Joshua Beil

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Cloud Computing: How VARs Can Get Started

Cloud Computing: How VARs Can Get Started

To get started offering your own cloud computing services (such as hosted applications), there are two intertwined elements that solutions providers need to put into place. The first is implementing a service delivery platform (SDP). The second fundamental element involves a cloud infrastructure. Here are some more tips for VARs and service providers. Let’s look […]

VAR Strategies for Cloud Computing

If you’ve made the decision to offer cloud computing services like hosted applications, you must next decide how to go about establishing and maintaining this new line of business.

Top 3 Challenges to Offering Hosted Applications

VARs interested in offering hosted applications need integrated Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Business Support Systems (BSS). Your business needs to be able to handle key operational processes, such as defining and managing service or product offerings, provisioning new customers, and managing your infrastructure.

SaaS and Clouds: Should VARs Build, Assemble, Partner or Buy?

VARs evaluating a Cloud/SaaS strategy have a fundamental business decision to make: Do you build, assemble, partner or buy your solutions? In all cases, VARs are looking at the best way to rapidly offer new services and create recurring revenue streams from customers.