Best Practices

Taking Measure of Channel Consolidation

Partners are obsessed with exit strategies, with as many as three out of four MSPs wanting to participate in a merger or acquisition in the next five years. Vendors see channel consolidation as a threat when it’s more likely a benefit....

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In Defense of Distribution’s Future

Many people openly question the viability of distribution in a future market dominated by services and recurring-revenue models. Services will dominate, but we’ll always have product to move, and distribution is already evolving to avoid the death so frequently predicted. ...

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Podcast: Channel Fundamentals

Alex Hart, a veteran executive of such vendors as Symantec, VMware, and Verizon Enterprise, joins Pod2112 to talk about the partnering fundamentals that remain unchanged amid disruptive technology trends....

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