Managed Services Article Archive:

GTDC: Distribution Drives Technology Innovation

Global Technology Distribution Council findings show distribution is driving industry growth

FireMon Claims One-Year ROI

Security vendor claims research shows majority of clients recoup investment inside 12 months

Autotask Reshapes Managed Services with CentraStage Deal

Autotask acquired U.K.-based CentraStage, a cloud-based endpoint and device management system, giving it remote monitoring and management capabilities. The deal will reshape the managed services segment, raising questions about standalone products versus end-to-end systems.

GFI Reorgs into Two Divisions, One for MSPs

Under new structure, GFI Software will operate two business – LogicNow for its managed services products and GFI developing private cloud products. The move is designed to enable the company to focus on product and business development, as well as growth.

Staples Sells Managed Services Unit

Staples found continuously hitting the “Easy” button wasn’t the solution to its managed services business and opted to sell its Thrive Networks subsidiary to MetTel. Could it be that retailers make bad IT companies?

Channel Veteran Selbst Signs on With Vorex for MSP Push

Cloud PSA specialist Vorex is preparing to make a play for managed services providers and has hired a well-known IT services insider to help lead the charge, the company announced this week. Stuart Selbst, a former MSP in his own right and best known in the channel for leading his own MSP coaching and consulting […]

Zenith Infotech Will Shut Down in October

Cloud infrastructure and backup service provider Zenith Infotech has started informing partners that it will cease operations in a matter of weeks after exhausting attempts to resolve its debt issues. Partners told to start migrating data or risk losing it.

Tech Data Gives Xerox Agents a Leg Up With Services

The distributor will now provide additional support to Xerox-authorized agents for A3 multifunction printers and smaller A4 products.