.net Microsoft's Communications Play: Skype, Lync and BYOD http://mspmentor.net/platforms/microsofts-communications-play-skype-lync-and-byod <div class="node-body article-body"><a title="Surface Pro: What CIOs are saying about Microsoft&#039;s new tablet" href="http://www.mspmentor.net/2013/02/08/surface-pro-what-cios-are-saying-about-microsofts-tablet/" target="_blank"> Surface Pro</a>, the long-awaited tablet from software giant <a title="Microsoft home page</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/platforms/microsofts-communications-play-skype-lync-and-byod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/platforms/microsofts-communications-play-skype-lync-and-byod#comments Cloud Computing Mobile Device Management On Premise Platforms Service Level Agreements Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:50:09 +0000 9684 at http://mspmentor.net Managed Services: Seven Blogs MSPmentor Didn't Write, Jan. 18 http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/managed-services-seven-blogs-mspmentor-didnt-write-jan-18 <div class="node-body article-body"> The MSPmentor team had another busy but enjoyable week.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/managed-services-seven-blogs-mspmentor-didnt-write-jan-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/managed-services-seven-blogs-mspmentor-didnt-write-jan-18#comments Cloud Computing Managed Services On Premise Professional Services Automation (PSA) Remote Monitoring & Management Software Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:01:08 +0000 9436 at http://mspmentor.net Re-Thinking the Cloud: the Best Cloud Options for MSPs http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/re-thinking-cloud-best-cloud-options-msps <div class="node-body article-body"> In the wake of <a title="Hurricane Sandy on Wikipedia" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Sandy" target="_blank">Hurricane Sandy</a>, questions have been raised about the <a title="After Hurricane Sandy I'm Building My Own Power Plant" href="http://www.mspmentor.net/2012/10/31/after-hurricane-sandy-im-building-my-own-power-plant-not/" target="_blank">viability of the cloud</a>.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/re-thinking-cloud-best-cloud-options-msps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/re-thinking-cloud-best-cloud-options-msps#comments Backup and Disaster Recovery Cloud Computing Managed Services MSP Mentor On Premise Software as a Service and Hardware as a Service Fri, 02 Nov 2012 15:26:45 +0000 8594 at http://mspmentor.net Are MSPs Too Focused on Basic IT Support, Maintenance? http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/are-msps-too-focused-basic-it-support-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"> You've heard the sales pitch: Managed services providers (MSPs) can focus on IT maintenance and support, freeing up corporate IT to focus on innovation. But is it time for MSPs to focus a bit less on maintenance and far more on innovation? I sure think so.<br /> </div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/are-msps-too-focused-basic-it-support-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/are-msps-too-focused-basic-it-support-maintenance#comments Cloud Computing Managed Print Services Managed Services On Premise Tue, 23 Oct 2012 03:46:32 +0000 8557 at http://mspmentor.net Micro MSPs Dominate GFI Max Managed Services Conference http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/micro-msps-dominate-gfi-max-managed-services-conference <div class="node-body article-body"> A new generation of managed services providers (call them Micro MSPs) seems to be dominating the <a title="GFI Max" href="http://www.gfimax.com" target="_blank">GFI Max</a> user conference here in New Orleans. Of the 200 or so MSPs here, I suspect the vast majority manage 25 or fewer customer servers, 250 or fewer desktops, and generate $500,000 or less in annual recurring revenues. But don't underestimate the power of Micro MSPs.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/micro-msps-dominate-gfi-max-managed-services-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/micro-msps-dominate-gfi-max-managed-services-conference#comments Managed Security Services Managed Services Mobile Device Management North America On Premise Professional Services Automation (PSA) Remote Monitoring & Management Software Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:37:09 +0000 8468 at http://mspmentor.net McAfee Launches MSP Partner Program, Managed Security Push http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/mcafee-launches-msp-partner-program-managed-security-push <div class="node-body article-body"> <a href="http://www.mcafee.com/us/business-home.aspx">McAfee</a> has announced a formalized Managed Service Provider (MSP) partner program. The move comes a few weeks after McAfee unveiled a <a title="McAfee Profitability Stack" href="http://www.thevarguy.com/2012/07/11/mcafee-profitability-stack-you-want-fries-and-with-that/" target="_blank">profitability stack</a> for VARs.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/mcafee-launches-msp-partner-program-managed-security-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-security-services/mcafee-launches-msp-partner-program-managed-security-push#comments Cloud Computing Managed Security Services Managed Services Managed Services Pricing On Premise Partner Program Wed, 25 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 8218 at http://mspmentor.net Cisco Reseller Co-Develops Managed Wireless Service Offering http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/cisco-reseller-co-develops-managed-wireless-service-offering <div class="node-body article-body"> What do you do when your customers tell you that competitors keep coming in to offer a service you don't yet offer? You figure out a way to offer it. That's just what Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) reseller Annese &amp; Associates did recently and now it is rolling out a brand new managed service it co-developed with Cisco -- managed wireless.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/cisco-reseller-co-develops-managed-wireless-service-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/cisco-reseller-co-develops-managed-wireless-service-offering#comments Cloud Computing Managed Services Mobile On Premise Platforms Technologies Fri, 11 May 2012 19:55:38 +0000 7938 at http://mspmentor.net Kaseya Connect 2012 User Conference: 7 Questions I'll Ask http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-connect-2012-user-conference-7-questions-ill-ask <div class="node-body article-body"> The <a title="Kaseya Connect 2012 User Conference" href="http://www.kaseya.com/events/annual-user-conference.aspx">Kaseya Connect</a> 2012 User Conference (May 1-4, Las Vegas) is set to attract several hundred managed services providers (MSPs).</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-connect-2012-user-conference-7-questions-ill-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/kaseya-connect-2012-user-conference-7-questions-ill-ask#comments Cloud Computing Managed Services Mobile Device Management On Premise Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:46:08 +0000 7861 at http://mspmentor.net Private Cloud Cheaper than Public Cloud for Microsoft Apps http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/private-cloud-cheaper-public-cloud-microsoft-apps <div class="node-body article-body"><a title="Azaleos Managed Services for Microsoft Excel and SharePoint" href="http://www.azaleos.com/" target="_blank">Azaleos Corp</a>., the managed services provider that specializes in implementing Microsoft applications, has released an independent report in tandem with <a title="Osterman Research Home" href="http://www.ostermanresearch.com/" target="_blank">Osterman Research</a> that details the cost of implementing Microsoft messaging and collaboration systems in both public and private cloud environments. The result?</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/private-cloud-cheaper-public-cloud-microsoft-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/private-cloud-cheaper-public-cloud-microsoft-apps#comments Research Cloud Computing Integrations Managed Services MSP Mentor On Premise Platforms Research and Markets Resources Technologies Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:02:09 +0000 7732 at http://mspmentor.net