Five Reasons to High Five BitTitan at IT Nation

We’re taking a respite from all the rain at our Seattle headquarters and spending the week in Orlando for IT Nation 2016! Are you going, too? Let’s high five it out.

Here are the top five reasons you’ll want to come by booth 707 to give BitTitan a high five:

5. You could win our Twitter contest.

Tweet @BitTitan about why you’re a #ModernMSP and you could win a pair of Bose wireless noise-cancelling headphones. You can wear them on your flight home to help you ignore anyone who is still talking about the election.… 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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Partner Spotlight: GoCloud Systems & Concierge

Meet GoCloud Systems

gocloud-logo-largeGoCloud Systems of Wellington, New Zealand is a Microsoft Gold Partner and Microsoft Cloud Specialist in Office 365, Azure, and Dynamics CRM. A fast-growing company, this Modern MSP is focused on strengthening relationships and delivering customer lifetime value in the cloud.

David Brabant, co-founder of GoCloud, has been in IT for over 20 years, riding the waves of the changes in the industry to build a successful business on the cutting edge. “We’re just focused on the cloud,” he explained.Read more

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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Video Partner Profile: Simple ID on Concierge

In our latest video partner profile, learn how BitTitan partner Simple ID is transforming their business with Concierge, a 24/7 IT help desk service-as-a-service.

Learn more about Concierge with our datasheet.… Read more

#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

Introducing: Azure Campaign-in-a-Box Part I

Campaign-in-a-BoxWe’ve heard from many BitTitan partners that they struggle with sales and marketing content. Well, we have some good news. We’re giving you FREE tools to run your own Azure marketing campaign and assessment workshops. We’re doing all of this to help you answer one question:

“How do I get my customers interested in an Azure conversation?”

Azure conversations can lead to consumption, which translates to recurring revenue. But finding ways to get the word out while demonstrating expertise can be tough when you’re busy running a business.… Read more

#KickSomeAzure With Assessment Tips!

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We’re all about helping our partners #KickSomeAzure!

A big step to help customers understand the value of Azure is to run an assessment. Over the next three weeks, we’ll feature three of the best lessons we’ve learned about preparing and delivering assessments that make customers ready for the move to Azure. Today, we’re talking about getting the assessment conversation started.

TIP #1: Get Talking: Explain the opportunities and benefits of running an assessment!

It’s really easy to tell someone why something is great but it’s harder to prove it’s great for them.Read more

Closing the Gap of the Managed Services Expert

The cloud has brought about a new era for selling IT services, and it asks a lot of providers. Say it with me: caveat venditor. Okay, I don’t speak Latin either, but it means “let the seller beware.” Gone are the days of caveat emptor “let the buyer beware” when decision makers lacked access to information and feared being swindled by the likes of a used car salesman. Now buyers—your clients—have every opportunity to know exactly what they’re getting from you: quality in cloud services.… Read more

Vote for BitTitan Experts, Nominated as Top European SharePoint Influencers

Vote for Hans Brender and Jethro Seghers!

Once again, two BitTitan experts and Microsoft MVPs have been nominated for the Top 25 European SharePoint Influencers. Cast your vote now for Hans Brender and Jethro Seghers, our collaboration all-stars!

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Last year’s voters ranked both Hans and Jethro in the top 10 for European Office 365 influencers. Since then, both MVPs have moved into new roles with BitTitan. Hans supports the team as a Cloud Ranger, while Jethro has transitioned as a Partner Solution Enablement Lead.… Read more