IT Nation 2013: Compete Coverage & News Analysis

At IT Nation 2013, hosted by ConnectWise, here's MSPmentor's live coverage for VARs, MSPs, IT services providers and ISVs.

Joe Panettieri, Former Editorial Director

November 14, 2013

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IT Nation 2013: Compete Coverage & News Analysis

IT Nation 2013, a major channel summit hosted by ConnectWise, runs Nov. 13-15 in Orlando, Fla. Here’s MSPmentor’s live news coverage and analysis of all developments for VARs, MSPs, ISVs and IT services providers.

1. Amazon Hosted Desktops Chatter Invades IT Nation 2013: Amazon WorkSpaces, a new hosted desktop service that runs Microsoft Office and more, launched at AWS re:Invent 2013. But the chatter spread to IT Nation. Here’s why.

2. ConnectWise Makes Another Strategic Investment: CEO Arnie Bellini will share details during Nov. 14 keynote, MSPmentor believes.

3. Five Questions MSPs Must Ask Right Now: No, they don’t involve cloud or cool software tools. Instead, focus on this.

4. Watch SaaS Distribution Closely: Why it could be a big, big trend at IT Nation 2013.

5. Amazon and ConnectWise: Cloud, MSP Communities Set to Collide: We predicted it several weeks before the ConnectWise and Amazon AWS re:Invent conferences. Here’s why.

6. IT Nation Expands Beyond ConnectWise: Here’s the how and why.

7. Dropbox vs. eFolder’s Anchor: You’re not focused on file sync and sharing services for MSPs? Boy is that about to change.

8. Live Keynote Blog – ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini: The big themes are best practices, key performance indicators, dashboards… and a new investment involving BizDox.

9. ConnectWise vs Autotask Dashboards – New MSP Arms Race: As the PSA industry shifts to total business management (TBM) and total business automation (TBA), a new battleground is emerging: Reporting dashboards.

10. IT Nation 2013: Top 5 Tweets Amid ConnectWise CEO Keynote: ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini addressed the IT Nation in a keynote address. And attendees took to Twitter to respond. Here’s our look at the Top 5 Tweets.

11. Spam Soap Becomes Nuvotera, Cloud Services Distributor: Learn how a top MSP (inhouseIT) built a platform to help peer MSPs source and manage a range of cloud services.

12. IT Nation 2013: Rumors and Gossip in the Hall: The next rumored moves for ConnectWise, AVG Technologies, OpenDNS and plenty more…

13. IT Nation 213: The Secret Meeting that Never Was?: Who attended and what was discussed? It’s hard to say for sure, other than this one photo of some meeting attendees…

Keep checking back for more updates.

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Joe Panettieri

Former Editorial Director, Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media

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