"TekLinks" Posts

How Will You (Really) Measure Your Life?

It was supposed to be a conversation about infrastructure management. Instead, new LogicMonitor GM David Powell and I got sidetracked on family talk.

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MSP, CSP Pioneer David Powell Joins LogicMonitor

TekLinks VP David Powell, an MSP & CSP expert, has joined LogicMonitor as GM of the infrastructure monitoring company’s service provider business.

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Found: A Truly Next-Generation MSP

ChannelE2E has been scouring the market for MSPs that are monetizing DevOps. Not just a little. But as the core business. Well, we finally found one.

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MSP Buys AWS Cloud, DevOps Expert

Claranet, a European managed services provider, has acquired Bashton, a UK-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud specialist with DevOps skills.

Docker Managed Services for DevOps: Oracle, StackEngine Ready to Assist?

Oracle’s buyout of StackEngine sets the stage for MSPs and Oracle Cloud partners to offer Docker monitoring and managed services to DevOps customers.

Top 10 Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) Predictions for 2016

Remote monitoring & management (RMM) predictions for 2016 involving Kaseya, LabTech, LogicNow, Auvik, N-able, TruMethods & other shameless name drops.

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MSP 3.0: DevOps, Apps and Cloud Railways

Should MSPs and other channel partners build, buy or partner their way into more cloud services? Answers from IT Nation 2015.

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IT Nation 2015: 10 Monday Updates B4 They Happen

At IT Nation 2015, MSPs and IT service providers running ConnectWise should track trends involving Relyenz, CloudMgr, ScreenConnect & more.

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Tomorrow’s RMM Isn’t RMM

The next leap for managed services providers (MSPs) involves DevOps and application performance monitoring. Here’s a look at the tools & first-mover MSPs.

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What Is A Total Services Provider (TSP)?

Welcome to a┬ánew IT channel site, and a new term: Total Services Provider. But what exactly is a TSP — especially compared to managed services providers (MSPs), value-added resellers (VARs) and cloud services providers (CSPs)? And why is the TSP wave so darn important? Glad you asked. Generally speaking: VARs provide IT consulting and integration […]