How to obtain funds to market your MSP

When I was running a managed services provider (MSP) business in Calgary, we were one of the top IT firms in our area. With our company growing from three guys to 34 employees in seven

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Making money from printed documents that matter

The plea from managed print services providers (MPS) to partner with the channel is nothing new. Each year traditional MPS players work to establish partnerships with the channel community only to be turned

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

4 types of clients you need to drop now

Not all clients are created equal. Nor should you be compelled to treat them equally. There’s no law stating you must sell to everyone, or keep servicing clients who don’t fit with your

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Colleen Francis

Is it time to re-brand your MSP business?

With virtual CIO services becoming an increasingly popular option to managed service providers (MSP), many are taking an approach to re-brand themselves through this tool. With the rapid pace that technology continues to

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

Top 100 Solution provider announces merger

TUC Managed IT Solutions (TUC) has merged with CareWorx Inc., a solution provider that specializes in the niche market of senior care facilities. For now the TUC brand will remain, but going forward

Published on: February 8th, 2016 CDN Staff

Power management vendor turns to software for its future

Herve Tardy, vice president and GM of global distributed products for Eaton Corp. in the Americas, doesn’t think the products he represents are sexy. Eaton manufactures Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS that you might

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

What happens to Laser Networks after Xerox split?

For those wondering how Xerox’ impending split would impact Laser Networks Inc.; well worry no longer. According to an official Xerox Canada spokesperson, Xerox Canada’s operations which include Laser Networks are to be rolled

Published on: February 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How to generate demand for your brand

I am a firm believer in LinkedIn as a marketing tool. Recently, however, LinkedIn has added a new feature that makes me ecstatic. Although this new feature is a very simple concept, the

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Stuart Crawford

A new year, a new leader for Dimension Data Canada

For the first time in almost a decade Dimension Data Canada will be led by someone other than Wendy Lucas. Former Unis Lumin executive Mike Utsal takes over for her as the new

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 100 solution provider acquires managed print services company

SmartPrint Inc. confirmed to CDN that it locked up LaserCorp’s Toronto managed print services practice for an undisclosed amount. SmartPrint was listed last year at No. 100 on the CDN Top 100 Solution

Published on: January 21st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Why are Alberta doctors not using email?

I stumbled across an article the other day in the Calgary Metro news where Jeremy Simes, a local journalist, was sharing feedback from a study by the University of Calgary on the use

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Stuart Crawford

Cloud vendor appoints first MSP channel chief

Artisan Infrastructure is a channel-centric provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud management and business continuity products. Artisan’s managed services channel program has recently gone through a significant growth cycle and its has prompted the

Published on: November 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

MSP pioneer named new president of Calgary managed services vendor

Up-and-coming managed services vendor Passportal Inc. of Calgary is getting a high profile executive in Level Platforms founder Dan Wensley to be its new president. Wensley, along with Level Platforms CEO Peter Sandiford, founded

Published on: November 10th, 2015 CDN Staff

BitTitan sends an SOS to MSPs

BitTitan has launched MSPComplete, the company’s latest offering for Microsoft-focused managed service providers (MSPs) to bolster cloud solutions. The MSPComplete has three elements of cloud enablement: Sell, Onboard and Service or SOS aimed

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto