Finance http://mspmentor.net/taxonomy/term/7358/more en Logicalis Wants to MEET MSPs, Help Them Expand http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/logicalis-wants-meet-msps-help-them-expand <div class="node-body article-body"><a title="MSPmentor 501" href="http://www.mspmentor.net/top501-page33-2013/"> </a><a title="MSPmentor 501" href="http://www.mspmentor.net/top501-page33-2013/"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-51117" alt="wayne-kiphart" src="http://www.mspmentor.net/wp-content/upload</a></div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/logicalis-wants-meet-msps-help-them-expand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/logicalis-wants-meet-msps-help-them-expand#comments Finance Cloud Computing MSP Mentor Software as a Service and Hardware as a Service Your Business Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:23:17 +0000 9820 at http://mspmentor.net MSP Pricing: Per User, Per Device or Something Else? http://mspmentor.net/finance/msp-pricing-user-device-or-something-else <div class="node-body article-body"> I hear the question from MSPmentor readers all the time: "How much should I charge for my managed services?" Then, I hear about the per user vs. per device pricing debate. But I&#039;m starting to realize something: When it comes to pricing models, MSPs often ask the wrong questions. Want a better guide to MSP pricing?</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/finance/msp-pricing-user-device-or-something-else" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/finance/msp-pricing-user-device-or-something-else#comments Finance Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:02:21 +0000 9799 at http://mspmentor.net Software-Defined Networking Gains Intel Capital Investment http://mspmentor.net/finance/software-defined-networking-gains-intel-capital-investment <div class="node-body article-body"> Software-defined networking (SDN) received another vote of confidence today as <a title="Intel Capital Homepage" href="http://www.intelcapital.com" target="_blank">Intel Capital</a>, Intel&#039;s global investment and M&amp;amp;A organization, invested in Series B funding for <a title="Big Switch Homepage" hre</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/finance/software-defined-networking-gains-intel-capital-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/finance/software-defined-networking-gains-intel-capital-investment#comments Finance Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:59:17 +0000 9529 at http://mspmentor.net CSC: Managed Services Margins Rise, Cloud Revenues Triple http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/csc-managed-services-margins-rise-cloud-revenues-triple <div class="node-body article-body"> A turnaround at&nbsp;<a title="CSC" href="http://www.csc.com" target="_blank">Computer Sciences Corp.</a>&nbsp;(NYSE: CSC) is showing signs of progress.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/csc-managed-services-margins-rise-cloud-revenues-triple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/csc-managed-services-margins-rise-cloud-revenues-triple#comments Finance Cloud Computing Managed Services Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:58:42 +0000 9516 at http://mspmentor.net SolarWinds Earnings: Q4 Revenues Up 32%, IT Management Sales Look Strong http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/solarwinds-earnings-q4-revenues-32-it-management-sales-look-strong <div class="node-body article-body"> <a title="SolarWinds" href="http://www.solarwinds.com" target="_blank">SolarWinds</a>&nbsp;(NYSE: SWI),&nbsp;which promotes IT management software to MSPs and corporate IT departments, says Q4 revenues jumped 32 percent to $73.5 million.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/solarwinds-earnings-q4-revenues-32-it-management-sales-look-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/solarwinds-earnings-q4-revenues-32-it-management-sales-look-strong#comments Finance Managed Services Mon, 04 Feb 2013 22:47:18 +0000 9499 at http://mspmentor.net Open Book Management: Time to Share Employee Salary Info? http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/open-book-management-time-share-employee-salary-info <div class="node-body article-body"> <a title="Open Book Management" href="http://www.mspmentor.net/2011/01/11/msps-switching-from-bonuses-to-open-book-profit-sharing/">Open Book management</a> -- where business owners share financial and profit information with employees -- can often lead to a more informed, more responsible staff.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/open-book-management-time-share-employee-salary-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/msp-mentor/open-book-management-time-share-employee-salary-info#comments Finance HR MSP Mentor Sales Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:39:01 +0000 9486 at http://mspmentor.net MSP Mergers, Acquisitions: Chapman Associates Offers Guidance http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/msp-mergers-acquisitions-chapman-associates-offers-guidance <div class="node-body article-body"> Add <a title="Chapman Associates" href="http://www.chapman-usa.com" target="_blank">Chapman Associates</a> to the list of M&amp;amp;A advisory firms that assist managed services providers (MSPs) with mergers and acquisitions. Launched in 1954, Chapman Associates claims to have managed more than 2,300 company sales.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/msp-mergers-acquisitions-chapman-associates-offers-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/msp-mergers-acquisitions-chapman-associates-offers-guidance#comments Finance Managed Services Mergers & Acquisitions MSP Mergers and Acquisitions Fri, 25 Jan 2013 02:21:47 +0000 9459 at http://mspmentor.net Axcient: $20M Series D Funding for Cloud Business Continuity http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/axcient-20m-series-d-funding-cloud-business-continuity <div class="node-body article-body"> <a title="Axcient" href="http://www.axcient.com" target="_blank">Axcient Corp</a>. has raised $20 million in Series D funding, CEO Justin Moore confirmed to MSPmentor this evening.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/axcient-20m-series-d-funding-cloud-business-continuity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/axcient-20m-series-d-funding-cloud-business-continuity#comments Finance Backup and Disaster Recovery Cloud Computing Managed Services Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:17:41 +0000 9440 at http://mspmentor.net Juniper's Radical Idea: MSPs Must Drive Down OpEx Costs http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/junipers-radical-idea-msps-must-drive-down-opex-costs <div class="node-body article-body"> Conventional wisdom says managed services providers (MSPs) and their customers should shift from lofty CapEx costs to predictable OpEx costs. But here&#039;s a radical next step: It&#039;s time for service providers and customers to find ways to aggressively drive down OpEx expenses.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/junipers-radical-idea-msps-must-drive-down-opex-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/junipers-radical-idea-msps-must-drive-down-opex-costs#comments Finance Managed Services Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:05:37 +0000 9424 at http://mspmentor.net Unconventional MSP Wisdom: Stop Growing, Deliver 25% EBITDA http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/unconventional-msp-wisdom-stop-growing-deliver-25-ebitda <div class="node-body article-body"> <a title="ClinicAnywhere" href="http://clinicanywhere.com/" target="_blank">ClinicAnywhere</a>, an MSP and cloud-based business focused on the health care market, generated managed services EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) of more than 25 percent in 2012, according to CEO Mike Jones.</div> <p><a href="http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/unconventional-msp-wisdom-stop-growing-deliver-25-ebitda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mspmentor.net/managed-services/unconventional-msp-wisdom-stop-growing-deliver-25-ebitda#comments Finance Managed Services Sales Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:14:39 +0000 9422 at http://mspmentor.net