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Tech vendors creating a positive experience for channel partners is becoming a big focus due to evolving business models, possibly accelerated by the global pandemic, and is probably overdue, according to CompTIA's upcoming 9th State of the Channel research report. Learn more during ChannelCon Online 2021.
Jul 22, 2021, 04:00 PM By Scott Campbell
It’s important for tech companies of all sizes to remember were all small businesses at some point, says Bob Stegner, host of CompTIA’s Universal Truths from the Son of an SMB YouTube series. Watch the latest episodes to learn how to best service small-business customers and ensure your own long-term success.
Jul 15, 2021, 07:00 PM By Scott Campbell
Ecosystems are increasing and restructuring at pace, resulting in us needing a new ‘ecosystem mindset’. Rob Reynolds’ 360-degree view of the partner world highlights that no one partner can build the entire technology stack. This important route to market needs a shift from technology push to a strategic dialogue, sharing information, and building joint value propositions that bring both organisations’ strengths to the end customer – regardless of partner size.
Jul 13, 2021, 02:40 PM By Rob Reynolds
Just as US businesses were closing down for the July 4 long holiday weekend, the REvil ransomware group attacked—impacting the MSP community more directly than any previous incident. Sadly, it was an inevitable attack, one that many cyber experts have been expecting. The other shoe finally dropped, and tech companies came to help.
Jul 9, 2021, 03:26 PM By MJ Shoer
Prospecting and nurturing leads is neither fun nor glamorous, but it’s one of the key stages in building your managed services business. Here are some important tips and reminders to help keep your sales pipeline flowing.
Jul 8, 2021, 04:00 PM By Alisa Kunz
Taking care of yourself means seeing your doctor regularly. Are you applying that same level of care to your business? If it’s time for a legal checkup, CompTIA’s new toolkit, Legal Resources for Tech SMBs, is the prescription.
Jul 6, 2021, 02:28 PM By Emily Matzelle
A solution provider’s ability to understand the buyer’s journey—and provide value at each step along the way—is critical to customer success in today’s market. Learn more about the 17 steps a customer takes and the roles that tech vendors, distributors, and solution providers play at each one.
Jun 25, 2021, 03:30 PM By Scott Campbell