2112 in the News

Security, RPA, Managed Cloud Services Drive Demand
08 May 2020

Market research firms have identified multiple IT services trends emerging in the current pandemic-influenced market; more channel news from the week. Looking up? Finally, a broader look at the channel, through the lens of channel program managers, reveals an increase in business confidence as the…

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Effects of COVID-19 on Channel Partners
06 May 2020

New research on solution and service providers reveals how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting business plans and technology priorities for the coming months. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, so too do the uncertainty and economic upheaval that accompany it. Spiraling infections and sobering…

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Ingram Micro Offers 90-Days Same as Cash to Channel Partners Across U.S. and Canada; Lowers Financing Rate for Future Funds Program
28 Apr 2020

Additional Flexible Funding Helps Channel Partners Manage and Maximize Cash Flow … The new Ingram Micro services come at a time when channel partners and their customers need more affordable and flexible financing. According to a recent channel survey from The 2112 Group, the average…

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Merger and Acquisition Deal Activity: April Slowdown Confirmed
15 Apr 2020

Can MSP Valuations Hold Up Amid Revenue Pressures? Still, Q2 2020 will likely be an extremely challenging quarter for MSPs and other types of channel partner businesses. As the pandemic continues to pressure business worldwide, the managed services market will likely decline 17 percent in…

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Channel Performance Strategies from Industry Luminaries
14 Apr 2020

At the recent Rainmaker 20 Live conference, Larry Walsh, CEO and Chief Analyst for the 2112 Group led a channel performance strategies round table with representatives from leading high-tech companies. Introducing the focus of the round table, Larry stated that in recent 2112 research, “One…

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Managed Services Provider (MSP) Market Forecast 2020: Coronavirus Impact
13 Apr 2020

The SMB managed services market faces question marks. Roughly one-third of channel partners have two months or less in cash reserves, but 57 percent of partners believe they will meet or beat their original 2020 revenue plan, recent research from The 2112 Group reveals. The…

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COVID-19 Channel Partner Impact: The 2112 Group Research Findings
08 Apr 2020

How channel partners expect their businesses and revenues to perform amid coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to The 2112 Group research. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, The 2112 Group findings show that channel partners are in reasonable shape — and perhaps better shape — compared to mainstream…

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Channel: A Chat with Larry Walsh
03 Apr 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed us: shaking us to our core as a nation and as individuals as we experience something that’s never happened in modern history. People are scared, people are uncertain, and we don’t know what’s going to come next. That’s why,…

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Optimism Shown by Channel Leaders During Covid-19 Crisis
02 Apr 2020

Is there any optimism left out there? You bet there is, and sometimes you find it in the most unlikely places. This week, Larry Walsh the CEO of the 2112 Group, joins us and shares his thoughts on some recent research on the impact of…

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Memo to MSPs: Don’t Demand Free Software, Do Pursue Financial Help
01 Apr 2020

As an MSP owner/operator, you’re exploring multiple ways to cut your costs & improve your cash flow. Here’s how to move forward with MSP software providers. Technology Companies: Key Financial Moves Overall, MSPs and their software companies should give each other the benefit of the…

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COVID-19 Impact on the Tech Industry with Larry Walsh
27 Mar 2020

We’ve never lived in a space quite like where we are now with the impact the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is making across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of people have become infected, millions of people have been laid off, countries are shutting down and businesses across…

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Beyond the Curve
26 Mar 2020

We can all agree that we are dealing with an unprecedented enemy that is affecting each and every one of us globally. While trying to adjust and adapt through this difficult time we need to look beyond today. What will the landscape look like when…

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