MSP 100 Blog Roundup: iPhone Tuneup, SIP Trunking, MS Office

MSP 100 Blog Roundup: iPhone Tuneup, SIP Trunking, MS Office

Looking to replicate what the leaders in the managed services space are doing? MSPmentor is taking a closer look at the blogs of some of the most successful managed service providers in today's market, as measured by the MSPmentor 100 list. Here's a look at what your most innovative peers are writing about.

Is your client's iPhone suffering from a work slowdown? In spite of what your client wants (an excuse to upgrade to iPhone 5) the cause may not be the device itself. Advanced Network Products reports that the problem may be the iCloud app -- an app that uses the cloud to make sure all your files and information are synced across all your devices. Problem is, that syncing can seriously slow down your iPhone. ANP suggests a few solutions to fix the issue by optimizing your iPhone for speed. Check them out here. 

Explaining to customers how a technology works can be challenging sometimes, and these days its often better to tell them how that technology can save them money, or better still, make the money. Kanobe & Bothell Data managed to do it all in a recent company blog, SIP Trunking 101. The blog explains just what this technology is, how it's different from the older technology many customers still use, and how it can save customers money. Take a look.

In recent years challengers have been nipping at Microsoft's heels with their own productivity suites to rival Office. Consider Google Docs, Open Office and Zoho. If you are looking to make the case with customers just why Microsoft Office is still the best solution, take a look at what Brennan IT says about it. For instance, compared to Microsoft Office, rivals are often feature poor. "Incompatibilities also arise. Even if an entire company switches to an Office alternative, partners and clients will still be using Office. Glitches and problems can occur when documents from different productivity suites are exchanged." Looking for more? Check out Brennan's post about it.


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