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If your haven't made the decision to offer Cloud services to your clients yet, now is the perfect time. The Cloud gives you and your clients a chance to streamline your operations, leaving room for you to expand your MSP business. Still having second thoughts? Take a look at this week's episode of MSPtv, where we speak with the CEO and President of Commercial IT Solutions, Niklas Rosen. Watch as Nicklas gives us an in-depth look at this growing business, explaining everything from the very definition of "Cloud" to the future of the Cloud services.

 Outline:

  • [0:42] - Definition of the term, "Cloud"
    • More than just hosting your environment out of a data center
    • Eliminates the ability for hidden costs
    • Gives SMBs and MSPs opportunity to streamline their operation
  • [1:41] - When and what to move to the Cloud
    • Now is the perfect time to make that migration
    • MSPs make the decisions on what SMBs need
    • Choice of Hybrid vs. Full Cloud
  •  [2:37] - The Future of Cloud
    • Servers are usually the first and easiest option to migrate to the Cloud
    • Hybrid models are an option
    • On-premise models are considered "dead" in some cases
    • The future is opaque 
  • [4:20] - Cloud prices are affecting how the business works
    • It's all positive for the MSP
    • MSPs and customers benefit from the price changes
  • [5:39] - Has monitoring become obsolete if everything is in the Cloud?
    • Remote Monitoring is just as important in the Cloud
    • RMM is not becoming obsolete

 


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