What is managed services
Current trend in
What is Managed Services?
Current trend in Managed Services
What is Managed
Current trend in Managed
Who should become an MSP?
Why do MSPs have a better chance of success?
SME Managed Services to boom in next five years (2009 - 2013)
Managed Services Market Survey
What are the chances of small MSPs surviving competition?
Start small. Think local
Start small. Think local
Double check your choice
Get the list ready
Generate leads online
Know what (services) your customers need
Case studyAaSys Group. Managing 75 Banks with MSP Center Plus
Checklist for registering a business
registering a business
Step 1: Selecting an appropriate business structure
Step 2: Registering your business
On line registration
Step 3: Obtaining Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Step 4: Choosing your tax year
Short Tax Year
Not in Existence Entire Year
Step 5: Choosing your accounting method
Step 6: Submitting forms I-9 and W-4 filled by your employees
Plan your finances
Other roles and responsibilities in a typical MSP Organization
Cost of running a 5 member organization
Go slow on hiring …
Raising working capital
Plan for your operations
Reducing internal operations headache
Reducing external operations headache
MSP Center Plus Market Place
The most compelling
reason for change
WAR on the VARs
The most compelling reason for change
There ain’t no such thing
as a FREE LUNCH
There ain’t no such thing as a FREE LUNCH
Two things they want you to talk about
#1: Show them savings
#2: Tell them they can mind their own business now
What is virtualization?
How virtualization helps your customers?
Top 7 virtualization benefits that you can sell to your customers:
How much they can save?
Case studyCornerstone IT
Server Virtualization solutions
Why should you practice
What is power management?
Why should you practice power management?
How much can you save?
Power management in Windows
Tools that automate Windows power management
Importance of pricing
Basic pricing models
Package the pricing
What is a service catalog?
Service catalog in ITIL V3
Sample service catalog as viewed by your end users
Internal view of your service catalog
In-house backup Vs
Two reasons why you should offer remote backup
In-house backup Vs remote backup
How to build a remote backup service offering
S3 adoption is growing
How it works?
Key Components in Amazon Web Services
How EC2 works?
EC2 Instance Options
How EBS works
Elastic IP Address – for redundancy
Data Transfer: Accessing EC2
How Amazon EC2 differs from Traditional Data Centers
AWS Console and Elastic Fox
Hosting MSP Center Plus on Amazon Cloud
Steps to run MSP Center Plus on Amazon EC2 + EBS
Steps to run EC2 + EBS
Steps to restore your installation if MSP Center machine crashes
Steps to run MSP Center Plus on Amazon EC2 + EBS + S3
Steps to backup your EBS data to S3
Steps to restore your S3 snapshot into EBS
Journey of messaging and
Journey of messaging and collaboration tools
Benefit of SAAS
Google Vs Zoho
Stop the leaky bucket
Four reasons why
customers switch managed
Stop the leaky bucket model
Four reasons why customers switch managed
Customer survey – a great tool to retain customers
Single essential ingredient
Case studyWhat a young and motivated team can do?
Setup a test lab for your engineers to try new things
Hosted or In-house
Disparate tools Vs
Integrated MSP Platform
Disparate tools Vs Integrated MSP Platform
Integration is the way to go