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

Overcoming Privacy and Security Hurdles and Growing Cloud Adoption in Europe

Europe is feeling safer in the cloud with major changes

For those in Europe, privacy concerns and little education around how cloud providers manage and protect data have kept many businesses from moving to the cloud. That, plus a lack of in-region cloud infrastructure to meet compliance needs. However, we’re starting to overcome those hurdles, and more businesses in Europe are shifting to the cloud. We can only expect this trend to continue.

Microsoft cloud data centers doubled in the past year

To date, Microsoft has invested nearly €3 billion to build new data centers in Europe.… Read more

Driving Azure Profitability: HealthCheck for Azure FAQ

Last week we hosted a webinar that explored Azure assessments powered by HealthCheck for Azure. If you aren’t familiar, HealthCheck for Azure is an amazing infrastructure assessment tool that provides detailed readiness reporting, cost analysis, and planning tools to help your customers make the most informed decisions when considering a move to Azure.

We had a boatload of great questions from webinar attendees, and wanted to share the answers with you in this FAQ. Check it out!… 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.

Read the full interview here or check out some of our favorite highlights below!Read more

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

Proactive vs. Reactive Managed Services, Part 2

In part one last week, we looked at a few ways to communicate the value of a proactive managed services approach to your customers.

With MissionControl for Office 365, you can demonstrate the power of a proactive (vs. a reactive) approach that sets you apart from your competition.

Let’s take a closer look at two examples from the infographic we created.

(Download and share it to show your customers the value of a proactive approach vs.… Read more

Proactive vs. Reactive Managed Services, Part 1

How do you differentiate your managed services and offer value to your customers?

If you’ve got the keys to their kingdom, you have a huge opportunity for you to offer value to customers through proactive managed services. You can maximize customer lifetime value and differentiate your business, especially if your competition is more “reactive.”

A proactive vs. reactive approach in the eyes of your customers

Do your customers understand what you’re doing in their environment?

Many organizations, especially SMBs, are unaware of their own compliance needs, potential risks, and the benefits they could get from a provider’s proactive approach to managing their environment.… Read more