Managed Print Services

  • Expect to be Amazed at the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting

    by Brian Sherman  | March 19, 2014
    It’s that time of year when a literal who’s who of channel professionals gather to take on some of the industry’s biggest opportunities and concerns. CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting convenes April 1 in sunny San Diego with a full slate of interactive group discussions, thought-provoking presentations and numerous networking opportunities. Attendees will also get to partake in this year’s IT Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner, as Robert Faletra and S ...
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  • ChannelTrends: Adapting MPS to Tackle the Latest Challenges and Opportunities

    by Brian Sherman  | August 02, 2013
    How do experienced service providers, those who have built a solid and professional business, take their organization to the next level? After investing many years improving operations with a continual focus on improvement, it may seem like a difficult task. But for those listening closely to the needs of their clients, attaining that objective can be a lot easier.  After all, very few service organizations can succeed long term without making evolutionary process improvements, helping the ...
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  • Got Healthcare Clients? What Must You Do Now

    by Lisa Fasold  | July 30, 2013
    You don’t know what you don’t know. That’s one of the scariest elements of business. You know your business and do a great job at it, but how do you prep for what you don’t know? And, even scarier, can you prove in court that you do a great job and are prepped for the unknown? Mike Semel, president of Semel Consulting, addressed one of those big unknowns for managed services and managed print providers in presenting on “New HIPAA Changes and How They Affect Your MPS ...
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  • Learn Why the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark Is Good For Your Image

    by Emily Matzelle  | June 12, 2013
    Jeff Bendix’s business is to take the worry out of print management – and he does it well. For thirteen years, Bendix Imaging has specialized in print management systems, remanufactured laser and ink jet printer cartridges, and service and support for printing equipment. But when it comes to relieving that worry for brand new customers Bendix, president and owner, needed to set his company apart from the competition. The CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark was the distinction Bendix was ...
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  • Get $100 off a CompTIA Trustmark at ChannelCon

    by Emily Matzelle  | April 24, 2013
    How can you differentiate your business from your competitors? The suite of CompTIA Trustmarks answers that age-old question. Whether your business follows a managed services model or a managed print model, CompTIA’s MSP Partners Trustmark and Managed Print Trustmark, respectively, illustrate a commitment to quality service. Holding these credentials shows potential customers that your business follows a code of conduct, provides customer references and meets criteria identified in the cre ...
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  • ChannelTrends: Top 10 Initiatives to Watch For From CompTIA’s Member Communities in 2013

    by Brian Sherman  | April 10, 2013
    One of the biggest reasons why entrepreneurs join industry associations is to gain access to a variety of business improvement resources and educational programs that would be costly to recreate or purchase on their own. Those business tools and best practices are particularly hard to come by in the IT channel, and the expense of tailoring them to meet the specific needs of even a well-established solution provider can be quite prohibitive. CompTIA not only recognizes those challenges, but colla ...
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  • ChannelTrends: Managed Print Sales Thrive with a Focus on the Fundamentals

    by Brian Sherman  | November 12, 2012
    Those who can walk the walk typically close more sales than those who can only talk the talk – a point that tends to get lost in the shuffle of a growing business. If an organization can’t deliver on the promises it makes to its customers and prospects, its chances for long-term success are greatly diminished.No ethical entrepreneur opens a business without a desire to provide high-quality products or services to his or her customers. Best intentions and goals rarely change over time, but each o ...
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  • Managed Print Matures With New, Dedicated Trustmark

    by Daniel Margolis  | November 05, 2012
    For a time, businesses’ print processes were a no-man’s land for managed services providers; they were considered the domain of companies selling printers and related equipment. But managed print services have grown and evolved in recent years, with MSPs making definite in-roads working with manufacturers, vendors and VARs to add print management capabilities to their portfolios.So, to reinforce and assist the growth of managed print, CompTIA today launched its new Managed Print Trustmark, a bus ...
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  • ChannelTrends: Why Elite Customer Service is Essential to Competing in IT

    by Brian Sherman  | September 28, 2012
    “Unless you have 100% customer satisfaction…you must improve.” -- Horst SchulzConstant improvement is a mantra among IT channel companies, especially when it comes to the services they deliver and the clients that receive them. There’s no place for complacency in an industry as competitive as this, and owners have to keep their eyes, and business practices, focused properly on process upgrades and other enhancements to ensure their long-term success. Identifying the areas where a company needs i ...
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  • ChannelTrends: Making Your Mark with Managed Print Services

    by Brian Sherman  | September 21, 2012
    In the IT channel, a lot of focus is placed on the market potential of certain solutions and technologies, especially in areas where few solution providers would dare to invest their resources. If the opportunity for entering a new market isn’t large enough or requires too much time or money to get started, it often gets shelved until the situation changes to make it a more lucrative endeavor. But one aspect many companies overlook is the cost of what’s not on their list of portfolio options.Fiv ...
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  • Expect to be Amazed at the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting

    by Brian Sherman | Mar 19, 2014
    It’s that time of year when a literal who’s who of channel professionals gather to take on some of the industry’s biggest opportunities and concerns. CompTIA’s Annual Member Meeting convenes April 1 in sunny San Diego with a full slate of interactive group discussions, thought-provoking presentations and numerous networking opportunities. Attendees will also get to partake in this year’s IT Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner, as Robert Faletra and S ...
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