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Looking Skyward for Answers: A Cloud-y Future for Some, Not All

To the cloud or not to the cloud; that is the question. With all due respect to Hamlet, the answer is anything but simple. Nor is the journey’s end permanent. As we wrap up our August look at everything-as-a-service (XaaS) and the journey to the cloud, we take a look at some of
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Collabrance Evolves its MSSP Offering to Meet the Needs of MSP Partners

Cedar Rapids, IA (July 31, 2018) — Collabrance announced today the addition of Security Information Event Management (SIEM) and Vulnerability & Penetration (VUL/PEN) Testing to their Master Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) offering for MSP partners to provide to SMB
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Collabrance Achieves HDI Team Certified Award for Commitment to Customer Service Excellence

Cedar Rapids, IA (May 2, 2018) — Collabrance achieved the HDI Team Certified Award. The HDI Team Certified Award is an achievement granted to businesses who have 80-plus percent of their service desk representatives obtain the HDI Support Center Analyst Certification. The HDI SCA
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New Managed IT Peer Groups Structure Enables Collabrance Dealers, IT Partners to Maximize Value of Service Leadership Alliance

Seeking to make more effective use of its alliance with Service Leadership Inc., Collabrance LLC announced two new peer groups that will focus exclusively on copier dealers and partners who use the Collabrance managed IT services platform. Two new peer groups are being rolled out
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GreatAmerica Announces 2018 Sales Simplicity Seminar Managed IT Sales Training Dates

Cedar Rapids, IA (March 8, 2018) — GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and Collabrance LLC announced today three Sales Simplicity Seminar 2018 dates for Managed Services Providers (MSPs) and office technology dealers ready to take their Managed IT Services success to the
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Fear of Overcommitting in Managed IT? A Partner Platform May be the Answer

Businesses often take years to develop a sterling reputation. Yet, it only takes one slip, one promise unfulfilled, to undo years of hard work and diligence. In a community as tightly-knit as the office technology space, one piece of bad news travels 10 times as fast as 10
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Collabrance Technology Solutions and Services Now Includes MetTel Advanced Digital Transformation Capabilities

Cedar Rapids, IA (Feb. 21, 2018) — Collabrance, a U.S.-based Master MSP, announced today that IT customers can now take advantage of an expanded IT portfolio featuring advanced digital transformation solutions from MetTel, a leading global communications solutions provider and
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Collabrance Receives 97.2 Percent Customer Satisfaction Rating

Cedar Rapids, IA (May 11, 2017) — Master managed service provider Collabrance LLC finished its 2017 Fiscal year with record growth, attributing the success to strong market demand for premium services. “We operate in a market that’s crowded with organizations who measure success
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Collabrance Recognized in Top 5 Percent of Datto’s Worldwide Partners

Cedar Rapids, IA (March 13, 2017) – Collabrance announced today they have achieved the exclusive Blue Partner Status with Datto, the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world. Collabrance has exceeded high standards of performance to
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The Value of Finding a Niche for Your Managed IT Services Offering

The ability to excel in a specific area can give dealers an advantage when selling managed IT service. Specialization might include a vertical market, an application or technology, or a methodology. Whatever niche you chose should align well with your abilities and market, and
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GreatAmerica Announces Managed IT Sales Training Dates with Alex Rogers

Cedar Rapids, IA – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and Collabrance LLC announced today they will host four Sales Simplicity Seminars in 2017. The managed IT sales training will be conducted by Alex Rogers, founder of the IT services consulting firm CharTec. The
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Collabrance Launches Enhanced Website and Blog

New Website Helps Solution Providers Scale Managed IT Services (Cedar Rapids, IA) – Collabrance LLC announced the launch of the newest version of its www.collabrance.com website. The new content and design improves the user experience with better navigation, responsive
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Lindsay Dick, Director of Sales for Collabrance, LLC, Acknowledged with “40 Under 40” Award

  Nov. 2, 2015 – Director of Sales for Collabrance, LLC, Lindsay Dick, was honored recently with a “40 Under 40” award by the Corridor Business Journal, a Cedar Rapids business publication. The 40 Under 40 award annually recognizes leaders under the age of 40 who have made
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Oh No, Not Again: Common Mistakes Made by Dealers Looking to Move into Managed Services

Everybody makes mistakes and the dealer community has made its share as they struggle to make a go of it in the Managed Services business. This month in the print version of ENX magazine the main feature is “Managed Services Made Easy.” The individuals we interviewed for that
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Fear of Managed Services

The main feature in the July issue of ENX is “Managed Services Made Easy.” That piece examines how to get started in Managed Services and whether or not buying an IT company is the easy answer. I also asked the experts I interviewed for that story to identify the biggest fears
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