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“Complexity is your enemy … It is hard to make something simple.”
- Richard Branson -

As an MSP/ VAR, times are becoming more complex.

IT resellers have long heard the warnings of an impending shift from purchase and deploy, break-fix hardware deals toward selling IT capacity and business functionality “as-a-Service” in the cloud. Even so, it’s a bit of a wake-up call when companies that provide infrastructure even stop buying traditional infrastructure. That’s precisely what’s happening, says Amazon Web Services CTO Werner Vogels.

Moving in the Direction of Customers

The statistics abound – customers are moving to the cloud – period. Learn about opportunities for the IT channel to step in and add guidance and value.

Cloud Services have a lot of hype – from the days of ASP, then “BPOS”, then SaaS but we know that Cloud is beyond just a buzz word. It’s a way of operating. And now there are several variations that have developed – public, private, and even hybrid. While definitions vary – one thing is for sure – every company CEO is asking how to use the cloud.

The Rise of Chromebook in the IT Channel – dinCloud

Despite declining PC sales, Google’s Chromebook continues to thrive. Many cite the Chromebook’s management capabilities, budget-friendly price point, and security controls as key drivers in its growth in education, enterprise, and the overall marketplace.

Five Ways to Earn More in the Cloud in 2016 - dinCloud

While the cloud is nothing new, the way you approach it with customers can be. Any sales organization engaged in cloud sales can achieve growth. Organizations looking to achieve transformative growth in their cloud business, should ensure a cutting-edge strategy is guiding its sales efforts.

Cloud Expo West 2015 - Santa Clara

What’s happening in the heart of the bustling tech industry? The International Cloud Expo West returns to Silicon Valley this Nov 3-5.  Join thousands of attendees to learn about the cloud—all in one place. Learn about all facets of the cloud, including cloud computing, big data, SDDC, IoT, DevOps, and WebRTC.

The Oracle Open World 2015 - Attendee’s Guide to San Francisco - dinCloud

Let’s face it; absorbing the latest in tech can leave the best of us famished and err… thirsty! On top of that, when traveling for work, it’s always nice to steal away an evening or two and take in the local sights.

Oracle Open World 2015 is a renowned conference that provides new updates on Oracle’s cloud platform.  It’s only fitting that its daily curriculum is followed by top-notch food and drink.

MSPs Thinking Cloud Should Think dinCloud

If you are a MSP (managed services provider) in the IT industry, you know subscription models, and you are well versed in cloud. Customers are moving to the cloud at an accelerated pace. Pick a cloud service provider (CSP) that serves up the entire IT stack – apps, desktops, servers, storage, and D/R. When you think cloud, think dinCloud.

A few notable links for MSPs:

Adventures and Attractions in Orlando

The Best of Breed (BoB) Conference is a 3 day conference in Orlando focused on igniting the engines of growth in IT. Leaders from all over the world gather at BoB to learn to connect with each other, grow their IT, and move forward in business ventures.


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