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ChannelE2E offers news and trends on small business cloud technology for CSPs, MSPs, VARs, ISVs, IT distributors and partners in the IT channel.

SMB Benchmarking: A Management Tool for Your Business

Benchmarking can be a difficult, time-consuming process. But you can leverage these business and financial databases to measure your company’s performance.

ESOP Legislation May Boost Small Business Employee Ownership

The ESOP Fairness Act, if signed into law, may make it easier for small businesses, MSPs & VARs to offer employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). Here are potential pros & cons.

OpenText: Some Job Cuts Amid Carbonite, Webroot Growth Plan

OpenText  sees four growth opportunities for Carbonite data protection & Webroot cybersecurity businesses. But a restructuring also involves some job cuts.

Ingram Micro Cloud Contest Rewards Channel-Friendly ISVs

Ingram Micro Cloud contest seeks to empower ISVs (independent software vendors) for channel partner engagements. The race is on to find MSP-friendly SaaS startups.

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SMBs: Minimum Wage is not Living Wage, Split on Pay Increases

U.S. small business owners are divided on raising the minimum wage, according to a recent survey from OnDeck and SCORE, a network of business mentors.

Small Business Job Satisfaction: SMB Employees Want This…

Simplified technology provisioning could improve SMB job satisfaction, Lenovo small business survey and research finds.

Know When to Walk Away From A Deal: Six Rules to Follow

You’ve spent money and time negotiating a company sale. But the deal terms don’t feel quite right. When should you walk away? Follow these six rules.

Cisco SMB Partner Strategy: Don’t Call It Small

Cisco Designed for Business offers big opportunities for small business MSPs and VARs, Marc Monday asserts. Details from Cisco Partner Summit 2019.

Cisco Systems Increases MSP Partner Bets

Cisco Systems boosts cloud & MSP partner program. New MSP resources promote Cisco Duo, Meraki, Umbrella, Advanced Malware Protection & Stealthwatch.

Books: How to Sell Your IT Services Provider Business

Books like Get Acquired for Millions; The MSP CEO; & Walk Away Wealthy strive to help small business entrepreneurs & MSP owners build, sell & exit their companies.