MSP Experts Offer Cloud Services Sales Guidance: Live Blog

MSP Experts Offer Cloud Services Sales Guidance: Live Blog

Some familiar names in the managed services market will offer cloud services sales guidance today during the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. Check MSPmentor's sister blog, Talkin' Cloud, for live blogs and perspectives from the following for MSP pros...

... later today:

  • KLA Group President Kendra Lee shows MSPs and VARs how to articulate the value of the cloud. Lee offers sales consulting services to IT channel companies.
  • TruMethods President Gary Pica's session will focus on driving recurring revenue sales with the cloud. Pica sold his managed services business to mindSHIFT (now owned by BestBuy) several years ago. TruMethods coaches MSPs to maximum profitability.
  • Service Leadership CEO Paul Dippell will show VARs and MSPs how to manage financial risk amid cloud business model transitions. Dippell is well known for helping VARs and MSPs to maximize profit margins from traditional IT sales, IT projects, managed services and cloud services.
  • ClikCloud Founder Dan Shapero, representing CompTIA, will deliver an introduction to transforming your business to the cloud. Shapero previously helped Kaseya to build its MSP ecosystem. His new company, ClikCloud, focuses on MSP marketing and branding guidance.
Roughly 700 people -- including 400 VARs, MSPs and cloud brokers -- are expected to attend Ingram Micro Cloud Summit here in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Ingram Micro Cloud is expected to gain several new ISV and app partners here at the event -- including the ConnectWise portfolio (ConnectWise, LabTech Software and Quosal) and perhaps some new VDI (virtual desktop integration) offerings.

I'll be blogging live from Ingram Micro Cloud Summit through Wednesday on Talkin' Cloud.

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