Entries by Carrie Bilenker

Take the Guesswork out of Azure Migrations

BitTitan Presents: Daring Azure Migrations Demos with Darrell…and Jethro!

Turn Azure migrations from guesswork into science with Microsoft MVPs and BitTitan experts! Watch as Darrell and Jethro experiment with HealthCheck for Azure, turning data into powerful assessments and cost effective migrations for customers!


Looking to #KickSomeAzure? Check out our Azure Workshop Assessment Guide for best practices when introducing Azure to customers and creating the right Azure action plan.

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Why Modern MSPs Invest in Azure

What does it mean to invest in Azure?

In this new ModernMSP video, IT professionals from around the world share how Azure brings value to their business and to their customers. Watch and learn how choosing to invest in Azure leads to new partnerships, services, and business opportunities!

 

Ready to introduce and invest in Azure for your business? Run your own four-week marketing campaign with the Kick Some Azure Campaign-in-a-Box. Educate and connect to customers with blog posts, emails, social media, and more!… Read more

Get Moving: An Interview with Microsoft MVP, Kelsey Epps

It’s time to make a move!

kelsey eppsRecently, Kelsey Epps, a BitTitan Partner Technical Strategist and a Microsoft Office Servers and Services MVP, sat down with Mitch Tulloch at windowsnetworking.com to talk shop and examine the best tools for Azure migrations!

Aside from a look at changing trends, they dove into the difficulties, value, and advantages of making the switch and how MSPs can best navigate the changing IT landscape.

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What Kind of MSP Are You? (Part 3)

“Be different: Bundle Like a Boss”

Last week, we looked at MSP Persona #2: Established as a Modern MSP. This week, we’re focusing on Hosting and Large Service Providers looking to differentiate their business and streamline their processes.

When you have support, processes, and a workforce in place, it’s hard to figure out how to stay fresh in the marketplace. With quality services and a strong reputation, how do you decide what to focus on?… Read more

What Kind of MSP Are You? (Part 2)

“It’s always easiest to stop a problem before it starts.”

Last week, we looked at MSP Persona #1: New to being a Modern MSP. This week, we’re focusing on MSPs that generate recurring revenue and are ready to work on their service delivery.

When growing your business, there are always competing priorities: Expanding your services, increasing revenue, and finding new customers.

For an MSP that’s reached these milestones, it’s easy to wonder “what now?” To truly differentiate your business and improve your workflow, the next step is becoming a proactive MSP.… Read more

Sharing Success, Partner to Partner

We’re not just about migrations anymore.

In fact, we haven’t been for some time.

We’re all about helping our partners become Modern MSPs with the best tools, information, and support we can give them.

Microsoft recently wrote:

BitTitan understood long ago that migration services were just the first step in a long and evolving journey – once you migrated your customer’s workloads to the cloud, what then?”

Whatever that next step is, we have plenty of resources to help you grow your business.… Read more

What Kind of MSP Are You? (Part 1)

Knowing where to start can be just as difficult as knowing where to go.

We’re constantly trying to become better at what we do and how we do it. For an MSP looking for new ways to add value to its business, there are challenges at every stage of growth.

In this series, we’ll feature MSPs at different stages of growth. Find your match and see what steps you can take to become your best MSP!… Read more

#KickSomeAzure With Assessment Tip #3

Better data yields better plans, but not always the ones you expect.

In our Assessment Tips Series, we’ve helped partners #KickSomeAzure with advice on how to start the Azure conversation and use customer questions to explain the benefits of assessments. This week, we’re going to help you close the deal and develop strong customer relationships with our final tip in the series!

Tip #3: Review assessment results with customers to guide them through existing problems, best solutions, and migration options.

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IT Services Horror Stories… Are You Scared Yet?

Happy Halloween! Or is it?

punkin horror storiesWe share a lot of success stories here. We love to focus on new ideas that help MSPs and bring them to life.

But great ideas solve problems and we’ve heard a lot of scary stories that pointed us to problems faced by the IT community.

Instead of Trick or Treat we’re going to share the ones that shook us most.

Grab a blanket, check on your server, change your passwords, and backup your data!

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#KickSomeAzure With Assessment Tip #2

Industry estimates for the benefits of Azure can only bring conversations with customers so far.

Last week we focused on starting the Azure conversation. This week, we’re ready to keep the conversation flowing with the second tip in our series about preparing and delivering assessments.

Tip #2: Treat questions about Azure as an opportunity to explain the value of assessments!

With so many different types of concerns, it’s critical to use customer questions to identify which ones an assessment can answer best.Read more