"Directive" Posts

Family Owned And Operated: For Generations to Come?

You’ve built an IT services business. Your kids are now involved in the company. But will they ever be ready to run — and own — the business?

Part II: MSPs That Launched Software Businesses

You asked for it. More MSPs that hatched software businesses like BVoIP, ConnectBooster, DeskDirector, IT Glue, JoomConnect, PassPortal & so many more…

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 7 Jan 2016

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Today’s updates involve Autotask partner M&A; Avnet buys IT certification co; Ulistic’s next move; IoT privacy; Oculus Rift pricing; and more.

Intel Buys More Drone Market Technology

Intel has acquired drone expert Ascending Technologies. What’s in it for Intel partners? CES 2016 may provide answers.

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Unconventional MSP Buyers Emerge

When it comes to managed services provider (MSP) mergers & acquisitions, digital marketing agencies are joining the M&A pursuit.